SI.com's 2009 All-America teams

SI.com's 2009 All-Americas
 
First Team
 
  OFFENSE   DEFENSE  
 
 
QB Kellen Moore
So., Boise St.
The nation's top-rated passer threw 39 touchdowns and just three interceptions.
 
DE Jerry Hughes
Sr., TCU
The Lott winner led the Horned Frogs' top-rated defense with 11.5 sacks.
 
 
 
RB Toby Gerhart
Sr., Stanford
The Doak Walker winner led all rushers with 1,736 yards and 26 touchdowns.
 
DT Brian Price
Jr., UCLA
A menacing defender, Price ranked second nationally with 22.5 sacks.
 
 
 
RB Mark Ingram
So., Alabama
This year's Heisman winner notched 1,864 total yards and 18 touchdowns.
 
DT Ndamukong Suh
Sr., Nebraska
The Heisman finalist recorded 88 tackles (23 for loss), 12 sacks and 10 pass breakups.
 
 
 
WR Danario Alexander
Sr., Missouri
Alexander caught 107 passes and led the nation with 137 yards per game.
 
DE Von Miller
Sr., Texas A&M
This hybrid linebacker led the nation with 17 sacks and also forced four fumbles.
 
 
 
WR Golden Tate
Jr., Notre Dame
The Biletnikoff winner averaged 16 yards per catch and scored 15 touchdowns.
 
LB Pat Angerer
Sr., Iowa
Angerer's 135 tackles set the pace for the Hawkeyes' top 10 scoring defense.
 
 
 
TE Dennis Pitta
Sr., BYU
Pitta led all tight ends with 787 yards and seven touchdowns on 57 catches.
 
LB Greg Jones
Sr., Michigan St.
Jones ranked third nationally with 141 tackles, including 13.5 for loss.
 
 
 
C Jake Kirkpatrick
Jr., TCU
This Rimington finalist calls schemes for the nation's No. 4 offense.
 
LB Rolando McClain
Jr., Alabama
This year's Butkus winner was the MVP of the nation's No. 2 defense.
 
 
 
OL Rodney Hudson
Jr., Florida St.
Hudson did not allow a sack or quarterback pressure and graded out at 88 percent.
 
CB Javier Arenas
Sr., Alabama
'Bama's shutdown corner snagged a key interception in the SEC title game.
 
 
 
OL Mike Iupati
Sr., Idaho
The Outland finalist did not allow a sack and notched 49 knockdowns.
 
S Eric Berry
Jr., Tennessee
The Thorpe Award winner notched 83 tackles and recovered four turnovers.
 
 
 
OL Mike Johnson
Sr., Alabama
Johnson served as the key-run blocker for eventual Heisman winner Ingram.
 
S Earl Thomas
So., Texas
The Longhorns' defensive star tied for second nationally with eight interceptions.
 
 
 
OL Russell Okung
Sr., Oklahoma St.
Okung, an Outland finalist and likely top 10 pick, allowed one sack all season.
 
CB Joe Haden
Jr., Florida
The Thorpe finalist notched four interceptions and nine pass breakups.
 
 
  SPECIAL TEAMS  
 
 
K Grant Ressel
So., Missouri
Ressel was 24-of-25, leading all kickers with a .960 field-goal percentage.
 
RETURNS C.J. Spiller
Sr., Clemson
The speedster returned four kickoffs and one punt for touchdowns.
 
 
 
P Drew Butler
So., Georgia
Butler's 48.8 yard average was three yards higher than any other player's.
 
ALL-PURPOSE Mardy Gilyard
Sr., Cincinnati
The receiver/returner ranked second nationally with 203.5 yards per game.
 
 
Second Team
 
  OFFENSE   DEFENSE  
 
 
QB Colt McCoy, Sr., Texas
 
DE Brandon Graham, Sr., Michigan
 
 
RB Dion Lewis, Fr., Pittsburgh
 
DT Terrence Cody, Sr., Alabama
 
 
RB Ryan Mathews, Jr., Fresno St.
 
DT Gerald McCoy, Jr., Oklahoma
 
 
WR Freddie Barnes, Sr., Bowling Green
 
DE Derrick Morgan, Jr., Georgia Tech
 
 
WR Jordan Shipley, Sr., Texas
 
LB Navorro Bowman, Jr., Penn State
 
 
TE Aaron Hernandez, Jr., Florida
 
LB Luke Kuelchy, Fr., Boston College
 
 
OL Maurkice Pouncey, Jr., Florida
 
LB Eric Norwood, Sr., South Carolina
 
 
OL Ciron Black, Sr., LSU
 
CB Brandon Harris, So., Miami
 
 
OL Zane Beadles, Sr., Utah
 
S DeAndre McDaniel, Jr., Clemson
 
 
OL Jason Pinkston, Jr., Pittsburgh
 
S Rahim Moore, So., UCLA
 
 
OL Trent Williams, Sr., Oklahoma
 
CB Tyler Sash, So., Iowa
 
  SPECIAL TEAMS  
 
 
K Hunter Lawrence, Sr., Texas
 
RETURNS Brandon Banks, Sr., Kansas St.
 
