The scene has been set for a huge season for Duke’s Jeremy Cash.
Duke redshirt senior safety Jeremy Cash was named to his sixth preseason All-America team Monday by earning a place on the ESPN squad. Already this fall Cash was a preseason first team All-America choice by Phil Steele Magazine and a second team honoree by Athlon Sports, CBS Sports, Lindy’s Sports and Sporting News.
In addition to Cash’s All-America honor, redshirt senior center Matt Skura and redshirt junior all-purpose returner DeVon Edwards joined Cash on the ESPN preseason All-ACC team.
Duke’s three all-league selections were the third most in the ACC, behind only four honorees from Florida State and Virginia Tech. The Blue Devils and Seminoles were the only programs to have a pick on offense, defense and special teams.
Cash enters 2015 as Duke’s starter at the Strike safety position. He has been named to the preseason Bednarik Award Watch List, Nagurski Trophy Watch List, Thorpe Award Watch List and Walter Camp Award Watch List. The 6-2, 210-pound native of Miami, Fla., was tabbed by Lindy’s as the second best safety in the country and the No. 10 NFL talent in the ACC. The ESPN All-ACC selection marks his sixth preseason all-league team.
Cash recorded 111 total tackles, 10.5 tackles for loss, 5.5 quarterback sacks, seven pass breakups, five quarterback pressures, four caused fumbles, two interceptions and one fumble recovery for the Blue Devils last season.