USC's Talanoa Hufanga Named All-American First Teamer By ESPN, CBS Sports, The Athletic
December 31, 2020
USC junior safety Talanoa Hufanga was named to the 2020 All-American first team by The Athletic, AP, Sporting News, ESPN.com, USA Today and by CBSSports.com.
He becomes USC's 169th All-American first teamer.
Earlier this week, he was named the Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year and to the All-Pac-12 first team.
Hufanga led USC in tackles (62), interceptions (4) and forced fumbles (2) in 2020 and had 3 sacks. He ranks third nationally in interceptions (0.7), 16th in forced fumbles (0.3) and 19th in tackles (10.3). He had an interception in 4 consecutive games this season, the first Trojan to do so since 1996. The junior is a semifinalist for the Lott IMPACT Trophy and was a semifinalist for the Witten Award.