July 23, 2024

A Michigan flag is flown in the end zone during an NCAA college football game against Michigan State in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

It’s official: Michigan’s Zak Zinter is a unanimous First Team All-American.

Over the last two weeks, Zinter earned first team honors from all five groups – including the Walter Camp Football Foundation, the Football Writers Association of America, the Associated Press, Sporting News, and the American Football Coaches Association.

Zinter, now a senior, has appeared in 45 games throughout his four years in Ann Arbor, making 42 starts. He played a role in helping Michigan to win back-to-back Joe Moore Awards, becoming the first offensive line unit to win the award in consecutive seasons. He becomes the eighth Wolverine to be earn unanimous First Team All-American honors since the year 2000, joining:

  • American (2022)
  • Aidan Hutchinson (2021)
  • Jabrill Peppers (2016)
  • Jake Long (2007)
  • LaMarr Woodley (2006)
  • Braylon Edwards (2004)
  • Steve Hutchinson (2000)

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