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SI.com's 2011 All-America Team

SI.com's 2011 All-Americas
 
 
  OFFENSE   DEFENSE  
 
 
QBRobert Griffin III
Jr., Baylor
The Heisman winner completed 72.4 percent of his passes for 3,998 yards and 36 TDs.
 
DEWhitney Mercilus
Jr., Illinois
The Illini's breakout star led the nation with 14.5 sacks and forced nine fumbles.
 
 
 
RBMontee Ball
Jr., Wisconsin
Wisconsin's touchdown-scoring machine added four in the Big Ten title game to reach 38.
 
DTDevon Still
Sr., Penn State
Penn State's dominant defense started with Still, who notched 17 tackles for loss.
 
 
 
RBTrent Richardson
Jr., Alabama
The fast, physical runner scored 20 TDs and notched 169 total yards against No. 1 LSU.
 
DTBrett Roy
Sr., Nevada
An overlooked, relentless pass-rusher, Roy had 10 sacks and 18.5 tackles for loss.
 
 
 
WRJustin Blackmon
Jr., Oklahoma State
Blackmon's 113 catches, 1,336 yards and 15 TDs earned him consecutive Biletnikoff awards.
 
DEMelvin Ingram
Sr., South Carolina
The Gamecocks' defensive playmaker notched 8.5 sacks and two touchdown returns.
 
 
 
WRRobert Woods
So., USC
With 111 catches, Woods broke former USC star Keyshawn Johnson's conference record.
 
LBJarvis Jones
So., Georgia
The USC transfer exploded on the SEC scene, leading the league with 13.5 sacks.
 
 
 
TEDwayne Allen
Jr., Clemson
Allen broke school records for receptions (48) and yards (577) by a tight end.
 
LBLuke Kuechly
Jr., Boston College
Kuechly led the nation with 191 total tackles, 44 more than any other player.
 
 
 
OLMatt Kalil
Jr., USC
The 6-foot-6, 295-pound left tackle was a dominant pass-blocker, allowing no sacks.
 
LBCourtney Upshaw
Jr., Alabama
Alabama's pass-rushing menace had 17 tackles for loss and 11 quarterback hurries.
 
 
 
OLDavid DeCastro
Sr., Stanford
Outland Trophy finalist keyed a balanced offense that averaged 480.9 yards per game.
 
CBMorris Claiborne
Jr., LSU
LSU's lockdown corner had six interceptions, including a pick-six in the SEC title game.
 
 
 
OLGrant Garner
Sr., Oklahoma State
The Big 12 Offensive Lineman of the Year was a cog of the nation's No. 3 offense.
 
SMark Barron
Sr., Alabama
The Thorpe Award finalist anchors a superb secondary for the nation's top defense.
 
 
 
OLKelechi Osemele
Sr., Iowa State
A starter for 43 consecutive games, Osemele helped lead an underrated rushing attack.
 
SMarkelle Martin
Sr., Oklahoma State
The leader of the Cowboys' defense broke up 11 passes and forced two fumbles.
 
 
 
OLBarrett Jones
Jr., Alabama
This year's Outland Trophy winner seamlessly moved to tackle after two years at guard.
 
CBTyrann Mathieu
So., LSU
The Honey Badger changed games, forcing six fumbles and recovering four.
 
 
  SPECIAL TEAMS  
 
 
KRandy Bullock
Sr., Texas A&M
Bullock made a nation's best 25 field goals, missing just four attempts.
 
PRTyrann Mathieu
So., LSU
He helped wipe out early deficits with touchdowns against Arkansas and Georgia.
 
 
 
PBrad Wing
Fr., LSU
Wing's pinpoint placement limited LSU foes to just six return yards all season.
 
KRSammy Watkins
Fr., Clemson
Clemson's electrifying freshman racked up at least 96 return yards in five games.
 
 
Second Team
 
  OFFENSE   DEFENSE  
 
 
QBAndrew Luck, Jr., Stanford
 
DESam Montgomery, So., LSU
 
 
RBLaMichael James, Jr., Oregon
 
DTJerel Worthy, Jr., Michigan State
 
 
RBBobby Rainey, Sr., Western Kentucky
 
DTDerek Wolfe, Sr., Cincinnati
 
 
WRJordan White, Sr., Western Michigan
 
DEAndre Branch, Sr., Clemson
 
 
WRKendall Wright, Sr., Baylor
 
LBLavonte David, Sr., Nebraska
 
 
TECoby Fleener, Sr., Stanford
 
LBManti Te'o, Jr., Notre Dame
 
 
OLLevy Adcock, Sr., Oklahoma State
 
LBDanny Trevathan, Sr., Kentucky
 
 
OLWill Blackwell, Sr., LSU
 
CBDavid Amerson, So., NC State
 
 
OLPeter Konz, Jr., Wisconsin
 
SBacarri Rambo, Jr., Georgia
 
 
OLOmoregie Uzzi, Jr., Georgia Tech
 
ST.J. McDonald, Jr., USC
 
 
OLNate Potter, Sr., Boise State
 
CBBroderick Brown, Jr., Oklahoma State
 
  SPECIAL TEAMS  
 
 
KCaleb Sturgis, Jr., Florida
 
PRJoe Adams, Sr., Arkansas
 
 
PRyan Allen, Jr., Louisiana Tech
 
KRTyler Lockett, Fr., Kansas State
 
Honorable Mention
 
 
 
