Athlon Sports Names Goodson and Linderbaum Preseason All-American

IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa junior running back Tyler Goodson and junior center Tyler Linderbaum have been named to the Athlon Sports preseason All-American teams.

Linderbaum was named a first team selection, and Goodson was named a fourth team selection. Linderbaum was a third team selection last year.

Linderbaum (6-foot-3, 289-pounds) was a finalist for the Rimington Trophy a year ago and earned first-team All-America honors from The Athletic and Pro Football Focus. He was named second-team All-America by the Associated Press, Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), Phil Steele and the Walter Camp Foundation. He was a first-team All-Big Ten selection by league media.

Goodson (5-10, 200) earned first-team All-Big Ten honors from coaches and media in 2020 after leading Iowa’s rushing attack with 143 carries for 762 yards and seven touchdowns. Goodson in 2019 became the first freshman ever to lead Iowa in rushing. He rushed 134 times for 638 yards and five touchdowns, while recording 24 receptions for 166 yards in his first college season.

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