Braxton Berrios is having an outstanding senior season for the Miami Hurricanes.
The wide receiver leads the Canes with 45 receptions for 583 yards and nine touchdowns.
Berrios will see an even greater role in the offense for the ACC title game vs. Clemson with Ahmmon Richards and Christopher Herndon out for the season.
Berrios is a beast not only on the gridiron but also in the classroom.
The senior was recognized today as the ACC’s 2017 Jim Tatum Award winner, which goes to the conference’s top scholar athlete.
Leesville Road's Braxton Berrios (Miami) wins ACC's Jim Tatum Award as top scholar-athlete. Tremendous honor.
— Luke DeCock (@LukeDeCock) November 30, 2017
Berrios has a 3.96 grade-point average with a double-major in finance and entrepreneurship.
“He’s gone and done exactly what I expected him to do grade-wise, and as a person he’s grown,” His mother Lee Berrios-Smothers said to Sun-Sentinel reporter Craig Davis. “He’s still good as gold, he’s still humble and I’m very proud of him all the way around.”
The wide receiver is additionally one of 13 finalists for the National Football Foundation’s William V. Campbell Trophy, which is known as the Academic Heisman.
According to the Sun Sentinel, Berrios will have ”at least 25″ supporters and many more are trying to get tickets for the ACC title game in his home state of North Carolina.
No. 7 Miami vs. No. 1 Clemson is slated for an 8 p.m. (ET) kickoff from Bank of America Stadium and will be televised on ABC.
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