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ACC Football Players Of The Week

Nov. 6, 2000

OFFENSIVE BACK – Chris Weinke, QB, Florida State
In winning the ACC Offensive Back of the Week award for the fifth time
this season, Florida State’s Chris Weinke, a 6-5, 229-pound senior from
St. Paul, Minn., turned in one of the top individual performances in ACC
history, completing 27-of-53 passes for 521 yards and two touchdowns in
the Seminoles’ 54-7 win over 10th-ranked Clemson. In becoming only the
second player in ACC history to throw for 500 yards or more twice in the
same season, Weinke’s 521 yards was also the fourth-best single-game
total in ACC history. With two games remaining, Weinke has already set
the FSU single season passing mark with 3,490 yards on the year.

OFFENSIVE LINEMAN – Justin Amman, OG, Florida State
For the second straight week, Florida State’s Justin Amman, a 6-4,
305-pound senior from Eustis, Fla., has been tabbed as the ACC Offensive
Lineman of the Week following his outstanding effort in the Seminoles’
54-7 win over Clemson. Amman had five intimidation blocks, did not allow
a sack and graded out at a team-best 90 percent as FSU totaled a
season-high 771 yards of total offense.

DEFENSIVE LINEMAN – Levar Fisher, ILB, NC State
NC State’s Levar Fisher, a junior from Beaufort, N.C., recorded a
career-high 21 tackles, including five tackles for loss, in the
Wolfpack’s 35-28 double-overtime loss to Maryland Saturday. Fisher’s 21
tackles rank as the fourth highest total in school history, surpassing
Fisher’s own personal best of 20 tackles recorded two weeks ago against
Florida State. Fisher leads the ACC in tackles, averaging 15.4 tackles
per game.

DEFENSIVE BACK – Tay Cody, CB, Florida State
Tay Cody, a 5-11, 180-pound senior from Blakely, Ga., turned in an
outstanding defensive effort in Florida State’s 54-7 win over Clemson
Saturday. Cody was in on seven tackles, including four solo efforts. In
addition, Cody intercepted his third pass of the season, had two pass
break-ups and a sack.

SPECIALIST – Jeff Reed, PK, North Carolina
Reed, a 6-0, 200-pound senior from Charlotte, N.C., was perfect in all
aspects of the kicking game in North Carolina’s 20-17 victory at
Pittsburgh Saturday. Reed made good on field goals of 33 and 32 yards
and both point after attempts and had touchbacks on all five kickoffs.
Reed is now 13 of 17 in field goal attempts, 21 of 21 in PATs and has
scored 60 points. He is ninth in the nation with 1.44 field goals per
game.

ROOKIE – Willie Parker, RB, North Carolina
Parker had 16 carries for 61 yards and a touchdown and three receptions
for 54 yards in the Tar Heels’ 20-17 victory at Pittsburgh. Parker
started his first game of the season and was a key in both UNC touchdown
drives. He had four carries for 28 yards and scored from eight yards
out as UNC took a 7-3 lead in the first quarter. On Carolina’s fourth
quarter 98-yard touchdown drive that turned out to be the winning score,
Parker had a 25-yard run and caught two passes of 34 and 11 yards.

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