Thursday Jan. 8, 2009
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. – University of Georgia flanker A.J. Green was named to the 2008 AON Insurance Football Writers Association of America Freshman All-America Team, according to an announcement made by the FWAA on Thursday.
Green, a native of Summerville, S.C., led the Bulldogs with 963 receiving yards and eight touchdowns on 56 receptions, a UGA freshman record. The 963 receiving yards ranked as the third-best single-season total in school history. Green also made four rushing attempts for 61 yards.
The Freshman All-America honor by the FWAA and AON Insurance adds to an already impressive list of accomplishments for Green. He was also selected first-team All-Freshman by CollegeFootballNews.com and Phil Steele, All-Freshman by Sporting News, named Freshman of the Year by the Southeastern Conference Coaches, named first-team All-SEC by the Associated Press and Phil Steele, selected second-team All-SEC by the SEC Coaches and earned the team's Newcomer of the Year Award on offense.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.