Terrell Suggs Named To The CBS SportsLine.com All-America Team
Dec. 6, 2002
TEMPE, Ariz. - Arizona State University's Terrell Suggs has been named to the CBS SportsLine.com All-America Team. This is Suggs' fourth honor this week as he was also named to the Football Writers Association and the AFCA Coaches' All-America Teams, as well as being named the nation's top defensive lineman by the Touchdown Club of Columbus.
The honor comes after a superb regular season that saw Suggs set the NCAA record for sacks (22), finish the season with the most tackles for loss in the nation (29.5) and tie for the most forced fumbles (6) in the Pac-10. He was also honored as the Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year and a first-team all Pac-10 selection.
Suggs, a junior from Chandler, Arizona, now holds ASU records for single season sacks, career sacks (42), single-season tackles for loss (29.5), and career tackles for loss (63.5). A finalist for the Ted Hendricks Award, the Rotary Lombardi Award, and the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, Suggs had two games in the 2002 with four or more sacks and has totaled 12 career multi-sack games. In thirteen games this year, he earned a Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Week honor, a Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week honor, and cnnsi.com Midseason All-American acclaim. Suggs has led the Sun Devils in sacks and tackles for loss in each of his three seasons in Tempe.