The Best ACC Football Teams 

Ranker College Football
Updated July 26, 2019 977 votes 221 voters 2.9k views 14 items

List Rules Vote up the ACC schools with the historically best football team.

The best football teams in the ACC could come down to a coin flip between the Clemson Tigers and the Florida State Seminoles. But while those two teams have the most titles in Atlantic Coast Conference history, their dominance is not written in stone.

From 2007-2010, the Virginia Tech Hokies reeled off a string of three ACC titles in four years, meaning the race for top football team in the ACC is more complex than it might first seem. Even the Duke Blue Devils, famously among the best college basketball programs, had a run of success on the gridiron.

While the list below includes only teams that are currently part of the ACC, the stats include all championships and titles from the history of the program. So vote below and make your voice heard, then head over and check out the best basketball teams in the ACC.

Clemson Tigers football ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best ACC Football Teams
Photo: Clemson

All-time record: 744-459-45
Bowl wins: 24
Conference titles: 24
National championships: 3

Notable players: William "The Refrigerator" Perry, Deshaun Watson, C.J. Spiller, Terry Kinard, Brian Dawkins, DeAndre Hopkins, 

Location: Clemson, South Carolina

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Florida State Seminoles ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best ACC Football Teams
Photo: Florida State

All-time record: 551-263-18
Bowl wins: 28
Conference titles: 18
National championships: 3

Notable players: Deion Sanders, Jameis Winston, Fred Biletnikoff, Warrick Dunn, Dalvin Cook, Charlie Ward, Devonta Freeman, Sebastian Janikowski, Jalen Ramsey

Location: Tallahassee, Florida

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Miami Hurricanes footbal... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best ACC Football Teams
Photo: Miami

All-time record: 630-360-19
Bowl wins: 19
Conference titles: 9
National championships: 5

Notable players: Jimy Kelly, Vinny Testeverde, Frank Gore, Warren Sapp, Ray Lewis, Reggie Wayne, Michael Irvin, Edgerrin James, Lamar Miller, Devin Hester

Location: Miami, Florida

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Virginia Tech Hokies foo... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best ACC Football Teams
Photo: Virginia Tech

All-time record: 738-464-46
Bowl wins: 13
Conference titles: 11
National championships: None

Notable players: Michael Vick, Bruce Smith, Kam Chancellor, Tyrod Taylor

Location: Blacksburg, Virginia

Is that enough to be the best?