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Will the ACC make the BCS leap?

Originally Published: August 19, 2009
By Mark Schlabach | ESPN.com

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Over the past four seasons, the ACC has produced more NFL first-round draft picks than any other college football conference in the country.

In 2006, ACC teams had 12 former players selected in the first round -- the most by one conference in NFL draft history -- and four of the top nine players selected in this year's draft were from ACC schools.

Up-and-coming NFL stars such as Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson (Georgia Tech), St. Louis Rams defensive end Chris ...

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