The recognition just keeps rolling in for Greg Dortch. The redshirt sophomore for Wake Forest was named a second-team All-America all-purpose player on Monday by The Associated Press.
Dortch, who is from Richmond, Va., is the first AP All-America player for the Deacons since linebacker Aaron Curry in 2008.
The 5-9, 170-pound receiver leads the ACC in all-purpose yards with a 145.8 yards-per-game average. He also leads the league by averaging 11 yards per punt return.
Nationally, Dortch ranks seventh in the country in catches per game, 11th in all-purpose yards, 13th in punt return average, and 16th in combined kick return yards.
He is the only player in the nation this season to return two punts for touchdowns in a single game — those coming Sept. 8 against Towson on returns of 60 and 70 yards.
For the season, Dortch has 1,750 total yards in 12 games. That includes 1,078 receiving yards on 89 catches.
Dortch is one of seven players from the ACC to make the All-America team. Center Garrett Bradbury and guard Terrone Prescod of N.C. State were voted first-team and third-team, respectively.