Morgan, Thomas named All-Americans

Derrick Morgan and Demaryius Thomas were named to the Associated Press All-America teams on Tuesday.

Morgan, a defensive end who had 12 1/2 sacks this season, made the first-team.

Thomas, a wide receiver who had 46 receptions for 1,154 yards and eight touchdowns, made the third-team.

Both are juniors and are considering leaving school early for the NFL, though neither has said they have made up their minds.

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December 15th, 2009
2:56 pm



December 15th, 2009
3:01 pm

congrats to two great guys, if you read these blogs, above is 1 reason to come back…

Alabama Jack

December 15th, 2009
3:14 pm

Congratulations to Bey bey and Derrick. May you have continued success whether its at Tech or in the pros.

Don’t worry about the dawgs, They are irrelevant.


December 15th, 2009
3:18 pm

congrats fellas. u earned it!


December 15th, 2009
4:23 pm

Congratulations guys!… Btw it is so cute to see the pups so proud of their mouse trap game. In fact without that we might not have been properly grounded to beat a real team like Clemson.


December 15th, 2009
4:26 pm

Seriously… Orange Bowl >>>>> UGA trap game


December 15th, 2009
4:29 pm

how does Dwyer not make at least 3rd team, Who were the RB’s on the 2nd and the 3rd team?


December 15th, 2009
4:30 pm

Congratulation to both Derrick Morgan and Demaryuis Thomas on their All American Awards. They both deserve it. The Orange Bowl will probably be the last game for Derrick Morgan as he goes to the NFL.

For more Georgia Tech Football articles as they get ready to play in the BCS Orange Bowl go to Go Jackets!


December 15th, 2009
5:16 pm

30-24, 8 out of 9, 15 out of 19..the facts don’t lie.


December 15th, 2009
5:23 pm


Tokyo jacket

December 15th, 2009
5:38 pm

Yeah, I think Dwyer was a little more solid than Rogers and a freshman from OrSU. It’s interesting that we can use “I produced an all-American DE and WR” when recruiting now. It’s even more interesting since our strength is supposed to be our high school rushing game.

Tokyo jacket

December 15th, 2009
5:41 pm

CC, has anyone argued those facts with you, or do you just like stating them on a blog that has nothing to do with that?


December 15th, 2009
6:19 pm

11-2 > 7-5. Records don’t either…


December 15th, 2009
6:47 pm

30-24 all the way to tokyo yea I said it nerd.

bull - dykes

December 15th, 2009
6:57 pm

bull dykes are the best!

I love being 7-5 while Tech is 11-2 and going to the BCS. I wouldn’t have it any other way.

Shreveport – here we come!

bull - dykes

December 15th, 2009
6:59 pm

super dawg,

I bet you really like to hump legs like the rest of us bull dyke fans!

You da (wo)MAN!


December 15th, 2009
7:48 pm

Congrats to Derrick and Bay-Bay! Bay-Bay said he’s gonna stay. Derrick – if you want a national championship ring – stay and pursue one in 2010! PLEASE!

I was not aware that beating Tech now made the Muttlanders’ season. My how the tables have turned…;)


December 16th, 2009
3:00 am

I’m as big a Tech fan as you can find but its time to admit we just have to bow to the superiority of Georgia. They dominate us. We shouldn’t even consider ourselves their rival. We should only hope to bask in their radiance and pick up their sloppy seconds in recruiting so that we can dominate the ACC.


December 16th, 2009
4:42 am

How funny is it that uga had ONE player make the All-American list…..the PUNTER!!! Hell, you’d think he’d be good after all the practice he got in games!!!

Dawg Gone

December 16th, 2009
10:19 am

I’m as big a Bulldawg fan as you can find, but it is time to admit we just have to bow to Tech’s superiority. They dominate us in every sport. We should just accept the fact that we are bottom feeders in the SEC, one of the worst conferences and admit that Tech will contend for the National Championship every year and the basketball program is on the rise while we continue to look like a high school team.


December 17th, 2009
8:03 am

How did Morgan win this when he spent the majority of his time on his back against UGA while Ealey and King ran over him?

Look Dawgs

December 17th, 2009
3:24 pm

GT 2, UGA 1
GT BCS Bowl UGA shrimp bowl
GT – Atlanta UGA Hicksville


December 17th, 2009
8:41 pm

I want to congratulate Demaryius Thomas and Derrick Morgan for the great year they had in football at GT. It takes a lot of hard work and dedication to reach such stellar goals. Hopefully, GT will take care of business in the Orange Bowl and represent the state of Ga. well. Looking forward to seeing you guys in Athens next year.

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