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AP All-American team

Associatred Press

First team

Offense

Quarterback – Colt McCoy, senior, 6-foot-2, 210 pounds, Texas.

Running backs – Toby Gerhart, senior, 6-1, 235, Stanford; Mark Ingram, sophomore, 5-10, 212, Alabama.

Tackles – Russell Okung, senior, 6-5, 301, Oklahoma State; Trent Williams, senior, 6-5, 318, Oklahoma.

Guards – Michael Johnson, senior, 6-6, 305, Alabama; Mike Iupati, senior, 6-6, 330, Idaho.

Center – J.D. Walton, senior, 6-3, 305, Baylor.

Tight end – Aaron Hernandez, junior, 6-2, 250, Florida.

Wide receivers – Golden Tate, junior, 5-11, 195, Notre Dame; Jordan Shipley, senior, 6-0, 190, Texas.

All-purpose player – C.J. Spiller, senior, 5-11, 195, Clemson.

Kicker – Leigh Tiffin, senior, 6-2, 212, Alabama.

Defense

Ends – Jerry Hughes, senior, 6-3, 257, TCU; Derrick Morgan, junior, 6-4, 272, Georgia Tech.

Tackles – Ndamukong Suh, senior, 6-4, 300, Nebraska; Terrence Cody, senior, 6-5, 365, Alabama.

Linebackers – Rolando McClain, junior, 6-4, 258, Alabama; Greg Jones, junior, 6-1, 228, Michigan State; Eric Norwood, senior, 6-1, 252, South Carolina.

Cornerbacks – Joe Haden, junior, 5-11, 190, Florida; Javier Arenas, senior, 5-9, 198, Alabama.

Safeties – Eric Berry, junior, 5-11, 203, Tennessee; Earl Thomas, sophomore, 5-10, 197, Texas.

Punter – Drew Butler, sophomore, 6-2, 201, Georgia.

Second team

Quarterback – Tim Tebow, senior, Florida.

Running backs – Ryan Mathews, junior, Fresno State; Dion Lewis, freshman, Pittsburgh.

Tackles – Bryan Bulaga, junior, Iowa; Chris Marinelli, senior, Stanford.

Guards – Rodney Hudson, junior, Florida State; Mike Pouncey, junior, Florida.

Center – Maurkice Pouncey, junior, Florida.

Tight end – Dennis Pitta, senior, BYU.

Wide receivers – Mardy Gilyard, senior, Cincinnati; Danario Alexander, senior, Missouri.

All-purpose player – James Rodgers, junior, Oregon State.

Kicker – Kai Forbath, junior, UCLA.

Defense

Ends – Von Miller, junior, Texas A Brandon Graham, senior, Michigan.

Tackles – Gerald McCoy, junior, Oklahoma; Jared Odrick, senior, Penn State.

Linebackers – Pat Angerer, senior, Iowa; Brandon Spikes, senior, Florida; Sean Weatherspoon, senior, Missouri.

Cornerbacks – Perrish Cox, senior, Oklahoma State; Kyle Wilson, senior, Boise State.

Safeties – Taylor Mays, senior, Southern California; Rahim Moore, sophomore, UCLA.

Punter – Zoltan Mesko, senior, Michigan.

Third team

Offense

Quarterback – Kellen Moore, sophomore, Boise State

Running backs – LaMichael James, redshirt freshman, Oregon; Jacquizz Rodgers, sophomore, Oregon State.

Tackles – Dennis Landolt, senior, Penn State; Ciron Black, senior, LSU.

Guards – Brandon Carter, senior, Texas Tech; Jeff Byers, senior, Southern California.

Center – Chris Hall, senior, Texas.

Tight end – Dorin Dickerson, senior, Pittsburgh.

Wide receivers – Freddie Barnes, senior, Bowling Green; Demaryius Thomas, junior, Georgia Tech.

All-purpose player – Dexter McCluster, senior, Mississippi.

Kicker – Hunter Lawrence, senior, Texas.

Defense

Ends – Jeremy Beal, junior, Oklahoma; Brandon Sharpe, senior, Texas Tech.

Tackles – Brian Price, junior, UCLA; Dan Williams, senior, Tennessee.

Linebackers – Sergio Kindle, senior, Texas; Cody Grimm, senior, Virginia Tech; Navorro Bowman, junior, Penn State.

Cornerbacks – Brandon Harris, sophomore, Miami; Alterraun Verner, senior, UCLA.

Safeties – Tyler Sash, sophomore, Iowa; Mark Barron, sophomore, Alabama.

Punter – Matt Reagan, senior, Memphis.