CALIFORNIA FOOTBALL 2006 AWARD-WINNERS

Daymeion Hughes, CB: AP, AFCA, ESPN.com, Rivals.com, SI.com, Scout.com DeSean Jackson, PR: AP, FWAA, ESPN.com, Rivals.com, SI.com, Scout.com Marshawn Lynch, RB: AFCA Second Team Marshawn Lynch, RB: R
By Cal Athletics on Fri, December 15, 2006

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ALL-AMERICA
First Team

Daymeion Hughes, CB: AP, AFCA, ESPN.com, Rivals.com, SI.com, Scout.com
DeSean Jackson, PR: AP, FWAA, ESPN.com, Rivals.com, SI.com, Scout.com
Marshawn Lynch, RB: AFCA

Second Team
Marshawn Lynch, RB: Rivals.com

Third Team
Desmond Bishop, LB: Rivals.com
Brandon Mebane, DT: Rivals.com

Honorable Mention
DeSean Jackson, WR: SI.com
Marshawn Lynch, RB: SI.com

PAC-10 PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Daymeion Hughes, DB: Defensive
Marshawn Lynch, RB: Offensive

LOTT TROPHY RECIPIENT
(Nation's best defensive player who also exhibits good character, leadership and community involvement)
Daymeion Hughes, DB

RANDY MOSS AWARD WINNER
(Nation's top return man)
DeSean Jackson, PR

LIBERTY MUTUAL COACH OF THE YEAR AWARD FINALIST
Jeff Tedford, HC

ALL-PAC-10
First Team

Daymeion Hughes, DB
DeSean Jackson, WR/PR
Marshawn Lynch, RB
Alex Mack, OL

Second Team
Mike Gibson, OL
Andrew Larson, P
Craig Stevens, TE
Byron Storer, ST
Nu'u Tafisi, DL

Honorable Mention
Andrew Cameron, OL
Zack Follett, LB
Lavelle Hawkins, WR
Robert Jordan, WR
Nate Longshore, QB
Mickey Pimentel, LB
Erik Robertson, OL

ESPN THE MAGAZINE ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT
Alex Mack, OL
Byron Storer, RB

PAC-10 ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM
First Team

Randy Bundy, DB
Byron Storer, RB

Second Team
John Allen, DL
Alex Mack, C
Greg Van Hoesen, LB

Honorable Mention
Noris Malele, OL
Erik Robertson, OL
Scott Smith, OL

PAC-10 ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM
Syd'Quan Thompson, DB (Sporting News, Scout.com)

PAC-10 PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Nate Longshore (offense), 9/11
Nate Longshore (offense), 9/27
Tom Schneider (special teams), 10/2
Justin Forsett (offense), 10/9
Marshawn Lynch (offense), 10/23
Nate Longshore (offense), 11/6
DeSean Jackson (special teams), 11/6
Tom Schneider (special teams), 12/4

USA TODAY NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Nate Longshore, 9/25

NATIONAL AWARDS SEMIFINALISTS
Marshawn Lynch, RB: Maxwell Award (Top player)
Marshawn Lynch, RB: Doak Walker Award (Top running back)
Daymeion Hughes, DB: Bednarik Award (Top defensive players)
Daymeion Hughes, DB: Thorpe Award (Top defensive back)
DeSean Jackson, WR: Biletnikoff Award (Top receiver)
Nate Longshore, QB: Davey O'Brien Award (Top quarterback)
Nate Longshore, QB: Manning Award (Top quarterback)
Jeff Tedford, HC: George Munger Award (Top coach)

CALIFORNIA TEAM AWARDS
Bear Backer Award (Most Vaulable Player - voted on by the team): Marshawn Lynch (offense); Daymeion Hughes (defense)
Dink Artal Award (Player Best Exemplifying Cal Spirit): Byron Storer/Mickey Pimentel
Ken Harvey Award (Academic Commitment & Improvement): Marcus O'Keith
Frank J. Schlessinger Coaches Award (Athletic, Academic, Community): Scott Smith
Ken Cotton Award (Most Courageous Player): Andrew Cameron/Steve Kelly
Everett Merriman Award (Community Service): Eric Beegun
Stub Allison Award (Most Inspirational Player): Desmond Bishop
Joe Roth Award (Courage, Attitude & Sportsmanship): Nu'u Tafisi
Andy Smith Award (Most Big C Playing Time): Daymeion Hughes
Senior Lifter of the Year: Byron Storer
Freshman Lifter of the Year: James Montgomery
Scout Team Player of Year: Chris Guarnero, Jeremy Ross (co-offense), Charles Amadi, Kyle Kirst (co-defense), Brian Holley (special teams)
Berkeley Breakfast Club Award (Outstanding Big Game Player): Tom Schneider
Bob Tessier Award (Most Improved Lineman): Alex Mack (offense); Abu Ma'afala (defense)
Most Improved Player: Thomas DeCoud
Bob Simmons Award (Most Valuable Freshman): Syd'Quan Thompson
Most Valuable Back: Marshawn Lynch (running back); Daymeion Hughes (defensive back)
J. Scott Duncan Award (Most Valuable Special Teams Player): DeSean Jackson/Byron Storer
Cal Coaches Award : Tim Mixon
Brick Muller Award (Most Valuable Lineman): Brandon Mebane (defense); Erik Robertson (offense)
Cort Majors Captains Award (Team Captains): Craig Stevens (offense); Desmond Bishop (defense)

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