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Wyoming running back Brian Hill named third-team all-American by College Sports Madness

December 10, 2016 GMT

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Wyoming running back Brian Hill was named a third-team all-American on Thursday by College Sports Madness.

Hill, a junior, ran for 1,767 yards and 21 touchdowns this season, both fourth or tied for fourth in the nation. He broke his own school single-season rushing record from a year ago and set or matched Wyoming records in single-season rushing touchdowns, single-season touchdowns (21), career rushing touchdowns (tied with 34), career rushing yards (4,194 yards) and career carries (749).

Hill also earned first-team all-Mountain West honors and was one of 10 semifinalists for the 2016 Doak Walker Award, given to the nation’s top running back.

Wyoming center Chase Roullier also picked up an all-American honor Thursday, being named second-team all-America by USA Today. Wyoming last had an all-American in 2006 (John Wendling, second-team safety, CollegeFootballNews.com).