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The ACC football season kicks off this week. Here’s what you need to know.

ACC coaches and players will be talking about college football this week at the annual ACC kickoff in Charlotte, NC on July 12 and July 13, 2017. It has been six months since the Clemson Tigers won the national championship Fiesta Bowl, and we’ll have to wait another seven weeks until Wake Forest and Presbyterian get the season going for real on Aug. 31.

           

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Justin Jackson plans to work on everything prior to training camp

"It's not one or two things for me," said the rookie Sacramento Kings small forward, who is from North Carolina, on Saturday.
Jason Jones The Sacramento Bee
Justin Jackson plans to work on everything prior to training camp 2:27

Justin Jackson plans to work on everything prior to training camp

UNC's Spain: 'Imposing your will on someone physically is one of the most demoralizing things you can do to another team...so that's just what we're going to try to do every game this season.' 2:42

UNC's Spain: 'Imposing your will on someone physically is one of the most demoralizing things you can do to another team...so that's just what we're going to try to do every game this season.'

UNC's M.J. Stewart: 'I would consider it an honor that the team is relying on the defense this year' 3:26

UNC's M.J. Stewart: 'I would consider it an honor that the team is relying on the defense this year'

UNC's Fedora: 'No matter what the expectations are on the outside, we still expect to compete for a Coastal Division championship' 15:11

UNC's Fedora: 'No matter what the expectations are on the outside, we still expect to compete for a Coastal Division championship'