College Football celebrates 150 years this season. CBSSports has therefore attempted to name an All-Time All-America team and several former players from Georgia have been mentioned. Herschel Walker, one of the Bulldogs' players, was selected for the first team, winning one of two half places. The first real rookie to be named All-American, Walker's 5,259-yard career is still the most successful in three seasons.
Walker was a unique generation who seemed to be able to play professionally in first year. Walker is the only player to be in the Heisman Top Three three years in a row.
cornerback Bailey Field was a second team selection. In three years in Georgia, Bailey played 33 games, making 24 starts and 147 tackles, two fumble recoveries, a forced fumble, eight interceptions and 27 breakouts. He won the Bronko Nagurski Trophy as the country's top defensive player as a junior, having made 52 tackles, four defeat tackles, three interceptions and seven assists on defense, making 47 catches for 744 yards and five touchdowns. wide receivers, 84 run 16 yards on the ground and make 12 punt returns for 261 yards and four direct kick returns for 49 yards. In the Peach Bowl, facing Virginia, he had three passes for 73 yards and one touchdown, three for 9 yards, five punt returns for 104 yards, a 12-yard punt and two assists. tackles and breaks in one pass.
Georgia had a pair of honorable mentions on the list also in defense. David Pollack and kicker Kevin Butler. Pollack played for the Bulldogs from 2001 to 2004 and was recognized as a selection of the first team of the Southeast Conference and a first team of the United States in 2002, 2003 and 2004, the first and third being the consensual honors of the first team. He joined Walker as one of two All-American All-American's first three-triples team.
After the 2004 season, Pollack was named SEC 's year – round player, SEC' s defensive player of the year, won the Chuck Bednarik Award (best defensive player in college football), the Lombardi Award (best line player or linebacker of university football), Lott Trophée (Defensive Player of the Year IMPACT. IMPACT is an acronym for Integrity, Maturity, Performance, Academic, Community and Tenacity), and Ted Hendricks Award (best defensive goal of college football), which he also won in 2003.
Pollack holds the career record for bags at Georgia with 36, the sixth at college football since the NCAA recognized the statistic in 2000. Known for his ruthless drive, Pollack made one of the most memorable defense games of the university football during the 2002 season he beat a pass from the South Carolina quarterback Corey Jenkins in the end zone and managed to catch the ball before it hit the ground, resulting in a 0-meter interception return for a touchdown.
Butler, All-American twice in 1983 and 1984, was waiting for him upon his arrival at the UGA in 1981. Replacing one of the best goalkeepers in the history of the United States. School, Rex Robinson, would not be easy, but he did. pretty good. In addition to winning the All-American honors, he was named All-SEC three times and scored 11 field goals over his career, exceeding 50 yards. Three of those went for 55 yards or more, including a winner against Clemson in 1984 against Clemson who set an NCAA record. He was the SEC's all-time leading scorer when he left UGA and spent 14 years there.
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