Trifecta Of Pitt Players Claim ACC Honors

Tom Savage selected as offensive back of the week, Devin Street receiver of the week and Tyler Boyd as freshman of the week.

For a second week in a row, the ACC has recognized the Pitt offense as part of its weekly awards.

This time around, three Pitt players were recognized for their performance against Duke on Saturday.

Quarterback Tom Savage was named ACC Offensive Back of the Week. Savage completed 23-33 passes for 424 yards and six touchdown passes. The six touchdown passes tied an ACC mark held jointly by Florida State's Chris Weinke and Virginia's Dan Ellis, who did it in the same game on November 13, 1999.

Savage leads the ACC with 287 passing yards a game, and is second in the conference with 274.7 total yards of offense a game.

Devin Street is ACC Receiver of the Week after a six-catch, 166-yard and two touchdown performance against Duke. Coming off his best season in 2012, Street is on pace to top that. The best three-game start to his career, he leads the ACC with 129 receiving yards a game. He has 17 receptions for 387 yards and two touchdowns in just three games.

Tyler Boyd was named ACC Freshman of the Week, after finishing with eight receptions for 154 yards and three touchdowns. It's already the second ACC honor for Boyd, who was named ACC Receiver of the Week after his six catches for 134 yards and a touchdown against New Mexico.

Also on Saturday, Boyd returned four kickoffs for 85 yards. He is third in the ACC with 104.7 receiving yards per game, second in scoring (amongst non-kickers) with 10 points a game, second in yards per kick return and first with 195 all-purpose yards a game.

Boyd and freshman running back James Conner shared Athlon's National Freshman of the Week honor. Conner rushed for 173 yards and a touchdown, giving him a team-best 326 yards on the ground with three touchdowns, so far this year. He is also second in the ACC with 108.7 rushing yards a game.

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