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No. 2 Alabama Places 4 on AP All-America Team
By RALPH D. RUSSO
New York (AP) -- Alabama is No. 1 when it comes to All-
The second-ranked Crimson Tide placed four players on The
Associated Press All-America team released Tuesday. Among them
was center Barrett Jones, who became a two-time first-team
No other team had more than one player selected to the
first team. The Tide also led with six players chosen to all
Notre Dame and Texas A&M were second with four players on
the three teams, though linebacker Manti Te'o was the only
Fighting Irish player to make the first team. Texas A&M Heisman
Trophy winner Johnny Manziel was the first-team quarterback.
Alabama faces top-ranked Notre Dame in the BCS championship
game Jan. 7.
Wisconsin running back Montee Ball and Georgia linebacker
Jarvis Jones also became two-time All-Americans.
Quarterback — Johnny Manziel, redshirt freshman, 6-foot-1, 200 pounds, Texas A&M.
Running backs — Montee Ball, senior, 5-11, 215, Wisconsin; Ka'Deem Carey, sophomore, 5-10, 197, Arizona.
Tackles — Luke Joeckel, junior, 6-6, 310, Texas A&M; Taylor Lewan, junior, 6-8, 309, Michigan.
Guards — Chance Warmack, senior, 6-3, 320, Alabama; Jonathan Cooper, senior, 6-3, 295, North Carolina.
Center — Barrett Jones, senior, 6-5, 302, Alabama.
Tight end — Zach Ertz, senior, 6-6, 252, Stanford.
Receivers — Marqise Lee, sophomore, 6-0, 195, Southern California; Terrance Williams, senior, 6-2, 205, Baylor.
All-purpose player — Tavon Austin, senior, 5-9, 171, West Virginia.
Kicker — Cairo Santos, junior, 5-8, 160, Tulane.
Ends — Jadeveon Clowney, sophomore, 6-6, 256, South Carolina; Bjoern Werner, junior, 6-4, 255, Florida State.
Tackles — Star Lotulelei, senior, 6-4, 320, Utah; Will Sutton, junior, 6-1, 267, Arizona State.
Linebackers — Manti Te'o, senior, 6-2, 255, Notre Dame; Jarvis Jones, junior, 6-3, 241, Georgia; C.J. Mosley, junior, 6-2, 232, Alabama.
Cornerbacks — Dee Milliner, junior, 6-1, 199, Alabama; Jordan Poyer, sophomore, 6-0, 172, Oregon State.
Safeties — Phillip Thomas, senior, 6-1, 215, Fresno State; Matt Elam, junior, 5-10, 202, Florida.
Punter — Ryan Allen, senior, 6-2, 215, Louisiana Tech.
Quarterback — Collin Klein, senior, Kansas State.
Running backs — Kenjon Barner, senior, Oregon; Johnathan Franklin, senior, UCLA.
Tackles — D.J. Fluker, junior, Alabama; David Yankey, junior, Stanford.
Guards — Spencer Long, junior, Nebraska; Cyril Richardson, junior, Baylor.
Center — Dalton Freeman, senior, Clemson.
Tight end — Tyler Eifert, senior, Notre Dame.
Receivers — Stedman Bailey, junior, West Virginia; Quinton Patton, senior, Louisiana Tech.
All-purpose player — Jordan Lynch, junior, Northern Illinois.
Kicker — Dustin Hopkins, senior, Florida State.
Ends — Damontre Moore, junior, Texas A&M; Stephon Tuitt, sophomore, Notre Dame.
Tackles — Johnathan Hankins, junior, Ohio State; Kawann Short, senior, Purdue.
Linebackers — Kevin Minter, junior, LSU; Anthony Barr, junior, UCLA; Arthur Brown, senior, Kansas State.
Cornerbacks — Johnthan Banks, senior, Mississippi State; Bradley Roby, sophomore, Ohio State.
Safeties — Eric Reid, junior, LSU; Tony Jefferson, junior, Oklahoma.
Punter — Riley Stephenson, senior, BYU.
Quarterback — A.J. McCarron, junior, Alabama.
Running backs — Stefphon Jefferson, junior, Nevada; Giovani Bernard, sophomore, North Carolina.
Tackles — Jake Matthews, junior, Texas A&M; Eric Fisher, senior, Central Michigan.
Guards — Larry Warford, senior, Kentucky; Xavier Su'a-Filo, sophomore, UCLA.
Center — Braxston Cave, senior, Notre Dame.
Tight end — Austin Seferian-Jenkins, sophomore, Washington.
Receivers — DeAndre Hopkins, junior, Clemson; Cobi Hamilton, senior, Arkansas.
All-purpose player — Dri Archer, junior, Kent State.
Kicker — Caleb Sturgis, senior, Florida.
Ends — John Simon, senior, Ohio State; Sam Montgomery, junior, LSU.
Tackles — Shariff Floyd, junior, Florida; Chris Jones, senior, Bowling Green.
Linebackers — Khaseem Greene, senior, Rutgers; Trent Murphy, senior, Stanford; Kyle Van Noy, junior, BYU.
Cornerbacks — Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, sophomore, Oregon; Jason Verrett, junior, TCU.
Safeties — Ed Reynolds, junior, Stanford; Ty Zimmerman, junior, Kansas State.
Punter — Kyle Christy, sophomore, Florida
This post was edited by brensgp 19 months ago
Love AJ getting props, well deserved
You just beat me to it on the post.
This is one of services the NCAA uses to determine consensus and unanimous status.
Football Writers Association Will announce its team Friday.
Christopher Walsh covers Alabama football for BamaOnline, 247Sports, and is the author of 18 books.
Awesome for CJ. Except for the INTs, his numbers were as good as Teo's.
me too...a bit surprising
So Lucky says Lacy is a lock to go inthe draft this year but he isn't even 3rd team at RB?
Didn't mean to steal your thunder Chris.
Well sirs, we have an All-American QB. So that means 4 of the 5 lineman were once named to an All-American team to go along with the QB in their career at the Capstone. I suspect Cooper will be named as a receiver next year and just maybe a pre-season publication. And on defense, If I'm not mistaken, I thought Lester made a list or two last year. So there may be a total on 3 for defense who were named at some point in their careers.
Lacy split carries....which hurts his numbers and AA team chances. Doesn't affect his draft prospects though.
No worries -
As for the Lacy question, we'll have something on his draft stock later today.
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