QBMatt Barkley, USC; Tajh Boyd, Clemson; Kirk Cousins, Michigan State; Chandler Harnish, Northern Illinois; Case Keenum, Houston; Collin Klein, Kansas State; Kellen Moore, Boise State; Casey Pachall, TCU; Denard Robinson, Michigan; Brandon Weeden, Oklahoma State; Russell Wilson, Wisconsin; Tyler Wilson, Arkansas
 
 
 
RBRex Burkhead, Nebraska; Marcus Coker, Iowa; Ronnie Hillman, San Diego State; Terrance Ganaway, Baylor; Henry Josey, Missouri; Zach Line, SMU; Lamar Miller, Miami; Bernard Pierce, Temple; Chris Polk, Washington; John White, Utah; David Wilson, Virginia Tech
 
 
 
WRRyan Broyles, Oklahoma; B.J. Cunningham, Michigan State; Patrick Edwards, Houston; Michael Floyd, Notre Dame; Nick Harwell, Miami (Ohio); Marqise Lee, USC; Rishard Matthews, Nevada; Eric Page, Toledo; Mohamed Sanu, Rutgers; Sammy Watkins, Clemson; Marquess Wilson, Washington State
 
 
 
TEOrson Charles, Georgia; Michael Egnew, Missouri; Tyler Eifert, Notre Dame; Gavin Escobar, San Diego State; Philip Lutzenkirchen, Auburn; Ryan Otten, San Jose State
 
 
 
OLBlake DeChristopher, Virginia Tech; Joe Flading, Ohio; Joel Foreman, Michigan State; Dalton Freeman, Clemson; Cordy Glenn, Georgia; Jonathan Martin, Stanford; David Molk, Michigan; Riley Reiff, Iowa; William Vlachos, Alabama; A.J. Wallerstein, Air Force; Kevin Zeitler, Wisconsin
 
 
 
DLFrank Alexander, Oklahoma; Jake Bequette, Arkansas; Jamie Blatnick, Oklahoma State; Nordly Capi, Colorado State; Jadevon Clowney, South Carolina; Tyrone Crawford, Boise State; Vinny Curry, Marshall; Brandon Joiner, Arkansas State; Dion Jordan, Oregon; Kawann Short, Purdue; Alex Okafor, Texas; Trevardo Williams, Connecticut
 
 
 
LBEmmannuel Acho, Texas; Dion Bailey, USC; Arthur Brown, Kansas State; Sammy Brown, Houston; Khaseem Greene, Rutgers; Dont'a Hightower, Alabama; Mychal Kendricks, Cal; Jake Knott, Iowa State; Shaun Lewis, Oklahoma State; Khalil Mack, Buffalo; Sean Spence, Miami; Mike Taylor, Wisconsin; Chase Thomas, Stanford
 
 
 
DBRicardo Allen, Purdue; Isaiah Frey, Nevada; E.J. Gaines, Missouri; Casey Hayward, Vanderbilt; Jayron Hosley, Virginia Tech; Dre Kirkpatrick, Alabama; Robert Lester, Alabama; Nigel Malone, Kansas State; Bud Noel, Wake Forest; Larry Parker, San Diego State; Phillip Thomas, Syracuse
 
 
 
KDrew Alleman, LSU; Brett Baer, Louisiana-Lafayette; Kevin Fitzpatrick, Tulsa; Jack Griffin, FIU; Andre Heidari, USC; Dustin Hopkins, Florida State; Brett Maher, Nebraska; Quinn Sharp, Oklahoma State; Justin Tucker, Texas
 
 
 
PIan Campbell, UTEP; Steven Clark, Auburn; Bobby Cowan, Idaho; Brandon McManus, Temple; Shaun Powell, Florida State; Jackson Rice, Oregon; Quinn Sharp, Oklahoma State
 
 
 
KRLuther Ambrose, Louisiana-Monroe; George Atkinson III, Notre Dame; John Evans, Western Kentucky; T.Y. Hilton, Florida International; Greg McCoy, TCU; Taveon Rogers, New Mexico State; De'Anthony Thomas, Oregon
 
 
 
PRJared Abbrederis, Wisconsin; Tavon Austin, West Virginia; Tracy Lampley, Southern Miss; Marquis Maze, Alabama; Eric Page, Toldeo; Devon Wylie, Fresno State
 
 

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