Associated Press Names Three BC Eagles All-ACC

Associated Press Names Three BC Eagles All-ACC

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – Boston College junior tight end Hunter Long, sophomore wide receiver Zay Flowers and junior linebacker Isaiah McDuffie were named to The Associated Press All-Atlantic Coast Conference teams, the AP announced on Monday.

The 2020 Associated Press All-Atlantic Coast Conference team, as selected by a panel of 14 sports writers who regularly cover the league for newspapers or broadcast outlets. The ACC will release its all-conference teams on Tuesday, Dec. 22.

Long was named to the AP’s All-ACC first-team after his monster junior campaign. A semifinalist for the John Mackey Award, Long leads all tight ends nationally with 57 receptions and ranks 17th nationally among all players.

The New Hampshire native leads tight ends nationally with 685 receiving yards.

He finished second in Boston College single-season history for receptions by a tight end, trailing only former Consensus All-America tight end Pete Mitchell’s 66 receptions in 1993.

Flowers was named to the AP’s All-ACC second-team after one of the most productive seasons by a wide receiver in Boston College history. The Fort Lauderdale native is 14th nationally and second in the ACC with 892 yards receiving. He ranks 19th nationally with 56 receptions and is tied for 12th nationally with nine touchdown receptions.

Flowers’ nine touchdown receptions in 2020 ranked second in Boston College single-season history.

McDuffie collected AP All-ACC second-team accolades. He led BC and ranked fourth in the nation with 107 tackles in 2020.

The Buffalo native had a career-best 16-tackle performance vs. No. 2 Notre Dame. The 16 tackles tied for second-most by an ACC player all season.

He ended the season with double-digit tackle totals in seven games, including six of 10 ACC contests.

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