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Top Pass Rushers In The ACC

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Clemson defensive end Vic Beasley currently leads the nation with eight total sacks. Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images.
Clemson defensive end Vic Beasley currently leads the nation with eight total sacks. Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images.

The ACC is currently in the midst of a quarterback renaissance. Quarterbacks like Tajh Boyd, Jameis Winston and Stephen Morris highlight an incredibly deep group of athletic, strong-armed quarterbacks. Most of them fit the mold of a "new school" quarterback who is fast, strong, smart and can run. This aspect of the game makes the life of defensive linemen and pass rushers very hard.

Still, pass rushers in the ACC have excelled to this point of the season. The ACC currently boasts five of the top 15 sack leaders, including Vic Beasley from Clemson who is leading the nation with eight.

Let's take a look at the best pass rusher prospects in the conference.