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Canes snubbed on All-ACC team

CORAL GABLES -- The University of Miami didn't have a single player on the All-ACC Preseason Team. They don't have a single one on the post-season team. Monday afternoon, the Hurricnaes became the only ACC team without a first team selection.

Matt_bosherKicker Matt Bosher was the only Cane on the second team, earning honors as both the kicker and the punter. Safety Anthony Reddick earned honorable mention. It certainly is disappointing considering Miami finished 7-5 and is headed to a bowl game. You would have thought maybe Jason Fox would have been somewhere on the list. But even he didn't earn honorable mention. It's the second straight year Miami has failed to get a single player on the all-conference first team and yet another sign this team still has a long way to go. Plus, freshman Travis Benjamin finished the season as the ACC's leader in punt return average.

Here's the complete list...

OFFENSE
FIRST TEAM
QB-Russell Wilson, N.C. State (106)
RB-Jonathan Dwyer, Georgia Tech (134)
RB-Da'Rel Scott, Maryland (76)
WR-Hakeem Nicks, North Carolina (130)
WR-D.J. Boldin, Wake Forest (76)
TE-John Phillips, Virginia (88)
OT-Eugene Monroe, Virginia (117)
OT-Andrew Gardner, Georgia Tech (107)
OG-Rodney Hudson, Florida State (99)
OG-Cliff Ramsey, Boston College (78)
C-Edwin Williams, Maryland (62)
SECOND TEAM
QB-Thaddeus Lewis, Duke (28)
RB-Darren Evans, Virginia Tech (58)
RB-C.J. Spiller, Clemson (50)
WR-Eron Riley, Duke (57)
WR-Aaron Kelly, Clemson (56)
TE-Ryan Purvis, Boston College (45)
OT-Garrett Reynolds, North Carolina (42)
OT-Anthony Castonzo, Boston College (41)
OG-Sergio Render, Virginia Tech (48)
OG-Cord Howard, Georgia Tech (45)
C-Thomas Austin, Clemson (48)

DEFENSE
FIRST TEAM
DE-Everette Brown, Florida State (131)
DE-Michael Johnson, Georgia Tech (99)
DT-B.J. Raji, Boston College (103)
DT-Vance Walker, Georgia Tech (62)
LB-Mark Herzlich, Boston College (118)
LB-Michael Tauiliili, Duke (110)
LB-Aaron Curry, Wake Forest (106)
CB-Alphonso Smith, Wake Forest (134)
CB-Victor Harris, Virginia Tech (125)
S-Trimane Goddard, North Carolina (105)
S-Michael Hamlin, Clemson (89)
SECOND TEAM
DE-Orion Martin, Virginia Tech (61)
DE-Jason Worilds, Virginia Tech (39)
DT-Ron Brace, Boston College (52)
DT-Darryl Richard, Georgia Tech (50)
LB-Clint Sintim, Virginia (79)
LB-Alex Wujciak, Maryland (43)
LB-Mark Paschal, North Carolina (40)
CB-Ras-I Dowling, Virginia (49)
CB-Tony Carter, Florida State (34)
CB-Kendric Burney, North Carolina (34)
S-Morgan Burnett, Georgia Tech (85)
S-Myron Rolle, Florida State (55)

SPECIAL TEAMS
FIRST TEAM
K-Graham Gano, Florida State (127)
P-Travis Baltz, Maryland (105)
Specialist-C.J. Spiller, Clemson (66)
SECOND TEAM
K-Matt Bosher, Miami (34)
P-Matt Bosher, Miami (60)
Specialist-Michael Ray Garvin, Florida State (41)

HONORABLE MENTION
OFFENSE: Riley Skinner, qb, Wake Forest (26); Antone Smith, rb, Florida State (33); Cedric Peerman, rb, Virginia (30); Darius Heyward-Bey, wr, Maryland (34); Kevin Ogletree, wr, Virginia (32); Dan Gronkowski, te, Maryland (41); Scott Burley, ot, Maryland (34); Thomas Claiborne, og, Boston College (38); Calvin Darity, og, North Carolina (34); Jaimie Thomas, og, Maryland (33); Nick Marshman, og, Virginia Tech (24); Ryan McMahon, c, Florida State (35); Matt Tennant, c, Boston College (33); Ryan Shuman, c, Virginia Tech (23).

DEFENSE: Derrick Morgan, de, Georgia Tech (26); Willie Young, de, N.C. State (25); Vince Oghobaase, dt, Duke (40); Boo Robinson, de, Wake Forest (31); Jeremy Navarre, dt, Maryland (29); Nate Irving, lb, N.C. State (28); Paul Anderson, s, Boston College (35); Anthony Reddick, s, Miami (23).

SPECIAL TEAMS: Dustin Keys, k, Virginia Tech (25); Brandon Tate, spec., North Carolina (33); T.J. Graham, spec., N.C. State (31).

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