Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 2/19/12
With the Super Bowl in the books, football’s attention turns toward free agency and the draft. While all of college football’s conference’s are going to lose great players to the NFL, this article focuses on the top ten ACC players that will make an impact at the NFL Combine and on the field next season. Luke Kuechly, Boston College: All Luke Kuechly did well at Boston College this past season is make tackles and win defensive awards. Kuechly finished the 2011 season with 102 solo tackles, while winning five defensive awards, which were 2011 ACC Defensive Player of the Year, the Vince Lombardi Award, the Ronnie Lott Trophy, the Dick Butkus Award, and the Bronko Nagurski Award. Kuechly finished his freshman season at Boston College with the most solo tackles and total tackles in the ACC, and finished second in those categories in the NCAA. In his sophomore and junior years, Kuechly led both the ACC and NCAA in solo tackles and total tackles. Altogether Kuechly finished his colleg...
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