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Digest (Dec. 10): Maryland's Tre Watson named All-American; Terps' 2019 Big Ten football opener on Friday night

Digest (Dec. 10): Maryland's Tre Watson named All-American; Terps' 2019 Big Ten football opener on Friday night

Maryland senior linebacker Tre Watson was named second team All-America on Monday by the Football Writers Association of America.

Watson is Maryland’s first All-American since William Likely III garnered first-team recognition by the FWAA and second-team accolades from USA Today as a return specialist in 2015. Before Watson, the last Terps linebacker to receive All-America honors was E.J. Henderson, who was a two-time consensus first-team All-American in 2001 and 2002.

“To be honored as an All-American is extremely humbling and a blessing for me,” Watson said in a release. “It’s a testament to the outstanding players and staff...

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