"These three young men have shown leadership throughout their entire careers as members of this program," said head coach Tom O'Brien. "Their hard work and dedication earned them the respect of their teammates."
Irving returns to the field this season after missing last year due to multiple injuries sustained in a car accident in June of 2009. In 2008 he tied for third on the team with 84 tackles despite missing a third of the season with an injury, culminating in honorable mention All-ACC honors.
Wilson ranks fifth in school history in career passing yards (4,982), second in passing efficiency (141.94), fifth in completions (374), sixth in attempts (653), and third in touchdowns (48). A first-team All-ACC quarterback in 2008 and honorable mention a year ago, he has been named to preseason watch lists for both the O'Brien and Manning awards. Wilson spent most of this summer playing for the Tri-City Dust Devils, a Class A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies,
Williams is the leader among active ACC players with 15 career touchdown receptions, which is also the fourth-best mark in school history. His 81 career receptions is fourth among all returning conference players, and his 1,051 yards receiving is fifth. He pulled in 11 scores last season.