Molk Named AA by Football Writers of America

U-M Center David Molk Adds to his Honors by being named First-Team All-America by Football Writers Association of America.

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Fifth-year senior center David Molk (Lemont, Ill./Lemont Township HS) of the University of Michigan football team has been named First-Team All-America by the Football Writers Association of America, announced Saturday (Dec. 10) by the FWAA.

Molk is one of four Big Ten players on the team, joining Wisconsin running back Montee Ball, Illinois defensive end Whitney Mercilus and Penn State defensive tackle Devon Still.

Molk this past Thursday was honored in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., at the College Football Awards Show as the 2011 Rimington Trophy recipient and received First-Team Walter Camp All-America recognition.

Following the Big Ten season, Molk was named First-Team All-Big Ten Conference by the league's coaches and received the inaugural Big Ten Rimington/Pace Offensive Lineman of the Year award.

Molk and the Wolverines (10-2) will face Virginia Tech (11-2) in the 78th annual Allstate Sugar Bowl at 8:30 p.m. EST on Jan. 3, 2012 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, La. The game will be televised on ESPN.

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