Reddies' Graham named to Daktronics All-America team

    5:25 PM, Dec 11, 2012   |    comments
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    ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (HSU) -- Henderson State linebacker Maxie Graham was named to the Daktronics All-America team.

    Graham, the Great American Conference Player of the Year recipient, earned Second-Team Daktronics All-America honors a week after earning a spot on the Beyond Sports Network All-America Third Team.

    The senior from Jackson, Miss. led the GAC in total tackles with 115 stops and his average of 10.45 tackles per game ranked 19th nationally.

    Graham, who was the only player from the Great American Conference listed on the Daktronics All-America Team, totaled a season-high 17 tackles with 2.0 tackles for lost yardage against Ouachita Baptist.

    Graham earned GAC Defensive Player of the Week honors after recording 15 tackles while having two interceptions against Arkansas-Monticello.

    Graham is the first Reddie linebacker to earn All-America honors since Allen Houston in 2002.

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