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2007 CFN Preseason All-ACC Team

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Posted Jul 22, 2007


CFN 2007 Preseason All-ACC Team and Top 30 Players

2007 ACC Preview

CFN All-ACC Team

Team Previews, Offenses, Defenses & Depth Charts
Atlantic
Boston College | Clemson | Florida State | Maryland
NC State | Wake Forest

Coastal Duke | Georgia Tech | Miami
North Carolina | Virginia | Virginia Tech

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2007 Preseason All-ACC Offense

Offensive Player of the Year
QB Matt Ryan, Boston College
Ryan was the best quarterback in the ACC last year, completing 62% of his passes for 2,942 yards and 15 touchdowns with ten interceptions, and he did it with a broken foot for most of the year. The 6-5, 218-pound senior ran for four touchdowns, but he's not exactly a runner and he doesn't exactly fit what the coaching staff might want. Even so, Jeff Jagodzinski is a huge Ryan fan, going out of his way to praise him this spring. Ryan's a great decision maker, tough as nails, and has a great future at the next level. No, he's not going to tear off and big runs, but he's mobile in the pocket and does a great job of avoiding the rush.

Top 30 ACC Players
1. LB Vince Hall, Sr., Virginia Tech
2.
S Kenny Phillips, Jr., Miami
3.
DE Calais Campbell, Jr., Miami
4.
QB Matt Ryan, Sr., Boston College
5.
OT Barry Richardson, Sr., Clemson
6.
RB James Davis, Jr., Clemson
7.
LB Philip Wheeler, Sr., Georgia Tech
8.
LB Xavier Adibi, Sr., Virginia Tech
9.
CB Brandon Flowers, Jr., Va Tech
10. SS Myron Rolle, Soph., Florida St
11.
RB Branden Ore, Jr., Virginia Tech
12.
RB C.J. Spiller, Soph., Clemson
13.
DT Andre Fluellen, Sr., Florida State
14.
CB DeJuan Tribble, Sr., BC
15.
LB Erin Henderson, Jr., Maryland
16.
DE Chris Long, Sr., Virginia
17.
DE Adamm Oliver, Sr., Georgia Tech
18. RB Tashard Choice, Sr., Ga Tech

19.
DT B.J. Raji, Sr., Boston College
20.
LB Geno Hayes, Jr. Florida State
21
. WR Greg Carr, Jr., Florida State
22.
DT Demario Pressley, Sr., NC State
23.
RB Javarris James, Soph., Miami
24.
OT Andrew Gardner, Jr., Ga Tech
25.
OG Andrew Crummey, Sr., Maryland
26.
SS Jamal Lewis, Sr., Georgia Tech
27.
RB Antone Smith, Jr., Florida State
28.
PK/P Sam Swank, Soph., W Forest
29.
WR D. Heyward-Bey, Soph., Mary.
30
.
C Steve Justice, Sr., Wake Forest

QB - Matt Ryan, Sr. Boston College
RB – James Davis, Jr. Clemson
RB - Branden Ore, Jr. Virginia Tech
WR – Greg Carr, Jr. Florida State 
WR – Darrius Heyward-Bey, Soph. Maryland 
TE –
Tom Santi, Jr., Virginia
OL – Duane Brown, Sr. Virginia Tech
OL – Andrew Crummey, Sr. Maryland
OL – Andrew Gardner, Jr. Georgia Tech
OL - Steve Justice, Sr. Wake Forest
OL – Barry Richardson, Sr. Clemson
PK – Sam Swank, Jr. Wake Forest
KR – Darrell Blackman, Sr. NC State

2007 Preseason All-ACC Defense

Defensive Player of the Year
LB Vince Hall, Virginia Tech
The 6-0, 240-pound Hall, who plays in the middle, led the ACC in tackles last year with 129, and has 241 over the last two years, while also showing off impeccable timing when it came to get into the backfield making two sacks, eight quarterback hurries and 10.5 tackles for loss. Even though he didn't do too much against the pass last season, he's shown good quickness and instincts in pass coverage throughout his career. With his big-hitting style and skills, he'll make several All-America teams.

DL - Calais Campbell, Jr. Miami
DL - Chris Long, Sr. Virginia
DL –
Andre Fluellen, Sr., Florida State
DL – B.J. Raji, Sr. Boston College
LB - Vince Hall, Sr. Virginia Tech
LB – Xavier Adibi, Sr. Virginia Tech 
LB – Philip Wheeler, Sr. Georgia Tech 
DB - Brandon Flowers, Jr. Virginia Tech
DB -
Myron Rolle, Soph., Florida State
DB - DeJuan Tribble, Sr. Boston College
DB - Kenny Phillips, Jr. Miami
P - Durant Brooks, Sr. Maryland
PR - Eddie Royal, Sr. Virginia Tech

ALL-ACC SECOND TEAM OFFENSE
QB - Jameel Sewell, Soph., Virginia
RB -
Tashard Choice, Sr., Georgia Tech
RB –
C.J. Spiller, Soph., Clemson  
WR -
DeCody Fagg, Sr., Florida State
WR - 
Hakeem Nicks, Soph., UNC  
TE - Joey Haynos, Sr. Maryland
OL -
Brenden Albert, Jr., Virginia
OL -
Gosder Cherilus, Sr., Boston College
OL -
Jason Fox, Soph., Miami
OL -
Eugene Monroe, Jr., Virginia
OL – Sergio Render, Soph. Virginia Tech
PK – Connor Barth, Sr. North Carolina
KR – Jeff Smith, Soph. Boston College

ALL-ACC SECOND TEAM DEFENSE.
DL - Phillip Merling, Jr., Clemson
DL - Eric Moncur, Jr., Miami
 
DL – Adamm Oliver, Sr. Georgia Tech
DL –
Demario Pressley, Sr., NC State  
LB -
Jolonn Dunbar, Sr., Boston College
LB -
Geno Hayes, Jr. Florida State  
LB -
Erin Henderson, Jr., Maryland   
DB -
Tony Carter, Jr., Florida State  
DB -
Chris Clemons, Jr., Clemson  
DB – Jamal Lewis, Sr. Georgia Tech   
DB –
Alphonso Smith, Jr., Georgia Tech
P - Sam Swank, Jr. Wake Forest
PR – Brandon Tate, Jr. North Carolina

 

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