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 SI.com; first-team All-Pacific-10; second-team Rivals.com 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 Rivals.com; Second-team Freshman All-America by Scout.com; TSN Freshman All-Pac-10; honorable mention All-Pac-10
Punter Nick Folk (Senior) - First-team All-Pacific-10; third-team Rivals.com 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 SI.com, 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 - Rivals.com 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