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Shamiel Gary named Freshman All American

After a stellar freshman campaign in the Cowboy Secondary Shamiel Gary was named to the First Team Freshman All-American by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA). The Tulsa native had 98 tackles which was fifth on the team. He also had three interceptions which all came in the opening game against Weber State. Gary is the first Wyoming player to be named a First Team All-American.

Only one other Mountain West played made the team and only six players from Non-AQ conferences.

Full release from Wyoming.

Pos. Player, School Ht. Wt. Hometown
QB • Tom Savage, Rutgers 6-5 230 Springfield, Pa.
RB • Dion Lewis, Pittsburgh 5-8 195 Albany, N.Y.
RB Ryan Williams, Virginia Tech 5-10 206 Manassas, Va.
RB LaMichael James, Oregon 5-9 180 Texarkana, Texas
WR • Eric Page, Toledo 5-10 165 Toledo, Ohio
WR • Alshon Jeffery, South Carolina 6-3 217 St. Matthews, S.C.
TE • Orson Charles, Georgia 6-3, 230 Tampa, Fla.
OL • David DeCastro, Stanford 6-5 310 Bellevue, Wash.
OL Aaron Douglas, Tennessee 6-6 282 Maryville, Tenn.
OL Braden Hansen, Brigham Young 6-6 300 Sandy, Utah
OL Tanner Hawkinson, Kansas 6-6 285 McPherson, Kan.
OL Barrett Jones, Alabama 6-5 280 Memphis, Tenn.
Pos. Player, School Ht. Wt. Hometown
DE Nick Perry, USC 6-3 250 Detroit, Mich.
DE Aldon Smith, Missouri 6-5 255 Raytown, Mo.
DT Scott Vallone, Rutgers 6-3 270 Central Islip, N.Y.
DT Jerel Worthy, Michigan State 6-3 270 Huber Heights, Ohio
LB • Chris Borland, Wisconsin 5-11 235 Kettering, Ohio
LB • Vontaze Burfict, Arizona State 6-3 245 Corona, Calif.
LB • Luke Kuechly, Boston College 6-3 225 Cincinnati, Ohio
LB Brian Wagner, Akron 6-2 220 Springfield, Ohio
CB • Josh Robinson, UCF 5-10 189 Sunrise, Fla.
CB Bryan Willis, Troy 5-9 180 Columbus, Ga.
S John Boyett, Oregon 5-10 190 Napa, Calif.
S • Shamiel Gary, Wyoming 6-1 210 Tulsa, Okla.
Pos. Player, School Ht. Wt. Hometown
P Tress Way, Oklahoma 6-1 215 Tulsa, Okla.
K • Nick Ferrara, Maryland 6-0 200 Hicksville, N.Y.
PR • Greg Reid, Florida State 5-9 175 Valdosta, Ga.
KR • Warren Norman, Vanderbilt 5-9 180 Stone Mountain, Ga.