Ronnie Hillman on frosh All-America team

January, 10, 2011
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San Diego State running back Ronnie Hillman and six other players from non-AQ schools made the Football Writers Association of America Freshman All-America team Monday.

Hillman set the school record for rushing yards by a freshman with 1,532, breaking the mark of 1,429 yards Marshall Faulk set in 1991. In addition, Hillman also won Mountain West Freshman of the Year honors.

The other non-AQ players honored on the Freshman All-America team:

TCU WR Josh Boyce -- 34 catches, 646 yards, 6 touchdowns

Kent State DT Roosevelt Nix -- 10 sacks, 20 tackles for loss, 8 QB hurries, 43 tackles, 4 forced fumbles, MAC Defensive Player of the Year

San Jose State LB Keith Smith -- 116 tackles, 14 tackles for loss, WAC Freshman of the Year

Tulsa S Marco Nelson -- 86 tackles, 6 interceptions, Conference USA first-team

Memphis P Tom Hornsey -- 42.7 yards per punt

Western Kentucky KR Willie McNeal -- 968 yards in kickoff returns for 22-yard average, 1 TD

You can see the rest of the Freshman All-America team here.

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