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Deone second Team All-American honorable mention

Deone second Team All-American honorable mention
PULLMAN, WA - As their bowl game nears, the best player on the Cougars Football team keeps piling up the honors.

Washington State University Senior safety Deone Bucannon has been named a second Team All-American by the Walter Camp Organization, the nation's oldest All-America Team. He was also named a First Team All-American by Athlon Sports Directors.

Bucannon, a semifinalist for the Jim Thorpe Award given to the nation's best defensive back, led the Pac-12 conference with 109 tackles, tied for fourth in the conference with five interceptions and tied for team-highs with three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries.

He enters the Gildan New Mexico Bowl as the NCAA's active leader in career solo tackles, tied for second in career interceptions and fifth in career tackles.
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