DECEMBER 13, 2021 — UTSA running back Sincere McCormick has collected his second All-America certificate of the season, as he was named to the Associated Press’ third team on Monday. He is the first player in program history to be named an All-American by the AP.
This marks the fourth career All-America award for McCormick, who was tabbed a second-team All-American by the Football Writers Association of America for the second straight year last Friday after also receiving a second-team nod from Phil Steele in 2020. The program now has seen four Roadrunners — Lucas Dean (2), Hunter Duplessis (1), McCormick (4), David Morgan II (2) — combine for nine All-America accolades in its 11-year history.
This honor comes on the heels of McCormick being selected as the Conference USA Offensive Player of the Year and first-team all-conference for the second consecutive year, as well as the Best Running Back and to the All-Texas College First Team by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football last week.
McCormick has rushed for 1,479 yards and 15 touchdowns on 298 carries — all UTSA records — and caught 22 passes for 184 yards in 13 games this fall, helping lead the No. 24-ranked Roadrunners to a 12-1 record and the program’s first conference title. The Converse Judson High School product has topped the 100-yard mark on the ground in a program-record eight games, including rushing for 204 yards and three TDs in the 49-41 victory against Western Kentucky en route to being named the C-USA Championship Game MVP. He broke his own UTSA standard for single-game attempts with 41 for 184 yards and three scores in the 31-28 comeback win at Memphis, and he also reached the end zone three times after rushing for 113 yards in the 45-16 victory over Louisiana Tech.
A semifinalist for both the Doak Walker and Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Awards, McCormick leads C-USA and ranks fifth in the FBS in rushing yards, and he sits 10th nationally in rushing touchdowns. A 2019 FWAA Freshman All-American, he owns 20 school records including rushing yards (3,929), rushing touchdowns (34), 100-yard rushing performances (18) and all-purpose yards (4,438).
The Roadrunners will make their second straight and third overall bowl appearance when they face San Diego State (11-2) in the Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl on Tuesday, December 21. Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. at Toyota Stadium in Frisco and the game will be televised nationally on ESPN.
The Racial Justice Book Club was established at UTSA by members of the campus community to explore social justice following acts of racial violence across the nation over the last few years. We are reading The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas by Monica Muñoz Martinez. We will meet every Wednesday in September and October at 2 pm on Zoom.Virtual Event
The touring ensemble of five London actors will perform Shakespeare’s _Macbeth in the UTSA Recital Hall.Recital Hall, Main Campus
Session for parents to learn about how to prepare for their children's future in higher education.Buena Vista Street. Building (BVB 1.326,) Downtown Campus
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at our very own street fair - Calle UTSA. We will have activities, performances, food, music, and piñatas to break open.Student Union Paseo
"La Plática" is a space for thoughtful dialogue to build a sense of connection among the Roadrunner Community by getting to know each other better and sharing what's on our minds and about ourselves to increase to increase awareness of diverse perspectives.Virtual Event
This September 30, the Friday Series will feature Prof. Milena Ang, who will be presenting A Tren to Nowhere: Statistic Development and the Politics of Racial, a paper co-authored with Tania Islas-Weistein where they discuss Mexico's long history of state-led development projects that contribute to economic and racial inequality. The authors argue that despite professing racial justice, official discourses surrounding the Tren Maya reproduce existing symbolic and material forms of racism.McKinney Humanities (MH 4.01.01,) Main Campus
We invite you to learn about the process of screenwriting and explore the intersection of identity and pursuing dreams from Jorge Ramirez-Martinez and Raymond Perez, screenwriters for the Selena: The Series, released on Netflix. They will discuss their careers and writing process, including how their identities as Mexican American and gay men have shaped their professional experiences.Virtual Event
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