Pack Trio Named 2nd-Team All-ACC (Coaches)

RALEIGH, N.C. - Three members of the NC State football team were named to the 2015 Coaches All-ACC team as announced today by the conference on Wednesday.

NC State tight end Jaylen Samuels, left tackle Joe Thuney, and defensive end Mike Rose were named second-team All-ACC today by the ACC's head coaches.  

Quarterback Jacoby Brissett and tailback Matthew Dayes were both named honorable mention All-ACC performers.

Last week, Samuels and Thuney were named to the All-ACC first-team by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA), which is the offical All-ACC team. Rose was a second-team choice by the media as well.

2015 ACC Coaches’ Award Winners and All-ACC Team
(Total votes/points in parenthesis)

Coach of the Year
Dabo Swinney, Clemson (11)
Larry Fedora, North Carolina (3)

Player of the Year
Deshaun Watson, QB, So., Clemson (10)
Dalvin Cook, QB, So., Florida State (2)
Marquise Williams, QB, Sr., North Carolina (2)

Offensive Player of the Year
Deshaun Watson, QB, So., Clemson (11)
Marquise Williams, QB, Sr., North Carolina (2)
Dalvin Cook, RB, So., Florida State (1)

Defensive Player of the Year
Jeremy Cash, S, Sr.-R, Duke (6)
Shaq Lawson, DE, Jr.-R, Clemson (5)
Jalen Ramsey, CB, Jr., Florida State, (1)
Ejuan Price, DE, Sr.-R, Pitt (1)
Luther Maddy, DT, Sr.-R, Virginia Tech (1)

Rookie of the Year
Jordan Whitehead, S, Pitt (5) -Tie
Qadree Ollison, RB, Pitt (5) -Tie
Mitch Hyatt, T, Clemson (2)
Christian Wilkins, DT, Clemson (1)
Eric Dungey, QB, Syracuse (1)

Offensive Rookie of the Year
Qadree Ollison, RB, Pitt (8)
Lamar Jackson, QB, Louisville (2)
Mitch Hyatt, T, Clemson (2)
Eric Dungey, QB, Syracuse (1)
Travon McMillian, RB, Virginia Tech (1)

Defensive Rookie of the Year
Jordan Whitehead, S, Pitt (9)
Christian Wilkins, DT, Clemson (3)
Derwin James, S, Florida State (1)
Brant Mitchell, LB, Georgia Tech (1)

First Team Offense
WR Tyler Boyd, Jr., Pitt (39)
WR Artavis Scott, So., Clemson (34) 
WR Isaiah Ford, So., Virginia Tech (26)
TE Jordan Leggett, Jr., Clemson (22) 
T Roderick Johnson, So., Florida State (33) 
T Adam Bisnowaty, Jr.-R, Pitt (30) 
G Landon Turner, Sr., North Carolina (36) 
G Eric Mac Lain, Sr.-R, Clemson (30) 
C Matt Skura, Sr.-R, Duke (35) 
QB Deshaun Watson, So., Clemson (37) 
RB Dalvin Cook, So., Florida State (38)
RB Wayne Gallman, So.-R, Clemson (30) 
K Roberto Aguayo, Jr.-R, Florida State (32)
Sp. Ryan Switzer, Jr., North Carolina (29)

Second Team Offense
WR Stacey Coley, Jr., Miami (20)
WR Kermit Whitfield, Jr., Florida State (20) 
WR Canaan Severin, Sr., Virginia (17) 
TE(tie) Jaylen Samuels, So., NC State ( 15)
TE(tie) Bucky Hodges, So.-R, Virginia Tech (15)
T Jon Heck, Jr.-R, North Carolina (19)
T Joe Thuney, Sr.-R, NC State (19) 
G Dorian Johnson, Jr., Pitt (19) 
G Caleb Peterson, Jr.-R, North Carolina (17) 
C Jay Guillermo, Jr.-R, Clemson (14) 
QB Marquise Williams, Sr., North Carolina (23) 
RB Elijah Hood, So., North Carolina (29)
RB Qadree Ollison, Fr.-R, Pitt (20) 
K Ross Martin, Sr., Duke (14)
Sp. DeVon Edwards, Jr.-R, Duke (23)

