SI.com 2011 Midseason All-America Team

SI.com's 2011 Midseason All-Americas
 
 
  OFFENSE   DEFENSE  
 
 
QB Robert Griffin III
Jr., Baylor
Dual-threat stud is completing 78 percent of his passes and has 22 TDs to just two INTs.
 
DE Whitney Mercilus
Jr., Illinois
His FBS-leading 10 sacks show how "Mercilus" he has been while pursuing quarterbacks.
 
 
 
RB Trent Richardson
Jr., Alabama
The Heisman hopeful is second nationally with 912 rushing yards and has 15 scores.
 
DT Devon Still
Sr., Penn State
The 310-pounder is only five tackles shy of equaling his 39 total tackles from all of 2010.
 
 
 
RB LaMichael James
Jr., Oregon
James led the FBS in rushing yards (170.4 per game) before dislocating his elbow in Week 6.
 
DT Jerel Worthy
Jr., Michigan State
The likely top 10 NFL draft pick has helped the Spartans produce the nation's No. 2 defense.
 
 
 
WR Ryan Broyles
Sr., Oklahoma
Landry Jones' favorite target has 60 catches is tied for first nationally with nine scores.
 
DE Melvin Ingram
Sr., South Carolina
The speed rusher has 5.5 sacks and two interceptions and has two touchdown returns.
 
 
 
WR Sammy Watkins
Fr., Clemson
The freshman's 728 receiving yards and 8 scores are a huge part of Clemson's perfect record.
 
LB Luke Kuechly
Jr., Boston College
The Eagle already has 99 tackles and is on pace to break the NCAA season record of 193.
 
 
 
TE Coby Fleener
Sr., Stanford
Six of Fleener's 16 catches have gone for touchdowns. He averages 24 yards per catch.
 
LB Courtney Upshaw
Sr., Alabama
His 3.5 sacks, interception and touchdown have helped pace the nation's No. 1 defense.
 
 
 
T Nate Potter
Sr., Boise State
The four-year starter is a big reason why Kellen Moore has only been sacked twice.
 
LB Arthur Brown
Jr., Kansas State
The undefeated Wildcats' leading tackler had a game-turning interception against Baylor.
 
 
 
G David DeCastro
Sr., Stanford
The 6-5, 310 pounder anchors a line that's only allowed Andrew Luck to be sacked two times.
 
CB Tyrann Mathieu
So., LSU
The dark horse Heisman threat has a knack for causing turnovers with four FF and two INTs.
 
 
 
C David Molk
Sr., Michigan
The team captain has helped the Wolverines rush for 239 yards per game this season.
 
S Casey Hayward
Sr., Vanderbilt
Three of Hayward's five picks and his only score have come against SEC opponents.
 
 
 
G Kevin Zeitler
Sr., Wisconsin
The 315-pound monster run blocker has helped the Badgers average 523.2 yards per game.
 
S Tony Jefferson
So., Oklahoma
Jefferson's 33 tackles and four picks have made him a game changer as a sophomore.
 
 
 
T Barrett Jones
Jr., Alabama
The versatile third-year star has helped the Crimson Tide earn 3,224 total yards.
 
CB Jayron Hosley
Jr., Virginia Tech
The Hokie has a forced fumble to go along with his team-high three interceptions.
 
 
  SPECIAL TEAMS  
 
 
K Caleb Sturgis
Jr., Florida
Sturgis has only missed one kick all season and leads the FBS with 19 field goals.
 
KR Fozzy Whittaker
Sr., Texas
With two scores in eight tries, a quarter of Whittaker's returns have gone for touchdowns.
 
 
 
P Brad Wing
Fr., LSU
He's been great -- averaging 43.4 yards per punt -- except for the taunt that cost him a TD.
 
PR Joe Adams
Sr., Arkansas
The dynamic playmaker has already taken two punts back for touchdowns.
 
 
Second Team
 
  OFFENSE   DEFENSE  
 
 
QB Andrew Luck, Jr., Stanford
 
DE Frank Alexander, Sr., Oklahoma
 
 
RB Ray Graham, Jr., Pittsburgh
 
DT Billy Winn, Sr., Boise State
 
 
RB Lamar Miller, So., Miami
 
DT Brett Roy, Sr., Nevada
 
 
WR Jordan White, Sr., Western Michigan
 
DE Andre Branch, Sr., Clemson
 
 
WR Keenan Allen, So., Cal
 
LB Manti Te'o, Jr., Notre Dame
 
 
TE Dwayne Allen, Jr., Clemson
 
LB Sean Spence, Sr., Miami
 
 
T Matt Kalil, Jr., USC
 
LB Sammy Brown, Sr., Houston
 
 
G Will Blackwell, Sr., LSU
 
CB Morris Claiborne, Jr., LSU
 
 
C William Vlachos, Sr., Alabama
 
S Mark Barron, Sr., Alabama
 
 
G Omoregie Uzzi, Jr., Georgia Tech
 
S Markelle Martin, Sr., Oklahoma State
 
 
T Levy Adock, Sr., Oklahoma State
 
CB Bud Noel, Fr., Wake Forest
 
  SPECIAL TEAMS  
 
 
K Randy Bullock, Sr., Texas A&M
 
KR Sammy Watkins, Fr., Clemson
 
 
P Steven Clark, So., Auburn
 
PR Jared Abbrederis, So., Wisconsin
 
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