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Originally published: 2012-12-20 14:21:10
Last modified: 2012-12-20 14:21:10

Kimbrough earns another All-American award

by Staff Reports

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Appalachian State linebacker Jeremy Kimbrough  added to his lengthy list of accolades on Thursday when he was named a first-team all-American by the Walter Camp Football Foundation.

The honor is the latest in a long line of postseason accolades for the Appalachian State senior. Earlier this week, he placed second in voting for the Buck Buchanan Award, which is given to the nation’s top NCAA Division I FCS defensive player.

He also received first-team all-America recognition from The Sports Network, garnered a second-team nod from the Associated Press and was the Southern Conference co-Defensive Player of the Year.

Kimbrough racked up 143 tackles in 2012, good for the third-highest total in the nation and seventh in Appalachian State single-season history.

He also ranked third in the Southern Conference and among the top 100 nationally with 12.5 tackles for loss (1.04 per game) and 11th in the SoCon with 4.5 sacks.

A look at how the former Mountaineers fared in Week 15 of NFL action:

St. Louis receiver Brian Quick scored his second-career touchdown when he hauled in a 4-year pass from Rams’ quarterback Sam Bradford during Sunday’s 36-22 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.

Quick went up high to make the acrobatic touchdown grab over Minnesota Viking defender Josh Robinson and finished the day with two receptions for 12 yards receiving.

San Diego safety Corey Lynch and Carolina Pantehrs receiver Armanti Edwards squared off in San Diego last Sunday.

Edwards’ Panthers got the best of the Lynch’s Chargers, 31-17. Lynch earned his third-straight start at strong safety and finished with six tackles.

Edwards saw the field as a slot receiver but was did not record a catch.

New Orleans running back Travaris Cadet caught a 3-yard pass in the second quarter.