AUBURN, Ala. In what has become routine at this point, Tre Mason was named to another All-American team on Wednesday.
This time, the recognition from the Football Writers Association of America, which put Auburn's junior running back on its All-America second team. This added to his already-lengthy list of All-America honors, which include a first-team nomination from Sporting News, a pair of second-team designations from the Associated Press and USA Today, SEC offensive player of the year awards from the league's coaches as well as the AP and a sixth-place finish in voting for the Heisman Trophy.
C.J. Uzomah said all of the accolades for Mason are well-deserved.
"He's worked his butt off," the tight end said of his fellow junior. "He came in and that was one of his first goals the first thing we talked about, obviously, was winning the national championship and second was his individual accolades (and) him hoping to become a Heisman candidate. He's done a great job this year. You can tell his work ethic on and off the field. He's a competitor and he fights, so being able to see him at that level is truly rewarding. I'm proud of him."
Mason was joined on the FWAA's second-team by left tackle Greg Robinson. The third-year sophomore was also named to the AP's All-America third-team on Tuesday.