Wednesday, July 28, 2010
The senior defensive tackle has been involved in an NCAA investigation concerning possible illegal contact with agents.
The preseason team, voted on Monday by the media at the ACC summer kickoff interviews in Greensboro, also included UNC defensive end Robert Quinn, linebacker Quan Sturdivant, safety Deunta Williams and cornerback Kendric Burney.
Preseason conference favorite Virginia Tech placed only running back Ryan Williams.N.C. State tight end George Bryan and Duke receiver Donovan Varner were on the team. Wake Forest failed to place a player.
The preseason teams:
Offense Pos. Name (Votes) Ht Wt Class Hometown
WR Donovan Varner, Duke (27) 5-9 170 Junior Miami, Fla.
WR Torrey Smith, Maryland (19) 6-1 200 Junior Colonial Beach, Va.
TE George Bryan, NC State (21) 6-5 265 Junior Castle Hayne, N.C.
T Anthony Castonzo, Boston College (43) 6-7 295 Senior Hawthorn Woods, Ill.
T Chris Hairston, Clemson (21) 6-7 325 Senior Winston-Salem, N.C.
G Rodney Hudson, Florida State (43) 6-2 282 Senior Mobile, Ala.
G Thomas Claiborne, Boston College (21) 6-3 325 Senior Randolph, Mass.
C Sean Bedford, Georgia Tech (25) 6-1 274 Senior Gainesville, Fla.
QB Christian Ponder, Florida State (35) 6-3 227 Senior Colleyville, Tex.
RB Ryan Williams, Virginia Tech (45) 5-10 211 Sophomore Manassas, Va.
RB Montel Harris, Boston College (30) 5-10 200 Junior Jacksonville, Fla.
Defense Pos. Name (Votes) Ht Wt Class Hometown
DE Robert Quinn, North Carolina (47) 6-5 270 Junior Ladson, S.C.
DE Allen Bailey, Miami (31) 6-4 288 Senior Sapelo, Ga.
DT Marvin Austin, North Carolina (32) 6-3 305 Senior Washington, D.C.
DT Jarvis Jenkins, Clemson (27) 6-4 310 Senior Clemson, S.C.
LB Alex Wujciak, Maryland (34) 6-3 245 Senior West Caldwell, N.J.
LB Quan Sturdivant, North Carolina (32) 6-2 235 Senior Oakboro, N.C.
LB Luke Kuechly, Boston College (25) 6-3 225 Sophomore Cincinnati, Ohio
B Kendric Burney, North Carolina (27) 5-9 190 Senior Jacksonville, N.C.
CB Brandon Harris, Miami (26) 5-11 195 Junior Miami, Fla.
S DeAndre McDaniel, Clemson (48) 6-1 215 Senior Tallahassee, Fla.
S Deunta Williams, North Carolina (41) 6-2 210 Senior Jacksonville, N.C.
Specialists Pos. Name (Votes) Ht Wt Class HometownPK Matt Bosher, Miami (32) 6-0 205 Senior Jupiter, Fla.P Matt Bosher, Miami (20) 6-0 205 Senior Jupiter, Fla.SP Torrey Smith, Maryland (24) 6-1 210 Junior Colonial Beach, Va.
Caulton Tudor, N&O columnist
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