KirVonte Benson, Parker Braun named to AP All-ACC team


KirVonte Benson, Parker Braun named to AP All-ACC team

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CLEMSON, SC - OCTOBER 28: Teammates Clelin Ferrell #99 and Austin Bryant #7 of the Clemson Tigers try to stop KirVonte Benson #30 of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets during their game at Memorial Stadium on October 28, 2017 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Georgia Tech B-back KirVonte Benson and guard Parker Braun were named to the the Associated Press’ All-ACC second team on Monday.

Benson, a sophomore from Marietta High, rushed for 1,053 yards and six touchdowns this season.

Braun, a sophomore from Hallsville, Texas, was an integral member of an offense that ran for 400 four times, the most in a season in coach Paul Johnson’s tenure.

Miami coach Mark Richt was named ACC Coach of the Year in his second season with the Hurricanes. Richt coached Georgia from 2001-2015.

The AP’s full list of All-ACC teams can be read on the ACC’s official website.

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