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Nate Solder - Consensus All-American

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Jens1893, Dec 14, 2010.

  1. Jens1893

    Jens1893 Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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  2. Darian3Hagan

    Darian3Hagan '89 Player of the Year Club Member

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    So he gets his name in the stadium right? Congrats Nate!
     
  3. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Believe that is true. Pretty big deal and very happy for Mr. Solder.
     
  4. Buffarino

    Buffarino Math - how does it work? Club Member

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    If that's true, how did Dizon not end up on the stadium? I thought he made consensus AA, didn't he?

    EDIT: According to the Great Wikipedia, Dizon was indeed consensus AA

    So does anyone know what the criteria are for going up on the stadium? Crosby made it, but Dizon did not. Will Solder?
     
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  5. Darian3Hagan

    Darian3Hagan '89 Player of the Year Club Member

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    Maybe its unanimous AA?
     
  6. The Guest

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    Great news for Nate! Go Buffs!
     
  7. Buffarino

    Buffarino Math - how does it work? Club Member

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    Could be. Does anyone know for sure? Do they publish the criteria?
     
  8. HotRack

    HotRack Rez BubbleHead Club Member

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    Consensus, unanimous, what's the difference?

    Congratulations Nate! And get his name up on the board!
     
  9. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    What's the difference between unanimous and consensus?

    I would think he'd make it on the wall, but so should Dizon. But what the hell do I know?
     
  10. Darian3Hagan

    Darian3Hagan '89 Player of the Year Club Member

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    Here is the list of AA at CU.

    All-Americans

    The following is a list of Consensus All-Americans as listed in NCAA record books.[3]

    • 2007 - Jordon Dizon, Colorado (Associated Press, Walter Camp, Sporting News, ESPN, College Football News, Rivals.com)
    • 2006 - Mason Crosby, Colorado (Walter Camp Foundation, Pro Football Weekly)
    • 2005 - Mason Crosby, Colorado (Associated Press, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com)
    • 2004 - John Torp, Colorado (ESPN)
    • 2002 - Chris Brown, Colorado (AFCA-Coaches)
    • 2002 - Wayne Lucier, Colorado (TSN)
    • 2002 - Mark Mariscal, Colorado (AP, AFCA-Coaches, Walter Camp, TSN, CNNSI, ESPN)
    • 2001 - Daniel Graham, Colorado (Walter Camp, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA, AP, TSN, PFW, FN)
    • 2001 - Andre Gurode, Colorado (AP, TSN, PFW, CNNSI)
    • 2001 - Roman Hollowell, Colorado (TSN, CNNSI-PR)
    • 1999 - Ben Kelly, Colorado (FN)
    • 1999 - Ben Kelly, Colorado(CNNSI-KR)
    • 1996 - Rae Carruth, Colorado, (TSN)
    • 1996 - Chris Naeole, Colorado (AP, AFCA-Coaches, Walter Camp,FN)
    • 1996 - Matt Russell, Colorado (AP, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, TSN)
    • 1995 - Heath Irwin, Colorado (AP)
    • 1995 - Bryan Stoltenberg, Colorado (UPI, Walter Camp, FN)
    • 1994 - Rashaan Salaam, Colorado (Associated Press, Walter Camp, FWAA-Writers, AFCA-Coaches, Scripps-Howard, Sporting News, Football News)
    • 1994 - Michael Westbrook, Colorado (Walter Camp, AFCA-Coaches, Sporting News)
    • 1994 - Chris Hudson, Colorado (Associated Press, Walter Camp, FWAA-Writers, Scripps-Howard)
    • 1992 - Michael Westbrook, Colorado (NEA)
    • 1992 - Deon Figures, Colorado (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, FWAA, SH, TSN, FN)
    • 1992 - Mitch Berger, Colorado (UPI)
    • 1991 - Jay Leeuwenburg, Colorado (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA, SH, TSN, FN)
    • 1991 - Joel Steed, Colorado (WC)
    • 1990 - Eric Bieniemy, Colorado (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA, SH, TSN, FN)
    • 1990 - Joe Garten, Colorado (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA, SH, TSN, FN)
    • 1990 - Alfred Williams, Colorado (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA, SH, TSN, FN)
    • 1989 - Joe Garten, Colorado (AP, UPI, AFCA, FWAA, TSN)
    • 1989 - Darian Hagen, Colorado (TSN)
    • 1989 - Alfred Williams, Colorado (UPI, AFCA, FWAA, FN)
    • 1989 - Kanavis McGhee, Colorado (WC)
    • 1989 - Tom Rouen, Colorado (AP, UPI, WC, FWAA)
    • 1986 - Barry Helton, Colorado (AP, UPI, TSN)
    • 1979 - Stan Brock, Colorado (TSN)
    • 1979 - Mark Haynes, Colorado (AP)
    • 1978 - Matt Miller, Colorado (UPI)
    • 1976 - Don Hasselbeck, Colorado (TSN)
    • 1975 - Mark Koncar, Colorado (AP)
    • 1975 - Dave Logan, Colorado (TSN)
    • 1975 - Pete Brock, Colorado (TSN, NEA, Time)
    • 1975 - Troy Archer, Colorado (Time)
    • 1973 - J.V. Cain, Colorado (TSN, Time)
    • 1973 - Bo Matthews, Colorado (Time)
    • 1972 - Bud Magrum, Colorado (FWAA)
    • 1972 - Cullen Bryant, Colorado (UPI, NEA, AFCA, TSN, Time)
    • 1971 - Cliff Branch, Colorado (FN)
    • 1971 - Herb Orvis, Colorado (WC, AFCA, TSN)
    • 1970 - Don Popplewell, Colorado (AP, UPI, NEA, FWAA, WC, CP, FN)
    • 1970 - Pat Murphy, Colorado (WC)
    • 1969 - Bob Anderson, Colorado (AP, UPI, NEA, TSN)
    • 1968 - Mike Montler, Colorado (AP, AFCA)
    • 1967 - Dick Anderson, Colorado (AP, NEA)
    • 1961 - Gary Hillebrand, Colorado (FWAA)
    • 1961 - Joe Romig, Colorado, (WC, TSN, FWAA)
    • 1960 - Joe Romig, Colorado, (WC)
    • 1956 - John Bayuk, Colorado (INS-2; CP-3)
    • 1954 - Frank Bernardi, Colorado (AP-2)
    • 1953 - Gary Knafele, Colorado (AP-3)
    • 1943 - Hall, Colorado (AP-2)
     
