Charlotte Hosts The ACC Football Kickoff Event As The CW Gets Ready For College Football
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Atlantic Coast Conference is hosting 42 student-athletes at the 2023 ACC Football Kickoff, July 25th-27th, at The Westin Charlotte and Bahakel Sports Director Jeff Taylor has full coverage from the three-day event.
You can watch ACC football and basketball games starting this fall on WCCB Charlotte’s CW.
This year’s event will begin with coverage starting at 9am each day that will be broadcasted live on the ACC Network.
This year, the ACC will celebrate its 71st season of football and for the first time will be aired on The CW. Bahakel Sports Director Jeff Taylor sits down for an exclusive one-on-one interview with The CW President Dennis Miller to talk about The CW’s partnership with the ACC and everything sports fans can expect this fall.
Among the offensive players in attendance for this year’s event will be 11 quarterbacks, eight offensive linemen, three tight ends, two running backs and a wide receiver, according to a news release. Defensively, eight defensive linemen are scheduled to attend, joining five linebackers and four defensive backs.
Attendees for this year’s ACC Football Kickoff include:
Head Coach Dabo Swinney
Tyler Davis, DL, Apopka, Fla.
Cade Klubnik, QB, Austin, Texas
Will Putnam, OL, Tampa, Fla.
Head Coach Mike Elko
DeWayne Carter, DL, Pickerington, Ohio
Riley Leonard, QB, Fairhope, Ala.
Jacob Monk, OL, Clayton, N.C.
Head Coach Mike Norvell
Kalen DeLoach, LB, Savannah, Ga.
Jordan Travis, QB, West Palm Beach, Fla.
Jared Verse, DL, Dayton, Ohio
Head Coach Brent Key
LaMiles Brooks, DB, Jacksonville, Fla.
Jordan Williams, OL, Gainesville, Ga.
Sylvain Yondjouen, DL, Ruisbroek, Belgium
Head Coach Jeff Brohm
Ashton Gillotte, DL, Boca Raton, Fla.
Bryan Hudson, OL, Georgetown, Ky.
Jawhar Jordan, RB, Long Island, N.Y.
Head Coach Mario Cristobal
Kam Kinchens, DB, Miami, Fla.
Matt Lee, OL, Oviedo, Fla.
Tyler Van Dyke, QB, Glastonbury, Conn.
Head Coach Mack Brown
John Copenhaver, TE, Roswell, Ga.
Cedric Gray, LB, Charlotte, N.C.
Drake Maye, QB, Huntersville, N.C.
Head Coach Dave Doeren
Brennan Armstrong, QB, Shelby, Ohio
Aydan White, DB, Asheville, N.C.
Payton Wilson, LB, Hillsborough, N.C.
Head Coach Pat Narduzzi
MJ Devonshire, DB, Aliquippa, Pa.
Matt Goncalves, OL, Manorville, N.Y.
Phil Jurkovec, QB, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Head Coach Dino Babers
Oronde Gadsden II, TE, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Garrett Shrader, QB, Charlotte, N.C.
Marlowe Wax, LB, Baltimore, Md.
Head Coach Tony Elliott
Chico Bennett, DE, Ashburn, Va.
Perris Jones, RB, Alexandria, Va.
Tony Muskett, QB, Springfield, Va.
Head Coach Brent Pry
Josh Fuga, DL, Woodbridge, Va.
Nick Gallo, TE, Richboro, Pa.
Ali Jennings, WR, Richmond, Va.
Head Coach Dave Clawson
Mitch Griffis, QB, Ashburn, Va.
Chase Jones, LB, Warren, N.J.
Michael Jurgens, OL, Damascus, Md.