Calvin Johnson of Georgia Tech was named the ACC Player of the Year receiving 66 of 80 votes from members of the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association in results released Wednesday.
This year Johnson has 59 catches for 899 yards while ranking third in the country with a school-record 13 touchdowns. Johnson ranks third in school history with 2,624 yards receiving and fifth with 161 receptions. He already holds school records with 26 career TD catches and 11 100-yard receiving games.
Clemson defensvie end Gaines Adams is the clear winner of the Atlantic Coast Conference's defensive player of the year for 2006 by The Associated Press. Adams received 55 of the 80 votes from members of the ACC Sports Media Association. Vince Hall of Virginia Tech came in second with eight votes.
The senior has 56 tackles, with 15½ tackles for loss and 10½ sacks this season. Adams has 26 sacks in his career with the Tigers, trailing only William and Michael Dean Perry.