Two Deacs First Team All-ACC

Two Demon Deacon football players were selected first team All-ACC this week.

Two Demon Deacon football players were selected first team All-ACC this week. Punter Ryan Plackemeier and running back Chris Barclay were both selected for this honor. Barclay was a unanimous selection to the All-ACC team and was named to the team for the second straight year. For the year, he rushed 218 times for 1,127 yards. For his career, the senior ended up with more rushing yards than any other Demon Deacon in history with 4,032 yards.

Plackemeier, a Ray Guy Award finalist, led the ACC and NCAA in punting this year and wound up as the NCAA's all-time leading punter with over 200 punts.

Along with Plackemeier and Barclay, several other Deacs were named to All-ACC teams. Josh Gattis was second team All-ACC while Steve Vallos and Jonathan Abbate were both named honorable mention.


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