Dec. 13, 2013
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- University of Michigan football fifth-year senior left tackle Taylor Lewan (Cave Creek, Ariz./Chaparral HS) was named today (Friday, Dec. 13) as an All-America first team choice by the Sporting News. Lewan becomes the first two-time All-America selection at Michigan since Jake Long in 2006-07.
For the second consecutive season, Lewan was selected to the All-Big Ten first team by the league's coaches and media and was named the Big Ten Rimington-Pace Offensive Lineman of the Year. A 2013 Rotary Lombardi semifinalist, Lewan also this week was selected as an All-America second team choice by the Walter Camp Football Foundation.
U-M's offensive captain is a two-time winner of the Hugh R. Rader Memorial Award as the team's top offensive lineman and has opened 47 career games at left tackle, including 40 consecutively.
The Wolverines will face Kansas State in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl on Dec. 28 at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Ariz. For tickets to the bowl game, visit Bowl Central.
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