GREENSBORO, N.C. – Miami Hurricanes senior WR Allen Hurns was named Atlantic Coast Conference Co-Receiver of the Week, the league announced Monday. It is Hurns’ first weekly honor of his career.
Hurns is the seventh different Miami Hurricane to win an ACC weekly honor this season, while the Hurricanes have racked up nine weekly honors total.
Hurns caught four passes for a career-high 142 yards and a touchdown in Miami’s 42-24 loss to Virginia Tech. Hurns’ 84-yard TD reception was the longest reception of his career and helped key his third 100-yard receiving game of the season. He leads the Hurricanes in receptions (37), receiving yards (732) and receiving touchdowns (5) this season. He is 268 yards shy of posting the fourth 1,000-yard receiving season in school history.
The 23rd-ranked Miami Hurricanes (7-2, 3-2 ACC) take their nine-game series winning streak to Durham, N.C., to face ACC Coastal Division rival Duke (7-2, 3-2 ACC). Saturday's game will kick at 3:30 p.m. ET on ESPNU.
|ACC PLAYERS OF THE WEEK|
|Sept. 3||Brandon Linder, OL||Co-Offensive Lineman of the Week|
|Sept. 9||Denzel Perryman, LB||Linebacker of the Week|
|Sept. 9||Anthony Chickillo, DL||Co-Defensive Lineman of the Week|
|Sept. 30||Stacy Coley, WR||Co-Rookie of the Week|
|Oct. 7||Ladarius Gunter, DB||Defensive Back of the Week|
|Oct. 7||Duke Johnson, RB||Specialist of the Week|
|Oct. 21||Ladarius Gunter, DB||Specialist of the Week|
|Oct. 28||Duke Johnson, RB||Offensive Back of the Week|
|Nov. 11||Allen Hurns, WR||Co-Receiver of the Week|