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#54 David Yankey
Position: Offensive Guard
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 313
Year: Senior
Hometown: Roswell, Ga.
High School: Centennial
Major: Science, Tech. and Society
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As a Senior (2013) 

• Team captain
• Unanimous All-American
     • Eighth unanimous All-American in program history
     • First two-time first team All-American since Bob Whitfield (1990-91)
• Walter Camp All-America first team
• AFCA All-America first team
• FWAA All-America first team
• Sporting News All-America first team
• Associated Press All-America first team
• USA Today All-America first team
• SI.com All-America first team
• CBSSports.com All-America first team
• ESPN.com All-America first team
• Phil Steele All-America first team
• Athlon Sports All-America first team
• Athlon Sports All-Pac-12 first team
• ESPN.com All-Pac-12
• Sporting News All-Pac-12
• All-Pac-12 first team
• Phil Steele All-Pac-12 first team
• Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention
• Stanford's Al Masters Award
• Maxwell Award watch list
• Outland Trophy watch list
• Outland Trophy semifinalist
• Lombardi Award watch list
• Lombardi Award semifinalist
• ESPN.com preseason All-America
• CBSSports.com preseason All-America
• SI.com preseason All-America
• Phil Steele preseason All-America
• Athlon Sports preseason All-America
• Phil Steele preseason All-Pac-12
• Athlon Sports preseason All-Pac-12
• Lindy's preseason All-Pac-12
• ESPN.com's preseason ninth-best player in Pac-12
• ESPN.com Midseason All-America (Oct. 15)
• Nation's top interior lineman
• 13 games played
• Part of one of nation's top offensive lines
     • 22nd in rushing offense (207.4 yards/game)  
     • 11th in sacks allowed (1.14/game) 
     • Seventh in tackles for loss allowed (4.14/game)

As a Junior (2012)
• Consensus All-American
• Associated Press All-America second team
• Sporting News All-America first team
• AFCA All-America first team
• Phil Steele All-America second team
• CBSSports.com All-America second team
• All-Pac-12 first team
• Outland Trophy Watch List
• Morris Trophy (Pac-12’s Outstanding Offensive Lineman)
• Recipient of team’s Outstanding Junior Award
• Top pulling offensive lineman in the nation
• Started all 14 games at left tackle after playing previous season at left guard
• Played four of five offensive line positions, in addition to tight end and wing
• Graded at 86 percent and allowed one sack
• Led an offensive line with 37 returning starts (103rd in FBS)
• Protected two first-year starting quarterbacks for conference-low 17 sacks in regular season
• Paved way for Stepfan Taylor’s 1,530 rushing yards, second highest total in school history

As a Sophomore (2011)
• All-Pac-12 honorable mention
• Yahoo! Sports Freshman All-America
• Started 13 games at left guard
• One of three first-year starters on offensive line (Sam Schwartzstein and Cameron Fleming)
• Helped ground attack average 210.62 yards per game, second-best in Pac-12
• Offensive line allowed seventh (tie) fewest sacks per game in nation (0.85 per game, 11 total)
• Helped Andrew Luck set single-season (37) and career (82) records for touchdown passes

As a Freshman (2010)
• Played as true freshman against Sacramento State and UCLA before season-ending injury
• First freshman offensive lineman to play since Kwame Harris and Kirk Chambers (2000)

The Yankey File
• Graduated from Centennial (Ga.)
• Played for head coach Jeff Measor
• Nation’s 44th-best offensive tackle by Scout, 47th by Rivals
• Earned four varsity letters
• Three-time all-region
• Honorable mention all-state as a senior
• Roswell’s Excalibur Award recipient, honoring excellence in athletics and leadership
• Born in Sydney, Australia
• Full name is David Famiyekyi Yankey
• Son of David and Darina Yankey
• Two brothers, Alexander and Jerome
• Majoring in science, technology and society (innovation, technology and organizations)
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