GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Atlantic Coast Conference's league official website, theACC.com, is highlighting the Class of 2012 ACC Football Legends through a special week-long series of features.
Each online feature consists of a written Q-and-A accompanied by a one minute video vignette, sponsored by the ACC Digital Network. The series will provide fans with more information on the accomplishments of these football greats, both on and off the gridiron. The 2012 Class of Legends was initially announced by the ACC on August 13.
Click here to read and see the entire feature on one of the best players to ever suit up for Duke - Mike McGee.
McGee was a tenacious two-way guard for the standout Duke teams of the late 1950's under head coach Bill Murray. In 1959, he became the first ACC player to be honored with the Outland Trophy, which is presented annually to the nation's top interior lineman. That year, as the ACC's top overall male athlete in any sport, he captured the McKevlin Award. He was also named the ACC Football Player of the Year and was a first-team All-America selection by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), Time and Look Magazines.
All 12 ACC Legends will be recognized during the 2012 Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship Game weekend. They will be honored at the ACC Night of Legends sponsored by the Belk Bowl on Friday, Nov. 30, and on Dec. 1, during pregame ceremonies at the 8th Annual Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship game held at Bank of American Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. The ACC Football Championship Game will be nationally televised with either a 7:45 pm (ESPN) or 8 p.m. (ABC) kickoff.
To purchase tickets for the ACC Night of Legends, visit ACCFootballCharlotte.com or call 336.331.3820.
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