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ACC Football 2022 All-Conference Team

Bryan Bresee, Clemson Tigers Football

The 2022 All-ACC Team is led by 14 selections from Pitt, while Clemson (13), Miami (12) and NC State (11) also hit double-digit picks. Wake Forest and North Carolina each has 10 selections on the All-ACC Team for '22, while Syracuse and Florida State check in with nine. 

Athlon Sports has released its top 25 for 2022. Now, it’s time to take a look at the best of the best and honor the top players in the league with a release of first, second, third and fourth all-conference teams for 2022.

An important note on the all-conference teams: These are based on how players will perform in 2022. Career statistics and awards matter in the evaluation, but choosing players for the 2022 all-conference team is largely based on predicting and projecting the best for the upcoming year. Also, team strength does not play a role in selections. These are the best individual players at each position in the league for '22.

ACC Football 2022 All-Conference Team

First-Team Offense

QB Sam Hartman, Wake Forest
RB Sean Tucker, Syracuse
RB Will Shipley, Clemson
WR A.T. Perry, Wake Forest
WR Josh Downs, North Carolina
WR Dontayvion Wicks, Virginia
TE Marshon Ford, Louisville
C Grant Gibson, NC State
OL Jordan McFadden, Clemson
OL Caleb Chandler, Louisville
OL Christian Mahogany, Boston College
OL Zion Nelson, Miami

First-Team Defense

DL Calijah Kancey, Pitt
DL Myles Murphy, Clemson
DL Bryan Bresee, Clemson
DL Tyler Davis, Clemson
LB Trenton Simpson, Clemson
LB Mikel Jones, Syracuse
LB Payton Wilson, NC State
LB Drake Thomas, NC State
CB Kei'Trel Clark, Louisville
CB Josh DeBerry, Boston College
S Jammie Robinson, Florida State
S Andrew Mukuba, Clemson

First-Team Specialists

K B.T. Potter, Clemson
P Lou Hedley, Miami
KR Jaylen Stinson, Duke
PR Taylor Morin, Wake Forest

Related: Athlon Sports' College Football Top 25 for 2022

Second-Team Offense

QB Devin Leary, NC State
RB Pat Garwo III, Boston College
RB Jaylan Knighton, Miami
AP Keytaon Thompson, Virginia 
WR Taylor Morin, Wake Forest
WR Zay Flowers, Boston College
TE Will Mallory, Miami
C Michael Jurgens, Wake Forest
OL Sean Maginn, Wake Forest
OL Carter Warren, Pitt
OL DJ Scaife, Miami
OL Matthew Bergeron, Syracuse

Second-Team Defense

DL Cory Durden, NC State
DL Rondell Bothroyd, Wake Forest
DL Habakkuk Baldonado, Pitt
DL Myles Murphy, North Carolina
DL Robert Cooper, Florida State
DL Xavier Thomas, Clemson
LB Yasir Abdullah, Louisville
LB Nick Jackson, Virginia
LB SirVocea Dennis, Pitt
CB Tyrique Stevenson, Miami
CB Duce Chestnut, Syracuse
S Brandon Hill, Pitt
S Tanner Ingle, NC State

Second-Team Specialists

K Andres Borregales, Miami
P Peter Moore, Virginia Tech
KR Trebor Pena, Syracuse
PR Thayer Thomas, NC State

Third-Team Offense

QB Brennan Armstrong, Virginia
RB Malachi Thomas, Virginia Tech
RB Israel Abanikanda, Pitt
WR Thayer Thomas, NC State
WR Key'Shawn Smith, Miami
WR Billy Kemp IV, Virginia
WR Jared Wayne, Pitt
TE Gavin Bartholomew, Pitt
C Owen Drexel, Pitt
OL Graham Barton, Duke
OL Dillan Gibbons, Florida State
OL Marcus Minor, Pitt
OL Kaden Moore, Virginia Tech

Third-Team Defense

DL DeWayne Carter, Duke
DL Leonard Taylor, Miami
DL Fabien Lovett, Florida State
DL Jermayne Lole, Louisville (committed transfer)
LB Charlie Thomas, Georgia Tech
LB Dax Hollifield, Virginia Tech
LB Stefon Thompson, Syracuse
LB Shaka Heyward, Duke
LB Isaiah Moore, NC State
CB Omarion Cooper, Florida State
CB Caelen Carson, Wake Forest
S Chamarri Conner, Virginia Tech
S Jaiden Woodbey, Boston College

Third-Team Specialists

K Sam Scarton, Pitt
P Alex Mastromanno, Florida State
KR Will Shipley, Clemson
PR Mycah Pittman, Florida State

Fourth-Team Offense

QB Tyler Van Dyke, Miami
RB Treshaun Ward, Florida State
RB British Brooks, North Carolina
RB Dontae Smith, Georgia Tech
WR Beaux Collins, Clemson
WR Jalon Calhoun, Duke
WR Konata Mumpfield, Pitt
TE Davis Allen, Clemson
OL Walker Parks, Clemson
OL Asim Richards, North Carolina
OL Jordan Williams, Georgia Tech
OL Robert Scott, Florida State
OL Renato Brown, Louisville
OL Gabe Houy, Pitt

Fourth-Team Defense

DL Jasheen Davis, Wake Forest
DL R.J. Oben, Duke
DL Jared Harrison-Hunte, Miami
DL Ray Vohasek, North Carolina
LB Ryan Smenda Jr., Wake Forest
LB Noah Taylor, North Carolina
LB Cedric Gray, North Carolina
CB Shyheim Battle, NC State
CB Tony Grimes, North Carolina
CB Garrett Williams, Syracuse
S James Williams, Miami
S Erick Hallett, Pitt
S Kenderick Duncan, Louisville
S Cam'Ron Kelly, North Carolina
DB Tyler Baker-Williams, NC State

Fourth-Team Specialists

K Andre Szmyt, Syracuse
P Porter Wilson, Duke
KR Jawhar Jordan, Louisville
PR Josh Downs, North Carolina

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