Add ESPN All-America To Kikaha, Thompson Résumés
Another day, another set of honors for Husky football players.
Friday, ESPN announced its All-America football teams and both senior Hau'oli Kikaha and junior Shaq Thompson were named.
With several of the traditional, long-standing All-America teams yet to be announced (Associated Press, Football Writers, Football Coaches, The Sporting News), Kikaha has already been named to the first team by ESPN, CBS Sports, Walter Camp, scout.com and SB Nation. Thompson has received first-team honors from ESPN, CBS Sports, scout.com and SB Nation. Additionally, the USA Today All-America first team included Danny Shelton, who was also on scout.com's top tier.
Also Friday, freshman safety Budda Baker was named to scout.com's freshman All-America first team.
The Huskies will resume practice Saturday and will hold six practices over the next eight days before taking a break for the holidays. After Christmas, the team will return to the practice field in Scottsdale, Ariz., in preparation for the TicketCity Cactus Bowl vs. Oklahoma State on Jan. 2.
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