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Spiller’s list of awards and honors

Posted by Chris Brown on April 22, 2010 – 11:10 pm

C.J. Spiller is one of the most dynamic players in the 2010 draft class and has an impressive list of honors to go along with some of his rare and seemingly ridiculous statistics.

Here’s the rundown.

–2009 ACC Player of the Year
–2009 Unanimous All-American
–Clemson career record for receptions (123) and touchdown catches (11) for a RB
–First ACC player to rush for over 1,000 yards (1,212) and more than 500 yards receiving (503) in the same season.
–Sixth ACC player to gain over 3,000 yards rushing and over 1,000 yards receiving in a career.
–Seven kick returns for touchdowns for touchdowns set an NCAA record.
–Eight total returns for touchdowns tied an NCAA mark.
–21 career TDs of 50 yards or more (that’s more than former Heisman Trophy winners Tim Brown and Reggie Bush)
–One of only two players (Reggie Bush) in college football history with 3,000 rushing yards, 1,500 kick return yards, 1,000 receiving yards and 500 punt return yards in a career.
–Averaged 191,43 all purpose yards per game last season breaking an ACC record set 42 years ago.
–First Walter Camp All-American to earn All-American honors at two positions (RB, KR) in the same season.
–3-time All-American in track.
–Two time Dean’s List choice at Clemson.
–First Clemson RB to earn 1st Team Academic All-ACC and 1st Team All-ACC.
–Spiller’s rushing average of 7.27 as a freshman in 2006 was the best by an ACC player since Warrick Dunn’s 7.48 average in 1995.

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