Harris Headlines Three Cavaliers on Coaches All-ACC Team

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Anthony Harris
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Dec. 11, 2013

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Virginia football player Anthony Harris was named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) football first team, as selected by the league’s 14 head coaches.  Running back Kevin Parks and offensive tackle Morgan Moses were both named to the second team. The 2013 season is the second season the league’s coaches have selected their own all-conference team. UVa has placed at least one member on the first and second-team each season.

Harris was named to the media’s All-ACC first team last week, while Parks took home second team honors from the media.  Moses was a third team honoree last week by the media and is a repeat recipient on the coaches team after being an honorable mention in 2012.

Harris (Chesterfield, Va.) leads the nation with eight interceptions, which included a UVa record five-straight games with a pick.  The eight interceptions place Harris in a three-way tie with Ronde Barber (1994) and Kevin Cook (1987) for No. 2 all-time at UVa for picks in a season. Harris finished the regular season No. 5 in the ACC with 1.2 passes defended per game and is No. 24 in the ACC overall in tackles. Harris started the season with a key block and second-half interception in UVa's season-opening win over BYU. The effort earned Harris the accolade of the Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week.

Parks (Salisbury, N.C.) became the first Cavalier to rush for at least 1,000 yards in a season since Alvin Pearman did so in 2004.  The junior finished with 1,031 yards, which ranks No. 12 all-time at UVa for rushing yards in a season. Parks is No. 2 in the ACC with 1,031 total rushing yards and 85.9 rushing yards per game, while he ranks No. 2 among ACC running backs with 113.5 all-purpose yards per game. Parks concludes his junior season ranked No. 8 all-time at UVa with 2,474 career rushing yards and No. 7 all-time at UVa with 25 career rushing touchdowns.


 

 

Moses (Richmond, Va.), an early invite to the 2014 Senior Bowl, started all 12 games at left tackle and finished his UVa career with 43 starts between both tackles positions and right guard.  Moses was a key blocking component to help Parks became UVa's first 1,000-yard rusher in a season since 2004. The senior graded out over 90 percent in every game and averaged eight knockdowns per contest.  Moses yielded only two sacks in 506 pass attempts, which included limiting Clemson's Vic Beasley (Bednarik and Lombardi Award semifinalists) to one tackle and zero sacks.

2013 ACC Coaches All-ACC Football Team
(Voting points in Parentheses: NOTE: A first team vote was worth three points, second team vote two points and third team vote one point.)

First Team

Offense
QB—Jameis Winston, Fr.-R, Florida State (39)
RB—Andre Williams, Sr., Boston College (39)
RB—Devonte Freeman, Jr., Florida State (28)
WR—Sammy Watkins, Jr., Clemson (39)
WR—Rashad Greene, Jr., Florida State (31)
WR—Jamison Crowder, Jr., Duke (31)
TE—Eric Ebron, Jr., North Carolina (38)
T—Cameron Erving, Jr.-R, Florida State (31)
T—Brandon Thomas, Sr.-R, Clemson (23)
G—Laken Tomlinson, Jr.-R, Duke (26)
G—Tre’ Jackson, Jr., Florida State (23)
C—Bryan Stork, Sr.-R, Florida State (38)

Defense
DE—Vic Beasley, Jr., Clemson (35)
DE—Jeremiah Attaochu, Sr., Georgia Tech (29)
DT—Aaron Donald, Sr., Pitt (35)
DT—Timmy Jernigan, Jr., Florida State (33)
LB—Telvin Smith, Sr., Florida State (37)
LB—Denzel Perryman, Jr., Miami (30)
LB—Kevin Pierre-Louis, Sr., Boston College (28)
CB—Lamarcus Joyner, Sr., Florida State (38)
CB—Kyle Fuller, Sr., Virginia Tech (32)
S—Terrance Brooks, Sr., Florida State (33)
S—Anthony Harris, Jr., Virginia (22)

PK—Roberto Aguayo, Fr.-R, Florida State (28)
P—Pat O’Donnell, Sr.-R, Miami (31)
SP—Jamison Crowder, Jr., Duke (27)

Second Team
QB—Tajh Boyd, Sr.-R, Clemson (27)
RB—Duke Johnson, So., Miami (27)
RB—Kevin Parks, Jr., Virginia (18)

WR—Kelvin Benjamin, So.-R, Florida State (22)
WR—Michael Campanaro, Sr., Wake Forest (20)
WR—Allen Hurns, Sr., Miami (17)
TE—Nick O’Leary. Jr., Florida State (27)
T—Morgan Moses, Sr., Virginia (22)

T (Tie)—Matt Patchan, Sr.-R, Boston College (21)
T (Tie)—James Hurst, Sr., North Carolina (21)
G—Brandon Linder, Sr., Miami (19)
G (Tie)—Josue Matias, Jr., Florida State (15)
G (Tie)—Andrew Miller, Sr.-R, Virginia Tech (15)
C—Macky MacPherson, Sr., Syracuse (10)

