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Pierre-Louis Named To CBS Sports.com Preseason All-ACC Team

Boston College linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis (24) and defensive back Jim Noel (23) team up to bring down Duke wideout Conner Vernon. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)


Boston College linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis (24) and defensive back Jim Noel (23) team up to bring down Duke wideout Conner Vernon. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

Aug. 2, 2012

Boston College junior Kevin Pierre-Louis is one of three linebackers named to the CBS Sports.com Preseason All-ACC team while senior tight end Chris Pantale, a candidate for the Mackey Award, was also considered by the news outlet.

Pierre-Louis has played in - and started - 22 games in the last two seasons. He has 167 career tackles, including 96 solo tackles and 10 tackles for a loss. He has finished both his freshman and sophomore seasons ranked second on the team in total tackles behind consensus All-American Luke Kuechly.

A native of Norwalk, Conn., Pierre-Louis has also been named to the Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List given annually to the best defensive player and the Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List given annually to the top lineman or linebacker.

Click on the link for a complete CBSSports.com 2012 Preseason All-ACC Team.

Boston College's 2012 preseason camp gets underway on Monday, Aug. 6. The Eagles will host Miami in the team's season opener on Sept. 1 at 3:30 p.m. on ABC (regionally) or ESPN2 (nationally).

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