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Two Eagles on All-ACC team

Staff and Wire Reports / July 30, 2009

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Boston College offensive tackle Anthony Castonzo and center Matt Tennant were selected to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference preseason football first team.

Reigning player of the year Jonathan Dwyer from Georgia Tech and rookie of the year Russell Wilson from North Carolina State headline the team.

The ACC announced the 24 selections, determined by a vote of 44 media members who attended the league’s media days this week.

Dwyer had a league-best 41 votes.

UNH is No. 1
New Hampshire was picked to finish first in the North Division of the Colonial Athletic Association preseason coaches’ and media football poll and junior quarterback R.J. Toman was named one of three Preseason Players of the Year.

Richmond and Villanova were picked as the preseason favorites to win the South Division, each with nine first-place votes, followed by James Madison (one vote) Delaware, William & Mary, and Towson.

USC’s Telfort out
Southern California freshman Frankie Telfort has a heart problem that will prevent him from playing for the Trojans.

Telfort, a 17-year-old Miami native and considered one of the top linebacker prospects in the country, has hypertrophic cardiomyopathy - a serious genetic heart condition.

High-tech suits limited
The NCAA is placing restrictions on high-tech suits in college competition similar to what swimming’s world governing body enacted this week. The NCAA said its swimming and diving committees for all three divisions have endorsed rules that limit coverage and the type of material used. The Playing Rules Oversight Panel must still approve the changes . . . John Wooden, 98, was named by the Sporting News as the greatest coach in American sports history.