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Laken Tomlinson Named to All Rookie Team

Credit: Phil Sears-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Phil Sears-USA TODAY Sports

Former Blue Devil offensive lineman Laken Tomlinson was named to the NFL.com All Rookie Team.

Tomlinson was selected in the first round of the NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions.  He played in all 16 games this season, starting in 14 of them.  The Lions got off to a slow start this season, but played better as the season went on, ultimately finishing 7-9.

Tomlinson was a consensus All American his senior season at Duke in addition to first team All ACC honors, as well as a four year Academic All ACC honoree.

The Lions were pleased with Tomlinson’s performance in his first season, but expect him to be even better with a year’s worth of experience.

To see all of the selections to the NFL.com All Rookie Team click here.