Clemson’s C.J. Spiller Should Have Been ACC’s First-Team Running Back

Posted by Chad Hensley on December-1-2009 Add Comments

With all due respect to Georgia Tech's Jonathan Dwyer and Virginia Tech's Ryan Williams, Clemson's C.J. Spiller was robbed.

Dwyer and Williams were named as the ACC's All-Conference First Team running backs, getting 67 and 63 votes respectively.

Spiller was First Team specialist (76 votes), but only managed to get Second Team running back with 62 votes.

Spiller as Second Team running back is absolutely ridiculous, especially in the case of Dwyer getting the nod over Spiller.

Spiller doesn't have the rushing yardage (912) that Dwyer (1236) has, but he also doesn't have the offensive line and scheme that Georgia Tech has.

And please don't give me the "Dwyer is a better...

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