Brian Mance Receives ACC Weekly Honor


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Brian Mance's 88-yard punt return tied for the fourth longest punt return in Clemson history.

OFFENSIVE BACK - George Godsey, QB, Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech's George Godsey, a 6-2, 205-pound senior from Jacksonville, Fla.,
turned in the most prolific passing performance in school history, including the
game-winning touchdown pass with just seven seconds left, to lead the Yellow Jackets
to a last-second, 31-28 victory over fourth-ranked Clemson. Godsey threw three
touchdown passes, two of them in the final seven minutes, and set school records
with 454 yards passing and 35 completions. He did not throw an interception on
57 attempts.

OFFENSIVE LINEMAN - Justin Amman, OG, Florida State

Florida State's Justin Amman, a 6-4, 305-pound senior from Eustis, Fla., has
been tabbed as the ACC Offensive Lineman of the Week following his outstanding
effort in the Seminoles' 55-14 over NC State. Moon had 6.5 intimidation blocks,
did not allow a sack and graded out at a team-best 93 percent as the FSU offense
totaled 324 yards rushing.

DEFENSIVE LINEMAN - Julius Peppers, DL, North Carolina

North Carolina's Julius Peppers played one of the best games of his career,
sacking Virginia quarterback Dan Ellis four times for losses of 29 yards in
the Tar Heels' 17-6 loss to the Cavaliers Saturday. The 6-6, 270-pound sophomore
from Bailey, N.C., finished the game with nine solo tackles, including four
sacks and two tackles for loss.

DEFENSIVE BACK - Bryon Thweatt, LB, Virginia

Byron Thweatt, 6-2, 235-pound senior from Chesterfield, Va., turned in an outstanding
defensive effort in Virginia's 17-6 win over North Carolina on Saturday. Thweatt
was in on a career-high 19 tackles, including 11 solo stops. Included was a
sack of UNC quarterback Ronald Curry for his second sack of the year. In addition
Thweatt was credited with a quarterback hurry.

SPECIALIST - Brian Mance, So., Clemson

Mance, Clemson's backup punt returner, had the seventh 100-yard punt return
game in Clemson history in the Tigers loss to Georgia Tech Saturday The Alcolu,
S.C., sophomore had three returns for 105 yards, the fifth highest punt return
yardage game in Clemson history. Mance had an 88-yard return on the next to
the last play of the fourth quarter that gave Clemson a 21-16 lead.

ROOKIE - Daryl Smith, LB, Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech linebacker Daryl Smith had a team-high 10 tackles, a pass breakup
and a key fumble recovery in the Yellow Jackets' 31-28 victory over fourth-ranked
Clemson. Smith recovered a Clemson fumble at the Tigers' 41-yard-line, leading
to a Tech field goal. Smith helped the Tech defense hold the Tigers to 354 yards
of total offense, 138 yards below their average.

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