Pre-Season All-ACC Team Named

Boston College quarterback Matt Ryan was picked today as the Atlantic Coast Conference preseason player of the year.

Meanwhile, Virginia Tech had a league-best five selections to the 2007 all-conference team.

Hokies running back Branden Ore was second in voting by media members during the recent A-C-C Kickoff preseason event in

The Hokies also had offensive tackle Duane Brown, linebackers Xavier Adibi and Vince Hall, and cornerback Brandon Flowers on the all-league team in voting by 49 media members.

Virginia Tech was also the clear preseason favorite to win the league championship in voting results released Monday.

Florida State and Miami each had three players selected to the team. Sam Swank of defending league champion Wake Forest was voted
to the all-A-C-C team at both place-kicker and punter.

No players from Duke or North Carolina were selected to the 25-man team.