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12 ACC players named AP All-America Football Team; 5 on the First Team

The AP released its football All-America teams today, and the ACC is fairly well represented. In total, 12 ACC players were named to one of the three rosters, including five first-team selections — the second most of any conference. The SEC led the way with 11 first-team selections.

Here’s a look at the ACC players who made the cut.


First Team


Mitch Hyatt, OT, Clemson

Garrett Bradbury, C, NC State

Andre Szmyt, K, Syracuse



Clelin Ferrell, DE, Clemson

Christian Wilkins, DT, Clemson


Second Team


Travis Etienne, RB, Clemson

Greg Dortch, AP, Wake Forest



Gerald Willis III, DT, Miami


Third Team


Terrone Prescod, OG, NC State

Chris Lindstrom, OG, Boston College



Hamp Cheevers, CB, Boston College

Andre Cisco, S, Syracuse


Add It Up

Clemson finished with three first-team selections and four overall selections — both of which rank second to only Alabama (4, 6). Outside of Clemson, three other ACC programs finished with multiple selections: NC State, Syracuse and Boston College.


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