The 6'8, 309 pound tackle had already garnered several awards for his performance this season. He was named the Big Ten's Offensive Lineman of the Year and received other All-America team honors. Lewan is considered a first-round NFL draft prospect if he decides to leave school early. Lewan has said he won't consider the decision until after the Wolverines' bowl game. Michigan plays South Carolina in the Outback Bowl at 1 p.m. ET in Tampa, Fla., on Jan. 1.
Central Michigan tackle Eric Fisher earned third-team honors and was the only other in-state player to make any of the AP All-America teams.