Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Who's race is it to Tampa?

Through Week 1 we can see who the engines are, driving their teams down the Road To Tampa Bay....below are the ACC Players of the Week for Week 1.

OFFENSIVERiley Skinner, Wake Forest, QB, 6-1, 250, Jr. Jacksonville, Fla.
Skinner completed 27 of 36 passes (75%) for 220 yards, no interceptions and a career-high three touchdowns in leading the Deacons to a 41-13 season-opening win at Baylor last Thursday.

OFFENSIVE LINEMANAndrew Gardner, Georgia Tech, G, 6-6, 297, Sr., Tyrone, Ga.
Georgia Tech rushed for a league-best 249 yards and produced 484 yards of total offense. The four-year senior made his 40th consecutive start.

CO- DEFENSIVE LINEMANSpencer Adkins, Miami, ILB, 5-11, 235, Sr., Naples, Fla.
Adkins tallied three solo tackles – two tackles for loss and recorded two sacks from his middle linebacker position.

E.J. Wilson, North Carolina, DE, 6-2, 280, Jr., Lawrenceville, Va. Junior E.J. Wilson posted eight tackles, including three for loss in North Carolina’s 35-27 victory over McNeese State.

DEFENSIVE BACKStephan Virgil, Virginia Tech, CB, 5-11, 177, Jr., Rocky Mount, N.C.
Virgil scored a touchdown on a fumble and blocked an extra point and returned it for a defensive PAT.

SPECIALISTBrandon Tate, North Carolina, WR/KR, 6-1, 195, Sr., Burlington, N.C.
Tate posted a new UNC school record with 397 all-purpose yards on Saturday night in the win against McNeese St. Tate caught four passes for 93 yards and ran the ball three times for 106. He also tallied three punt returns for 142 yards and a 56 yard kickoff return.

ROOKIEJacory Harris, Miami, QB, 6-4, 175, Fr., Miami, Fla.
Harris started his first collegiate game and completed 16-of-26 passes for 190 yards while accounting for two touchdowns – one through the air and one on the ground -- in leading Miami to a 52-7 win over Charleston Southern. He finished with 212 yards of total offense.

Who will be in the driver's seat in Week 2? Stayed tuned down the Road To Tampa Bay!

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