Utah State's Kyler Fackrell Named Sophomore All-American by College Football News
Dec. 13, 2013
LOGAN, Utah - Utah State's Kyler Fackrell has been named a sophomore honorable mention All-American by College Football News it was announced Friday.
Fackrell, a 6-5, 245-pound sophomore linebacker from Mesa, Ariz. (Mesa HS), also earned second-team all-Mountain West honors this year as he ranks 33rd in the conference in tackles (6.0 pg).
On the season, Fackrell ranks first on the team with 5.0 sacks, tied for first with two forced fumbles and second with his 12.0 tackles for loss, while ranking fourth on the team with his 78 tackles. He has also recorded three quarterback hurries, recovered one fumble, intercepted one pass and registered one pass breakup this year, not to mention two double-digit tackle outings.
Utah State (8-5, 7-1 MW) will conclude its 2013 season in the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl against No. 24 Northern Illinois (12-1, 8-0) on Thursday, Dec. 26 at 7:30 p.m. (MT). The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. USU is 1-0 all-time against the Huskies.
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