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FSU's Bjoern Werner Named ACC Defensive Player of the Year

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd is the Atlantic Coast Conference's overall and offensive player of the year, and Florida State defensive end Bjoern Werner is the league's top defensive player.

The league released its players of the year Wednesday.

Boyd won both of his awards by one vote over North Carolina running back Gio Bernard. Boyd received 20 of a possible 46 votes from members of the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association while Bernard had 19. Boyd had 22 votes for the offensive award to Bernard's 21.

Werner had 27 votes for the defensive award and teammate Tank Carradine had nine.

Boyd averaged nearly 337 total yards per game and led the league with a pass-efficiency rating of 168.5 with a school-record 34 touchdown passes while operating the league's top offense.


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