UCLA's Lewis named nation's top tight end

Updated: December 6, 2005, 5:18 PM ET
Associated Press

MANHASSET, N.Y. -- UCLA's Marcedes Lewis won the John Mackey Award as the nation's top tight end after leading the Bruins in catches and receiving yards.

Lewis, a senior, set career highs with 58 receptions, 741 yards and 10 touchdowns, all UCLA records for a tight end.

The other finalists were Maryland's Vernon Davis and Notre Dame's Anthony Fasano.

The Mackey award will be presented by The Nassau County Sports Commission in May.

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