Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
2006 Postseason Football Honors
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: February 08, 2007
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2006 Arizona Football Postseason Honors

A number of Arizona players including junior cornerback Antoine Cason (photo outside) earned honors for the Wildcat football team in 2006. The Cats' 6-6 record was an improvement of three games in the win column and helped the program go 4-5 in league play for a tie for fifth place in the Pac-10, its best finish since since the 2000 club earned a share of fifth at 3-5. 

 CB Antoine Cason (Junior) - Jim Thorpe Award semi-finalist; second-team All-America from; first-team All-Pacific-10; second-team All-America; Honorable mention, Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup. 

Tackle Eben Britton
Punter Nick Folk
Receiver Syndric Steptoe
Linebacker Spencer Larsen
Guard Daniel Borg
Defensive End Louis Holmes
Safety Michael Johnson

OT Eben Britton (RS Freshman) - Second-team TSN Freshman All-America; Second-team Freshman All-America by; Second-team Freshman All-America by; TSN Freshman All-Pac-10; honorable mention All-Pac-10




Punter Nick Folk (Senior) - First-team All-Pacific-10; third-team All-America; first-team Pac-10 All-Academic, 2007 Senior Bowl




KR Syndric Steptoe (Senior) - First-team All-Pacific-10; honorable mention All-America from, 2007 Hula Bowl





LB Spencer Larsen (Junior) - Second-team All-Pacific-10; first-team Pac-10 All-Academic; ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District 8




OG Daniel Borg (RS Freshman) - First-team Pac-10 All-Academic





DE Louis Holmes (Junior) - Second-team All-Pacific-10





S Michael Johnson (Senior) - Second-team All-Pacific-10, 2007 East-West Shrine Game






Defensive Coordinator Mark Stoops - National Coordinator of the Week (Oregon).

Honorable Mention All-Pac-10: DT Lionel Dotson (Jr.); NG Yaniv Barnett (Jr.); OT Eben Britton (Fr.); RB Chris Henry (Jr.); WR Mike Thomas (So.)

Honorable Mention Pac-10 All-Academic: OT Peter Graniello (Jr.)

Pac-10 Players of the Week:   Nick Folk PK/P - Sept. 2 and Nov. 20, Special Teams. Antoine Cason CB - Nov. 4 and Nov. 18, Defense; Chris Henry RB - Nov. 20, Offense