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Tide leads the land with four named as 1st Team All-Americans

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The Alabama Crimson Tide’s list of AP All-Americans has grown by four as Barrett Jones, Chance Warmack, C.J. Mosely and Dee Milliner all added their names for the 2012 campaign.

The Crimson Tide’s four on the AP All-American first team leads the nation. Bama’s D.J. Fluker made 2nd team and A.J. McCarron was named to the 3rd team.


Johnny Manziel, redshirt freshman, 6-foot-1, 200 pounds, Texas A&M.

Running backs
Montee Ball, senior, 5-11, 215, Wisconsin
Ka’Deem Carey, sophomore, 5-10, 197, Arizona.

Luke Joeckel, junior, 6-6, 310, Texas A&M
Taylor Lewan, junior, 6-8, 309, Michigan

Chance Warmack, senior, 6-3, 320, Alabama;
Jonathan Cooper, senior, 6-3, 295, North Carolina

Barrett Jones, senior, 6-5, 302, Alabama

Tight end
Zach Ertz, senior, 6-6, 252, Stanford

Marqise Lee, sophomore, 6-0, 195, Southern California
Terrance Williams, senior, 6-2, 205, Baylor

All-purpose player
Tavon Austin, senior, 5-9, 171, West Virginia.

Cairo Santos, junior, 5-8, 160, Tulane.


Jadeveon Clowney, sophomore, 6-6, 256, South Carolina
Bjoern Werner, junior, 6-4, 255, Florida State

Star Lotulelei, senior, 6-4, 320, Utah
Will Sutton, junior, 6-1, 267, Arizona State.

Manti Te’o, senior, 6-2, 255, Notre Dame
Jarvis Jones, junior, 6-3, 241, Georgia
C.J. Mosley, junior, 6-2, 232, Alabama

Dee Milliner, junior, 6-1, 199, Alabama
Jordan Poyer, sophomore, 6-0, 172, Oregon State

Phillip Thomas, senior, 6-1, 215, Fresno State
Matt Elam, junior, 5-10, 202, Florida

Ryan Allen, senior, 6-2, 215, Louisiana Tech


Quarterback – Collin Klein, senior, Kansas State.
Running backs — Kenjon Barner, senior, Oregon; Johnathan Franklin, senior, UCLA.
Tackles — D.J. Fluker, junior, Alabama David Yankey, junior, Stanford.
Guards — Spencer Long, junior, Nebraska; Cyril Richardson, junior, Baylor.
Center — Dalton Freeman, senior, Clemson.
Tight end — Tyler Eifert, senior, Notre Dame.
Receivers — Stedman Bailey, junior, West Virginia; Quinton Patton, senior, Louisiana Tech.
All-purpose player — Jordan Lynch, junior, Northern Illinois.
Kicker — Dustin Hopkins, senior, Florida State.

Ends — Damontre Moore, junior, Texas A&M; Stephon Tuitt, sophomore, Notre Dame.
Tackles — Johnathan Hankins, junior, Ohio State; Kawann Short, senior, Purdue.
Linebackers — Kevin Minter, junior, LSU; Anthony Barr, junior, UCLA; Arthur Brown, senior, Kansas State.
Cornerbacks — Johnthan Banks, senior, Mississippi State; Bradley Roby, sophomore, Ohio State.
Safeties — Eric Reid, junior, LSU; Tony Jefferson, junior, Oklahoma.
Punter — Riley Stephenson, senior, BYU.

Quarterback — A.J. McCarron, junior, Alabama
Running backs — Stefphon Jefferson, junior, Nevada; Giovani Bernard, sophomore, North Carolina.
Tackles — Jake Matthews, junior, Texas A&M; Eric Fisher, senior, Central Michigan.
Guards — Larry Warford, senior, Kentucky; Xavier Su’a-Filo, sophomore, UCLA.
Center — Braxston Cave, senior, Notre Dame.
Tight end — Austin Seferian-Jenkins, sophomore, Washington.
Receivers — DeAndre Hopkins, junior, Clemson; Cobi Hamilton, senior, Arkansas.
All-purpose player — Dri Archer, junior, Kent State.
Kicker — Caleb Sturgis, senior, Florida.

Ends — John Simon, senior, Ohio State; Sam Montgomery, junior, LSU.
Tackles — Shariff Floyd, junior, Florida; Chris Jones, senior, Bowling Green.
Linebackers — Khaseem Greene, senior, Rutgers; Trent Murphy, senior, Stanford; Kyle Van Noy, junior, BYU.
Cornerbacks — Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, sophomore, Oregon; Jason Verrett, junior, TCU.
Safeties — Ed Reynolds, junior, Stanford; Ty Zimmerman, junior, Kansas State.
Punter — Kyle Christy, sophomore, Florida

Interestingly, despite years of supposed stellar recruiting, the Auburn Tigers failed to have a single player added to any of the three teams. Similar to Les Miles’ quip about Death Valley, I guess Auburn is the place “Where top recruits’ careers go to die.”

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