Harris Highlights Wahoos' All-ACC Selections

Virginia's streak of All-ACC first team selections in football is intact for another season.

Junior safety Anthony Harris was voted to the first team by the league's media on Monday. The Cavaliers have had at least one first-team selection every season since 2007, and in 26 of the past 27 seasons.

Harris was the conference's highest vote-getter among safeties, after leading the country with eight interceptions during the regular season. He also set a UVa record with interceptions in five consecutive games -- which ended in Saturday's loss to Virginia Tech in the season finale -- and finished third on the Virginia defense with 80 total tackles.

Harris was one of four Virginia players to earn All-ACC honors in the media vote. Junior running back Kevin Parks was a second team selection, after finishing the regular season second in the league with 1,031 rushing yards. Parks is UVa's first 1,000-yard rusher since Alvin Pearman in 2004.

Senior offensive tackle Morgan Moses was voted to the All-ACC third team, while senior defensive tackle Brent Urban received honorable mention despite missing four games with an ankle injury.

The full All-ACC football team is available here. It includes a league-high 17 players from the No. 1 team in the country, Florida State, and 11 players from Coastal Division champion Duke. Boston College running back Andre Williams -- who leads the country with an ACC-record 2,102 rushing yards -- was the lone unanimous selection.

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