Cann Garners Sporting News First-Team All-America Honors
Dec. 17, 2014
University of South Carolina senior offensive guard A.J. Cann was named to the first-team All-America squad by Sporting News, it was announced today.
Cann, a 6-4, 311-pounder from Bamberg, S.C., has been a four-year starter at guard for the Gamecocks. He has started 50 of the 51 games over the past four seasons, the second-most starts in Carolina history. A two-time captain, Cann helped lead a team that averaged over 33 points and 450 yards per game.
Since the regular season ended, Cann has been named first-team All-American by Sporting News, ESPN.com and CBSSportsline.com, was a second-team All-American by Walter Camp, Associated Press and Sports Illustrated, and was a third-team selection by College Sports Madness.
Cann and his Gamecock teammates will travel to Shreveport to play Miami in the Duck Commander Independence Bowl on Saturday, December 27.