Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Rutgers' Rice picks up two more All-American honors

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (December 12, 2007) – Rutgers junior RB Ray Rice (New Rochelle, N.Y.) has been named a Second Team All-American by the Associate Press and for the second straight season. It is the third and fourth All-American selection for the Scarlet Knight this season.

Rice was also named a Second Team All-American by the Walter Camp Football Foundation and The Sporting News.

Rice, a finalist for the Doak Walker Award which recognizes the top running back in the nation, became the first Scarlet Knight in 138 years of football to rush for three consecutive 1,000 yard seasons, including back-to-back 1,700 yard campaigns. He was also the first to rush for 20 touchdown seasons in consecutive seasons. For his career, Rice set the yardage mark in school history with 4,646 yards on the ground and has 24 100-yard games in 37 contests.

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