MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – The Miami Hurricanes defense was recognized for a big performance against North Carolina.
Shaq Quarterman was named Atlantic Coast Conference co-linebacker of the week Monday.
Also, Joe Jackson was selected as the ACC's defensive lineman of the week.
Jackson had five tackles, a sack, two forced fumbles and a touchdown.
Quarterman had three tackles for loss and two sacks for the 'Canes.
In all, Miami forced six turnovers in the 'Canes 47-10 win over North Carolina.
Miami hosts Florida State at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.
The game is being played at Hard Rock Stadium and can be seen in South Florida on Local 10.