Courtesy of Colorado State

FORT COLLINS, Colo. – The nation’s oldest All-American team has joined the recognition list for Colorado State junior tight end Dallin Holker as he was named a second team Walter Camp All-American on Friday during the ESPN College Football Awards show.

It marks the third All-American team for Holker this week as he was featured on the Sports Illustrated and USA Today second team as well as the College Football Network first team. He becomes the seventh Ram all-time to be named to the Walter Camp All-American team joining Trey McBride (2021), Michael Gallup (2017), Rashard Higgins (2014), Kapri Bibbs (2013), Greg Myers (1995), and Mike Bell (1978).

Holker finished as a runner up for the 2023 John Mackey Award, it was also announced on the show.

His 64 receptions and 767 receiving yards were the most by any tight end during the 2023 regular season and ranked No. 40 and No. 69, respectively, among all pass catchers. Holker’s 10 contested catches, as graded by Pro Football Focus, were the most by any tight end, and his six touchdown receptions ranked third among tight ends.

Within the program’s single-season record book, Holker concluded his junior season among the very best. His six touchdown receptions tied for the most in a single season by a CSU tight end, and his receptions and receiving yards rank No. 3 and No. 2, respectively.

The Walter Camp All-American team is one of the five official NCAA selectors for the NCAA All-America team, and the final four –  Associated Press (Dec. 11), FWAA (Dec. 11), AFCA (Dec. 12), and the Sporting News (Dec. 13) – will also announce next week.