University of Washington linebacker Shaq Thompson has been honored as a third team selection on the recently released Phil Steele magazine pre-season All-America teams.
The junior out of Sacramento, California earned Pac-12 honorable mention in both his freshman and sophomore seasons with the Dawgs. In 26 games he has 152 total tackles, 2.5 sacks and 4 interceptions.
16 players from the PAC-12 were selected for the four teams released by Steele. Oregon and Stanford represented best with 4 players each. The Ducks had 3 players on the first team including quarterback Marcus Mariota.
(KPUG Newsroom – Doug Lange)