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    Tuesday, September 11, 2007

    ACC Player Honors For The Week

    Georgia Tech freshman Jonathan Dwyer, who rushed for 138 yards and three touchdowns on nine carries Saturday in the Yellow Jackets' 69-14 win over Samford, was named ACC Rookie of the Week the league office announced today. Dwyer's rushing total was the fifth-largest single game mark ever for a Georgia Tech freshman and the fourth-most ever by a true freshman in school history.


    Virginia tight end Tom Santi has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Offensive Lineman of the Week for his performance in lifting the Cavaliers to a 24-13 win over Duke on Saturday. With the win the Cavaliers evened their record at 1-1 this season. Santi led the team in receiving with six receptions for 54 yards and two touchdowns in the Cavaliers' 11-point win. Four of his six catches resulted in either a touchdown or first down.

    Clemson quarterback Cullen Harper was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Offensive Back of the Week after leading the Tigers to a 49-26 win over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday. Harper, a junior from Alpharetta, Ga., completed 20 of 26 passes on Saturday for 270 yards.With five touchdowns, he set a new Clemson record, including four in the first-half, another school record.

    Boston College linebacker Jo-Lonn Dunbar has been named ACC Defensive Lineman of the Week, the league has announced. Dunbar, a senior from Syracuse, N.Y., had eight total tackles, including four solos, and returned an interception 14 yards for a touchdown in the Eagles' 37-17 win over North Carolina State. The interception return was his second for a touchdown. In all, he has four interception or fumble returns for touchdowns.

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