Lindy's Names Derting Preseason All-American
June 1, 2004
PULLMAN, Wash. --- Washington State linebacker Will Derting was named to Lindy's preseason All-America second team Tuesday.
Derting racked up 86 tackles in 2003, including 12 behind the line of scrimmage with 7.5 sacks. The Okanogan, Wash., native earned first team All-Pac-10 honors and was twice named the conference's player of the week following performances against Notre Dame and Oregon State.
Lindy's All-America list, which will be featured in the publication's college football annual, included just one other Pac-10 defensive player, USC's Shaun Cody.
LINDY'S PRESEASON ALL-AMERICA FIRST TEAM DEFENSE
DE David Pollack (6-3, 276, Sr.) Georgia
DT Anntaj Hawthorne (6-3, 312, Sr.) Wisconsin
DT Dusty Dvoracek (6-3, 287, Sr.) Oklahoma
DE Marcus Spears (6-4, 297, Sr.) Louisiana State
LB Derrick Johnson (6-4, 230, Sr.) Texas
LB A.J. Hawk (6-2, 230, Jr.) Ohio State
LB Odell Thurman (6-1, 230, Jr.) Georgia
CB Antrel Rolle (6-1, 202, Sr.) Miami, Fla.
CB Corey Webster (6-0, 201, Sr.) Louisiana State
S Josh Bullocks (6-2, 205, Jr.) Nebraska
S Jim Leonhard (5-8, 183, Sr.) Wisconsin
P Tom Malone (6-0, 190, Jr.) USC
LINDY'S PRESEASON ALL-AMERICA SECOND TEAM DEFENSE
DL Matt Roth (6-4, 260, Sr.) Iowa
DL Mathias Kiwanuka (6-8, 250, Jr.) Boston College
DL Shaun Cody (6-4, 285, Sr.) USC
DL Rodrique Wright (6-5, 315, Jr.) Texas
LB Michael Boley (6-3, 228, Sr.) Southern Mississippi
LB Will Derting (6-0, 237, Jr.) Washington State
LB Leroy Hill (6-1, 220, Sr.) Clemson
CB Marlin Jackson (6-1, 199, Sr.) Michigan
CB Darrent Williams (5-9, 170, Oklahoma State
S Thomas Davis (6-1, 220, Jr.) Georgia
S Donte Nicholson (6-2, 210, Sr.) Oklahoma
P Dustin Colquitt (6-2, 196, Sr.) Tennessee