ACC in the NFL: 2017 All-ACC NFL All-Star Team

CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 05: Julius Peppers
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. (Clemson). . WR DeAndre Hopkins. 10. team. 10

DeAndre Hopkins joins this team for the first-time following a less than ideal season the year before. This season Hopkins was nearly unstoppable.

The former Tiger led the league with 13 touchdowns, was fourth with 1,378 yards, and sixth with 96 receptions. Additionally ,he did all this despite playing more than half the season with quarterbacks named Tom Savage, TJ Yates, and Taylor Heinicke.

For his efforts, Hopkins was named All-Pro by both the AP and the PFF. He also was voted a starter for the Pro Bowl for the second time in three seasons, though he did not play due to an injury.


team. 32. . (Pittsburgh). . WR Larry Fitzgerald. 11

Joining Hopkins on this list is Larry Fitzgerald for a second straight season. Fitzgerald finished second in the league with 109 receptions and eighth with 1,156 receiving yards. He also had six touchdowns.

This is Fitzgerald’s third consecutive season with at least 1,000 yards and 100 receptions. Like Hopkins, he also did it catching balls from backup quarterbacks for more than half the season as Carson Palmer once again couldn’t stay healthy.

Fitzgerald was voted to his third consecutive Pro Bowl and 11th overall. He did not participate due to injury and is currently contemplating retiring after finishing his 14th pro season.


This is Crowder’s second season making this team, though his first as a receiver. Last season Crowder was the team’s punt return specialist and would’ve missed the team if not for the addition of this slot receiver position.

Most of the league plays slot receivers now and Crowder was one of the best.  Crowder finished the season with 66 receptions for 789 yards and three touchdowns. His yards and receptions were tops for Washington this season.


. (Miami). . TE Jimmy Graham. 88. team. 36

Jimmy Graham takes over the tight end position from fellow Hurricane Greg Olsen this season.

Graham led all tight ends with 10 touchdowns, which was also third best in the league.

He also 57 passes for 520 yards as the Seahawks missed the playoffs for the first time since 2011.

Graham was voted in as a Pro Bowler for the second straight season and fifth time in his career, though like others, he did not play due to injury. This could be Graham’s last game in Seattle as he is a free agent this offseason.