Defense
DE—Kareem Martin, Sr., North Carolina
DE (Tie)—Kenny Anunike, Sr.-R, Duke (15)
DE (Tie)—Kasim Edebali, Sr.-R, Boston College (15)
DT—Nikita Whitlock, Sr., Wake Forest (30)
DT—Derrick Hopkins, Sr., Virginia Tech (16)
LB—Christian Jones, Sr., Florida State (26)
LB—Jack Tyler, Sr.-R, Virginia Tech (25)
LB—Kelby Brown, Jr.-R, Duke (17)
CB—Ross Cockrell, Sr.-R, Duke (21)
CB—Kendall Fuller, Fr., Virginia Tech (18)

S—Jeremy Cash, So.-R, Duke (21)
S—Tre Boston, Sr., North Carolina (21)
PK—Nate Freese, Sr., Boston College (22)
P—A.J. Hughes, So., Virginia Tech (19)
SP—Ryan Switzer, Fr., North Carolina (25)

Third Team

Offense
QB—Stephen Morris, Sr., Miami (11)
RB—Jerome Smith, Jr., Syracuse (13)
RB—Roderick McDowell, Sr.-R, Clemson (13)
WR—Kenny Shaw, Sr., Florida State (16)
WR—Tyler Boyd, Fr., Pitt (16)
WR—Alex Amidon, Sr., Boston College (14)
TE—Braxton Deaver, Jr., Duke (8)
T—Seantrel Henderson, Sr., Miami (15)
T—Perry Simmons, Sr.-R, Duke (11)
G—Tyler Shatley, Sr.-R, Clemson (14)
G—Shaquille Mason, Jr., Georgia Tech (13)
C—Shane McDermott, Jr., Miami (9)

Defense
DE—James Gayle, Sr.-R, Virginia Tech (13)
DE—Mario Edwards Jr., So. Florida State (12)
DT—Luther Maddy, Jr., Virginia Tech (14)
DT—Jay Bromley, Sr., Syracuse (11)
LB—Spencer Shuey, Sr.-R, Clemson (12)
LB—Stephone Anthony, Jr., Clemson (11)
LB—Marquis Spruill, Sr., Syracuse (11)
CB—Bashaud Breeland, Jr.-R, Clemson (11)
CB—Kevin Johnson, Jr.-R, Wake Forest (9)
S—Kyshoen Jarrett, Jr., Virginia Tech (15)
S—Durell Eskridge, So., Syracuse (9)

PK—Chandler Catanzaro, Sr.-R, Clemson (15)
P—Will Monday, So.-R, Duke (14)
SP—Stacy Coley, Fr., Miami (10)

Honorable Mention
(8 points or higher)

Offense: RB—David Sims, Sr.-R, Georgia Tech (9); WR—Martavis Bryant, Jr., Clemson (13); WR—Devin Street, Pitt (13); Stefon Diggs, So., Maryland (8); C—David Wang, Jr.-R, Virginia Tech (8); T—Ian White, Sr.-R, Boston College (10); Bobby Hart, Jr., Florida State (8).

Defense: DE--J.R. Collins, Sr.-R, Virginia Tech, (11); Corey Crawford, Jr., Clemson (8);  DT—Grady Jarrett, Jr., Clemson (9); LB—Steele Divitto, Sr.-R, Boston College (10); Marcus Whitfield, Sr.-R, Maryland (8); CB—Jabari Price, Sr., North Carolina (8).

Special Teams: PK—Niklas Sade, Jr., NC State (12).

Offensive Player of the Year
Jameis Winston, Fr.-R, Florida State (12);
Andre Williams, Sr., Boston College (2)

Defensive Player of the Year
Aaron Donald, Sr., Pitt (7);
Vic Beasley, Jr. Clemson (3);
Lamarcus Joyner, CB, Florida State (3);
Nikita Whitlock, Sr., Wake Forest (1)

Player of the Year
Jameis Winston, Fr.-R, Florida State (10);
Andre Williams, RB, Boston College (4).

Offensive Rookie of the Year
Jameis Winston, Fr.-R, Florida State (13),
Tyler Boyd, Fr., Pitt (1)

Defensive Rookie of the Year
Kendall Fuller, Fr., Virginia Tech (8);
Brandon Facyson, Fr., Virginia Tech (2);
Nate Andrews, CB, Fr., Florida State (1);
DeVon Edwards, CB, Fr.-R, Duke (1);
Jalen Ramsey, S, Fr., Florida State (1);
Ryan Janvion, SS, Fr.-R, Wake Forest (1).

Rookie of the Year
Jameis Winston, QB, Fr.-R, Florida State (11);
Tyler Boyd, WR, Fr., Pitt (1);
Kendall Fuller, CB, Fr., Virginia Tech (1);
Ryan Janvion, SS, Fr.-R, Wake Forest  (1).

Coach of the Year
David Cutcliffe, Duke (11);
Jimbo Fisher, Florida State (3).