The All-America accolades pile up for senior linebacker Lavonte David. He was named to the Walter Camp All-America second team. Earlier in the week, David was named a first-team All-American by the AFCA on Monday, and he was selected as a first-team All-American by CBSSports.com for the second straight season on Wednesday.
The Miami FL. native was picked as the winner of the Butkus-Fitzgerald Big Ten Linebacker of the Year award. He is a finalist for the Butkus Award, a semifinalist for the Chuck Bednarik Award and a quarterfinalist for the Lott Trophy.
David leads Nebraska with 122 tackles, 11 TFLs, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and two interceptions. He ranks third in the Big Ten in tackles per game and 18th nationally.
David talks about the upcoming game back in his home state and his thoughts on the departure of Carl Pelini. Lavonte David after practice