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Claybrooks, Dyke, Muyres Named To ACC All-Academic Team

ATLANTA (Feb. 14) – Georgia Tech football players Felipe Claybrooks, Dan Dyke and Jeremy Muyres have been named to the 2000 Atlantic Coast Conference All-Academic football team as announced by Commissioner John Swofford. To be eligible, a player must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the fall semester or have maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during his academic career.

Claybrooks and Dyke earned the honor for the second time, while Muyres is a first-time selection.

Claybrooks, a senior defensive end from Decatur, Ga., collected five sacks, 11 tackles for loss and 13 quarterback pressures to earn honorable mention all-conference honors. He finished his career in fourth place in Tech history with 20 career sacks. Claybrooks will earn his degree in Management in May.

Dyke, a sophomore punter from Winter Springs, Fla., is a two-time Academic All-America with a 4.0 grade point average in Electrical Engineering. He averaged 41.8 yards per punt in 2000.

Muyres, a sophomore free safety from Stone Mountain, Ga., was a second-team all-ACC selection last fall. The Management major led Tech with four interceptions and 12 pass breakups, along with 43 tackles and three tackles for loss.

2000 All-ACC Academic Football Team
OFFENSE:

Pos.  Player  Cl.  GPA Major
WR  Ben Erdeljac, Duke  Jr.  3.25 Mathematics
WR  Guilian Gary, Maryland  Jr.  3.00 Family Studies
TE  Mike Hart, Duke Jr.  3.25 Sociology
OL  Kyle Young, Clemson  Jr.  4.00 Secondary Education/Political Science& Economics
OL  Justin Amman, Florida State Sr.  3.75 Food and Nutrition
OL  Will Merritt, Clemson  Jr.  3.40 Speech & Communications
OL  Jarad Moon, Florida State Gr.  3.63 Sports Management
OL  Evan Routzahn, Virginia  Sr.  3.12 Sociology
OB  Chris Weinke, Florida State Sr.  3.88 Sports Management
OB  Philip Rivers, NC State  Fr.  3.12 First Year College
OB  Duane Epperson, Duke  Sr.  3.00 Sociology
PK  Jeff Reed North, Carolina Sr.  3.10 Journalism

DEFENSE:

Pos.  Player, School Cl. GPA Major
DL  Felipe Claybrooks, Georgia Tech Sr. 3.25 Management
DL  Charles Hill, Maryland Jr.  3.80  Economics
DL  Ljubomir Stamenich, Virginia Sr. 3.00 Sociology
DL  Ross McAllister, North Carolina Sr. 4.00 Business Administration
LB  Nick Bender, Wake Forest Gr.  3.83  Education
LB  Clayton White, NC State  Sr. 3.15  ParksRecreation Tourism Management
LB  Chad Carson, Clemson  Jr. 3.75  BiologicalSciences
LB  Braxton K. Williams, Clemson Jr.  3.00 HumanResource Developement
DB  Tony Jackson, Maryland  Jr.  3.25  Criminal Justice
DB  Jeremy Muyres, Georgia Tech So. 3.00 Management
DB  Chris Hope, Florida State Jr. 3.73 Communications
DB  Tony Okanlawon, Maryland Jr. 3.00 Family Studies
Dan Dyke, Georgia Tech So.  4.00  Electrical Engineering

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