ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The post-season accolades continued today for Jourdan Lewis, who was named First-Team All-American by USA Today.
Lewis, who was named All-Big Ten First Team (coaches, media) last week, is the first Wolverine defensive back named first team All-American since Leon Hall in 2006. His former teammate, Taylor Lewan, was the last U-M player named in 2013.
A former U.S. Army High School All-American, Lewis led U-M with school record 21 pass break up this season, to go along with his two interceptions, one which resulted in a touchdown. He also has 49 tackles this season in 12 starts.
His 31 career PBU’s is fourth in school history, with leading the way with 43.
Only a junior, Lewis still has not announced whether he will declare for the NFL Draft or stay for his senior season.
No.14 Michigan (9-3, 6-2 Big Ten) next plays No.19 Florida (10-3) in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl on New Years Day in Orlando, Fla. at 1 p.m.