UMaine’s Mack named AP first team All-American

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UMaine’s Mack named AP first team All-American

Postby Tom Nolette » Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:14 am

UMaine’s Mack named AP first team All-American

University of Maine sophomore running back Josh Mack has been named a first team Associated Press Football Championship Subdivision All-American.

Mack, a finalist for the STATS Walter Payton Award that goes to the FCS Offensive Player of the Year, is the 46th Black Bear to earn All-American honors since 1947 but one of just a handful of first team choices.

Mack, who is planning to transfer to a Football Bowl Subdivision program, was the leading rusher during the FCS regular season with 1,335 yards on 243 carries. His 133.5 yards per game average also led the country and his 161.5 all-purpose yards were third most.

His 1,335 yards were the fourth most in the history of the UMaine football program.

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Re: UMaine’s Mack named AP first team All-American

Postby Tom Nolette » Thu Dec 14, 2017 4:13 am

Mack earns rare AP FCS first team All-American honor

ORONO - Though his days in Orono may be limited, Josh Mack picked up one of the highest honor any Maine Black Bears has accumulated in their time on-campus.

The Black Bears sophomore running back was named an Associated Press' first team All-American for the FCS, becoming one of just a handful of Black Bears to ever receive such an honor. He is the 46th Maine football player to earn All-American status from the outlet.

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