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BC’s Nick Clancy ACC Linebacker of Week

11.19.12 at 2:22 pm ET

Boston College senior Nick Clancy was named ACC Linebacker of the Week on Monday for his performance in Saturday’s 30-23 overtime loss to Virginia Tech.

Clancy, a 6-foot-3, 232-pounder from Plainfield, Ill., records 20 tackles (17 solo), including 2.5 tackles for loss, with two pass breakups.

Clancy is the league’s leading tackler with 127 in 11 games. He is the only ACC player this season with 20 tackles in a game, reaching the milestone twice. He recorded a career-high 24 tackles (14 solo) at Northwestern on Sept. 15, which led to his first ACC Linebacker of the Week award.

Boston College (2-9, 1-6 ACC) visits NC State (6-5, 2-4) on Saturday afternoon.

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