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

CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 05: Julius Peppers
CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 05: Julius Peppers /
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Special Teams

124. . (Georgia Tech). . PK Harrison Butker. 7. team

The former Yellow Jacket joins this team after finishing tied for second in the league with 38 made field goals. Additionally, he finished ninth in the league with a 90.5 make percentage.

Butker was 14-of-17 on field goals of 40 yards or more. He also hit all 28 of his extra point attempts. In the Chiefs playoff loss to Tennessee, Butker was 3-for-3 on extra points, but he did miss a 48 yarder in the third quarter.

42. . (Clemson). . P Bradley Pinion . 5. team

Pinion makes this team for the second straight season by being one of the better punter’s in the league. Pinion finished seventh in the league with 31 punts inside the 20. He also was second in the league in fewest touchbacks.

Punters often become less relevant as the team improves and punts less. That was Pinion’s case as the 49ers finished the season on a five-game winning streak. Pinion averaged 5.6 punts per game as San Francisco started 1-10. That number fell to 2.6 during the team’s winning streak.

team. 30. . (Duke). . LS Thomas Hennessy. 42

Hennessy gets the call at long snapper as one of only three ACC long snappers in the league. He played in all 16 games for the Jets who took 153 snaps on special team kicks this past season.

ARLINGTON, TX – NOVEMBER 30: Ryan Switzer /

. (North Carolina). . KR Ryan Switzer. 10. team. 123

Switzer keeps this spot in the Tar Heel family as he takes over the position from Brandon Tate.

He did what he always does, get yards in the return game.

Switzer finished third in the league in kickoff return average and 12th in punt return average. For the season he had 53 total returns for 853 yards and a touchdown.

BALTIMORE, MD – DECEMBER 23: Wide Receiver Michael Campanaro
BALTIMORE, MD – DECEMBER 23: Wide Receiver Michael Campanaro /

. (Wake Forest). . PR Michael Campanaro. 12. team. 26

Campanaro becomes the first former Wake Forest player to make this team as none made it last season. Campanaro had a good season for the Ravens as he finished fifth in punt return average.

The former Demon Deacon finished the season with 27 punt returns for 291 yards and a touchdown.

Well that represents the ACC in the NFL this season. With so many young players, future draft picks, and older players who could surprise, this team could look a lot different come next season.

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