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2023 Preseason All-ACC Team: QB Drake Maye leads the first team offense

2JT482Y August 27, 2022: North Carolina freshman Drake Maye( 10) passes the ball against Florida A& M. NCAA football game between Florida A & M and the University of North Carolina at Kenan Memorial Stadium, Chapel Hill, North Corolina David Beach/CSM

Ahead of the 2023 college football season, PFF presents its preseason All-ACC Team. Below are the first, second and third teams.

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QB Drake Maye, North Carolina
RB Will Shipley, Clemson
RB Trey Benson, Florida State
WR Tez Walker, North Carolina
WR Oronde Gadsden II, Syracuse
WR Johnny Wilson, Florida State
TE Bryson Nesbit, North Carolina
T Graham Barton, Duke
T Zion Nelson, Miami (FL.)
G Christian Mahogany, Boston College
G Javion Cohen, Miami (FL.)
C Matt Lee, Miami (FL.)

DI Leonard Taylor, Miami (FL.)
DI DeWayne Carter, Duke
Edge Jared Verse, Florida State
Edge Akheem Mesidor, Miami (FL.)
LB Jeremiah Trotter Jr., Clemson
LB Cedric Gray, North Carolina
CB Fentrell Cypress II, Florida State
CB Nate Wiggins, Clemson
S Kamren Kinchens, Miami (FL.)
S James Williams, Miami (FL.)
Flex Brandon Johnson, Duke

K Andres Borregales, Miami (FL.)
P Daniel Sparks, Virginia
RS Jaylen Stinson, Duke


QB Jordan Travis, Florida State
RB Jawhar Jordan, Louisville
RB Henry Parrish Jr., Miami (FL.)
WR Ali Jennings III, Virginia Tech
WR Antonio Williams, Clemson
WR Jalon Calhoun, Duke
TE Jake Briningstool, Clemson
T Matt Goncalves, Pitt
T Renato Brown, Louisville
G Marcus Tate, Clemson
G Kyle Hergel, Boston College
C Bryan Hudson, Louisville

DI Tyler Davis, Clemson
DI Ruke Orhorhoro, Clemson
Edge Kaimon Rucker, North Carolina
Edge Donovan Ezeiruaku, Boston College
LB Barrett Carter, Clemson
LB Marlowe Wax, Syracuse
CB Aydan White, NC State
CB Caelen Carson, Wake Forest
S R.J, Mickens, Clemson
S LaMiles Brooks, Georgia Tech
Flex Greedy Vance Jr., Florida State

K Ben Sauls, Pitt
P Ivan Mora, Wake Forest
RS Will Shipley, Clemson


QB Cade Klubnik, Clemson
RB Jordan Waters, Duke
RB Bhayshul Tuten, Virginia Tech
WR Keon Coleman, Florida State
WR Jamari Thrash, Louisville
WR Ryan O'Keefe, Boston College
TE Jaheim Bell, Florida State
T Jeremiah Byers, Florida State
T Blake Miller, Clemson
G Blake Zubovic, Pitt
G Casey Roddick, Florida State
C Will Putnam, Clemson

DI Braden Fiske, Florida State
DI Fabien Lovett Sr., Florida State
Edge Xavier Thomas, Clemson
Edge R.J. Oben, Duke
LB Tatum Bethune, Florida State
LB Payton Wilson, NC State
CB Shyheim Battle, NC State
CB M.J. Devonshire, Pitt
S Jaylen Stinson, Duke
S Jalyn Phillips, Clemson
Flex Andrew Mukuba, Clemson

K Brayden Narveson, NC State
P Alex Mastromanno, Florida State
RS Trebor Pena, Syracuse

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