 
P Matt Dodge, Sr., East Carolina
 
ALL-PURPOSE C.J. Spiller, Sr., Clemson
 
Honorable Mention
 
 
 
QB Sean Canfield, Oregon State; Jimmy Clausen, Notre Dame; Andy Dalton, TCU; Max Hall, BYU; Case Keenum, Houston; Dan LeFevour, Central Michigan; Ryan Mallett, Arkansas; Jeremiah Masoli, Oregon; Josh Nesbitt, Georgia Tech; Tim Tebow, Florida
 
 
 
RB Donald Buckram, UTEP; John Clay, Wisconsin; Anthony Dixon, Mississippi State; Lance Dunbar, North Texas; Jonathan Dwyer, Georgia Tech; Montel Harris, Boston College; LaMichael James, Oregon; Jacquizz Rodgers, Oregon State; Curtis Steele, Memphis; Vai Taua, Nevada; Ryan Williams, Virginia Tech
 
 
 
WR Jonathan Baldwin, Pittsburgh; Dezmon Briscoe, Kansas; Ryan Broyles, Oklahoma; James Cleveland, Houston; A.J. Green, Georgia; Eric Page, Toledo; James Rodgers, Oregon State; Greg Salas, Hawaii; Emmanuel Sanders, SMU; Demaryius Thomas, Georgia Tech
 
 
 
TE Dorin Dickerson, Pittsburgh; Ed Dickson, Oregon; Dennis Morris, Louisiana Tech; Kyle Rudolph, Notre Dame; Cody Slate, Marshall
 
 
 
OL Bryan Bulaga, Iowa; Jeff Byers, USC; Anthony Castonzo, Boston College; Anthony Davis, Rutgers; Jason Fox, Miami; Cord Howard, Georgia Tech; Chris Marinelli, Stanford; Marshall Newhouse, TCU; Mike Tepper, Cal; Adam Ulatoski, Texas
 
 
 
DL Jeremy Beal, Oklahoma; Adrian Clayborn, Iowa; Lamarr Houston, Texas; Ryan Kerrigan, Purdue; Chris McCoy, Middle Tennessee; Josh McNary, Army; Bruce Miller, UCF; Robert Quinn, North Carolina; Adrian Robinson, Temple; Greg Romeus, Pittsburgh; O'Brien Schofield, Wisconsin; Brandon Sharpe, Texas Tech
 
 
 
LB Donald Butler, Washington; Rennie Curran, Georgia; Cody Grimm, Virginia Tech; Ross Homan, Ohio State; Noah Keller, Ohio; Sergio Kindle, Texas; Carmen Messina, New Mexico; Roddrick Muckelroy, Texas; Brandon Spikes, Florida; Sean Weatherspoon, Missouri; Lawrence Wilson, Jr., Connecticut
 
 
 
DB Mark Barron, Alabama; Kendrick Burney, North Carolina; Perrish Cox, Oklahoma State; Kurt Coleman, Ohio State; Van Eskridge, East Carolina; Brandon Hogan, West Virginia; Brian Logan, BYU; Sherrick McManis, Northwestern; Taylor Mays, USC; Patrick Peterson, LSU; Jamar Wall, Texas Tech
 
 
 
K Casey Barth, North Carolina; Kai Forbath, Jr., UCLA; Kevin Goessling, Fresno State; Justin Kahut, Oregon State; Craig Ratanamorn, Marshall; Brett Swenson, Michigan State; Leigh Tiffin, Alabama; Blair Walsh, Georgia
 
 
 
P Derek Epperson, Baylor; Trevor Hankins, Arizona State; Scott Kozlowski, West Virginia; Zoltan Mesko, Michigan; Matt Reagan, Memphis; Quinn Sharp, Oklahoma State; Michael Such, Tulsa; Tress Way, Oklahoma
 
 
 
RETURNS Lavon Brazill, Ohio; Tyron Carrier, Houston; Ray Fisher, Indiana; Dwayne Harris, East Carolina; Warren Norman, Vanderbilt; Chris Owusu, Stanford; Greg Reid, Florida State; Damian Williams, USC; Titus Young, Boise State
 
 
 
ALL-PURPOSE Antonio Brown, Central Michigan; Damaris Johnson, Tulsa; Dexter McCluster, Ole Miss; James Rodgers, Oregon State; Jordan Shipley, Texas; Brandon West, Western Michigan
 
 
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