2004 All-ACC Football Selections


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Virginia led all ACC schools with five first-team selections while Florida State had a league-high eight players named to the 1st and 2nd teams ... Virginia's five first-team selections were the most for the Cavaliers since 1998 ... 10 of the 11 league teams were represented on the first team.


Wake Forest's Chris Barclay rushed for a league-high 1,010 yards in the regular season and is the first Demon Deacon running back named first-team All-ACC since Mark Young in 1987 ... Barclay and Virginia's Alvin Pearman rank 1-2 in the ACC in rushing ... Pearman is 10th all-time on the ACC's all-purpose yardage list with 4,875 yards and over his last five games has averaged 145.8 yards rushing per contest.


Clemson's Airese Currie leads the ACC in receptions (61) and receiving yardage (868) and is the first Tiger wide receiver named first-team All-ACC since Terry Smith in 1991 ... Georgia Tech wide receiver Calvin Johnson is the 11th true freshman in ACC annals named to the first-team; Johnson leads all ACC freshmen and is second nationally (among freshmen) in receiving yards per game (70.5).


For the second straight year, Virginia guard Elton Brown was named as the recipient of the Jacobs Blocking Trophy emblematic of the league's top offensive lineman ... Maryland's C.J. Brooks, Virginia's Heath Miller, Florida State's Alex Barron, Georgia Tech's James Butler, Clemson's Leroy Hill and Wake Forest's Ryan Plackemeier are all first-team repeaters from a year ago.


The All-ACC teams were comprised of 21 seniors, 19 juniors, nine sophomores and two freshmen ... Wake Forest's Plackemeier leads the ACC and is ninth nationally in punting (43.9) ... Maryland's D'Qwell Jackson leads the ACC in tackles per game (11.2) ... Clemson's Leroy Hill leads the league in tackles for loss (17.5) and is fifth in tackles per game (8.9).


OFFENSE First TeamSecond Team Honorable Mention
QuarterbackBryan Randall, Sr., VT (167) Brock Berlin, Sr., Miami (100) Darian Durant, Sr., UNC (32)
Running BackAlvin Pearman, Sr., UVa (181) Frank Gore, Jr., Miami (87)Chad Scott, Sr., UNC (32)
Chris Barclay, Jr., WF (163) Leon Washington, Jr., FSU (83)
Wide ReceiverAirese Currie, Sr., Clem. (152) Chauncey Stovall, Sr., FSU (125)
Calvin Johnson, Fr., GaT (140) Roscoe Parrish, Jr., Miami (113)
Tight EndHeath Miller, Jr., UVa (186) Jeff King, Jr., VT (33)
TackleAlex Barron, Sr., FSU (157) Chris Myers, Sr., Miami (72)Ray Willis, Sr., FSU (46)
D'Brickashaw Ferguson, Jr., UVa (106) Jon Dunn, Sr., VT (47)Jimmy Martin, Jr., VT (43)
Willie McNeill, Sr., UNC (38)
GuardElton Brown, Sr., UVa (196) Steve Vallos, So., WF (85)Cedric Johnson, Sr., Clem. (65)
C.J. Brooks, Sr., Md. (118) Kyle Ralph, Jr., UNC (78)Leroy Harris, So., NCS (48)
CenterJason Brown, Sr., UNC (133) Zac Yarbrough, Sr., UVa (43)Will Montgomery, Jr., VT (37)
Joel Rodriguez, Sr., Miami (37)
DEFENSE First TeamSecond Team Honorable Mention
D-LineDarryl Tapp, Jr., VT (142) Manny Lawson, Jr., NCS (106)Orien Harris, Jr., Miami (55)
Shawne Merriman, Jr., Md. (138) Jim Davis, Sr., VT (82)Andrew Hoffman, Sr., UVa (50)
Travis Johnson, Sr., FSU (134) Eric Henderson, Jr., GaT (78) Baraka Atkins, So., Miami (43)
Mario Williams, So., NCS (107) Chauncey Davis, Sr., FSU (67) Eric Moore, Sr., FSU (37)
Jonathan Lewis, Jr., VT (35)
Eric Coleman, Sr., Clem. (34)
LinebackerD'Qwell Jackson, Jr., Md. (148) Darryl Blackstock, Jr., UVa (113) Jonathan Abbate, Fr., WF (58)
Leroy Hill, Sr., Clem. (143) Gerris Wilkinson, Jr., GaT (79) Chris Reis, Jr., GaT (35)
Ahmad Brooks, So., UVa (116) Ernie Sims, So., FSU (68)A.J. Nicholson, Jr., FSU (33)
Roger McIntosh, Jr., Miami (33)
Defensive BackAntrel Rolle, Sr., Miami (160) John Talley, So., Duke (73)Vincent Fuller, Sr., VT (50)
Jimmy Williams, Jr., VT (118) Eric King, Sr., WF (64)Tye Hill, Jr., Clem. (50)
James Butler, Sr., GaT (89) Bryant McFadden, Sr., FSU (58) Chris Kelley, Sr., Md. (43)
Antonio Cromartie, So., FSU (78) Domonique Foxworth, Sr., Md. (57) Pat Watkins, Jr., FSU (42)
Justin Miller, Jr., Clem. (57) Andre Maddox, Sr., NCS (40)
Gerald Sensabaugh, Sr., UNC (35)
Greg Threat, Jr., Miami (33)
SPEC TEAMS First TeamSecond Team Honorable Mention
PlacekickerBrandon Pace, So., VT (135) Travis Bell, Fr., GaT (66)Connor Barth, Fr., UNC (47)
Nick Novak, Sr., Md. (47)
Punter Ryan Plackemeier, Jr., WF (153) Adam Podlesh, So., Md. (111)
SpecialistDevin Hester, So., Miami (158) Justin Miller, Jr., Clem. (101)


All-ACC by School:

School1st2ndTotal
Clemson224
Duke011
Florida State358
Georgia Tech235
Maryland325
Miami246
North Carolina112
NC State112
Virginia527
Virginia Tech437
Wake Forest224

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