Michigan State junior running back Le’Veon Bell was named a First Team All-American by the College Football News on Sunday.It was the third All-American honor for Bell, who was named honorable mention by Sports Illustrated and fourth team by Phil Steele.
MSU junior tight end Dion Sims and sophomore punter Mike Sadler were each named honorable mention All-Americans by the publication, which takes into account bowl performances.
Bell, who announced earlier this month he was skipping his final season to enter the NFL draft, finished with 1,793 rushing yards and 12 touchdowns this season. He had the second-highest single-season rushing total in school history and finished fifth nationally.
Sims, who also has declared for the NFL draft, had 36 catches for 475 yards and two touchdowns.
Sadler averaged 43.3 yards per punt and landed 31 of his 79 attempts inside the 20-yard line. He had a long punt of 70 yards.