CLEVELAND --- First-team selections Ryan Switzer and Tommy Hibbard lead a collection of eight North Carolina returners named to the 2014 Phil Steele Preseason All-ACC team, the annual college football preview publication announced this week. Switzer, who earned first-team All-America honors as a freshman, was selected at punt returner while Hibbard was picked at punter.
Carolina had three players picked for the second team - quarterback Marquise Williams, wide receiver Quinshad Davis and linebacker/bandit Norkeithus Otis. Travis Hughes was a third-tick selection at linebacker, while Tim Scott was a fourth-team pick at safety. T.J. Logan was also a fourth-team honoree at two different positions - running back and kick returner.
The Phil Steele Preseason All-America team will be announced Friday on ESPN.