Brought by two people from the College Football Hall of Fame in former Miami defensive finish Ted Hendricks (Miami Springs, Fla.) and former Duke guard Mike McGee (Elizabeth City, N.C.) and former ACC Gamers of the season Frank Quayle (Garden City, N.Y.) of Virginia and Torry Holt (Gibsonville, N.C.) of NC Condition, the ACC Monday introduced its Class of 2012 Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship Game Stories.
The Stories is going to be honored only at that year’s Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship Game weekend. They’ll be honored in the ACC Evening of Stories backed through the Belk Bowl on Friday, November. 30, as well as on 12 ,. 1, throughout events at Bank of the usa Stadium for that eighth Annual Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship, which is across the country public with whether 7:45 pm (ESPN) or 8 p.m. (ABC) kickoff.
The audience of 12 former gridiron standouts from current ACC schools includes three former ACC Football Gamers of the season, six consensus first-team All-Americas, seven first-team All-Americas, and 10 gamers who combined for 84 years within the Nfl. Eleven from the Stories were drafted in to the National football league, including eight first- or second-round draft options.
A maximum of six from the 12 honorees were people from the ACC’s 50th Anniversary team which selected the league’s Top 50 gamers of their first half a century in 2003.
Two honorees, McGee (1960) and Quayle (1969), were also named the champion from the ACC’s McKevlin Award that is presented yearly towards the Conference’s top overall athlete.
In most, the gathering of gamers combined for 3 national titles, six ACC Titles, 10 National football league Super Bowl looks and nine National football league Super Bowl game titles.
Joining this quartet are Boston College offensive guard Bob Hyland (Whitened Flatlands, N.Y.), the Eagles first lineman to become drawn in the very first round from the National football league Draft Clemson tight finish Bennie Cunningham (Seneca, S.C.), a consensus first-team All-America for that Tigers in 1974 Florida Condition linebacker Mike Cowart (The city of jacksonville, Fla.), a consensus first-team All-America for that Seminoles in 1997 and Georgia Tech safety Ken Swilling (Toccoa, Ga.), a consensus first-team All-America for that Jackets’ 1990 National Title team.
Finishing the ACC Football Legends Class of 2012 are Maryland’s Chet “The Jet” Hanulak (Hackensack, N.J.), an exciting-America running back away the Terrapins’ 1953 National Champions North Carolina’s Dre’ Bly (Chesapeake, Veterans administration.), a 2-time consensus first-team All-America and among the top cover cornerbacks in league history Virginia Tech defensive back Pierson Prioleau (Alvin, S.C.), an exciting-America defensive back for that Hokies within the late the nineteen nineties and Wake Forest’s Erectile dysfunction Stetz (Johnstown, Pa.), two-time All-ACC linebacker and defensive stalwart for that Demon Deacons’ 1970 ACC Championship team.
|2012 ACC Football Legends Roster|
|Name||School||Years||Position||Hometown (Current Residence)|
|Bob Hyland||Boston College||1964-66||Guard||White Plains, N.Y. (Same)|
|Bennie Cunningham||Clemson||1973-75||Tight End||Seneca, S.C. (Westminster, S.C.)|
|Mike McGee||Duke||1957-59||Guard||Elizabeth City, N.C. (Montrose, Col.)|
|Sam Cowart||Florida State||1993-97||Linebacker||Jacksonville, Fla. (Same)|
|Ken Swilling||Georgia Tech||1988-91||Safety||Toccoa, Ga. (Atlanta, Ga.)|
|Chet Hanulak||Maryland||1951-53||Running Back||Hackensack, N.J. (Salisbury, Md.)|
|Ted Hendricks||Miami||1966-68||Defensive End||Miami Springs, Fla. (Chicago, Ill.)|
|Dre’ Bly||North Carolina||1996-98||Cornerback||Chesapeake, Va. (Charlotte, N.C.)|
|Torry Holt||NC State||1995-98||Wide Receiver||Gibsonville, N.C. (Raleigh, N.C.)|
|Frank Quayle||Virginia||1966-68||Running Back||Garden City, N.Y. (Charlottesville, Va.)|
|Pierson Prioleau||Virginia Tech||1995-98||Defensive Back||Alvin, S.C. (Radford, Va.)|
|Ed Stetz||Wake Forest||1969-71||Linebacker||Johnstown, Pa. (Same)|