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Price & Forbath Named AFCA Coaches' All-Americans
Courtesy: UCLA Athletics  
Release:  12/03/2009

Dec. 3, 2009

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Brian Price and Kai Forbath have been named to the AFCA Coaches' All-America team for the 2009 football season. This is the first AFCA All-America honor for both Price and Forbath.

Alabama (4), Texas (3) and UCLA (2) are the only school's with multiple selections.Stanford is the only other Pac-10 school with a student-athlete being honored by the AFCA (Toby Gerhart).

Forbath, a redshirt junior and finalist for the Lou Groza Award, has had a sensational junior campaign for the Bruins. He is the No. 2 kicker in the nation with 2.17 field goals per game and his .897 percentage (more than 20 attempts). He has connected on 26 of 29 field goals this season. His only misses have come from distances of 51, 52 and 51-yards out. Forbath has connected on 35 straight field goal attempts under 50-yards, dating back to the Oregon game in 2008.

Price, a true junior, has recorded 34.5 tackles for a loss in his last 21 games, including 4.0 against Arizona State and Tennessee, 3.0 at Washington State and 2.0 against Oregon and at USC. He has 22.5 tackles for loss in 12 games this season and ranks first in the Pac-10 (by 7.5 TFL) and is tied for third in the NCAA. He ranks second all-time in UCLA history with 43.5 tackles for loss, and is also second on the single season list with 22.5.

Below is the list of 2009 AFCA Coaches' All-Americans:

Offense
WR Golden Tate, Notre Dame
WR Mardy Gilyard, Cincinnati
TE Dennis Pitta, BYU
OL Mike Johnson, Alabama
OL Russell Okung, Oklahoma St.
C Chris Hall, Texas
OL Trent Williams, Oklahoma
OL Mike Iupati, Idaho
QB Colt McCoy, Texas
RB Mark Ingram, Alabama
RB Toby Gerhart, Stanford

Defense
DL Ndamukong Suh, Nebraska
DL Jerry Hughes, TCU
DL Jared Odrick, Penn St.
DL Derrick Morgan, Georgia Tech
DL Brian Price, UCLA
LB Rolando McClain, Alabama
LB Greg Jones, Michigan St.
DB Eric Berry, Tennessee
DB Joe Haden, Florida
DB Javier Arenas, Alabama
DB Earl Thomas, Texas

Specialists
P Drew Butler, Georgia
PK Kai Forbath, UCLA
AP C.J. Spiller, Clemson


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