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Miami Hurricanes’ Trent Harris honored by ACC

Miami’s Trent Harris defends Georgia Tech quarterback Justin Thomas on Saturday afternoon in Atlanta.
Miami’s Trent Harris defends Georgia Tech quarterback Justin Thomas on Saturday afternoon in Atlanta. AP

Miami defensive end Trent Harris had a big part in the Hurricanes’ 35-21 victory over host Georgia Tech on Saturday.

On Monday, the ACC recognized him for it.

Harris, a junior from Winter Park, was named the ACC Defensive Lineman of the Week for his role in Miami’s victory in its conference opener.

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Harris notched seven tackles — six solos — including three for loss. Harris also stripped Tech quarterback Justin Thomas of the ball which freshman linebacker Shaquille Quarterman scooped up and ran in for a touchdown.

The No. 10 Hurricanes (4-0) continue their ACC schedule Saturday with Florida State visiting Hard Rock Stadium at 8 p.m. (ABC).

According to the Miami twitter account, the Hurricanes will be honoring the 25th anniversary of the 1991 national championship team.

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