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Matt Dayes, Tony Adams, and Bradley Chubb earn All-ACC honors

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The league announced the 2016 All-ACC teams on Monday afternoon, and NC State has three representatives, though none made the cut for the first team. Matt Dayes and Tony Adams received second-team All-ACC honors, while Bradley Chubb earned third-team All-ACC honors. Jaylen Samuels and Joe Scelfo earned honorable mentions.

Dayes ranks second among ACC running backs in rushing yards (1,119) but even so it’s hard to quibble with the writers’ decision to go with James Conner for the second first-team slot at RB. (Dalvin Cook, of course, has had the other slot locked down for a while. Conner has six more rushing scores this year, and he was also a bit more productive in conference games.

Here’s the complete list of the honorees:


WR, Mike Williams, R-Jr., Clemson, 131 pts

WR, Amba Etta-Tawo, R-Sr., Syracuse, 125

WR, Ryan Switzer, Sr., North Carolina, 107

TE, Jordan Leggett, Sr., Clemson, 95

T, Roderick Johnson, Jr., Florida State, 118

T, Mitch Hyatt, So., Clemson, 104

G, Tyrone Crowder, R-Jr., Clemson, 104

G, Dorian Johnson, Sr., Pittsburgh, 88

C, Jay Guillermo, R-Sr., Clemson, 86

QB, Lamar Jackson, So., Louisville, 125

RB, Dalvin Cook, Jr., Florida State, 139

RB, James Conner, R-Jr., Pittsburgh, 119

PK, Mike Weaver, R-Jr., Wake Forest, 47

Sp., Quadree Henderson, So., Pittsburgh, 103


DE, DeMarcus Walker, Sr., Florida State, 125

DE, Ejuan Price, R-Sr., Pittsburgh, 107

DT, Carlos Watkins, R-Sr., Clemson, 113

DT, Woody Baron, Sr., Virginia Tech, 79

LB, Ben Boulware, Sr., Clemson, 131

LB, Micah Kiser, Jr., Virginia, 99

LB, Devonte Fields, Sr., Louisville, 70

CB, Tarvarus McFadden, So., Florida State, 113

CB, Cordrea Tankersley, Sr., Clemson, 97

S, Quin Blanding, Jr., Virginia, 100

S, Jadar Johnson, Sr., Clemson, 94

P, Nicholas Conte, Sr., Virginia, 118


WR, Isaiah Ford, Jr., Virginia Tech, 103

WR, Travis Rudolph, Jr., Florida State, 81

WR, Ahmmon Richards, Fr., Miami , 50

TE, Cole Hikutini, Sr., Louisville, 62

T, Adam Bisnowaty, R-Sr., Pittsburgh, 88

T, Jon Heck, Sr., North Carolina, 57

G, Tony Adams, Jr., NC State, 54

G, Kareem Are, R-Sr., Florida State, 54

C, Lucas Crowley, Sr., North Carolina, 64

QB, Deshaun Watson, Jr., Clemson, 102

RB, Matthew Dayes, Sr., NC State, 79

RB, Wayne Gallman, R-Jr., Clemson, 73

PK, Greg Huegel, R-So., Clemson, 39

Sp., T.J. Logan, Sr., North Carolina, 57


DE, Harold Landry, Jr., Boston College, 92

DE, Christian Wilkins, So., Clemson, 72

DT, Dexter Lawrence, Fr., Clemson, 67

DT, DeAngelo Brown, Sr., Louisville, 66

LB, Marquel Lee, Sr., Wake Forest, 64

LB, Keith Kelsey, Sr., Louisville, 56

LB, Tremaine Edmunds, So., Virginia Tech, 47

CB, Jaire Alexander, So., Louisville, 80

CB, Corn Elder, Sr., Miami, 53

S, Jordan Whitehead, So., Pittsburgh, 54

S, Jessie Bates, Fr., Wake Forest, 42

P, Justin Vogel, Sr., Miami, 78


WR, Artavis Scott, Jr., Clemson, 46

WR, James Quick, Sr., Louisville, 44

WR, Stacy Coley, Sr., Miami, 30

TE, Bucky Hodges, R-Jr., Virginia Tech, 52

T, Brian O’Neill, R-So., Pittsburgh, 35

T, Jonathan McLaughlin, Sr., Virginia Tech, 33

G, Augie Conte, R-Sr., Virginia Tech, 48

G, Danny Isidora, Sr., Miami, 43

C, Freddie Burden, R-Sr., Georgia Tech, 27

QB, Mitch Trubisky, Jr., North Carolina, 29

RB, Mark Walton, So., Miami, 59

RB, Elijah Hood, Jr., North Carolina, 40

PK, Joey Slye, Jr., Virginia Tech, 37

Sp., Brisly Estime, Sr., Syracuse, 32


DE, Bradley Chubb, Jr., NC State, 64

DE, Duke Ejiofor, R-Jr., Wake Forest, 37

DT, Derrick Nnadi, Jr., Florida State, 65

DT, Nazair Jones, Jr., North Carolina, 33

LB, Ben Humphreys, So., Duke, 46

LB, Andrew Motuapuaka, R-Jr., Virginia Tech, 41

LB, Zaire Franklin, Jr., Syracuse, 40

CB, Greg Stroman, Jr., Virginia Tech, 45

CB, Breon Borders, Sr., Duke, 37

S, Josh Harvey-Clemons, Sr., Louisville, 38

S, Chucky Williams, Jr., Louisville, 34

P, Sterling Hofrichter, Fr.-R, Syracuse, 30