Honors Recap

As fall football camp looms, it's a good time to recap West Virginia's preseason football honors. While head coach Rich Rodriguez won't be emphasizing any of this during preseason practice, these selections, probably the most of any WVU team in history, deserve one more look.

2006 Preseason Honors

Team

2nd nationally (Street & Smith's)
3rd nationally (Lindy's)
4th nationally (Blue Ribbon)
5th nationally (Sporting News)
6th nationally (Athlon)
11th nationally (AutumnSpectacle.com)
15th nationally (College FB News)
1st in Big East (League media poll)

Johnny Dingle
2nd team all-Big East (Athlon)

Keilen Dykes
1st team all-Big East (Athlon)
1st team all-Big East (Sporting News)
1st team all-Big East (Blue Ribbon)
1st team all-Big East (College FB News)

Jake Figner
2nd team all-Big East (Sporting News)
2nd team all-Big East (College FB News)

Jay Henry
Playboy Scholar-Athlete
Lott Trophy watch list
2nd team all-Big East (College FB News)
3rd team all-Big East (Athlon)

Antonio Lewis
3rd team all-Big East (Athlon)

Pat Liebig
2nd team all-Big East (Athlon)

Boo McLee
2nd team all-Big East (College FB News)
3rd team All-America (Athlon)
Nagurski Award watch list
Bednarik Award watch list
Top 10 checklist (Sporting News)
1st team all-Big East (Sporting News)
1st team all-Big East (Athlon)
1st team all-Big East (Blue Ribbon)

Dan Mozes
Rimington Trophy nominee
Outland Trophy watch list
1st team All-America (Playboy)
1st team All-America (Sporting News)
1st team All-America (Lindy's)
1st team All-America (Athlon)
1st team All-America (College FB News)
1st team all-Big East (Athlon)
1st team all-Big East (Sporting News)
1st team all-Big East (Blue Ribbon)
Sports Headliner of the Year (Washington Observer-Reporter)

Brandon Myles
1st team all-Big East (Sporting News)
1st team all-Big East (Blue Ribbon)
2nd team all-Big East (Athlon)

Darius Reynaud
1st team all-Big East (College FB News)

Owen Schmitt
Top 10 checklist (Sporting News)
3rd team all-Big East (Athlon)

Jeremy Sheffey
Outland Trophy watch list Top 20 checklist (Sporting News)
1st team all-Big East (Athlon)
1st team all-Big East (Sporting News)
1st team all-Big East (Blue Ribbon)
1st team all-Big East (College FB News)

Steve Slaton
1st team All-America (College FB News)
2nd team All-America (Sporting News)
3rd team All-America (Athlon)
Maxwell Award watch list
1st team all-Big East (Sporting News)
1st team all-Big East (Athlon)
1st team all-Big East (Blue Ribbon)
1st team all-Big East (College FB News)

Ryan Stanchek
2nd team all-Big East (Athlon)
2nd team all-Big East (Sporting News)
1st team all-Big East (College FB News)

Patrick White
Maxwell Award watch list
Honorable mention All-America (College FB News)
Top 10 checklist (Sporting News)
2nd team all-Big East (Athlon)
2nd team all-Big East (Sporting News)
2nd team all-Big East (College FB News)

Eric Wicks
Nagurski Award watch list
Top 10 checklist (Sporting News)
1st team all-Big East (Athlon)
1st team all-Big East (Sporting News)
1st team all-Big East (Blue Ribbon)
1st team all-Big East (College FB News)

Craig Wilson
3rd team all-Big East (Athlon)


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