Talib Named Freshman All-America by Rivals.com

Nov. 29, 2005

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Kansas freshman cornerback Aqib Talib was named first-team Freshman All-America by Rivals.com, in a release issued Tuesday by the website. Talib, a native of Ricahrdson, Texas, finished sixth on the team with 49 total tackles, including 39 solo stops. He collected two interceptions on the season and had the team’s longest INT return — a 45-yarder in KU’s overtime win against Iowa State.

Bob McClellan, the managing editor of Rivals.com, oversaw the selection of the team.