September 29, 2015
ACC Announces 2015 Class of Football Legends
This year's honorees includes former Tech great Corey Moore

GREENSBORO, N.C. ( – Pitt running back Tony Dorsett, Florida State running back Warrick Dunn, Georgia Tech coach Bobby Ross and Miami running back Clinton Portis are among the 2015 Atlantic Coast Conference Class of Football Legends announced on Tuesday.

Those leaders of national championship teams will join 10 other all-time greats, including the Hokies' Corey Moore, as honorees at the ACC Night of Legends presented by the Belk Bowl on Friday, Dec. 4, and during the on-field pregame festivities at the 11th annual Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship.

Reserved tables and seats for the ACC Night of Legends presented by the Belk Bowl are available now as part of the ACC’s new Queen City Club memberships, which provide customers with premium amenities at all Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship Game events. Individual Night of Legends tickets are also available, and fans are encouraged to secure their access to this event by visiting:

Boston College center Dan Koppen, Clemson linebacker Anthony Simmons, Duke running back Chris Douglas, Louisville quarterback Chris Redman, North Carolina offensive lineman Ken Huff, NC State defensive back and return specialist Fred Combs, Syracuse tight end Chris Gedney, Virginia defensive end Patrick Kerney and Wake Forest punter Chuck Ramsey complete this year’s Legends class.

In his three years in Blacksburg (1997-99), Moore amassed 35.0 sacks for losses, totaling 292 yards. He left Virginia Tech as the most decorated player ever to put on the Hokie uniform. He won the 1999 Nagurski Award as college football's Defensive Player of the Year and the Lombardi Award as college football's Lineman of the Year. He became Tech's second-ever unanimous All-American, joining Jim Pyne.

The Brownsville, Tennessee, native also earned the Dudley Award as the top college player in Virginia, the conference Defensive Player of the Year award and was selected as Football News' 1999 Defensive Player of the Year. Moore, whose jersey number (56) was retired by the Hokies on Oct. 23, 2010, played briefly in the NFL and now works at Michigan State as an academic advisor.

To see the full list of ACC Legends, CLICK HERE.

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