ACC Players of the Week
NC State junior quarterback Russell Wilson and Boston College sophomore middle linebacker Luke Kuechly headline a list of seven players honored as the Atlantic Coast Conference Football Players of the Week, announced Monday by the ACC.
Wilson was responsible for all four of the Wolfpack’s touchdowns, including a career-high three rushing scores, as NC State came back from a 21-7 deficit to defeat Florida State, 28-24. This marks Wilson’s third recognition of the season. Kuechly, who garnered honors for the second time this season, tallied 14 tackles and extended his nation-leading streak to 17 games with 10 or more tackles, while also contributing a late-game interception, as Boston College topped Clemson, 16-10.
Duke earned two honors as junior tight end Cooper Helfet was named offensive lineman of the week and junior place kicker Will Snyderwine the specialist of the week. Also receiving two recognitions was Virginia as junior cornerback Chase Minnifield and junior safety Corey Mosley were tabbed co-defensive backs of the week. Maryland quarterback Danny O’Brien was recognized as the rookie of the week, his third honor of the season.