Dec. 6, 2012
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- University of Michigan football senior/junior offensive tackle Taylor Lewan (Scottsdale, Ariz./Chaparral) was named Thursday (Dec. 6) to the 2012 Walter Camp All-America first team during the ESPN Home Depot College Football Awards Show at The Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Lewan, also the 2012 Big Ten Rimington-Pace Offensive Lineman of the Year and an All-Big Ten first team choice by the league's coaches and media, becomes the 126th All-American in Michigan football history. A three-year starter, Lewan has made 27 consecutive starts at left tackle. He was part of an offensive line that surrendered a league-best 15 sacks during the 2012 regular season and helped the Wolverines average 385 yards of offense per game.
Lewan also recently was named to the All-America first team by Athlon Sports and All-America second team by CBSSports.com.
The Walter Camp Foundation will host its annual Awards Weekend Jan. 10-12, 2013, in New Haven, Conn.
No. 19 Michigan (8-4, 6-2 Big Ten) will face No. 11 South Carolina (10-2, 6-2 SEC) in the Outback Bowl on Jan. 1 in Tampa, Fla.
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