Jason Pierre-Paul

On The Fly: Obi Rightfully Honored, But How Did Thomas Miss First Team?

On The Fly: Obi Rightfully Honored, But How Did Thomas Miss First Team?

Safety Obi Melifonwu was named to the American Athletic Conference first team in football. Noel Thomas, who caught 100 passes for 1,179 yards and three TDs, was on the second team. Hard to imagine he did not make the first team, until you look at some stats. The three first-teamers are Zay Jones of East Carolina (158-1, 746-8), Courtland Sutton of SMU (76-1, 246-10), and Keevan Lucas of Tulsa (74-1, 108-12). Guess they needed four on the first team. ... Quarterbacks Jake Browning (Washington), Lamar Jackson (Louisville), Deshaun Watson (Clemson), defensive lineman Jonathan Allen (Alabama), and linebacker/return specialist...

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