Cody Prewitt named AP All-American
The awards keep rolling in for members of the Ole Miss Football team, including Safety Cody Prewitt who was named a first-team All-American by the Associated Press on Tuesday.
Prewitt is a native of Bay Springs, Miss. and has already garnered first-team All-American honors from USA Today; second-team All-American honors from Athlon; and Honorable Mention from SI.com.
He has also been named to the All-SEC first team by the AP, ESPN.com, Sporting News, College Sports Madness, and by the SEC coaches.
According to Ole Miss Athletics, Prewitt has started 11 of 12 games this season at free safety. He leads the SEC with six interceptions, and is tied for fourth in the nation. Additionally, Prewitt leads the team with 70 tackles, 13 passes defended, four tackles-for-loss, and two forced fumbles.
For the complete list of AP First-Team All-Americans, see: http://collegefootball.ap.org/article/ap-all-america-team-list
Evelyn has covered sports for over two decades, beginning her journalism career as a sports writer for a newspaper in Austin, Texas. She attended Texas A&M and majored in English. Evelyn’s love for Ole Miss began when her daughter Katie attended the university on a volleyball scholarship. Prior to founding The Rebel Walk, Evelyn was a sports writer for a newspaper in Texas. She created the Rebel Walk in 2013 and has served as publisher and managing editor since its inception.