GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Former Cavalier quarterback Shawn Moore is a member of the 2021 Atlantic Coast Conference Football Honors class, as announced live on ACC Network on Tuesday (Nov. 9).
The 14-member group of honorees includes Boston College’s Mark Herzlich, Clemson’s David Treadwell, Duke’s Anthony Dilweg, Florida State’s Peter Warrick, Georgia Tech’s Morgan Burnett, Louisville’s Harry Douglas, Miami’s Reggie Wayne, North Carolina’s Vonnie Holliday, NC State’s Jerricho Cotchery, Pitt’s Dan Marino, Syracuse’s Markus Paul, Virginia’s Shawn Moore, Virginia’s Tech’s Frank Beamer and Wake Forest’s Desmond Clark.
This year’s class will be honored during the ACC Football Honors presented by the Charlotte Sports Foundation at the Blumenthal Arts Center’s Booth Playhouse on the evening of Friday, Dec. 3, and during the on-field pregame festivities at the 17th annual Subway ACC Football Championship Game, set for 8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4, at Charlotte’s Bank of America Stadium.
The ACC Football Honors show will air on Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. on ACC Network.
Shawn Moore, QB, Virginia (1987-90)
A three-year starter at quarterback for Hall of Fame coach George Welsh, Moore finished fourth in voting for the Heisman Trophy as a senior in 1990, • Completed his final collegiate season holding 41 school, ACC and NCAA individual records • Still holds many program records, including career total offense (7,897 yards) and touchdown responsibility (83) • Helped UVA to the 1989 co-ACC Championship and an appearance in the 1990 Florida Citrus Bowl • Became the first ACC quarterback to earn first-team All-America honors since NC State’s Roman Gabriel in 1961 • Only Division I-A quarterback in 1989 to pass for more than 2,000 yards and rush for more than 500 yards • Finished his UVa career throwing for 6,629 yards on 421-of-762 passing, including 55 touchdowns and 32 interceptions • Also accumulated a career mark of 1,268 rushing yards on 415 attempts, including 28 scores, for a total offense of 7,897 yards and 83 touchdowns.