Zach Miller Named Second-Team All-American by The Sporting News

Dec. 8, 2004

Tempe, Ariz. -- Arizona State University football player Zach Miller has been selected to The Sporting News 2004 All-American second-team, announced by the publication. This is Miller's second All-American honor as a tight end by The Sporting News as he earned first-team Freshman All-American acclaim as well. Miller is one of four true freshmen to garner first or second-team TSN All-American honors this year.


Miller, who was selected as the Pacific-10 Conference Freshman of the Year and a first-team All-America honoree from Rivals.com, has already set both of ASU's freshman receiving records as he took possession of the receiving yards record with 524 yards, surpassing the 423 yards College Football Hall of Famer John Jefferson had in 1974. He already owns ASU's record for receptions by a rookie with 51 and has moved into second on the ASU top 10 list for catches by a tight end in a single season. All-American Todd Heap set all of ASU's single-season records for receiving by a tight end with 55 catches for 832 yards in 1999. Miller ranks seventh in the Pac-10 in receiving and is the second-leading receiver among tight ends.

The following is the complete list of the first and second teams:
2004 TSN All-American Teams
FIRST TEAM
Offense

(Pos., Name, Team, Ht., Wt., Class)

WR, Taylor Stubblefield, Purdue, 6-1, 182, Sr.

WR, Braylon Edwards, Michigan, 6-3, 206, Sr.

TE, Heath Miller, Virginia, 6-5, 255, Jr.

T, Alex Barron, Florida State, 6-6, 308, Sr.

T, Jammal Brown, Oklahoma, 6-6, 313, Sr.

G, Sam Mayes, Oklahoma State, 6-3, 330, Sr.

G, Elton Brown, Virginia, 6-6, 338, Sr.

C, Ben Wilkerson, LSU, 6-4, 300, Sr.

QB, Alex Smith, Utah, 6-4, 212, Jr.

RB, J.J. Arrington, California, 5-11, 210, Sr.

RB, Adrian Peterson, Oklahoma, 6-2, 210, Fr.

Defense

E, Ryan Riddle, California, 6-3, 250, Sr.

E, Mathias Kiwanuka, Boston College, 6-8, 249, Jr.

T, Mike Patterson, USC, 6-0, 290, Sr.

T, Jesse Mahelona, Tennessee, 6-2, 300, Jr.

LB, Derrick Johnson, Texas, 6-4, 235, Sr.

LB, A.J. Hawk, Ohio State, 6-1, 238, Jr.

LB, Ahmad Brooks, Virginia, 6-4, 249, So.

CB, Corey Webster, LSU, 6-0, 197, Sr.

CB, Marlin Jackson, Michigan, 6-1, 199, Sr.

SS, Thomas Davis, Georgia, 6-1, 220, Jr.

FS, Antrel Rolle, Miami, 6-1, 202, Sr.

Specialists

K, Mike Nugent, Ohio State, 5-10, 180, Sr.

P, Matt Payne, BYU, 6-4, 234, Sr.

KR, Devin Hester, Miami, 5-11, 185, So.

PR, Reggie Bush, USC, 6-0, 200, So.
SECOND TEAM
Offense

(Pos., Name, Team, Ht., Wt., Class)

WR, Mark Clayton, Oklahoma, 5-11, 187, Sr.

WR, Steve Savoy, Utah, 5-11, 191, So.

TE, Zach Miller, Arizona State, 6-4, 245, Fr.

T, Rob Petitti, Pittsburgh, 6-6, 335, Sr.

T, Marcus McNeill, Auburn, 6-9, 340, Jr.

G, David Baas, Michigan, 6-5, 307, Sr.

G, Dan Buenning, Wisconsin, 6-4, 313, Sr.

C, Vince Carter, Oklahoma, 6-3, 289, Sr.

QB, Matt Leinart, USC, 6-5, 225, Jr.

RB, Cedric Benson, Texas, 6-0, 225, Sr.

RB, Carnell Williams, Auburn, 5-11, 204, Sr.

Defense

E, David Pollack, Georgia, 6-3, 276, Sr.

E, Matt Roth, Iowa, 6-4, 270, Sr.

T, Rodrique Wright, Texas, 6-5, 305, Jr.

T, Shaun Cody, USC, 6-4, 295, Sr.

LB, Lance Mitchell, Oklahoma, 6-3, 244, Sr.

LB, Michael Boley, Southern Miss, 6-3, 228, Sr.

LB, Kirk Morrison, San Diego State, 6-2, 240, Sr.

CB, Ko Simpson, South Carolina, 6-2, 180, Fr.

CB, Domonique Foxworth, Maryland, 5-11, 178, Sr.

SS, Jamaal Brimmer, UNLV, 6-1, 215, Sr.

FS, Junior Rosegreen, Auburn, 6-0, 196, Sr.

Specialists

K, Tyler Jones, Boise State, 6-1, 198, Sr.

P, Brandon Fields, Michigan State, 6-6, 234, So.

KR, Ashlan Davis, Tulsa, 5-8, 177, Jr.

PR, Ted Ginn, Ohio State, 6-0, 170, Fr.
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