Utes DE Bradlee Anae Named ESPN All-American

Dec 16, 2019, 10:37 AM | Updated: 10:37 am
Utah Utes defensive end Bradlee Anae (6) sacks Arizona Wildcats quarterback Grant Gunnell (17) duri...
Utah Utes defensive end Bradlee Anae (6) sacks Arizona Wildcats quarterback Grant Gunnell (17) during the game at Arizona Stadium in Tucson, Arizona on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. (Spenser Heaps, Deseret News)
(Spenser Heaps, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Utah Utes star defensive end Bradlee Anae was named an All-American by ESPN.

ESPN listed just one All-American team and listed Anae as one of the two top defensive ends in the nation, joining Ohio State DE and Heisman Trophy Finalist Chase Young.

Anae keeps racking up the awards. He was named first team All-Pac-12 for the second consecutive season and last week was named a Walter Camp All-American.

He is one of three players from the Pac-12 to be named an ESPN All-American, joining former Desert Hills star and current Oregon offensive lineman Penei Sewell and California linebacker Evan Weaver.

Anae had 12.5 sacks this season and is currently tied for the school record with Hunter Dimick for most career sacks at 29.5.

The entire ESPN All-American includes the following:

QB: Joe Burrow, LSU

RB: Chuba Hubbard, Oklahoma State

RB: Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin

WR: Ja’Marr Chase, LSU

WR: CeeDee Lamb, Oklahoma

TE: Harrison Bryant, Florida Atlantic

T: Penei Sewell, Oregon

G: Wyatt Davis, Ohio State

C: Tyler Biadasz, Wisconsin

G: John Simpson, Clemson

T: Andrew Thomas, Georgia

All-purpose: Lynn Bowden Jr., Kentucky

DE: Chase Young, Ohio State

DT: Derrick Brown, Auburn

DT: James Lynch, Baylor

DE: Bradlee Anae, Utah

LB: Isaiah Simmons, Clemson

LB: Evan Weaver, California

LB: Micah Parsons, Penn State

CB: Jeff Okudah, Ohio State

S: Antoine Winfield Jr., Minnesota

S: Xavier McKinney, Alabama

CB: Derek Stingley Jr., LSU

K: Nick Sciba, Wake Forest

P: Max Duffy, Kentucky

KR: Joshua Youngblood, Kansas State

Utah will face Texas in the Alamo Bowl, which will take place on Tuesday, December 31 at 5:30 p.m. in the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. The game will be broadcast on ESPN.

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