UCLA’s Rosen leads 4 Pac-12 players onto freshman All-America team
UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen led four Pac-12 players onto Sporting News’ Freshman All-American team.
Rosen was the Pac-12’s only offensive selection, while USC linebacker Cameron Smith and defensive back Iman Marshall made the team. Utah wide receiver Britain Covey was also honored as the team’s punt returner.
Rosen, a true freshman, started all 12 games for the Bruins and threw for 3,350 yards and 20 touchdowns.
Smith led the Trojans in tackles with 78 and made three interceptions in a single-game against Utah. Marshall started 10 games and also picked off three passes this season.
Covey caught 41 passes for 518 yards and four touchdowns for the Utes. He also returned 21 punts for 246 yards and a touchdown.