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Todman Named AP Second Team All-American

Dec. 14, 2010

STORRS, Conn. - University of Connecticut junior running back Jordan Todman (North Dartmouth, Mass.) was named an AP Second Team All-American on Tuesday (Dec. 14), as announced by the Associated Press. Todman is the first Connecticut player to earn All-American honors since Donald Brown was named to the second team following the 2008 season. Throughout the history of Connecticut football, 33 players have been tabbed as All-Americans by a number of organizations and publications.

The AP Second Team All-America honor comes five days after Todman was named a Walter Camp Second Team All-American and two days after he was named the Team's Most Valuable Player at the annual UConn Football award ceremony.

Todman finished the regular season ranked second nationally in rushing, averaging 143.1 yards per game. He ran for 1,574 yards and 14 touchdowns, leading the BIG EAST in both categories, and went for at least 100 yards nine times over the season. He had at least one rushing touchdown in eight games and had two games with three rushing touchdowns. Todman ran for a season-high 222 yards on 37 carries in a 30-28 victory over Pittsburgh, went for 190 yards and two touchdowns in a 40-21 win against Vanderbilt and had 175 yards and three TDs in a 38-17 win over Cincinnati.

Following the 2010 regular season, Todman ranks second in the UConn record books with 584 career carries, third with 3,058 career net yards and tied for third with 31 career rushing touchdowns. In the victory against Pittsburgh earlier this year he went over the 1,000 yard mark for the season and became the first ever Husky to rush for 1,000 or more yards in two seasons.

Todman, who was named the 2010 BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Year, led the Huskies to an 8-4 overall record and a 5-2 mark in the BIG EAST, claiming a share of the BIG EAST Championship. Following five straight wins to end the regular season UConn earned the conference's BCS bid and will now face Oklahoma in the 2011 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl. The Tostitos Fiesta Bowl will mark the first time in school history that the Huskies will play in a BCS contest.



2010 AP All-America Teams
First Team Offense
Cam Newton, QB, Auburn
LaMichael James, RB, Oregon
Kendall Hunter, RB, Oklahoma State
Gabe Carimi, OL, Wisconsin
Nate Solder, OL, Colorado
Rodney Hudson, OL, Florida State
John Moffitt, OL, Wisconsin
Chase Beeler, C, Stanford
Michael Egnew, TE, Missouri
Justin Blackmon, WR, Oklahoma State
Ryan Broyles, WR, Oklahoma
Randall Cobb, AP, Kentucky
Alex Henery, K, Nebraska

First Team Defense
Da'Quan Bowers, DL, Clemson
Ryan Kerrigan, DL, Purdue
Nick Fairley, DL, Auburn
Stephen Paea, DL, Oregon State
Luke Kuechly, LB, Boston College
Greg Jones, LB, Michigan State
Von Miller, LB, Texas A&M
Patrick Peterson, DB, LSU
Prince Amukamara, DB, Nebraska
Tejay Johnson, DB, TCU
Quinton Carter, DB, Oklahoma
Chas Henry, P, Florida

Second Team Offense
Andrew Luck, QB, Stanford
Jordan Todman, RB, UConn
Mikel Leshoure, RB, Illinois
Lee Ziemba, OL, Penn State
Derek Sherrod, OL, Mississippi State
Stefan Wisniewski, OL, Penn State
Justin Boren, OL, Ohio State
Jake Kirkpatrick, C, TCU
Lance Kendricks, TE, Wisconsin
Alshon Jeffery, WR, South Carolina
Julio Jones, WR, Alabama
Damaris Johnson, AP, Tulsa
Dan Bailey, K, Oklahoma State

Second Team Defense
J.J. Watt, DL, Wisconsin
Drake Nevis, DL, LSU
Jeremy Beal, DL, Oklahoma
Jared Crick, DL, Nebraska
Justin Houston, LB, Georgia
Tank Carder, LB, TCU
Lavonte David, LB, Nebraska
Cliff Harris, DB, Oregon
Jayron Hosley, DB, Virginia Tech
Mark Barron, DB, Alabama
Ahmad Black, DB, Florida
Drew Butler, P, Georgia

Third Team Offense
Kellen Moore, QB, Boise State
Vai Taua, RB, Nevada
John Clay, RB, Wisconsin
Anthony Castonzo, OL, Boston College
Nate Potter, OL, Boise State
Barrett Jones, OL, Alabama
Caleb Schlauderaff, OL, Utah
Ryan Pugh, C, Auburn
D.J. Williams, TE, Arkansas
Greg Salas, WR, Hawaii
Titus Young, WR, Boise State
Denard Robinson, AP, Michigan
Danny Hrapmann, K, Southern Mississippi

Third Team Defense
Adrian Clayborn, DL, Iowa
Sam Acho, DL, Texas
Billy Winn, DL, Boise State
Marcell Dareus, DL, Alabama
Mason Foster, LB, Washington
Nate Irving, LB, North Carolina State
Akeem Ayers, LB, UCLA
Reggie Rembert, DB, Air Force
Stephon Gilmore, DB, South Carolina
Rahim Moore, DB, UCLA
Eric Hagg, DB, Nebraska
Kyle Martens, P, Rice