Jul 20, 2014; Greensboro, NC, USA; Miami Hurricanes linebacker Denzel Perryman addresses the media during the ACC football media day at the Grandover Resort. Mandatory Credit: Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports

Johnson, Perryman Named Preseason All-ACC

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Courtesy of the University of Miami

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Miami Hurricanes junior running back Duke Johnson and senior linebacker Denzel Perryman were named to the 2014 Preseason All-ACC Football Team released Wednesday.

Johnson, a second-team All-ACC performer in 2013, rushed for 920 yards and six TDs in eight games before suffering a season-ending ankle injury. The Miami native enters his junior season with 1,867 career rushing yards in 20 games.

This summer, Johnson has already been named to the watch lists for the Walter Camp Player of the Year Award, Maxwell Award (college player of the year) and Doak Walker Award (best running back).

A 2013 All-ACC first-team selection, Perryman started all 13 games at outside linebacker for the Hurricanes in 2013, registering a team-leading 108 total tackles including 69 solo stops. In addition to earning All-America Honorable Mention honors from SI.com, Perryman was the recipient of the Hurricanes’ 2013 Hard Hitter Award and Defensive MVP award.

Perryman has been named to the watch lists for four major national defensive awards: the Bednarik Award (college defensive player of the year), the Bronko Nagurski Trophy (national defensive player of the year), the Rotary Lombardi Award (best lineman or linebacker) and the Butkus Award (best linebacker).

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WR  Jamison Crowder, Duke
WR  Rashad Greene, Florida State
WR  DeVante Parker, Louisville
TE   Nick O’Leary, Florida State
OT  Cameron Erving, Florida State
OT  Sean Hickey, Syracuse
OG  Tre’ Jackson, Florida State
OG  Laken Tomlinson, Duke
C  Andy Gallik, Boston College
QB  Jameis Winston, Florida State
RB  Duke Johnson, Miami
RB  Karlos Williams, Florida State


DE  Vic Beasley, Clemson
DE  Mario Edwards, Jr., Florida State
DT  Luther Maddy, Virginia Tech
DT  Grady Jarrett, Clemson
LB  Denzel Perryman, Miami
LB  Kelby Brown, Duke
LB  Stephone Anthony, Clemson
CB  Kendall Fuller, Virginia Tech
CB  P.J. Williams, Florida State
S  Anthony Harris, Virginia
S  Jeremy Cash, Duke


PK  Roberto Aguayo, Florida State
P  A.J. Hughes, Virginia Tech
SP  Ryan Switzer, North Carolina

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