Louisville safety Gerod Holliman, the nation's leader in interceptions, picked up some serious national love on Tuesday from ESPN, which named the redshirt sophomore a midseason All-American.
Holliman was one of 25 players honored by the worldwide leader.
S Gerod Holliman, Louisville: Holliman has been the breakout star on one of the nation's top defenses through seven weeks. The Louisville sophomore has already racked up seven interceptions, which leads the nation. A year ago, only Virginia's Anthony Harris had more for the entire season. More importantly, Holliman's contributions have helped the Cardinals overcome a lackluster offense early with a defense that has allowed just three offensive touchdowns to FBS foes all year. -- David M. Hale
Holliman needs just three more picks to match the U of L single-season record of 10, set by Anthony Floyd in 2000.