Dec. 11, 2014
THE FLATS – Georgia Tech freshman defensive end KeShun Freeman was one of 27 players named to the 2014 True Freshman All-America Team by 247Sports. Freeman was one of four ACC freshmen honored.
The LaGrange, Ga., product recorded 51 tackles, 9.0 tackles for loss (35 yards), 4.5 sacks (23 yards), one fumble recovery, one forced fumble, and one blocked kick in 13 games (11 starts). Freeman led all ACC freshmen in both TFL and sacks.
Freeman was one of four Yellow Jackets that teamed up to block six kicks – tied for the nation’s lead heading into the bowls.
Earlier Thursday, senior offensive guard Shaquille Mason was named a first-team All-American by USA TODAY, becoming Tech’s first first-team All-American since 2009.
No. 12 Georgia Tech faces No. 7 Mississippi State (10-2) in the 2014 Capital One Orange Bowl on New Year’s Eve in Miami. The game kicks at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN at Sun Life Stadium. Click here for ticket information.
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