Virginia Tech's Wilson named ACC player of year
GREENSBORO, N.C.—Virginia Tech's David Wilson is the Atlantic Coast Conference's player of the year.
The ACC announced the rest of its individual award winners Wednesday, naming Wilson as its top offensive player and Boston College linebacker Luke Kuechly as its defensive player of the year.
Wilson received 18 of 45 votes cast by members of the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association to win the overall award. Kuechly had nine votes while two Clemson players -- receiver Sammy Watkins (eight) and quarterback Tajh Boyd (seven) followed.
In voting for the offensive award, Wilson was listed on 26 ballots while Boyd had nine votes, Watkins had eight and Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas had two.
Wilson was the ACC's leading rusher with an average of nearly 133 yards.