FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (FWAA) The Football Writers Association of America and Scripps announced their fourth annual Freshman All-America team on Tuesday morning during the association's annual awards breakfast.
The team included three players from Michigan and two players each from Southern California, Arizona State and Auburn. There were six unanimous selections, including Heisman Trophy finalist, Oklahoma running back Adrian Peterson.
In addition, UTEP coach Mike Price was named the top first-year coach at his school.
The team and coach are selected by a group of writers led by FWAA second vice-president Mike Griffith of the Knoxville News-Sentinel, a member of the Scripps chain. Both true freshmen and redshirt freshmen were considered for the team and so noted.
For more information about the 2004 FWAA Freshman All-America Team and other FWAA awards, go to www.footballwriters.com.