The sole Longhorn to earn All-American honors, Shackelford joins Oklahoma State Cowboys RB Justice Hill as the only two Big 12 football players to secure spots on FWAA's 2016 Freshman All-America team.
Shackelford started nine games at center for Texas during his true freshman season, and helped open up the run game for 2016 Doak Walker Award winner D'Onta Foreman.
|2016 FWAA FRESHMAN ALL-AMERICA TEAM|
|QB||Sam Darnold, USC|
|RB||• Justice Hill, Oklahoma State|
|RB||• Benny Snell, Kentucky|
|RB||Mike Weber, Ohio State|
|WR||• Ty Lee, Middle Tennessee|
|WR||• Ahmmon Richards, Miami|
|WR||• Demetris Robertson, California|
|TE||• Isaac Nauta, Georgia|
|OL||Ryan Bates, Penn State|
|OL||• Ben Bredeson, Michigan|
|OL||• Michael Jordan, Ohio State|
|OL||• Zach Shackelford, Texas|
|OL||Thomas Shoaf, BYU|
|OL||• Jawaan Taylor, Florida|
|AP||Donnie Corley, Michigan State|
|DL||• Brian Burns, Florida State|
|DL||Dre'Mont Jones, Ohio State|
|DL||• Dexter Lawrence, Clemson|
|DL||• Ed Oliver, Houston|
|DL||Reggie Walker, Kansas State|
|LB||• Troy Dye, Oregon|
|LB||Leo Lewis, Mississippi State|
|LB||• David Reese, Florida|
|LB||Josiah Tauaefa, UTSA|
|LB||Logan Wilson, Wyoming|
|DB||Jessie Bates, Wake Forest|
|DB||Xavier Crawford, Oregon State|
|DB||• Clifton Duck, Appalachian State|
|DB||Javon Hagan, Ohio|
|DB||• Taylor Rapp, Washington|
|K||Rodrigo Blankenship, Georgia|
|P||• Tom Sheldon, North Carolina|
|PR||• Malik McGue, Army|
|KR||Tony Pollard, Memphis|
|HEAD COACH||COACH, SCHOOL|
|HC||Clay Helton, USC|
|HC||Justin Fuente, Virginia Tech|
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