My blog has moved!

You should be automatically redirected in 6 seconds. If not, visit
and update your bookmarks.

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Green Named to All-Freshman Team

From UGA Athletics...

University of Georgia flanker A.J. Green was named to the 2008 AON Insurance Football Writers Association of America Freshman All-America Team, according to an announcement made by the FWAA on Thursday.

Green, a native of Summerville, S.C., led the Bulldogs with 963 receiving yards and eight touchdowns on 56 receptions, a UGA freshman record. The 963 receiving yards ranked as the third-best single-season total in school history. Green also made four rushing attempts for 61 yards.

The Freshman All-America honor by the FWAA and AON Insurance adds to an already impressive list of accomplishments for Green. He was also selected first-team All-Freshman by and Phil Steele, All-Freshman by Sporting News, named Freshman of the Year by the Southeastern Conference Coaches, named first-team All-SEC by the Associated Press and Phil Steele, selected second-team All-SEC by the SEC Coaches and earned the team's Newcomer of the Year Award on offense.

Pos. Player, School
QB Kellen Moore, Boise State.
RB Darren Evans, Virginia Tech
RB Jacquizz Rodgers, Oregon State
WR DeAndre Brown, Southern Miss
WR A.J. Green, Georgia
WR Julio Jones, Alabama
T Andrew Datko, Florida State
T Matt Reynolds, BYU
G Joel Foreman, Michigan State
G Moe Petrus, Connecticut
C Michael Brewster, Ohio State

Pos. Player, School
DE Brandon Harold, Kansas State
DE Thomas Keiser, Stanford
DT Marcus Forston, Miami
DT Lawrence Guy, Arizona State
LB Dont'a Hightower, Alabama
LB Travis Lewis, Oklahoma
LB Brandon Maye, Clemson
CB Janoris Jenkins, Florida
CB Jordan Mabin, Northwestern
S Sean Baker, Ball State
S Earl Thomas, Texas

Pos. Player, School
P Bryan Anger, California
K Philip Welch, Wisconsin
KR Leonard Johnson, Iowa State
PR T.Y. Hilton, Florida International
ATH Damaris Johnson, Tulsa

Paul Johnson, Georgia Tech

1 comment:

Bernie said...

Well-earned and well-deserved. Can't wait to see him next season after filling out that frame a little more.

And I bet Cox is chompin' at the bit to get the chance to throw some live balls his way.