TUCSON, Ariz. – Seven members of the University of Arizona football team earned spots on Athlon’s 2014 Preseason All-Pac-12 Teams, it was released on Tuesday. The Wildcats open the 2014 season on Fri., Aug. 29 with a match-up against UNLV at 7:30 p.m. on ESPN.
Redshirt senior offensive lineman Mickey Baucus and redshirt senior receiver Austin Hill were named first-team and second-team offense, respectively. Baucus has 38-straight career starts at left tackle.
Hill returns for 2014 after missing the 2013 season with a knee injury. In 2012, he was a Biletnikoff Award Semifinalist, All-Pac-12 Second-Team and Phil Steele Fourth-Team All-America. He ranked No. 2 in the Pac-12 in total receiving yards (1,364) and yards per game (104.9).
Redshirt senior offensive lineman Fabbians Ebbele and junior offensive lineman Cayman Bundage were named fourth-team offense. Ebbele started 12 games at right tackle in 2013 and holds 37 career starts while Bundage started 13 games at left guard and holds 14 career starts.
Redshirt senior Jonathan McKnight, redshirt senior safety Jared Tevis and sophomore linebacker Scooby Wright were named fourth-team defense. McKnight and Tevis combine for 44 career starts and 294 career tackles.
Wright started 12 games at sam linebacker in 2013 and went on to earn Freshman All-America honors from 247sports.com, second-team Freshman All-America accolades by Athlon Sports and was named All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention.
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