College Football: Pre-Spring All-ACC Team

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All right college football junkies, we have just survived recruiting season and are still about a month away from spring practice getting started. That means it's time to get started with our "way too early" pre-season teams. We will start with the ACC and work our way through the six BCS conferences finishing up with the SEC. Here's our cumulative stab at the ACC. let us know if you agree/disagree or if you feel we missed the boat on somebody...

First Team All-ACC Offense

QB Russell Wilson, NC State**

RB Montel Harris, Boston College

RB Chris Thompson, FSU

WR Dwight Jones, UNC**

WR Jarrett Boykin, Virginia Tech

TE George Bryan, NC State**

OT Blake DeChristopher, Virginia Tech**

OT Sentreal Henderson, Miami (Fl)

OG Jaymes Brooks, Virginia Tech

OG Jonathon Cooper, UNC

C Tyler Horn, Miami (Fl)

K Will Snyderwine, Duke


First Team All-ACC Defense

DE/DT Quinton Coples, UNC**

DT Joe Vellano, Maryland**

DT J.R. Sweezy, NC State

DE Brandon Jenkins, FSU

LB Luke Kuechly, Boston College**

LB Sean Spence, Miami (Fl)**

LB Bruce Taylor, Virginia Tech**

CB Jayron Hosley, Virginia Tech**

CB Chase Minnifield, Virginia

S Kenny Tate, Maryland**

S Ray-Ray Armstrong, Miami (Fl)

P Shawn Powell, FSU**

**- unanimous first team selection


Second Team All-ACC Offense

QB E.J. Manuel, FSU

RB David Wilson, Virginia Tech

RB Josh Harris, Wake Forest

WR Bert Reed, FSU

WR Willie Haulstead, FSU

WR Danny Coale, Virginia Tech

TE Cooper Helfet, Duke

TE Dwayne Allen, Clemson

OL David Smith, Clemson

OL Brandon Washington, Miami (Fl)

OL Omoregi Uzzi, Georgia Tech

OL Antoine McClain, Clemson

OL Camden Wentz, NC State

K Jimmy Newman, Wake Forest


Second Team All-ACC Defense

DE Donte Paige-Moss, UNC

DT Jacobi McDaniel, FSU

DT Everett Dawkins, FSU

DE Kyle Wilber, Wake Forest

LB Nigel Bradham, FSU

LB Kevin Pierre-Louis, Boston College

LB Julian Burnett, Georgia Tech

CB Greg Reid, FSU

CB Xavier Rhodes, FSU

S Jim Noel, Boston College

S Vaughn Telemaque, Miami (Fl)

P Dawson Zimmerman, Clemson


Team Break-Down

FSU- 11 Players (3 first team, 8 second team)

Virginia Tech- 7 Players (5 first team, 2 second team)

Miami (Fl)- 5 Players (3 first team, 2 second team)

NC State- 4 Players (3 first team, 1 second team)

UNC- 4 Players (3 first team, 1 second team)

Boston College- 4 Players (2 first team, 2 second team)

Clemson- 4 Players (0 first team, 4 second team)

Maryland- 2 Players (2 first team, 0 second team)

Duke- 2 Players (1 first team, 1 second team)

Georgia Tech- 2 Players (0 first team, 2 second team)

Wake Forest- 2 Players (0 first team, 2 second team)

Virginia- 1 Player (1 first team, 0 second team)