Florida State offensive lineman Cameron Erving repeated Sunday as the Jacobs Blocking Trophy winner, awarded annually to the most outstanding blocker in the ACC.
Erving, a 6-foot-5, 308-pound senior, earned this year’s honor after playing tackle and center for the No. 3 Seminoles. After starting 37 straight games at left tackle, he moved to center against Miami on Nov. 15 to help shore up the shakiest spot on the offensive line. He did not allow a sack and had the highest grade on the line in the 30-26 win. Erving remained at center against Boston College and Florida.
He was honored twice this season as ACC Offensive Lineman of the Week for his performances against Louisville and Miami.
“For Cam to win the Jacobs again for the second straight year is a tremendous accomplishment and very well deserving,” Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher said in a statement. “His versatility from tackle to center and all the things he does for our line from the leadership and experience really makes him one of the great ones out there.”
Erving is the sixth Florida State player to win the Jacobs Blocking Trophy, and the first player to win back-to-back trophies since Seminoles guard Rodney Hudson in 2009 and 2010.
The winner is selected by a vote of each school’s head coach or defensive coordinator.