ACC honors Vellano
GREENSBORO, N.C. Maryland senior defensive lineman and Christian Brothers Academy graduate Joe Vellano was named an to the All-ACC first team, the conference announced.
Vellano, a Rexford native, was a first-team selection for the second straight year. Despite playing with lingering injuries for much of the season, Vellano made 61 tackles, 14.0 for a loss, and had six sacks.
Vellano ranked fourth in the league with 1.17 tackles for losses per game, and seventh with 0.50 sacks per game.