Adams named ACC DL of the Week
amsOFFENSIVE BACK - LaMont Jordan (RB) Maryland OFFENSIVE LINEMAN - Jamie Wu (G) Maryland DEFENSIVE LINEMAN - Keith Adams (ILB) Clemson DEFENSIVE BACK - Brian Allen (OLB) Florida State SPECIALIST - Tay Cody (CB) Florida State ROOKIE - Koren Robinson (WR) NC State
Jordan, a 5-11, 215-pound junior tailback, ran for a game-high 147 yards and two touchdowns on 26 carries in Maryland's 45-7 win over North Carolina. Jordan had scoring runs of 11 and six yards en route to recording his second straight 100-yard game and fourth of the season. The Forestville, Md., junior is second in the ACC and ninth in the country in rushing with 855 yards and 13 touchdowns.
Wu, a 6-2, 285-pound senior guard, graded out as Maryland's most effective lineman in Saturday's win over North Carolina. The St. Charles, Ill., senior was credited with eight knockdowns as the Terps rushed for 268 yards and four touchdowns against the Tar Heels. Wu graded out at 80 percent by the coaching staff.
Adams had a career-high and Clemson season-high 19 tackles in the 17-14 loss to top-ranked Florida State Saturday night. The College Park, Ga., sophomore, had 10 first hits and nine assists, including two tackles for loss and a sack in 91 plays. Adams currently leads the ACC with 107 tackles, 20 tackles for loss and seven sacks.
Allen, a junior weakside linebacker from Lake City, Fla., recorded nine tackles, including five solo, in Florida State's 17-14 win over Clemson. Allen had two key third down stops, and one quarterback knock down and was a key contributor on a Florida State defense that held the Tigers to only 70 total yards and no points in the second half.
Cody, a 5-11, 180-pound junior cornerback from Blakely, Ga., had a career-high six tackles and blocked Clemson's 41-yard field goal attempt with 1:57 left to play to secure Florida State's 17-14 win over the Tigers Saturday night.
Robinson, a freshman wide receiver from Belmont, N.C., had an outstanding game in the Wolfpack's 31-24 overtime win over Duke. Robinson caught 10 passes for 129 yards and one touchdown against the Blue Devils and now has three 100-yard games on the year.
OFFENSIVE LINEMAN - Jamie Wu (G) Maryland
DEFENSIVE LINEMAN - Keith Adams (ILB) Clemson
DEFENSIVE BACK - Brian Allen (OLB) Florida State
SPECIALIST - Tay Cody (CB) Florida State
ROOKIE - Koren Robinson (WR) NC State