Ralph Friedgen was voted ACC Coach of the Year and quarterback Danny O’Brien was voted the conference’s top overall and offensive rookie by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association.
Xavier Rhodes of Florida State was the ACC Defensive Rookie of the Year.
Friedgen, who led the Terps to a six-game turnaround from last season (2-10 to 8-4), received the Coach of the Year award for the second time in his career, while O’Brien is the first Terp to be named ACC Rookie of the Year (award was instituted in 1975).
Friedgen eclipsed Frank Beamer of Virginia Tech in the voting. Do your Superbowl betting at Betus.