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49ers LB Fred Warned Named 2022 First Team All-Pro

Jan 13, 2023, 3:26 PM
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Linebacker Fred Warner #54 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates breaking up a pass on the goal line against the Los Angeles Rams during the second quarter at Levi's Stadium on October 03, 2022 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
(Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Former BYU Cougars and current San Francisco 49ers linebacker Fred Warner received his second career AP All-Pro honor as a member of the 2022 first team defense.

The AP All-Pro first team offense, defense, and special teams honorees were announced on Friday, January 13.

It’s Warner’s second time landing on the All-Pro first team and his first since 2020.

The former BYU star was one of three linebackers named to the first team, joining Roquan Smith of the Baltimore Ravens and Matt Milano of the Buffalo Bills.

During the 2022 regular season, Warner recorded 130 total tackles, 79 solo tackles, two sacks, one forced fumble, one interception, and 10 pass breakups.

In December 2022, the linebacker was named to the Pro Bowl for the second time in his five-year career. Warner was first selected to the Pro Bowl and honored as a first-team All-Pro in 2020.

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He helped the Niners win the NFC West with a 13-4 record. The 49ers will go into the NFL Playoffs as the NFC’s No. 2 seed.

San Francisco opens the postseason at home against the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday, January 14 at 2:30 p.m. (MDT). The game will be televised on FOX.

About Fred Warner

Prior to his time in the NFL, the San Marcos, California native played at BYU from 2014-17.

During his four seasons in Provo, the linebacker recorded 264 total tackles, 158 solo tackles, 6.5 sacks, three forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries, seven interceptions, 13 pass breakups, and two touchdowns.

Warner was selected by the Niners with the No. 70 overall pick during the third round of the 2018 NFL Draft.

During his five seasons in the league, Warner has recorded 634 total tackles, 411 solo tackles, 6.5 sacks, seven forced fumbles, six fumble recoveries, four interceptions, 35 pass breakups, and one touchdown in 81 games played.

During his six career postseason contests, Warner has posted 41 total tackles, 24 solo tackles, one fumble recovery, one interception, and three pass breakups.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and co-host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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