COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. – Eight University of Michigan football players from the 2009-10 season, one baseball player and one men’s track and field athlete were named All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year Award recipients from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) on March 31.

Former football players Stevie Brown (Columbus, Ind./Columbus East) and Brandon Graham (Detroit, Mich./Crockett Technical) were joined on the list by senior Steve Schilling (Bellevue, Wash./Bellevue), juniors David Molk (Lemont, Ill./Lemont Township), Brandon Herron (Stafford, Texas/Dulles), Mike Martin (Redford, Mich./Catholic Central), Junior Hemingway (Conway, S.C./Conway), sophomore Mike Cox (Dorchester, Mass./Avon Old Farms),  fifth-year senior Nick Urban (Whitehall, Mich./Whitehall) from baseball and junior Frank Shotwell (Medina, Ohio/Medina) from men’s track and field.

“The advantages of strength training and conditioning cannot be denied in collegiate athletics,” said Robert Jursnick, executive director of the NSCA. “These student-athletes attest to

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