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    [2020] ACC Season Awards and All-Conference Team

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    Seasonal Awards

    OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: :louisville: DeSean Dockery, RB, Louisville Cardinals: 299 carries for 1,645 yards (5.50 YPC), 24 TDs, 0 fumbles; 3 receptions for 41 yards (13.67 YPR), 1 TD

    In a season that saw a Heisman-level receiver and two quarterbacks playing at another level, it was DeSean Dockery that swept aside the conference in his debut season. The JuCo transfer finished second nationally in rushing yards, putting up 100+ yards in all but one game this season. Dockery thrived in the national spotlight, inserting himself in the Heisman discussion while leading Louisville to their best finish ever in the ACC.

     

    DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: :clemson: Glenn Thorpe, DE, Clemson Tigers: 34 tackles, 9.5 sacks, 1 INT

    It was a toss-up between Thorpe and UNC defensive end Josiah Harden, but Thorpe's play stood out on a solid Clemson defense. The freshman defensive end finished second in the conference in sacks, leading a very dominant Clemson front seven en route to a second-consecutive conference championship game appearance.

     

    OFFENSIVE FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: :duke: Bryce Thompson, QB, Duke Blue Devils: 227/370 (61.35%), 2,704 yards, 21 TDs, 9 INTs; 49 carries for 150 yards (3.06 YPC), 9 TDs

    Duke's meteoric rise this season came in large part to their freshman duo of running back Christian Collins and quarterback Bryce Thompson. Thompson started as last year's starting quarterback, Kyle Jefferson, was benched, and now Thompson might have secured that starting role after having arguably the best season ever for a Duke quarterback, leading the Blue Devils to a school-record 9 wins and a 3rd-place finish in a top-heavy Coastal division.

     

    DEFENSIVE FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: :clemson: Glenn Thorpe, DE, Clemson Tigers: 34 tackles, 9.5 sacks, 1 INT

    The only surprise here is that Thorpe wasn't the unanimous selection, with Florida State's Jack Ramsey and Virginia's Soldier Brooks receiving a vote each. The Tigers have a very solid player that should become a household name in college football. 

     

    COACH OF THE YEAR: :uva: npklemm, Virginia Cavaliers: 12-1 record (school record), first-ever division title, first-ever conference title, first-ever playoff appearance

    Props to Jumbo of Pittsburgh and Broletariat of Louisville for special seasons, but it's no surprise that npklemm takes this prestigious award. Virginia has lived in the shadow of the ACC giants, but behind an efficient offense and a resilient defense, the Cavaliers were arguably a defensive stop away against Louisville from competing a perfect season to go along with their first division and conference titles. 

     

    All-Conference Team

    QB: :pitt: Grant McConnell, Pittsburgh Panthers - 285/433 (65.82%), 3,671 yards, 34 TDs, 11 INT; 53 carries for 370 yards (6.98 YPC), 7 TDs, 0 fumbles

    RB: :louisville: DeSean Dockery, Louisville Cardinals - 299 carries for 1,645 yards (5.50 YPC), 24 TDs, 0 fumbles; 3 receptions for 41 yards (13.67 YPR), 1 TD

    FB: :vt: Maurice Ervin, Virginia Tech Hokies - 262 carries for 1,118 yards (4.27 YPC), 15 TDs, 1 fumble; 2 receptions for 32 yards (16.00 YPR), 0 TDs

    WR: :fsu: Luke Cobb, Florida State Seminoles - 109 receptions for 1,597 yards (14.65 YPR), 19 TDs

    WR: :pitt: Adam Coles, Pittsburgh Panthers - 88 receptions for 1,240 yards (14.09 YPR), 13 TDs

    TE: :duke: Owen Workman, Duke Blue Devils - 51 receptions for 765 yards (15.00 YPR), 7 TDs

    OT: :uva: Shawuan Holsey, Virginia Cavaliers - 6.85 team OL rating

    OT: :uva: Mahamadou Hooker, Virginia Cavaliers - 6.85 team OL rating

    OG: :uva: Jermaine Singleton, Virginia Cavaliers - 6.85 team OL rating

    OG: :uva: Aden Rosas, Virginia Cavaliers - 6.85 team OL rating

    C: :pitt: Tim Kerns, Pittsburgh Panthers - 7.07 team OL rating

     

    DE: :clemson: Glenn Thorpe, Clemson Tigers - 34 tackles, 9.5 sacks, 1 INT

    DE: :unc: Josiah Harden, North Carolina Tar Heels - 25 tackles, 10 sacks, 1 FF

    DT: :clemson: Marcus Brown, Clemson Tigers - 32 tackles, 4 sacks

    OLB: :louisville: Prince Matos, Louisville Cardinals - 31 tackles, 3.5 sacks, 2 FF

    OLB: :fsu: Jack Ramsey, Florida State Seminoles - 25 tackles, 3.5 sacks

    ILB: :uva: Soldier Brooks, Virginia Cavaliers - 52 tackles, 1 FF, 1 FR

    ILB: :louisville: Beckett Ring, Louisville Cardinals - 53 tackles, 4 INT

    CB: :bc: Andrew Boyd, Boston College Eagles - 20 tackles, 6 INT, 1 TD

    CB: :uva: Timothy Parks, Virginia Cavaliers - 25 tackles, 9 INT, 1 TD

    FS: :clemson: Marquise Holliday, Clemson Tigers - 27 tackles, 2 INT, 1 sack

    SS: :louisville: Marlon Roland, Louisville Cardinals - 38 tackles, 4 INT, 1 FR

     

    K: :fsu: Andrew Ryan, Florida State - 45/45 XP (100%), 23/26 FG (88.46%), long of 46 yards

    P: :vt: Erik Kline, Virginia Tech Hokies - 42.35 punting average

     

    Thank you all for a great 2020 season in the best damn conference in the land. Here's to a successful bowl season and an even better 2021 season.

    ~ImposterCauster, Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner

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