Benedict Named Second-Team All-American
Tuesday, December 12, 2006 | by Junior offensive lineman earns four postseason accolade.

NEWBERRY, S.C. - Newberry College offensive lineman Heath Benedict has been named a second-team All-American by Daktronics, Inc., on Tuesday afternoon.

Benedict, a junior from Greer, S.C., was a major reason for the Indians running attack during the 2006 season.  He graded out at 90 percent for the season and had over 100 knockdown blocks.

This is the fourth postseason honor that Benedict has earned this season.  On November 13, he was named to the South Atlantic All-Conference First Team and won the Jacobs Blocking Trophy, given annually to the top blocker in the SAC.  On November 29, Benedict was named to the All-Southeast Region First Team by Daktronics.

The All-American Team is sponsored by Daktronics, Inc., an acknowledged world leader in scoring, timing and programmable display systems for virtually every sport at every level of competition.

To view the complete first and second teams, click here