Saturday, January 10, 2009

My 2008-09 All-Bowl Team: Offense

QB: Mark Sanchez – USC: Sanchez completed 28/35 passes for 413 yards and 4 touchdowns – both career highs – to beat Penn State in the Rose Bowl

QB: Brian Johnson – Utah: Johnson completed 27/41 passes for 336 yards and 3 touchdowns to upset SEC Champs, Alabama

RB: Gartrell Johnson – Colorado St.: Ran 27 times for 285 yards and added 90 yards receiving in a win over Fresno St.

RB: Jahvid Best – Cal: Consistently danced through the Miami defense, rushing 20 times for 186 yards and 2 touchdowns

WR: Hakeem Nicks – UNC: Caught 8 passes, including a miraculous behind-the-back catch, for 217 yards and 3 touchdowns in a losing effort against W. Virginia

WR: Dezmon Briscoe – Kansas: Caught 14 passes for 201 yards and 3 touchdowns in the win over Minnesota

WR: Quan Cosby – Texas: Had 14 receptions for 171 yards and 2 touchdowns, including the game winner to beat Ohio State in an amazing Fiesta Bowl

WR: Golden Tate – Notre Dame: Caught 6 balls for 177 yards and 3 touchdowns in the win over Hawaii

TE: Jermaine Gresham – Oklahoma: Had 8 catches for 62 yards and 2 touchdowns while displaying impressive run blocking to help pave the way for the RB Chris Brown in the loss to Florida

OL: Alex Mack – Cal: Impressed by pulling from his center position and consistently making room for RB Jahvid Best in the win over Miami

OL: Kyle Calloway – Iowa: Showed off his great skills in making way for RB Shonn Green in the Big Ten’s only Bowl victory against S. Carolina

OL: Jeff Byers – USC: Helped give QB Mark Sanchez all day to throw against Penn State

OL: Bobby Lepori – Fresno St.: Helped pave the way for two 100 yard rushers in RB’s Anthony Harding and Lonyae Miller in the loss to Fresno St.

OL: Seth Olsen – Iowa: Looked impressive against S. Carolina

K: Britt Barefoot – Southern Miss.: Went 3 for 3 in field goals, including a 39 yard game winner in overtime to beat Troy

KR: David Jones – Kentucky: Had a 99 yard kick return for a touchdown, giving them the momentum in the 2nd half to beat E. Carolina

All-Purpose: Percy Harvin - Florida: Came back from a severe high ankle sprain to catch 5 passes for 49 yards and run 9 times for 122 yards in playing a key role in helping Florida win the Nat'l Championship over Oklahoma

Tomorrow I will post my Defensive All-Bowl Team

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