Otton, Kirkland, McDuffie Earn Phil Steele All-America Recognition
The Phil Steele 2021 Preseason All-America and All-Pac-12 teams were released with several Huskies earning recognition.
The UW trio of tight end Cade Otton, offensive lineman Jaxson Kirkland and defensive back Trent McDuffie were all named to the All-America Team. Otton and Kirkland both earned third-team accolades, while McDuffie was named to the fourth team. All three were also named to Phil Steele's All-Pac-12 First Team where they will be joined by linebacker Edefuan Ulofoshio.
Henry Bainivalu was named to the All-Pac-12 second team as an offensive guard. Defensive lineman Sam Taimani and wide receiver Rome Odunze were both named to the All-Pac-12 Third Team.
Tailback Richard Newton, center Luke Wattenberg and kicker Peyton Henry earned a spot on the fourth team.