Dec. 9, 2003
UCLA senior defensive end Dave Ball has been selected first-team All-American by The Sporting News. This is the third All-America team to which he has been named (the Football Writers Assn., of America and the American Football Coaches Assn. Teams are the others).
In addition, redshirt freshman center Robert Chai and true freshman running back Maurice Drew were named third-team Freshman All-Americans by the same publication. Drew was named as a kick returner. Chai, Drew and redshirt freshman place kicker Justin Medlock were named to The Sporting News Freshman All-Pacific-10 Conference team.