AP: No. 1 Alabama places 6 on AP All-America team, including Heisman Trophy winner Mark Ingram
Alabama will bring a lineup powered by All-Americans into the BCS national championship game.
The top-ranked Crimson Tide had six players, including Heisman Trophy winner Mark Ingram, voted to The Associated Press All-America team released Tuesday â€” more than any other school.
Ingram was a unanimous first-team selection, as was linebacker Rolando McClain. Defensive tackle Terrence Cody was selected for the second consecutive season. Cornerback Javier Arenas, guard Michael Johnson and kicker Leigh Tiffin were also first-teamers.
…the Longhorns three players on the first team, second only to Alabama.
The Crimson Tide and Longhorns play in the BCS national championship game at the Rose Bowl on Jan. 7.
Alabama safety Mark Barron made the third-team, giving the Tide seven players who received AP All-America honors. Texas put three players â€” kicker Hunter Lawrence, center Chris Hall and linebacker Sergio Kindle â€” on the third team for a total of six overall.
Florida also had six players make the three teams, including cornerback Joe Haden and tight end Aaron Hernandez as first-teamers.
The SEC was the most represented conference on the first team, with 11 players, including Tennessee safety Eric Berry, South Carolina linebacker Eric Norwood and Georgia punter Drew Butler. (read much more in the entire AP story posted here at the Capstone Report.