Mike Pringle, Blaise Bryant Named to AP's All-American Third Team

Running backs Mike Pringle of Cal State Fullerton and Blaise Bryant of Iowa State were selected to the Associated Press All-American third team Tuesday.

Pringle led the nation in all-purpose running and was second to Indiana running back Anthony Thompson in rushing, averaging 157 yards a game.

Bryant, who led the nation's community college players in rushing at Golden West College last year, finished fourth this season with a 137.8-yard average, behind Thompson, Pringle and Florida's Emmitt Smith.

Thompson and Smith were named to the first team, and Penn State's Blair Thomas and Texas Tech's James Gray were named to the second team.

Colorado offensive guard Joe Garten, formerly of Valencia High School, was named to the first team.

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