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Tech Lands Seven on Phil Steele Preseason All-ACC Team

THE FLATS – Georgia Tech football landed seven student-athletes on the 2020 Phil Steele College Football Preview preseason all-Atlantic Coast Conference team.

The Yellow Jackets seven honorees are highlighted by their four returning all-ACC performers from 2019 – senior linebacker David Curry (Buford, Ga./Buford), junior defensive back Tre Swilling (New Orleans, La./Brother Martin), senior offensive lineman Jack DeFoor (Calhoun, Ga./Calhoun) and junior running back Jordan Mason (Gallatin, Tenn./Gallatin), who received first-team (Curry), second-team (Swilling) and third-team (DeFoor and Mason) preseason accolades from Phil Steele.

Georgia Tech’s other representatives on the 2020 Phil Steele College Football Preview preseason all-ACC team include sophomore long snapper Cade Long (Hixson, Tenn./Baylor School), graduate transfer offensive lineman Devin Cochran (Norcross, Ga./Greater Atlanta Christian Academy/Vanderbilt) and junior defensive back Juanyeh Thomas (Niceville, Fla./Niceville), who received second-, third- and fourth-team nods, respectively.

2020 PHIL STEELE COLLEGE FOOTBALL PREVIEW PRESEASON ALL-ACC

First Team
Sr. LB David Curry

Second Team
So. LS Cade Long
Jr. DB Tre Swilling

Third Team
Sr. OL Devin Cochran
Sr. OL Jack DeFoor
Jr. RB Jordan Mason

Fourth Team
Jr. DB Juanyeh Thomas

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