Harold Named to All-Freshman Team

MANHATTAN, Kan. Kansas State defensive end Brandon Harold has been named to the 2008 Sporting News All-Freshman team, the publication has announced.

 

Harold, a native of East St. Louis, Ill., was honored as a freshman All-American last week by College Football News and was one of two Wildcat true freshmen to start this past season. The defensive end totaled 45 tackles, 10.5 for loss, with 3.0 sacks en route to honorable mention all-conference honors this past season for the Wildcats.

 

The 6-6, 265-pounder is currently ranked first nationally among freshmen defensive linemen in tackles for loss, while his 3.0 sacks rank second in the Big 12 Conference among freshmen defensive linemen. His 10.5 tackles for loss also rank 13th overall in the Big 12 and second among all freshmen in the league.

 

His 45 total tackles in 2008 also rank first in the Big 12 among freshmen defensive linemen, fifth among all freshmen defenders and eighth among all defensive linemen in the league.

 

SPORTING NEWS 2008 ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM

OFFENSE

QB Robert Griffin, Baylor

RB Jacquizz Rodgers, Oregon State

RB Victor Anderson, Louisville

WR A.J. Green, Georgia

WR Julio Jones, Alabama

TE Kyle Rudolph, Notre Dame

T Elvis Fisher, Missouri

G Moe Petrus, Connecticut

C Michael Brewster, Ohio State

G Joel Foreman, Michigan State

T Andrew Datko, Florida State

K Philip Welch, Wisconsin

KR Damaris Johnson, Tulsa

DEFENSE

DE Brandon Harold, Kansas State

DT Billy Winn, Boise State

DT Lawrence Guy, Arizona State

DE Tom Keiser, Stanford

LB Travis Lewis, Oklahoma

LB Mychal Sisson, Colorado State

LB Jerry Franklin, Arkansas

CB Janoris Jenkins, Florida

CB Jordan Mabin, Northwestern

S Sean Baker, Ball State

S Earl Thomas, Texas

P Bryan Anger, California

PR T.Y. Hilton, Florida International

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