NORMAN – Former Shawnee High School football standout and current University of Oklahoma center Creed Humphrey was named a Second Team All-American by the Associated Press, it was announced Monday.
Oklahoma's CeeDee Lamb was named to the First Team while Jalen Hurts, Neville Gallimore and Kenneth Murray were named to the Third Team.
It was one of many lengthy awards this season for the redshirt sophomore Humphrey, who was also named to the Second Team by the Walter Camp Foundation. He has started 25 of his 27 career games for the Sooners at the center position.
Humphrey has anchored an offensive line which has enabled Oklahoma to lead the nation with 8.2 yards per play and 11.4 yards per pass attempt (minimum 10 attempts per game) while ranking second nationally in yards per game (554.2), third in yards per completion (16.0) and pass efficiency rating (195.9), fifth in third-down conversion percentage (50.7) and eighth in yards per rush (6.1).
In 799 plays this season, Humphrey has recorded 93 knockdowns without allowing a sack. He was a Rimington Trophy finalist, Big 12 Co-Offensive Lineman of the Year, First Team All-Big 12 selection and an Academic Big 12 Second Team honoree.
Note: Oklahoma State star running back Chuba Hubbard was also selected to the AP All-American First Team.