Huber Named To Football Writers All-America Team|
Dec. 13, 2008
CINCINNATI - Senior punter Kevin Huber (Cincinnati, Ohio/McNicholas) was named to the Football Writers Association of America all-America Team Saturday.
The FWAA All-America team, the second longest continuously published team in major college football was announced during a one-hour show on ABC that was sponsored by AT&T. The FWAA has named an All-America team in some form since 1944.
It is the second-straight season UC has had a player honored on the FWAA team. Mike Mickens was a first-team honoree a year ago.
It is Huber's third all-America honor of the postseason as he was named First-Team all-America by Rivals.com and earned a spot on the American Football Coaches Association All-American squad. He was also a First-Team All-BIG EAST selection.
Huber leads the BIG EAST and ranks seventh nationally with a 44.9 yards per punt average. He has a long kick of 64 yards in 2008, 21 punts inside the 20 and 18 kicks of 50 yards or more. Only two of his 56 kicks this season have been touchbacks.
The Bearcats (11-2) will face No. 21/19 Virginia Tech in the 75th FedEx Orange Bowl at Dolphin Stadium on Jan. 1. The game is scheduled to be televised nationally on FOX. Tickets are available by calling 1-877 CATS-TIX or visiting CATSTIX.com.