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Polk Earns Second-Team Freshman All-America
Release: 12/08/2009
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Dec. 8, 2009

Three Huskies Earn Second-Team All-Pac-10
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A couple of Huskies picked up postseason honors as two publications announced their freshman All-America teams and one also announced its All-Pac-10 team.

Chris Polk, the Huskies' tailback from Redlands, Calif., was named a second-team Freshman All-America by College Football News and a third-team All-Freshman selection by Phil Steele's College Football.

Polk became the first freshman in UW history to rush for 1,000 yards, finishing the season with 1,113 yards, seventh-most ever by a Husky.

Phil Steele also announced its 2009 All-Pac-10 team. Washington senior linebacker Donald Butler made the first team while Polk, receiver Jermaine Kearse and kicker Erik Folk earned second-team honors. Finally, quarterback Jake Locker, defensive end Daniel Te'o-Nesheim and linebacker Mason Foster were listed on the third team.

Finally, Ted Miller, who writes the Pac-10 blog for, announced his All-Pac-10 team and had both Butler and Te'o-Nesheim on the first team.

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