Lincoln University senior defensive end Tim Green (Fanwood, N.J./Scotch Plains-Fanwood HS) continued to add to his list of honors as he was named Monday to the USA College Football NCAA Division II Preseason All-American Team.

Green, who has earned the Lindy’s Sports College Football, Beyond Sports Networks All-American Team honors and was a preseason All-CIAA selection, 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, who was named as one of three players to watch in the CIAA by and the Boxtorow Preseason All-American Team, 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.

The Lions begin the 2012 season as State Farm Presents…The Battle of the First as Lincoln opens its new stadium against rival Cheyney on Saturday, Sept. 1. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m. Referenced from Lincol