Boyd-Holt, Peppers-Boulware clash in ACC Gridiron LIVE Greatest Player Tourney

From the left: No. 8 seed Tajh Boyd faces ninth-seeded Torry Holt, while No. 4 seed Julius Peppers takes on No. 13 seed Peter Boulware in the opening round.

It’s time to make your voice heard in our search for the ACC’s best.

Voting has opened in the ACC Gridiron LIVE Greatest Player Tournament, with 16 first-round matchups now open. There are eight offensive and eight defensive pairings, featuring some compelling clashes.

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Two recent Clemson stars take center stage as Tajh Boyd, the eighth-seed in the John Heisman Region, faces NC State’s Torry Holt, the No. 9 seed, and No. 14 seed Sammy Watkins meets Georgia Tech’s latest Hall of Famer, third-seeded Joe Hamilton.

Also in action is Florida State’s No. 1 seed Charlie Ward, who meets Virginia’s Heath Miller (No. 16), while second-seeded Roman Gabriel of NC State takes on Boston College’s Andre Williams (No. 15).

In the defense’s Frank Howard Region, top-seeded Randy White of Maryland faces NC State’s No. 16 seed David Amerson, while North Carolina’s second-seeded Dre’ Bly meets Florida State’s Derrick Alexander (No. 15).

But the most intriguing matchup of the eight defensive pairings may be No. 4 seed Julius Peppers of North Carolina vs. Florida State’s 13th-seeded Peter Boulware.

Listed below are each of the currently votable matchups, which are open through midnight ET on Sept. 10, after which the next 16 first-round pairings will being. Be sure to watch ACC Gridiron LIVE at 10 p.m. ET on FOX Sports South for the latest involving the tourney.

JOHN HEISMAN REGION (OFFENSE)

FRANK HOWARD (DEFENSE)

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