Athlon's 2011 All-ACC Team

Danny O'Brien, Quinton Coples and Xavier Rhodes should be the top players in the ACC this year.

Athlon continues our countdown to the upcoming season with our first and second All-ACC teams for the 2011 season. Click here for all our college football team previews, rankings and predictions.

First-team Offense

QB Danny O'Brien, Maryland
RB Montel Harris, Boston College
RB David Wilson, Virginia Tech
WR Dwight Jones, North Carolina
WR Conner Vernon, Duke
TE George Bryan, NC State
C Dalton Freeman, Clemson
OL Jaymes Brooks, Virginia Tech
OL Andrew Datko, Florida State
OL Brandon Washington, Miami
OL Omoregie Uzzi, Georgia Tech

First-team Defense

DL Quinton Coples, North Carolina
DL Brandon Jenkins, Florida State
DL Tydreke Powell, North Carolina
DL Joe Vellano, Maryland
LB Luke Kuechly, Boston College
LB Sean Spence, Miami
LB Kenny Tate, Maryland
CB Jayron Hosley, Virginia Tech
CB Chase Minnifield, Virginia
S Ray-Ray Armstrong, Miami
S Rashard Hall, Clemson

First-team Specialists

K Will Snyderwine, Duke
P Shawn Powell, Florida State
KR Dyrell Roberts, Virginia Tech
PR Tony Logan, Maryland

Team-by-Team Breakdown of Athlon's 2011 All-ACC Team

  1st Team 2nd Team 3rd Team Overall
Boston College 2 1 3 6
Clemson 2 6 1 9
Duke 2 0 5 7
Florida State 3 7 3 13
Georgia Tech 1 0 0 1
Maryland 4 1 0 5
Miami 3 5 2 10
North Carolina 3 1 4 8
NC State 1 3 1 5
Virginia 1 0 2 3
Virginia Tech 4 3 2 9
Wake Forest 0 0 2 2

Second-team Offense

QB EJ Manuel, Florida State
RB Andre Ellington, Clemson
RB Davin Meggett, Maryland
WR Jarrett Boykin, Virginia Tech
WR DeAndre Hopkins, Clemson
TE Dwayne Allen, Clemson
C Tyler Horn, Miami
OL Blake DeChristopher, Virginia Tech
OL Seantrel Henderson, Miami
OL Zebrie Sanders, Florida State
OL Landon Walker, Clemson

Second-team Defense

DL Donte Paige-Moss, North Carolina
DL J.R. Sweezy, NC State
DL Brandon Thompson, Clemson
DL Olivier Vernon, Miami
LB Nigel Bradham, Florida State
LB Audie Cole, NC State
LB Bruce Taylor, Virginia Tech
CB Greg Reid, Florida State
CB Xavier Rhodes, Florida State
S Vaughn Telemaque, Miami
S Earl Wolff, NC State

Second-team Specialists

K Dustin Hopkins, Florida State
P Ryan Quigley, Boston College
KR Lamar Miller, Miami
PR Greg Reid, Florida State

Third-team Offense

QB Sean Renfree, Duke
RB Lamar Miller, Miami
RB Chris Thompson, Florida State
WR Willie Haulstead, Florida State
WR Donovan Varner, Duke
TE Cooper Helfet, Duke
C Camden Wentz, NC State
OL Emmett Cleary, Boston College
OL Jonathan Cooper, North Carolina
OL Kyle Hill, Duke
OL Austin Pasztor, Virginia

Third-team Defense

DL Andre Branch, Clemson
DL Everett Dawkins, Florida State
DL Marcus Forston, Miami
DL Cam Johnson, Virginia
LB Zach Brown, North Carolina
LB Kevin Pierre-Louis, Boston College
LB Kyle Wilber, Wake Forest
CB Charles Brown, North Carolina
CB Donnie Fletcher, Boston College
S Matt Daniels, Duke
S Eddie Whitley, Virginia Tech

Third-team Specialists

K Casey Barth, North Carolina
P Dawson Zimmerman, Clemson
KR Michael Campanaro, Wake Forest
PR Jayron Hosley, Virginia Tech


Atlantic Coastal
Boston College Duke
Clemson Georgia Tech
Florida State Miami
Maryland North Carolina
NC State Virginia
Wake Forest Virginia Tech

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