College Football: ACC Defensive Player of the Year Award Winners

Below is a list of past winners of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Defensive Player of the Year Award.

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YearPlayer, School
2022Calijah Kancey, Pittsburgh
2021Jermaine Johnson II, Florida State
2020Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah, Notre Dame
2019Isaiah Simmons, Clemson
2018Clelin Ferrell, Clemson
2017Bradley Chubb, North Carolina State
2016DeMarcus Walker, Florida State
2015Jeremy Cash, Duke
2014Vic Beasley, Clemson
2013Aaron Donald, Pittsburgh
2012Bjoern Werner, Florida State
2011Luke Kuechly, Boston College
2010Da'Quan Bowers, Clemson
2009Derrick Morgan, Georgia Tech
2008Mark Herzlich, Boston College
2007Chris Long, Virginia
2006Gaines Adams, Clemson
2005D'Qwell Jackson, Maryland
2004Leroy Hill, Clemson
2003Darnell Dockett, Florida State
2002E.J. Henderson, Maryland
2001E.J. Henderson, Maryland
2000Levar Fisher, North Carolina State
1999Keith Adams, Clemson
1998Anthony Poindexter, Virginia
1997Andre Wadsworth, Florida State
1996Peter Boulware, Florida State
1995Marcus Jones, North Carolina
1994Derrick Alexander, Florida State
1993Derrick Brooks, Florida State

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