Linderbaum named preseason first-team All-American by Associated Press

The 6-foot-3, 290-pound offensive lineman also received preseason All-Big Ten honors in July.


Shivansh Ahuja

Iowa center Tyler Linderbaum throws a block during a football game between Iowa and Nebraska at Kinnick Stadium on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cornhuskers, 26-20. (Shivansh Ahuja/The Daily Iowan)

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor

Hawkeye football center Tyler Linderbaum has been named a preseason first-team All-American by the Associated Press, per a Monday release.

The honor is one of many the Solon, Iowa, native has received this preseason. Linderbaum’s name has already appeared on the 2021 Rimington and Outland Trophy watch lists. In July, Linderbaum was tabbed a first-team All-Big Ten player by the conference and a first-team All-American by Athlon sports.

Linderbaum earned All-America honors from a number of media outlets last season, including Pro Football Focus, the Associated Press, and The Athletic. The 6-foot-3, 290-pound offensive lineman was also a finalist for the Rimington Trophy in 2020-21.

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