Football player named Freshman All-American by Yahoo! Sports

December 22, 2011 | News, UToday
By Paul Helgren


Toledo redshirt freshman Greg Mancz has been named to the first-team Freshman All-America team by Yahoo! Sports.

He is the only player from the Mid-American Conference to make Yahoo’s Freshman All-America team.

In addition, he was named third-team Freshman All-America by Phil Steele Publications.

Mancz, who played right guard this season, was a key part of a Rocket offense that ranks ninth in the nation and first in the MAC in scoring offense (42.3), and eighth in the country and first in the MAC in total offense (493.2). Toledo’s offensive line also is tied for eighth in the nation and second in the MAC in fewest sacks allowed (9).

The Cincinnati native and the Rockets will play Air Force in the Military Bowl Wednesday, Dec. 28, at 4:30 p.m. in Washington, D.C.

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