ACC football power rankings after spring portal closes: Did Blue Devils get better?

Here's a look at some way-too-early ACC football power rankings. Find out where the Blue Devils land.
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Yet another team coming off of a 7-6 team, Virginia Tech could be on the rise after finishing 2023 on the upswing. Much of that is due to the emergence of QB Kyron Drones.

The former Baylor transfer threw for 17 TDs with only three picks last year. He also ran for 818 yards and five more scores.

Star edge rusher Antwaun Powell-Ryland (14.5 TFL) is back to lead the defense. Last year, that unit held nine opponents below 25 points.