Four Heels named academic All-ACC

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Four University of North Carolina football players, including offensive guard Jeb Terry, center Jason Brown, linebacker Doug Justice and quarterback Darian Durant, have been named to the All-ACC Academic football team, the conference office announced on Tuesday.

Terry, a 2003 second-team All-ACC guard, who recently played in the Senior Bowl, earned Academic All-ACC honors for the second straight season. Terry graduated in December with a 3.25 GPA in business. A native of Dallas, Texas, Terry started three years for the Tar Heels.

A linebacker from Port Orange, Fla., Justice carries a 3.34 GPA in communications and is on the All-ACC Academic football team for the second consecutive year. Justice finished ninth on the team with 45 tackles, including 28 solo stops and 17 assists.

Durant earned recognition for the first time with a 3.06 GPA in African America history during the fall semester. A native of Florence, S.C., Durant holds nearly every UNC career passing mark, including total yards, passing yards, touchdowns, completions and attempts.

Henderson, N.C., native Jason Brown had a 3.08 in communications in the fall to earn academic honors. He started all 12 games in 2003 and has been a two-year starter at center. Brown is considered one of the top centers in the league.

A total of 12 players on this year's squad were recognized for their academic achievements last season. Repeaters from the 2002 team are Clemson's William Henry, Duke's Drew Strojny and Chris Douglas, Florida State's Boulware, Maryland's Novak and Suter, North Carolina's Justice and Terry, NC State's Austin Herbert, Virginia's Schaub, Wake's Brad White and Quintin Williams.

2003 All-ACC Academic Football Team
OFFENSE:
Pos. Player GPA Major

OB P. J. Daniels, So., GaT 3.00 Management
OB Darian Durant, Jr., UNC 3.06 African American History
OB Chris Douglas, Sr., Duke 3.85 Computer Science
OB Greg Jones, Sr., FSU 3.15 Sport Management
OB Philip Rivers, Sr., NCS 3.00 Business
OB Matt Schaub, Sr., UVa 3.53 Professional Development
WR Nate Curry, Jr., GaT 3.50 Building Construction
WR Tony Elliott, Gr., Clem. 3.75 Engineering
WR Ryan Sawyer, Sr., UVa 3.43 Professional Development
TE Jeff Dugan, Sr., Md. 3.70 Finance
TE John Paul Foschi, Sr., GaT 3.25 Building Construction
OL Jason Brown, JR., UNC 3.08 Communications
OL David Castillo, Jr., FSU *3.48 Biological Sciences
OL William Henry, Gr., Clem. *3.67 Human Resource Dev.
OL Matt Meinrod, So., FSU 3.00 undecided
OL Christian Mitchell, Jr., Duke 3.43 Economics
OL Jed Paulsen, So., NCS 3.00 Technology Education
OL Kyle Schmitt, Jr., Md. 3.25 History
OL Drew Strojny, Sr., Duke 3.00 Philosophy
OL Jeb Terry, Sr., UNC 3.25 Business
PK Connor Hughes, So., UVa 3.08 undecided
PK Adam Kiker, Sr., NCS *3.80 Aerospace Engineering
PK Nick Novak, Jr.., Md. *3.43 Kinesiological Sciences
SP Steve Suter, Jr., Md. 3.24 Criminal Justice

DEFENSE:
Pos. Player GPA Major
DL Phillip Alexander, Jr., Duke 3.10 Public Policy Studies
DL Chris Canty, Jr., UVa 3.00 African American Studies
DL C.J. Feldheim, Sr., Md. 3.75 Economics
DL Eric Henderson, So., GaT 3.00 Management
DL Gerris Wilkinson, So., GaT 3.20 Management
LB Giuseppe Aquanno, Jr., Duke *3.26 Public Policy Studies
LB Allen Augustin, Sr., FSU 3.17 Public Administration
LB Michael Boulware, Sr., FSU 3.68 Sport Management
LB Doug Justice, So., UNC *3.34 Communications
LB Brad White, Jr., WF *3.32 Analytical Finance
DB James Butler, Jr., GaT 3.00 Building Construction
DB Marcus Hamilton, Fr., UVa 3.60 undecided
DB Bryant McFadden, Jr., FSU *3.09 Art
DB Justin Miller, So., Clem. 3.00 Sport Management
DB Lamont Reid, Jr., NCS 3.17 Sport Management
DB Chris Reis, So., GaT *3.26 Management
DB Kenneth Stanford, Jr., Duke 3.10 Economics
DB Dennard Wilson, Sr., Md. 3.00 Communications
DB Quintin Williams, Sr., WF *3.22 English
P Austin Herbert, Sr., NCS 3.58 Business
P Adam Podlesh, Fr., Md. *3.11 General Business
P Hal Higgins, Sr., GaT *3.67 Management
LS Ryan Childress, Sr., UVa 3.75 Professional Development


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