5 ACC College Football Coaches on the Hot Seat in 2014

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5 ACC College Football Coaches on the Hot Seat in 2014
Steve Helber/Associated Press
Virginia coach Mike London finds himself in need of wins this fall.

Last fall, the ACC earned more than its share of national respect.

Florida State and freshman Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Jameis Winston broke through to win a BCS Championship, the league’s first national title since the Seminoles won one in 2000.

Couple that with Clemson’s Orange Bowl win over Ohio State, and the ACC had a pair of top-10 finishers in the final postseason polls and two BCS bowl wins (which matched the league’s total from 2001-2012).

The Seminoles’ and Tigers’ success, however, only increased the pressure on the rest of the league and the turnover at its bottom. Wake Forest’s Jim Grobe was the only coach to depart (replaced by Bowling Green’s Dave Clawson), but a number of league coaches find their seats hot as spring turns into summer.

Here is a look at the ACC coaches who should rightfully be feeling pressure this fall, from coldest to hottest:

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