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ACC Night Of Legends To Honor Past And Present

Published On: Nov 15 2012 02:32:01 PM CST
Updated On: Nov 15 2012 05:38:12 PM CST
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GREENSBORO -

The Atlantic Coast Conference will host the ACC Night of Legends on Friday, Nov. 30, at the Charlotte Convention Center. This signature event pays tribute to the outstanding student-athletes from the ACC's programs, both past and present. The evening event will recognize a Legend from each ACC institution as well as the 2012 ACC Football season's award winners. The 2012 ACC Football Legends will also be honored during a ceremony at the 2012 ACC Football Championship Game at Bank of America Stadium on Dec. 1.

The gala will embody the true spirit of ACC Football and will offer attendees the opportunity to meet some of the biggest names in college football. A reception begins at 6 p.m. and dinner begins at 7 p.m. Guests will be invited in to have a seat, enjoy dinner and the award presentations.

Night of Legends event tickets are still available but are selling quickly. To purchase event tickets, tables or for more information please visit: http://theacc.co/NightOfLegends.

The following ACC Legends will be honored:

Player, School

Bob Hyland, Boston College

Bennie Cunningham, Clemson

Mike McGee, Duke

Sam Cowart, Florida State

Ken Swilling, Georgia Tech

Chet Hanulak, Maryland

Ted Hendricks, Miami

Dre' Bly, North Carolina

Torry Holt, NC State

Frank Quayle, Virginia

Pierson Prioleau, Virginia Tech

Ed Stetz, Wake Forest

The following Players and Coaches awards will be presented:

Jacob’s Blocking Trophy, Best Blocking Offensive Lineman

Brian Piccolo Award, Most Courageous Player

Jim Tatum Award, Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Offensive Rookie of the Year

Defensive Rookie of the Year

Overall Rookie of the Year

Offensive Player of the Year

Defensive Player of the Year

Overall Play of the Year

Coach of the Year