Hickman and Medlock Named to FWAA All-America Team

Dec. 9, 2006

UCLA defensive end Justin Hickman and place kicker Justin Medlock have been named first-team All-America by the Football Writers Association of America. Both were in Orlando, FL on Friday night to tape a television show honoring the team that is airing on Saturday.

Hickman has made the first teams of the FWAA and Walter Camp while Medlock has been named to the first teams of the FWAA, the American Football Coaches Association and CBSSportsline.com. Bruce Davis was a first-team selection by SI.com.

2006 FWAA ALL-AMERICA TEAM

OFFENSE

Pos. Player, School Ht. Wt. Cl. Hometown

QB Troy Smith, Ohio State 6-1 215 Sr. Cleveland, Ohio

RB Darren McFadden, Arkansas 6-2 205 So. Little Rock, Ark.

RB Steve Slaton, West Virginia 5-10 195 So. Levittown, Pa.

WR Calvin Johnson, Georgia Tech 6-5 235 Jr. Tyrone, Ga.

WR Jeff Samardzija, Notre Dame 6-5 218 Sr. Valparaiso, Ind.

WR Robert Meachem, Tennessee 6-3 210 Jr. Tulsa, Okla.

OL Sam Baker, USC 6-5 305 Jr. Tustin, Calif.

OL Justin Blalock, Texas 6-4 329 Sr. Plano, Texas

OL Jake Long, Michigan 6-7 313 Sr. Lapeer, Mich.

OL Joe Thomas, Wisconsin 6-8 313 Sr. Brookfield, Wis.

C Dan Mozes, West Virginia 6-4 290 Sr. Washington, Pa.

DEFENSE

Pos. Player, School Ht. Wt. Cl. Hometown

DL Gaines Adams, Clemson 6-5 260 Sr. Greenwood, S.C.

DL Eric Foster, Rutgers 6-2 260 Jr. Homestead, Fla.

DL Justin Hickman, UCLA 6-2 263 Sr. Glendale, Ariz.

DL LaMarr Woodley, Michigan 6-2 269 Sr. Saginaw, Mich.

LB H.B. Blades, Pittsburgh 6-0 240 Sr. Plantation, Fla.

LB James Laurinaitis, Ohio State 6-3 244 So. Hamel, Minn.

LB Patrick Willis, Mississippi 6-2 240 Sr. Bruceton, Tenn.

DB Leon Hall, Michigan 5-11 193 Sr. Vista, Calif.

DB Aaron Ross, Texas 6-1 192 Sr. Tyler, Texas

DB Reggie Nelson, Florida 6-1 193 Jr. Melbourne, Fla.

DB Dwight Lowery, San Jose State 6-1 185 Jr. Santa Cruz, Calif.

SPECIALISTS

Pos. Player, School Ht. Wt. Cl. Hometown

K Justin Medlock, UCLA 6-0 197 Sr. Fremont, Calif.

P Daniel Sepulveda, Baylor 6-3 230 Sr. Dallas, Texas

KR DeSean Jackson, California 6-0 166 So. Los Angeles, Calif.


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Sep 05 - 12:30 PM PST
vs. Virginia
Pasadena, CA
Saturday, Sep 12 - 7:30 PM PST
at UNLV
Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, Sep 19 - 7:30 PM PST
vs. Brigham Young
Pasadena, CA
Saturday, Sep 26 - TBA PST
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
Saturday, Oct 03 - TBA PST
vs. Arizona State
Pasadena, CA
Thursday, Oct 15 - 7:30 PM PST
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
Thursday, Oct 22 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. California
Pasadena, CA
Saturday, Oct 31 - TBA PST
vs. Colorado
Pasadena, CA
Saturday, Nov 07 - TBA PST
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
Saturday, Nov 14 - TBA PST
vs. Washington State
Pasadena, CA
Saturday, Nov 21 - TBA PST
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
Saturday, Nov 28 - TBA PST
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
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