The team was released by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association on Monday.
Clemson defensive end Da'Quan Bowers, safety DeAndre McDaniel and
defensive tackle Jarvis Jenkins, were all named first-team All-ACC from
the Clemson unit that ranks ninth in the nation in scoring defense.
Clemson had more first-team selections to the All-ACC defensive team
than any other school.
It is the first time Clemson has had three first-team selections on
defense since the 2000 season and the first time Clemson has had four
first-team selections total since 2007.
Chris Hairston was the only Clemson player on offense to make first team
All-ACC. Tight end Dwayne Allen was a second team selection.
Clemson and Maryland had the most first-team selections with four
apiece, while Virginia Tech, Boston College, and Miami all had three
Bowers ranks first in the nation in sacks (15.5) and is second in
tackles for loss (25). He is a finalist for the Lombardi Award, the
Nagurski Award and the Bednarik Award.
McDaniel was named first-team All-ACC for the second consecutive year.
He had a team best four interceptions and his 15 career interceptions
rank third among all active FBS players and second best in Clemson
history. He has a team best 73 tackles this year.
Jenkins was a key to Clemson's defensive front this year as a senior
tackle. He has 51 tackles for the season, including nine tackles for
loss and 16 quarterback pressures.
Hairston was Clemson's top offensive lineman. A second-team All-ACC
selection last year, he provided holes for Clemson running backs Andre Ellington and Jamie Harper, who combined for over 1400 yards rushing and
21 touchdowns this year.
Allen finished the regular season with 31 receptions for 356 yards,
second best on the team. His total is the most in school history by a
sophomore tight end.
Four named All-ACC
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