Boston College Offseason: 2012 Preseason All-ACC Teams Announced

July 22, 2012; Greensboro, NC, USA; Boston College Eagles offensive tackle Emmett Cleary talks to the media during ACC media day at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro NC. Mandatory Credit: Sam Sharpe-US PRESSWIRE

The 2012 Preseason All-ACC Teams were announced. Boston College had four players finish in the top five in voting for their positions.

The Boston College Eagles did not land any players on the 2012 Preseason All-ACC team. Boston College was the only ACC team to not garner any representatives on the all conference team. The Eagles did have four players finish in the top five of voting in their respective positions: tight end Chris Pantale (3rd) offensive tackle Emmett Cleary (4th), linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis (5th) and kicker Nate Freese (4th).

Here are the All-ACC teams:


Pos. Name (Votes) Ht Wt Class Hometown

WR Conner Vernon, Duke (41) 6-2 195 Senior Miami, Fla.

WR Sammy Watkins, Clemson (68) 6-1 200 Sophomore Fort Myers, Fla.

TE Matt Furstenburg, Maryland (35) 6-4 245 Senior Flemington, N.J.

T James Hurst, North Carolina (48) 6-7 300 Junior Plainfield, Ind.

T Oday Aboushi, Virginia (29) 6-6 310 Senior Brooklyn, N.Y.

G Omoregie Uzzi, Georgia Tech (57) 6-3 300 Senior Lithonia, Ga.

G Jonathan Cooper, North Carolina (55) 6-3 295 Senior Wilmington, N.C.

C Dalton Freeman, Clemson (58) 6-3 285 Senior Pelion, S.C.

QB Tajh Boyd, Clemson (29) 6-1 225 Junior Hampton, Va.

RB Giovani Bernard, North Carolina (60) 5-10 205 Sophomore Davie, Fla.

RB Andre Ellington, Clemson (53) 5-10 190 Senior Moncks Corner, S.C.


Pos. Name (Votes) Ht Wt Class Hometown

DE Brandon Jenkins, Florida State (59) 6-3 265 Senior Tallahassee, Fla.

DE James Gayle, Virginia Tech (31) 6-4 250 Junior Hampton, Va.

DT Joe Vellano, Maryland (58) 6-1 285 Senior Rexford, N.Y.

DT Nikita Whitlock, Wake Forest (33) 5-11 260 Junior Wylie, Texas

LB Kevin Reddick, North Carolina (49) 6-3 240 Senior New Bern, N.C.

LB Bruce Taylor, Virginia Tech (42) 6-2 253 Senior Riceboro, Ga.

LB Steve Greer, Virginia (32) 6-2 225 Senior Solon, Ohio

CB David Amerson, NC State (63) 6-3 194 Junior Greensboro, N.C.

CB Kyle Fuller, Virginia Tech (25) 6-0 181 Junior Baltimore, Md.

S Lamarcus Joyner, Florida State (45) 5-8 204 Junior Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

S Earl Wolff, NC State (30) 6-0 207 Senior Raeford, N.C.


Pos. Name (Votes) Ht Wt Class Hometown

PK Dustin Hopkins, Florida State (54) 6-2 190 Senior Houston, Texas

P Dalton Botts, Miami (65) 6-3 198 Senior Taft, Calif.

SP Greg Reid, Florida State (35) 5-8 186 Senior Valdosta, Ga.

Boston College will begin their 2012 season against ACC foe Miami on Sept. 1 at 3:30 p.m. at Alumni Stadium.

For more on the Eagles, visit our blog BC Interruption.

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