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ASU Football: Will Sutton Named to AFCA All-American Team

The honors keep on coming for the junior defensive tackle

Matt Kartozian-US PRESSWIRE

He was already a Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week.

He was already a Sports Illustrated Midseason All-American.

He was already a first-team All-Pac-12 selection.

He also took home the Pac-12 Pat Tillman Defensive Player of the Year award.

But there's always room for more honors for Will Sutton.

Today, he was named to the American Football Coaches Association's FBS Coaches' All-America Team, becoming the 11th Sun Devil in history to be so honored, and the first since Terrell Suggs in 2002.

Playing from his spot at defensive tackle, Sutton tallied 10.5 sacks, made 58 tackles, 20 of those for loss (the highest total by a Sun Devils since Suggs' insane 31.5 in 2002), batted down five passes and forced three fumbles.

Those totals are all the more impressive when you factor in that he missed close to two full games with a knee injury suffered against Oregon. His combination of speed, quickness and strength from his 267-pound frame has made him a match-up nightmare, and his presence in the lineup made all the difference in the world for the Sun Devils.

As you can see below, Sutton joins a short list of all-time Sun Devil greats to be AFCA All-Americans.

ASU's AFCA All-Americans

Will Sutton, DT, 2012
Terrell Suggs, DE, 2002
Juan Roque, LT, 1996
Randall McDaniel, OG, 1987
David Fulcher, S, 1985
Mike Richardson, S, 1982
Al Harris, DE, 1978
John Jefferson, WR, 1977
Mike Haynes, CB, 1975
Bob Breunig, LB, 1974
Woody Green, RB, 1973