ESPN: ACC's 2012 Heisman hopefuls
The ACC has legitimate Heisman contenders this season. It has experienced quarterbacks. It has one of the nation’s top receivers. It has one of the country’s best defensive backs. And it has a preseason top-10 team in Florida State.
The question is who will emerge as the lead candidate to represent the ACC in the Heisman conversation? History says we start with players who will likely be leading winning teams. Here are my top three preseason choices: