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Moss Named Preseason All-America

Aug. 13, 2000

Coral Gables, FL – University of Miami senior wide receiver Santana Moss has been named to the Sporting News preseason first-team All-American team announced Sunday.

Miami ranks sixth in the magazine’s preseason top-25 poll also released on Sunday. Nebraska tops the preseason poll followed by Florida State, Alabama, Wisconsin and Kansas State. Texas, Florida, USC and Tennessee round out the top-10. UM opponents Virginia Tech (No. 13) and Washington (No. 16) also cracked the top-25.

The Sporting News, which also ranks specific offensive and defensive units, rates the Hurricanes’ receivers and secondary as the best in the nation. Miami is the only team to rank No. 1 in two categories.

Miami opens the season against McNeese State on August 31 in the Orange Bowl. For ticket information contact the Hurricane Ticket Office at (305) 284-CANES in Dade or 1-800-GO-CANES.

WR Freddie Milons, Alabama
WR Santana Moss, Miami (Fla.)
TE Alge Crumpler, North Carolina
T Jeff Backus, Michigan
T Leonard Davis, Texas
G Steve Hutchinson, Michigan
G Russ Hochstein, Nebraska
C Paul Hogan, Alabama
QB Michael Vick, Virginia Tech
RB LaDainian Tomlinson, TCU
RB LaMont Jordan, Maryland
K Jamie Rheem, Kansas State
E Alex Brown, Florida
E Roland Seymour, Florida State
T Casey Hampton, Texas
OLB Saleem Rasheed, Alabama
ILB Carlos Polk, Nebraska
ILB Jamie Winborn, Vanderbilt
OLB Keith Adams, Clemson
CB Jamar Fletcher, Wisconsin
CB Fred Smoot, Mississippi State
SS Jarrod Cooper, Kansas State
FS Robert Carswell, Clemson
P Nick Harris, California
KR David Allen, Kansas State