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Two Rebels were named 2016 Associated Press All Americans Monday, with tight end Evan Engram earning first team honors and kicker Gary Wunderlich garnering third team accolades.
Engram’s 2016 season was as spectacular as his career as a Rebel. The Associated Press recognition marks the fourth first-team All-American honors for Engram this season. He leaves his mark on the record books at Ole Miss, having set or tied records for tight ends at all of the following:
In addition to the Associated Press honors, Engram has also received the following awards and honors this season:
Wunderlich had a phenomenal season in 2016, hitting 22 of his 23 field goal attempts for the Rebels. His only miss came on a 55-yarder. He was recently named second-team All-SEC by the league’s coaches.
The junior from Memphis, Tennessee leads the nation with a 95.7 field-goal percentage, and finished fifth in the nation with 1.83 field goals per game. He ranked 27th in the country with 8.9 points responsible for per game.
For the complete list of the 2016 Associated Press All-America team, please click here.
(Feature image credit: Dan Anderson, The Rebel Walk)
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. Evelyn has covered Rebel sports for numerous outlets. In addition to working for The Rebel Walk, Evelyn is a sports writer for a newspaper in Texas.