Nebraska junior I-back Ameer Abdullah was named a third-team All-American by the Associated Press. Abdullah has rushed for 1,568 yards this season, while rushing for 100 yards or more in 10 of 12 games. His rushing total is the fifth-best in school history and the most rushing yards by a Nebraska player since the 1997 season when Ahman Green rank for 1,877 yards. Abdullah was one of six running backs to earn All-America honors and he was joined on the third team by Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde. Boston College’s Andre Williams and Arizona’s Ka’Deem Carey were the first-team running backs, while Bishop Sankey of Washington and Auburn’s Tre’ Mason were on the second team.
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