TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Four Seminoles captured First Team All-America honors on Tuesday as the Associate Press and Sports Illustrated announced its All-America teams for the 2014 season.
Senior tight end Nick O’Leary, senior right guard Tre’ Jackson and redshirt sophomore kicker Roberto Aguayo all nabbed First Team honors from the Associated Press and Sports Illustrated.
Junior defensive tackle Eddie Goldman grabbed First Team accolades from Sports Illustrated, while earning Third Team honors from the AP.
Sophomore defensive back Jalen Ramsey collected Second Team honors from the AP and Sports Illustrated, while senior wide receiver Rashad Greene was named a Second Team All-American by the AP and honorable mention from Sports Illustrated.
Junior defensive end Mario Edwards, Jr. captured Second Team honors from Sports Illustrated.
Redshirt sophomore quarterback Jameis Winston, redshirt senior tackle/center Cameron Erving, senior left guard Josue Matias and junior cornerback P.J. Williams collected honorable mention accolades from Sports Illustrated.
Fisher a Finalist for Dodd Trophy
Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher was named one of 12 finalists for the 2014 Dodd Trophy on Tuesday by official from the Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Foundation and Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.
The Dodd Trophy is the preeminent Coach of the Year award and recognizes the head coach of a team that emphasizes the highest ideals of scholarship, leadership and integrity on and off the field – the three pillars of legendary coach Bobby Dodd’s coaching philosophy. Coach Dodd is one of only three people that have been selected to the National College Football Hall of Fame both as a coach and as a player.
Each of the finalists led programs that enjoyed a successful football season while also stressing importance of academic excellence and character. The Dodd Trophy celebrates the total football program which includes winning records, the nation’s top APR scores and graduation rates, and a strong commitment to community service.