rachelhawks | Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Koroma named ESPN True Freshman All-America

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PROVO, Utah–Freshman center Tejan Koroma was named to the ESPN True Freshman All-America Team Monday.

Koroma is the only player from a non-Power 5 school named to the 22-player list.

Out of Allen, Texas, Koroma dominated on the field, grading out as BYU's top offensive lineman and most consistent game-to-game performer with more than five flat-back blocks per game. He was the only true freshman in the FBS this year to start every game at center while playing the most snaps of any player on the BYU offensive line.

He excelled in his responsibility to call all run and pass blocking schemes as a true freshman while his contributions helped BYU total 248 rushing yards and five rushing TDs in a 41-7 road victory at Texas with Nagurski Award finalist defensive lineman Malcom Brown.

He became a leader of an offensive line that helped the Cougars average 191.1 yards rushing, 272.0 yards passing per game and 36.2 points per game en route to BYU achieving its 10th-straight bowl invitation with 8-4 regular season.

For a complete list of true-freshman All-America honors, visit ESPN.com.

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