Virginia Tech tailback Mike Imoh was a unanimous pick for ACC
Offensive Back of the Week after setting a school single-game rushing
record with a 32-carry, 243-yard effort in the Hokies' 27-24 win at
North Carolina Saturday. Both totals, along with two rushing
touchdowns, are career highs for the 5-7, 196-pound junior from
Fairfax, Va. Imoh also had a reception and finished the game with 294
Virginia center Zac Yarbrough was tabbed as the ACC Offensive Lineman
of the Week for his performance in Saturday's 16-0 win over Maryland.
Yarbrough, a 6-4, 276-pound senior from Winter Park, Fla., anchored
an offensive line that paved the way for 409 total offensive yards,
including 295 yards rushing.
Clemson defensive tackle Eric Coleman and Virginia linebacker Ahmad Brooks were selected as co-Defensive Linemen of the Week. Coleman
registered his first career two-sack game in Clemson's 24-17 overtime
triumph at 10th-ranked Miami Saturday The Charlottesville, Va., had
six tackles for the game and his two sacks were for 18 yards in
losses. Brooks had a team-leading six tackles in Saturday's 16-0 win
over Maryland. The Woodbridge, Va., sophomore also had two QB
pressures and two crucial interceptions, the first of his career.
Georgia Tech cornerback Reuben Houston grabbed two interceptions,
both setting up two touchdowns, in the Yellow Jackets' 24-14 ACC road
win at NC State. The Peachtree City, Ga., junior also had two tackles
and was part of a strong effort by the Tech defense, which allowed
only one offensive touchdown.
In his first game as the starting placekicker, Florida State's Gary Cismesia was a perfect five-for-five on field goal attempts and
two-for-two on point after touchdowns in the Seminoles' 29-7 win over
Duke Saturday. The Bradenton, Fla., freshman tied a school record for
field goals in a game, making good on attempts from 23, 29, 27, 40
and 43 yards.
Georgia Tech tailback Rashaun Grant rushed for 122 yards on 20
carries to lead the Yellow Jackets to a 24-14 ACC road win at NC
State Saturday. Tech's third-string tailback, Grant, a 5-10,
192-pound freshman from Tampa, Fla., stepped in after injuries to
P. J. Daniels and Chris Woods and totaled the 122 yards against a
Wolfpack defense that was allowing just 108.8 yards rushing per game
and was ranked third in the nation in total defense.
Coleman Co-ACC Player of the Week
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