Gould Headshot squareThe pre-season spotlight is brighter on Clemson, a popular pick to return to college football’s national championship game. Clemson is advised, though, to keep an eye on Florida State, which is right on the Tigers’ tail.

Considering that FSU and Clemson are in the same ACC division, one of them won’t even reach a conference championship game although either could play for the national championship without shocking anyone.

My hunch is that, as good as Clemson is, it’s the Noles’ turn. The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.