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Tue Dec 12 10:07:48 EST 2017 | AL
Minkah Fitzpatrick is closing in on being a unanimous first-team All-American. Alabama's star junior defensive back was named a first-team All-American by the Sporting News on Tuesday. That means four of the five organizations whose teams count toward unanimous All-American status have selected Fitzpatrick as a first-team All-American. The American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) hasn't released its All-American team yet. In addition, Crimson Tide center Bradley Bozeman was named to the seco..

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Minkah Fitzpatrick is closing in on being a unanimous first-team All-American. Alabama's star junior defensive back was named a first-team All-American by the Sporting News on Tues..
Add another unanimous All-American to Alabama's list. Minkah Fitzpatrick completed the set Wednesday when he made the fifth official All-American team to gain unanimous status. The..
Chukwuma OkoraforAlabama defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick will be a consensus All-American at the very least. The junior was named to the first team of the Football Writers Associ..
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