Utah's Devin Lloyd named first-team AP All-American

Devin Lloyd
Posted at 4:04 PM, Dec 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-13 18:04:26-05

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah linebacker Devin Lloyd's incredible season continued Monday when he was named a first-team Associated Press All-American.

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Lloyd is the first Utes linebacker to make the AP first team, and is the ninth first-team All-American in program history.

It has been a remarkable season for Lloyd whose eight sacks leads all Pac-12 linebackers. During the 2021 regular season, Lloyd had at least one tackle for loss in 10 of Utah's 13 games to go with his four interceptions.

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Last week, Lloyd was named the Pac-12s defensive player of the year, in addition to earning first-team All-American honors from CBS Sports, ESPN and the Football Writers Association of America.