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ACC Award Winners: Week One

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The top players from the ACC after week one.

Offensive Player of the Week: TaQuon Marshall, Georgia Tech -- Marshall threw for 120 yards, rushed for another 249, and scored five total touchdowns in a 42-41 overtime loss to Tennessee.

Defensive Player of the Week: Stacy Thomas, Louisville -- Thomas compiled six tackles, a pass breakup, .5 tackles for loss, one quarterback hurry, and a pick-six.

Special Teams Player of the Week: Colton Lichtenberg, Boston College -- Lichtenberg converted both of his PATs, as well as all three of his field goal tries, including the game winner, putting Boston College up 23-20 against Northern Illinois late in the fourth quarter -- a score that would hold.

Coach of the Week: Justin Fuente, Virginia Tech -- After being named ACC Coach of the Year, in 2016, Fuente and his Hokies are off to a good start, beating West Virginia, a ranked opponent, 31-24.

X-Factor of the Week: Lamar Jackson, Louisville -- Jackson accounted for 485 yards of offense and two touchdowns with no interceptions, leading Louisville over Purdue, 35-28.