Paul Santi Named All-American

SALEM, Va. ( – UW-Eau Claire football player Paul Santi (Sr.-Kingsford, Mich.) has been honorably mentioned on the 2013 All-American Team, officials announced today.

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Santi, the Blugolds' center, started all 40 games in his career. He earned first team All-West Region honors this season after being named to the All-WIAC first team. Previously, he was named to the All-WIAC second team in 2011 and 2012.

Santi becomes just the fifth Blugold in history named a All-American and is the first since 2007. He is the second Blugold offensive player to be selected as an All-American, joining offensive lineman Bob Schmidt, who was selected to the second team in 2001 after being honorably mentioned in 2000.