IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG) - He may not have won the Lou Groza Award, but Iowa kicker Keith Duncan earned an even bigger honor after being named a first-team All-American by the Football Writers Association of America on Thursday. Offensive lineman Tristan Wirfs was also named to the first-team.
For Duncan, the honor makes him a consensus All-American. He's the 26th player in program history to do so and the 11th under head coach Kirk Ferentz.
In order to become a consensus All-American, a player has to receive first-team honors from a majority of five postseason honor teams: the FWAA, American Football Coaches Association, The Associated Press, the Sporting News, and the Walter Camp Foundation.
Duncan earned first-team honors fromm the AP, Sporting News and now the FWAA.
He needs two more field goals to tie the FBS single-season record of 31.