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Hurricanes RB Duke Johnson named to All-ACC team

Duke Johnson was the only member of the Miami Hurricanes named to the All-ACC team on Monday, earning second-team honors as both a running back and a specialist.

Joel Auerbach

Miami Hurricanes running back Duke Johnson was named to the All-ACC team on Monday, rewarding the freshman running back for an excellent season with the Hurricanes.

Johnson was named to the second team as a running back and specialist, rewarding Johnson's contributions both on offense and on special teams.

Johnson finished the season with 139 carries, picking 947 yards on the ground, while scoring 10 rushing touchdowns. Johnson also added 27 receptions for 221 yards, including a touchdown.

The young Hurricane running back also contributed on special teams, returning 28 kicks for 892 yards -- including two touchdowns, giving Johnson a total of 13 touchdowns on the season. Johnson's longest kick return was 95-yards.

North Carolina's Giovani Bernard and Clemson's Andre Ellington were the two running backs named to the first-team All-ACC.

Johnson was the only member of the Hurricanes named to either the first-team or second-team All-ACC, while four Hurricanes were honorable mentions.

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