Underwood Named All-American By Beyond Sports Network
Colton Underwood
Colton Underwood

Dec. 12, 2013

NORMAL, Ill. - Illinois State defensive end Colton Underwood was named to the Beyond Sports Network All-America team, the organization released Thursday. The 2013 BSN All America Team was chosen by college sports information directors, college coaches, media, and BSN staff.

A finalist for the 2013 Buck Buchanan Award and a Missouri Valley Football Conference First-Team selection, Underwood started all 11 games for the Redbirds and led the team with 12 tackles-for-loss, which ranked seventh in the MVFC.

The Washington, Ill., native also ranked third on the team with 66 total tackles, and added three sacks, five pass breakups, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and a blocked kick. Also a 2012 MVFC First-Team selection, Underwood was joined on the first team this year by his younger brother Connor, who is a defensive end at Indiana State.

Underwood was a First-Team All-America selection by The Walter Camp Football Foundation, The Associated Press and The Sports Network after his junior season in 2012 and was also a College Sporting News Fabulous Fifty FCS All-America Team selection.

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