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Several Gators, Hurricanes land on AP All-America teams

Florida tight end Kyle Pitts, Miami kicker Jose Borregales first-team selections
Florida Gators tight end Kyle Pitts stiff arms Georgia Bulldogs defensive back Lewis Cine in 2020
Posted at 1:54 PM, Dec 28, 2020

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Florida tight end Kyle Pitts and Miami kicker Jose Borregales were named to the Associated Press All-America team Monday.

Pitts and Borregales are the lone first-team selections for the Gators and Hurricanes, respectively.

Florida quarterback Kyle Trask and receiver Kadarius Toney were named to the second team. Miami defensive end Jaelen Phillips and punter Lou Hedley were also second-team selections.

Pitts leads all tight ends nationally in touchdowns, but he's played his last game for the No. 10 Gators. The Biletnikoff Award and Mackey Award finalist has already declared for the NFL Draft and will skip Wednesday's Cotton Bowl game against No. 8 Oklahoma.

Trask is one of four finalists for the Heisman Trophy.

Florida Gators QB Kyle Trask vs. Arkansas Razorbacks in 2020
Florida quarterback Kyle Trask looks to throw a pass during the first half against Arkansas, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Gainesville, Fla.

Toney, who has also declared for the NFL Draft, was named a second-team all-purpose player. He has 70 catches for 984 yards and 10 touchdowns.

Borregales, who transferred to Miami from Florida International, kicked a 57-yard field goal earlier this season and ranks third nationally among all kickers in field goals. He is a finalist for the Lou Groza Award, which honors the nation's top collegiate place-kicker.

Phillips, who transferred to Miami from UCLA, recorded eight sacks, 45 tackles (21 solo) and one interception for the Hurricanes. He has opted out of Tuesday's Cheez-It Bowl game against Oklahoma State to prepare for the NFL Draft.

Hedley is a finalist for the Ray Guy Award, given to the nation's top college punter.