Hawkeyes Continue to Gain Honors

Dec. 15, 2010

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Four Iowa football players have gained more post-season honors as the Hawkeyes prepare to play in this year’s Insight Bowl.

Senior defensive end Adrian Clayborn has been named to the prestigious Associated Press third-All-America team. Clayborn and junior defensive back Tyler Sash have also been named to Phil Steele’s third All-America team. Clayborn was earlier named to the first Walter Camp and Football Writers of America All-America teams. He was one of four finalists for this year’s Lombardi Trophy, which went to the Defensive Player of the Year.

Clayborn is a 6-4, 285-pounder from St. Louis, MO., He was a first-team All-Big Ten selection for the second straight season.

Freshmen James Morris and Nolan MacMillan have been named to freshman All-America and All-Big Ten teams. Morris is a 6-2, 215-pound true freshman linebacker from Solon, IA. MacMillan is a 6-6, 286-pound offensive lineman from Toronto, Ontario. MacMillan is a redshirt freshman.

Morris was named to the Collegefootballnews.com first freshman All-America team. He also made Phil Steele’s third All-America Freshman team and the Rivals.com first All-Big Ten freshman team.

MacMillan made Phil Steele’s fourth All-America Freshman team and the honorable mention All-America team as named by Collegefootballnews.com. He, like Morris, made the Rivals.com first All-Big Ten freshman team.

Morris started the final five games at one of the linebacker positions and finished the season with 63 tackles, fourth best on the team. MacMillan started the first six games at right guard before missing five of the final six games due to injury.