The Miami football five players selected All-ACC were led by redshirt freshman Greg Rousseau who was named the ACC Rookie Defensive Player of the Year. Rousseau enters the Hurricanes Bowl game with 49 tackles, 18 tackles for loss, 14 sacks and two forced fumbles. He did not start his first game until October 11 against Virginia.
Rousseau, senior linebacker Shaq Quarterman and sophomore tight end Brevin Jordan were named first-team All-ACC. Senior linebacker Michael Pinckney was named second-team All-ACC and junior cornerback Trajan Bandy earned honorable mention All-ACC.