Quarterman, Jackson recognized for Hurricanes' defensive performance

Miami prepares for Florida State

Miami's Shaq Quarterman pressures the quarterback.
Miami's Shaq Quarterman pressures the quarterback. (Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

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.

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