This should surprise no one, but Ryan Williams is a preseason All-American. Rivals.com has posted its 2010 preseason All-America team and Ryan Williams has made the cut.
The vast majority of you will be filing this under "D," no doubt.
Two notable observations: Williams was the only Hokie to make the list, and Williams made the second team on Rivals.com's list. The first team All-Americans are Alabama's Mark Ingram and Pitt's Dion Lewis.
It's tough to argue that Lewis doesn't deserve the recognition: as a freshman he actually managed to run for more yards than Williams, albeit against a Big East slate of opponents. Ingram, on the other hand, is impossible not to include on any All-America list simply by virtue of his Heisman trophy and the fact that he's the starting tailback for the defending BCS champions.
All of that aside, any college football analyst who doesn't include Williams on their preseason All-America team needs to hand in their credentials.
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