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BYU football: Kyle Van Noy, Riley Stephenson named to All-America second team

Published: Friday, July 31 2015 2:26 a.m. MDT

Brigham Young Cougars linebacker Kyle Van Noy (3)celebrates his defensive touchdown with teammates during  the Cougar season opener with Ole Miss  in Oxford, Miss  Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011. BYU won 14-13. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News) Brigham Young Cougars linebacker Kyle Van Noy (3)celebrates his defensive touchdown with teammates during the Cougar season opener with Ole Miss in Oxford, Miss Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011. BYU won 14-13. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)

Two BYU players — junior linebacker Kyle Van Noy and senior punter Riley Stephenson — were named to CBSSports.com's All-America second team Monday.

Van Noy is No. 11 in the country in sacks with 11. He is also 13 in tackles-for-loss, with 18 for minus-110 yards.

Stephenson is No. 2 in the nation in punting, averaging 47.31 yards per attempt. He has 26 punts that traveled at least 50 yards and 24 that landed inside the 20-yard line.

Van Noy finished behind first-team All-America linebackers Manti Te'o of Notre Dame, C.J. Mosely of Alabama and Jarvis Jones of Georgia.

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