With the 2009 college football season nearing an end, it is time to look back and reflect on the top performers across the ACC.
Even though the ACC continues to be maligned by the mainstream media, the conference has produced some high quality talent and some very entertaining games with the ACC Championship game yet to come.
This week, we will take a look at the defensive side of the ball and pay tribute to the best the conference has to offer.
Next week, we will take a look at the offensive side of the ball and the debate will undoubtedly begin over who was ignored and who was over-hyped.
Before we begin, I would like to thank Jeffrey Fann, Angel Melendez, Zac Osterman, and Michael McGuffee for their insight and opinions in helping compile this list.
Without further ado, the All-ACC Defense of 2009...