Curry, Williams Earn Academic All-ACC

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.--Ronald Curry, North Carolina's record-setting quarterback, and Andre' Williams, UNC's starting tailback in eight games in the 2001 season, were named to the 2001 Atlantic Coast Conference All-Academic football team on Tuesday. To be eligible, a player must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the fall semester or have maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during his academic career.

The MVP in Carolina's 16-10 win over Auburn in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, Curry established school career records for total offense, passing yards, rushing touchdowns by a quarterback and rushing yards by a quarterback. In 2001, he started 11 games, including the Peach Bowl, and helped lead Carolina to an 8-5 record.

Williams led Carolina with 520 yards rushing in 2001 and scored four touchdowns. He started his first career game in Carolina*s 41-9 victory over Florida State. His best performance of the season came against Virginia when he gained 147 yards on 28 carries and scored one touchdown.

The 2001 All-ACC Academic Football Team is as follows:

OFFENSE:
Pos.	Player	Cl.	GPA	Major
WR	Ben Erdeljac, Duke	Jr.	3.09*	Mathematics
WR	Derrick Hamilton, Clemson	R-Fr.	3.00	Human Resource Development
TE	Mike Hart, Duke	Sr.	3.30	Sociology
OL	Kyle Young, Clemson	Gr.	4.00*	Education (Admin. & Supervision)
OL	Melvin Fowler, Maryland	Sr.	3.00	Communications
OL	Will Merritt, Clemson	Gr.	4.00	Speech & Communications
OL	Todd Wike, Maryland	Jr.	3.53	Philosophy
OL	Evan Routzahn, Virginia	Gr.	3.65	Education
OL	Vince Azzolina, Wake Forest	Sr.	4.00	Communications
OB	George Godsey, Georgia Tech	Sr.	3.33	Industrial Engineering
OB	Shaun Hill, Maryland	Sr.	3.50	Kinesiological Science
OB	Ronald Curry, North Carolina	Sr.	3.00	African American Studies
OB	Chris Douglas, Duke	So.	3.00	Computer Science
	
DEFENSE:
Pos.	Player, School	Cl.	GPA	Major
DL	Ljubomir Stamenich, Virginia	Gr.	3.35	Education
DL	Shawn Johnson, Duke	Jr.	3.57	Biological Anthropology & Anatomy	
DL	Khaleed Vaughn, Clemson	So.	3.20	Marketing
LB	James Scharrer, Duke	Fr.	3.00	Undecided
LB	Marcello Church, Florida State	Fr.	4.00	Liberal Arts
LB	Chad Carson, Clemson	Jr.	3.75	Biological Sciences
DB	J.J. Washington, NC State	So.	3.03*	Communications
DB	Jeremy Muyres, Georgia Tech	Jr.	3.69	Management
DB	Chris Hope, Florida State	Sr.	3.75	Communications
DB	Rod Littles, Maryland	Sr.	3.00	Family Studies
DB	Rashad Roberson, Virginia	Sr.	3.07	Sports Medicine
PK	Adam Kiker, NC State	So.	3.94*	Aerospace Engineering
P	Brooks Barnard, Maryland	Jr.	3.00	Kinesiological Science
SP	Kelley Rhino, Georgia Tech	Jr.	3.01	Management
*denotes career GPA

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