The ACC Reveals Their 2017 Class of Football Legends

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Two national champions, five NFL All-Pros and multiple Super Bowl winners are among the 2017 Atlantic Coast Conference Football Legends class announced on Tuesday.

The 14-member group of honorees includes Boston College's Matt Hasselbeck, Clemson's Homer Jordan, Duke's Bob Harris, the late Monk Bonasorte of Florida State, Georgia Tech's Keith Brooking, Louisville's Joe Jacoby, Miami's Bennie Blades, North Carolina's Brian Simmons, NC State's Levar Fisher, Pitt's Jimbo Covert, Syracuse's Tom Coughlin, Virginia's Bob Davis, Virginia Tech's Jim Pyne and Wake Forest's Ryan Plackemeier.

This year's Legends class will be honored during the ACC Night of Legends presented by the Charlotte Sports Foundation at the Charlotte Convention Center, on Friday, Dec. 1, and during the on-field pregame festivities at the 13th annual Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship Game, set for the evening of Saturday, Dec. 2, at Charlotte's Bank of America Stadium.