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Jewell, Welsh named pre-season All-Americans

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

Iowa senior's Josey Jewell and Sean Welsh have been tabbed as second team All-Americans by Sports Illustrated.

Jewell, a Decorah native, started all of the Hawkeyes' 13 games last season and led the team with 124 tackles which was second in the Big Ten. He was named Iowa's defensive MVP following the season.

Welsh started 12 games in 2016 and was named an All-American by USA Today.

Desmond King was the last Hawkeye named to Sports Illustrated's pre-season All-American list in 2016.

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