NC State’s Chubb named ACC Defensive Player of the Year

N.C. State's Bradley Chubb (Jeff Reeves/CBS North Carolina)

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) – N.C. State senior defensive end Bradley Chubb has been named the ACC’s Defensive Player of the Year.

Chubb had a dominant season for the Wolfpack as he leads the ACC in quarterback sacks with 10 and ranks second nationally in tackles for loss with 26.

The Marietta, Georgia native is N.C. State’s all-time leader in both sacks and tackles for loss in season.

AHe is a finalist for both the Chuck Bednarik and Bronko Nagurski Awards.

He is also a semifinalist for the Ted Hendricks Award, which is presented to the nation’s top defensive end.

He was also a semifinalist for the Walter Camp National Player of the Year.

Chubb received 45 votes for defensive player of the year.

Clemson’s Wilkins and Farrell were the next closest with four votes each.

Louisville junior quarterback Lamar Jackson was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year.

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