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    Thanks for the list, D3H. Now I think I remember the criteria.

    I think it's you have to be named an AA and also win an end-of-season national award of some type.

    Of course, looking at it again, maybe it's named AA by all the sources that name an AA team.

    Well, maybe I narrowed it down through my super-nuke deductive reasoning!
     
  12. Darian3Hagan

    Darian3Hagan '89 Player of the Year Club Member

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    There are only 6 Unanimous selections.
     
  13. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    I thought it was 2x all-american or 3x all-conference (or post season award) to get your name on the stadium
     
  14. GoldenBuff

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    Not so fast there super-nuke. Crosby never won an award and he's up there. I think Solder will make his way up there and if there's any justice in the world the Dizon will too. I guess we'll just have to wait and see.
     
  15. GoldenBuff

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    http://www.cubuffs.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_LANG=C&DB_OEM_ID=600&ATCLID=861021&SPID=255&SPSID=3843

    Never mind then...
     
  16. Darian3Hagan

    Darian3Hagan '89 Player of the Year Club Member

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    Congrats anyway Nate!
     
  17. Unleash Hell

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    We have only had 6 Unanimous All-Americans, and 4 of them were on one team!

    Eric Bieniemy
    Joe Garten
    Alfred Williams
    Jay Leeuwenburg
    Rashaan Salaam
    Daniel Graham
     
  18. BehindEnemyLines

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    congrats big Nate!
     
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    Congrats nate. One more feather in CU's all time cap. Time to add some more!
     
  20. BinaryBuff

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    Congrats Nate!!
     
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    http://www.freep.com/article/20101214/SPORTS01/101213049/

    A Detroit Free Press article that talks about who the Lions might snag listed Solder as one of the potentials...

    now, while this is bad news he might end up on my loser-ific Lions, it's great to see Buffs get talked about so highly when talking about next April's draft.
     
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    The Lions need all of the help they can get. Stafford keeps getting destroyed and they need to build up their line. If he becomes their top choice, then hopefully he becomes a franchise LT. Even if its the Lions it's great to have Buffs playing in the NFL. With Dizon on the team as well that'd make 2 Buffs.

    The only crappy thing about going to the Lions is that they have the worst management in the whole league.

    There are a lot of skill guys coming out in this draft. I could see why Nate would fall to #14 or so. Depending on his combine #s I think he goes top 10. Gotta work on that bench; Pitt never emphasized it.
     
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    Congrats Nate! On the name being in the stadium, do you have to get a degree first? Did Dizon graduate or not? Either way, Solder deserves the honor. Concensus AA and he was a finalist for the academic Hiesman. The definition of a student athlete and he should be honored appropriately.
     
  24. Buffnik

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    Great and well deserved honor for Nate. What an awesome Buff!
     
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    A friend in the AD confirmed for me that Solder's name will indeed be going up in Folsom. Your name goes up if you win a conference or national award and Nate won the Big XII Lineman of the Year.
     
  27. UrbanaBuff

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    Consensus, I believe, means that you were named an All-American by at least three major publications.

    Unanimous means that EVERY major publication named you an All-American. This is much harder to achieve, and as such, more prestigious.

     
  28. Buffnik

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    "Consensus" means "most".

    "Unanimous" means "all".
     
  29. sliderNcider

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    Doesn't make sense. We should have plenty of other guys on there than. Wasn't Dizon Big XII Newcomer of the Year?
     
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