PISCATAWAY, N.J. (Dec. 12, 2012) – Rutgers junior cornerback Logan Ryan (Berlin, N.J.) has been named to Pro Football Weekly’s 2012 All-America First Team, it was announced by the publication on Wednesday. A two-year starter at cornerback, he currently ranks second on the team with 87 tackles. A Jim Thorpe Award semifinalist, Ryan is the only player in the nation with at least 85 tackles, four interceptions and 18 passes defended.
Ryan currently ranks first in the conference and tied for eighth nationally in passes defended, averaging 1.50 per game. He also earned All-BIG EAST First Team recognition, as well as all-conference honors from ESPN.com and CBSSports.com.
Pro Football Weekly’s 2012 All-America Team was chosen by draft analyst Nolan Nawrocki. PFW’s All-America squad annually honors college football’s most talented players and is determined based on extensive evaluation and considerable feedback from National Football League evaluators. For more information, visit www.ProFootballWeekly.com.
2012 Honors for Ryan:
Pro Football Weekly All-America (First Team)
All-BIG EAST (First Team)
Jim Thorpe Award Semifinalist
ESPN.com All-BIG EAST
CBSSports.com All-BIG EAST
Rutgers’ Pro Football Weekly All-Americans (First, Honorable Mention)
Brian Leonard (FB), 2004 – First Team
Brian Leonard (FB), 2005 – First Team
Brian Leonard (FB), 2006 – First Team
Anthony Davis (OL), 2009 – Honorable Mention
Devin McCourty (DB), 2009 – Honorable Mention