Truman State Running Back Cody Schrader was named a first-team All-American by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA). Schrader led all of NCAA football in rushing yards (2,074), rushing yards per game (172.8) and rushing touchdowns (25). The sophomore averaged 6.9 yards per carry and had at least one rushing touchdown in each of the 12 games played during the season. He ran for over 100 yards in 11 of the 12 and over 200 yards in five games, including the America’s Crossroads Bowl game against Hillsdale (Mich.) leading to him being named Offensive MVP.
Schrader was previously named the Co-Offensive Player of the Year by Great Lakes Valley Conference coaches and was a second-team all-region selection by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Schrader is the 86th selected All-American in Truman Football history but first by the AFCA since Jarrett Anderson in 1996.