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Four Tabbed to Phil Steele All-ACC Squad

Courtesy: Hurricanesports.com
          Release: 12/12/2012
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. - Four University of Miami Hurricanes football players were named to Phil Steele's 2012 All-ACC Team.

Freshman Duke Johnson was a first-team selection as a kick returner and a second-team pick as a running back. Sophomore WR Phillip Dorsett, junior OL Brandon Linder and sophomore LB Denzel Perryman were named to the third team.

Johnson was also named to hil Steele's Freshman All-America first team as a kick returner and second team as a running back. Earlier this week, Johnson was named second-team Freshman All-America by CollegeFootballNews.com.

A second-team Walter Camp All-America, Johnson was the ACC Rookie of the Year after posting one of the greatest freshman seasons in Miami history. The Miami, Fla., native amassed 2,060 all-purpose yards and 13 touchdowns and rushed for a UM freshman-record 947 yards. The freshman triple-threat back was named the ACC Rookie of the Week a league-best five times. He was also named third-team All-America as an all-purpose runner by CBSSports.com.

Dorsett led the Hurricanes with 842 receiving yards and four touchdowns on 58 catches and ranked second on the team with 21 plays of 25+ yards. He posted seven receptions of 40+ yards, including two TDs of 60+ yards.

Linder, an honorable mention All-ACC selection by ACSMA and league coaches, started all 12 games at right guard. He anchored an offensive line that paved the way for the ACC’s third-best passing offense (295.4) and fifth-best total offense (440.2).

Perryman played in nine games, making six starts at linebacker, en route to honorable mention All-ACC honors from ACSMA and league coaches. He finished second on the team with 64 total tackles and led with 45 solo stops, while adding 6.0 tackles-for-loss.

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 2012 MIAMI HURRICANES POSTSEASON HONORS
 Deon Bush, S
 
Freshman All-America, 2nd team (CFN)
Duke Johnson, RB
All-America, 2nd team (Walter Camp)
All-America, 3rd team (CBSSports.com)
All-America, honorable mention (SI)
Freshman All-America, 1st team KR (Phil Steele) Freshman All-America, 2nd team RB (CFN, Phil Steele)
All-Freshman (CBSSports.com)
All-ACC KR (CBSSports.com)
All-ACC, 1st team KR (Phil Steele)
All-ACC, 2nd team RB (ACSMA, coaches, Phil Steele)
All-ACC, 2nd team specialist (ACSMA)
ACC Offensive Rookie of the Year (ACSMA, coaches)
ACC Overall Rookie of the Year (ACSMA, coaches)
ACC Freshman of the Year (Sporting News)
 Anthony Chickillo, DL
 
All-ACC, honorable mention (coaches)
 Phillip Dorsett, WR
 
All-ACC, 3rd team (Phil Steele)
 Jon Feliciano, OL
 
All-ACC, honorable mention (ACMSA)
 Seantrel Henderson, OL
 
All-ACC, honorable mention (ACMSA, coaches)
 Eddie Johnson, LB
 
All-Freshman (CBSSports.com)
 Brandon Linder, OL
 
All-ACC, 3rd team (Phil Steele)
 All-ACC, honorable mention (ACMSA, coaches)
 Denzel Perryman, LB
 
All-ACC, 3rd team (Phil Steele)
 All-ACC, honorable mention (ACMSA, coaches)
 Shane McDermott, OL
 
All-ACC, honorable mention (coaches)
 Vaughn Telemaque, S
 
All-ACC, honorable mention (coaches)

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