Warren McClendon Named FWAA Freshman All-American

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Warren McClendon Named FWAA Freshman All-American

Warren McClendon
Warren McClendon

Redshirt freshman offensive tackle Warren McClendon has been named to the Football Writers Association of American (FWAA) Freshman All-America Team, according to an announcement on Monday.

McClendon, a native of Brunswick, Ga., started the final nine games at right tackle for the Bulldogs (8-2), who finished No. 7 in the final polls.  Georgia highlighted its season with a 24-21 win over No. 8 Cincinnati in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.

McClendon graded out at 81 percent for the year and had 10 “knockdown” blocks.  He allowed only seven hurries and two sacks for a 2020 Georgia team that started three different quarterbacks during the season.

A number of Bulldogs had previously earned other All-America honors:

–            Junior P Jake Camarda: Walter Camp All-America Second Team, Phil Steele All-America Second Team, American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) FBS Coaches’ Second Team, Pro Football Focus (PFF) First Team All-American, FWAA All-America Second Team, AP All-America Third Team

–            Senior OG Ben Cleveland: The Athletic’s All-America Second Team, AP All-America Third Team, Phil Steele All-America Fourth Team

–            Junior N Jordan Davis (Charlotte, N.C.): AFCA FBS Coaches’ Second Team

–            Redshirt sophomore OLB Azeez Ojulari (Marietta, Ga.): Phil Steele All-America Fourth Team

–            Senior ILB Monty Rice (Huntsville, Ala.): The Athletic’s All-America Second Team

–            Junior DB Eric Stokes: CBS Sports/247Sports All-America First Team, Phil Steele All-America Fourth Team

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