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
|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|
|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|
|P||Dan Dyke, Georgia Tech||So.||4.00||Electrical Engineering|