Dec. 15, 2006
Tallahassee, FL –
Five Seminole football players were honored by College Football News as All-Americans. Freshman rover Myron Rolle led the way as he was named a first team freshman All-American. Buster Davis received honorable mention All-American honors. Everette Brown and Brandon Warren received second team and honorable mention freshman All-American honors, respectively. Linebacker Geno Hayes was named an honorable mention sophomore All-American.
This is the sixth All-American team Davis has been named to. The middle linebacker recorded 102 tackles this season and is 37th in the nation in that category. Rolle was previously named a first-team freshman All-American by The Sporting News and also named that publicationâ?TMs ACC Defensive Rookie of the Year. The New Jersey native is the only freshman to finish the year ranked in the top 20 for tackles in the ACC. Brown, a defensive end, was named a second team freshman All-American for the second time as he also earned that distinction from The Sporting News. The North Carolina native was second on the team behind Rolle for tackles by a freshman. Warren was the only offensive player for FSU to be honored by College Football News. The Tennessee native led all Seminole tight ends in catches. Hayes was the only Florida State player to make it on the College Football News sophomore All-American list. The Greenville, FL product had a breakout season in which he recorded double digit tackles for loss and had the first three sacks of his young career.
Florida State returns to the practice field Saturday morning as the team continues its preparations for UCLA in the 2006 Emerald Bowl. The game will be played at AT&T Park in San Francisco and broadcast live by ESPN. The game is set for an 8:00 p.m. EST kick-off.