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Named Freshman All-American
Johnstone was the blindside protector of All-Pac-12 quarterback Marcus Mariota and was a big part of the offensive line that cleared holes for the No. 3 rushing team in the country. Johnstone was also honored as a freshman All-American by Sporting News, CBSSports.com and FoxSportsNext.com.
In a media release from the University of Oregon issued on Monday, it was pointed out that Johnstone appeared in a motion picture starring Will Ferrell in 2011 entitled, Everything Must Go. The release also mentioned that Johnstone is the sixth Oregon player to be named to the FWAA All-America team and the fourth in the past four seasons.
The Freshman All-America Team is selected by an 11-person panel of writers. Both true freshmen and redshirt freshmen are considered for the team.
All-Time Oregon Ducks on FWAA Freshman All-America Team: Tyler Johnstone, OL - 2012
De'Anthony Thomas, AP - 2011
John Boyett, S - 2009
LaMichael James, RB - 2009
Max Unger, OL - 2005
Haloti Ngata, DL - 2002
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