Third Team Offense
WR Ryan Switzer, Jr., North Carolina (15) 
WR Rashawn Scott, Sr.-R, Miami (13)
WR Mack Hollins, Jr.-R, North Carolina ( 13) 
TE J.P. Holtz, Sr., Pitt (11) 
T Joe Gore, Sr.-R, Clemson (14)
T Mitch Hyatt, Fr., Clemson (14) 
G Ross Burbank, Sr.-R, Virginia (11) 
G Tyrone Crowder, So.-R, Clemson (10) 
C Lucas Crowley, Jr., North Carolina (13) 
QB Brad Kaaya, So., Miami (13) 
RB Taquan Mizzell, Jr., Virginia (14) 
RB Joe Yearby, So., Miami (13)
K(tie) Greg Huegel, Fr.-R, Clemson (10)
K(tie) Michael Badgley, So., Miami (10)
K(tie) Nick Weiler, Jr., North Carolina (10)
Sp. Kermit Whitfield, Jr., Florida State (13)

Honorable Mention: Offense (7 or more points): 
QB--Jacoby Brissett, Sr.-R, NC State (8). RB--Matt Dayes, Jr., NC State (12); Travon McMillian, Fr.-R, Virginia Tech (7); WR--James Quick, Jr., Louisville (11); Travis Rudolph, So., Florida State (10); Quinshad Davis, Sr. ,North Carolina (10). TE--Cam Serigne, So.-R, Wake Forest (10). T-Danny Isadora, Jr., Miami (8); Lucas Patrick, Sr.-R, Duke (7); Kareem Are, Jr.-R, Florida State (7). C--Freddie Burden, Jr.-R, Georgia Tech (7). SP--Brisly Estime, Jr., Syracuse (12).

First Team Defense
DE Shaq Lawson, Jr.-R, Clemson (35) 
DE Ejuan Price, Sr.-R, Pitt (25) 
DT Connor Wujciak, Sr., Boston College (28) 
DT Nile Lawrence-Stample, Sr.-R, Florida State (27) 
LB Steven Daniels, Sr., Boston College ( 28) 
LB Brandon Chubb, Sr.-R, Wake Forest (24)
LB Ben Boulware, Jr., Clemson (24) 
CB Jalen Ramsey, Jr., Florida State (36) 
CB Mackensie Alexander, So.-R, Clemson (29)
S Jeremy Cash, Sr.-R, Duke (36) 
S Jayron Kearse, Jr., Clemson (28)
P Alex Kinal, Sr.-R, Wake Forest (19)

Second Team Defense
DE Mike Rose, Sr.-R, NC State (16)
DE Sheldon Rankins, Sr., Louisville (14)
DT Luther Maddy, Sr.-R, Virginia Tech (26)
DT Carlos Watkins, Jr.-R, Clemson (17)
LB Keith Kelsey, Jr., Louisville (20) 
LB Micah Kiser, So.-R, Virginia (19) 
LB(tie) Dwayne Norman, Sr., Duke (17)
LB(tie) Reggie Northrup, Sr., Florida State (17)
CB Artie Burns, Jr., Miami (26) 
CB Des Lawrence, Jr., North Carolina (11)
S Quin Blanding, So., Virginia (21)
S Justin Simmons, Sr., Boston College ( 16) 
P Riley Dixon, Sr., Syracuse (17)

Third Team Defense
DE Dadi Nicolas, Sr.-R, Virginia Tech (13)
DE DeMarcus Walker, Jr., Florida State (13) 
DT Adam Gotsis, Sr., Georgia Tech (15) 
DT Darryl Render, Sr., Pitt (13) 
LB Matt Milano, Jr., Boston College (13)
LB James Burgess, Sr., Louisville (11) 
LB(tie) Shakeel Rashad, Sr., North Carolina (9)
LB(tie) Nicholas Grigsby, Sr.-R, Pitt (9)
LB(tie) Jeff Schoettmer, Sr.-R, North Carolina (9)
LB(tie) B.J. Goodson, Sr.-R, Clemson (9)
CB Cordrea Tankersley, Jr., Clemson (10) 
CB Trumaine Washington, So., Louisville (8) 
S Jordan Whitehead, Fr., Pitt (11)
S (tie) Deon Bush, Sr., Miami (10)
S(tie) Josh Harvey-Clemons, Jr.-R, Louisville (10)
P Will Monday, Sr.-R, Duke (14)

Honorable Mention: Defense: (7 or more points)
DE--Mehdi Addesmad, Sr.-R, Boston College (8); Harold Landry, So., Boston College (8); DT--DeAngelo Brown, Jr., Louisville (9); David Dean, Sr.-R, Virginia (8); Corey Marshall, Sr.-R (7). LB--Trevon Young, Jr., Louisville (7); Devonte Fields, Jr., Louisville (7). CB--Shaq Wiggins, So.-R, Louisville (7); Brad Watson, Jr., Wake Forest (7); M.J. Stewart, So., North Carolina (7). S--DeVon Edwards, Jr.-R, Duke (8). P--Nicholas Conte, Jr.-R, Virginia (13); Justin Vogel, Jr., Miami (8).


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