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UW’s Thompson on Phil Steele pre-season All-America team

UW’s Thompson on Phil Steele pre-season All-America team

UCLA running back Paul Perkins, left, runs with Washington linebacker Shaq Thompson (7) in pursuit in the fourth quarter of their NCAA college football game Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, in Pasadena, Calif. UCLA won the game 41-31. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo) Photo: Associated Press

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)

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