ACC Night of Legends Event Presented by the Belk Bowl to be held November 30

Nov. 15, 2012


CHARLOTTE, N.C. – 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

2012 Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship: The 2012 Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship Game will be played Dec. 1 in prime time at Charlotte’s Bank of America Stadium and will feature the Atlantic Division Champion against the Coastal Division Champion.  Tickets for the general public are on sale.  The game will be nationally televised.