The Badgers' workhorse tied Barry Sanders' single-season record for touchdowns (39) in 2011 and led the country in yards from scrimmage with 2,229.
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Amerson set the ACC and N.C. State single-season records for interceptions with 13 in 2011 while leading the nation in picks and interception yards (205).
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One of the most versatile players in the nation, Jones can play every spot on the offensive line and has helped pave the way for Heisman winner Mark Ingram and finalist Trent Richardson.
4 of 10Bill Frakes/SI
The durable Burkhead carried the ball at least 20 times in eight games last season and was two carries shy (284) of the Huskers' single-season record.
5 of 10Gary Bogdon/SI
The SEC Freshman of the Year was eighth in the conference in sacks (8.0), the only newcomer to rank in the top 10.
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The dual-threat Klein threw for 13 touchdowns but broke a 42-year-old school record with 27 rushing scores. The senior's 12.46 points per game were third nationally.
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Te'o ranks eighth on the Irish's career tackles list and was one of four players to be selected to the Bednarik, Butkus, Lott and Lombardi awards watch lists at the same time last season.
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The 6-foot-1, 285-pound Vellano is undersized for many defensive linemen but started 25 games over the last two years and led the country in tackles per game among linemen (7.8) in 2011.
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The senior owns 13 program passing records and heads into his senior season as Oklahoma's all-time passing leader with 12,379 yards.
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Bernard tore his ACL just before the 2010 season but bounced back to lead all freshmen in rushing yards (1,253) in 2011, becoming the Tar Heels' first 1,000-yard rusher since 1997. (Who would you add to the list? Send comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.)
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