Duke named ACC Rookie of the Year

Duke named ACC Rookie of the Year

Freshman running back Duke Johnson was named ACC Rookie of the Year today.

Duke Johnson arrived at Miami this past summer as a five-star running back prospect. He was fresh off an outstanding prep career at Miami Norland High, where he helped the Vikings win a state championship in 2011.

It didn't take Johnson long to make a big impact for the Hurricanes, rushing for over 100 yards and a pair of scores at Boston College in the season opener.

Johnson went on to finish the season with over 1,000 yards of total offense while helping the Canes to a 7-5 record.

The league's coaches voted him the Rookie of the Year in the ACC. In addition, Johnson was named to the All-ACC second team at running back.

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