BROOKFIELD, Ill. - Newberry College senior return specialist Jason Livingston has been named an honorable mention All-American by Don Hansen's Football Gazette, as announced by the publication this week.
Livingston (Conway, S.C.) was a first team all-Super Region Two honoree by Don Hansen's and DAKTRONICS as a return specialist and second team all-South Atlantic Conference at that position.
He earned the conference's statistical championship for punt return yardage with 12.2 yards per punt return, which ranks in the top 30 nationally. His 244 punt return yards this year are the fifth most in a single season at Newberry. He also had 484 yards of kickoff returns and ranked fourth in the conference in that category. He was also a standout at receiver with 44 catches for 448 yards and a pair of touchdowns, eclipsing the 1,000-yard mark for his career.
Livingston is Newberry's first All-American recipient this season.