Lincoln University senior Tim Green (Fanwood, N.J./Scotch Plains-Fanwood HS) was selected on Sunday night to the 2012 D2 vs. NAIA Senior Bowl Preseason All-American Team.

Green, who has racked up seven preseason honors, leads the Lincoln defense as the Lions open the 2012 season on Saturday, Sept. 1 against rival Cheyney.

The defensive end led NCAA Division II statistically in sacks and was Lincoln’s first-ever Division II All-American, grabbing the honors from the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), the Associated Press Little All-American Team and (honorable mention).

An All-CIAA first team performer and an ECAC Co-Defensive Player of the Year, Green was fourth on the team in tackles in 2011 with 56, including 43 solo stops. He added 15 quarterback hurries, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, two pass breakups and one safety.

Lincoln opens its brand new stadium on Sept. 1 as State Farm Presents The Battle of the First. Kickoff against the Wolves is scheduled for 1 p.m. Source