OFFENSIVE LINE – Anderew Datko, Florida State, OT, So., 6-6, 291, Weston, Fla. A second-year starter, Datko was honored for the first time this season for his play in last Thursday’s 30-27 win at North Carolina. In the win, which snapped a three-game Seminole losing streak, the Weston, Fla., native earned an overall grade of 83 percent. Datko had one knockdown block, did not allow a pressure or sack and had just one missed assignment in 69 plays as the Seminoles rolled up 438 total yards against the nation’s third-ranked defense.
CO-DEFENSIVE LINEMEN – Vincent Rey, Duke, MLB, Sr., 6-0, 245, Far Rockaway, N.Y. Rey had eight tackles and came up with a fourth-quarter interception as Duke defeated visiting Maryland Saturday 17-13 for its third win in four games. The Far Rockaway, N.Y., senior keyed a Blue Devil defense that limited the Terrapins to 249 total yards -- 87.6 yards under the Terps' season average.
CO-DEFENSIVE LINEMEN – Nate Collins, Virginia, NT, Sr., 6-2, 280, Port Chester, N.Y. In Saturday’s game against Georgia Tech, Collins, normally a defensive end, started at nose tackle and recorded a career-high 16 tackles in a 34-9 loss to the 11th-ranked Yellow Jackets. The Port Chester, N.Y., senior had 10 solo stops and recorded two tackles for loss.
SPECIALIST -- C.J. Spiller, Clemson, RB, Sr., 5-11, 195, Lake Butler, Fla. In earning ACC specialist honors for the second time this season for his performance in Saturday’s overtime win at Miami, Spiller set a Clemson single-game record for all-purpose yardage with 310 yards as he returned three kickoffs for 125 yards against the Hurricanes, including a 90-yard return for a touchdown in the second quarter that gave the Tigers a 14-10 lead at the intermission. Spiller also topped the 100-yard mark in receiving, carrying six receptions for 104 yards and he also rushed for 81 yards on 14 carries. In addition to being the ACC’s all-time all-purpose yardage leader with 6,363 yards, Spiller now holds the ACC career records for career kickoff returns for touchdowns (6) and total kick returns for a touchdown (7).