ACC preseason all-conference team

July, 24, 2013
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Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd, the reigning ACC Player of the Year and preseason Player of the Year, leads the 2013 Preseason All-ACC Football Team announced on Wednesday.

Boyd, who enters his senior season with 8,053 career passing yards and 73 career touchdown passes, was the overwhelming choice at quarterback in voting by media at the 2013 ACC Football Kickoff, held this week at Greensboro’s Grandover Resort.

Boyd is one of three Clemson players on the 25-member team. Florida State led all schools with six players, and North Carolina had four. Duke, Miami and Wake Forest followed with two selections each, while Boston College, Georgia Tech Maryland, Pittsburgh, Virginia and Virginia Tech each placed one player on the team.

Here is the full team:

OFFENSE

WR Sammy Watkins, CL (57) 6-1 205 Jr. Fort Myers, Fla.

WR Michael Campanaro, WF (20) 5-11 190 Sr. Clarksville, Md.

TE Eric Ebron, UNC (35) 6-4 245 Jr. Greensboro, N.C.

T James Hurst, UNC (37) 6-7 305 Sr. Plainfield, Ind.

T Morgan Moses, UVa (35) 6-6 325 Sr. Richmond, Va.

G Tre' Jackson, FSU (46) 6-4 330 Jr. Jesuup, Ga.

G Brandon Linder, UM (28) 6-6 317 Sr. Southwest Ranches, Fla.

C Bryan Stork, FSU (29) 6-4 298 Sr. Vero Beach, Fla.

QB Tajh Boyd, CL (59) 6-1 225 Sr. Hampton, Va.

RB Duke Johnson, UM (58) 5-9 194 So. Miami, Fla.

RB James Wilder Jr., FSU (23) 6-2 229 Jr. Tampa, Fla.

DEFENSE

DE Jeremiah Attaochu, GT (39) 6-3 242 Sr. Washington, D.C.

DE Kareem Martin, UNC (37) 6-6 265 Sr. Roanoke Rapids, N.C.

DT Nikita Whitlock, WF (35) 5-11 250 Sr. Wylie, Texas

DT Timmy Jernigan, FSU (34) 6-2 294 Jr. Lake City, Fla.

LB Jack Tyler, VT (42) 6-1 236 Sr. Oakton, Va.

LB Christian Jones, FSU (38) 6-4 232 Sr. Winter Park, Fla.

LB Kevin Pierre-Louis, BC (21) 6-1 215 Sr. Norwalk, Conn.

CB Ross Cockrell, DU (48) 6-0 180 Sr. Waxhaw, N.C.

CB Lamarcus Joyner, FSU (32) * 5-8 190 Sr. Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

S Tre Boston, UNC (30) 6-1 205 Sr. Ft. Myers, Fla.

S Jason Hendricks, PITT (18) 6-0 180 Sr. Brooklyn, N.Y.

SPECIALISTS

PK Chandler Catanzaro, CL (41) 6-2 195 Gr. Greenville, S.C.

P Will Monday, DU (41) 6-4 210 So. Flowery Branch, Ga.

SP Stefon Diggs, MD (34) 6-1 185 So. Gaithersburg, Md.

* FSU's Joyner also received 11 votes at the safety position

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