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University of Iowa running back Shonn Greene was named Midseason All-American by The Sporting News Today.
University of Iowa running back Shonn Greene was named Midseason All-American by The Sporting News Today.
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Oct. 24, 2008

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    IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa running back Shonn Greene has been named to Sporting News Today's inaugural Midseason All-America team, announced today (Friday, Oct. 24).


    Greene, a 5-foot-11, 235-pound junior from Sicklerville, N.J., has rushed for 1,154 yards and 10 touchdowns this season. He was one of six Big Ten players honored. Both All-America running backs are from the Big Ten Conference -- Michigan State's Javon Ringer grabbed the other spot.

    Greene's rushing total for the 2008 season already ranks eighth-best on Iowa's seasonal rushing chart. He is the first Hawkeye running back to rush for more than 100-yards in eight straight games.

    Iowa is idle this week and travels to Illinois on Saturday, Nov. 1, for a contest that will be televised on ABC at 2:30 p.m. (Iowa time).

    The entire Sporting News mid-season team is listed below.

    Offense
    QB
    Colt McCoy, Texas
    RB Shonn Greene, Iowa
    RB Javon Ringer, Michigan State
    WR Dez Bryant, Oklahoma State
    WR Eric Decker, Minnesota
    TE Chase Coffman, Missouri
    OL Andre Smith, Alabama
    OL Michael Oher, Mississippi
    OL Duke Robinson, Oklahoma
    OL Alex Mack, California
    OL Herman Johnson, LSU
    K Louie Sakoda, Utah
    KR Derrick Williams, Penn State

    Defense
    DE Brian Orakpo, Texas
    DE Jerry Hughes, Texas Christian
    DT Terrence Cody, Alabama
    DT Fili Moala, Southern California
    LB Rennie Curran, Georgia
    LB Scott McKillop, Pittsburgh
    LB James Laurinaitis, Ohio State
    CB Malcolm Jenkins, Ohio State
    CB Alphonso Smith, Wake Forest
    S Eric Berry, Tennessee
    S Kevin Ellison, Southern California
    P Kevin Huber, Cincinnati
    PR Brandon James, Florida

    To read the entire article in Sporting News Today, click HERE (page 12).

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