Three Ducks make Phil Steele’s preseason All-America team

Oregon stars Royce Freeman, DeForest Buckner and Tyler Johnston have made Phil Steele's preseason college football All-America teams.

Freeman, who became Oregon's starting running back as a freshman in 2014, was named to Steele's fourth team, along with fellow Pac-12 RB DeVontae Booker from Utah. In 2014, Freeman rushed for 1,365 yards and 20 total touchdowns on his way to being named a freshman All-American and becoming the fourth true freshman to ever surpass 1,000 yards rushing. 

Buckner, a massive and long defensive lineman, made Steele's third team. Buckner registered 81 tackles in 2014. His 13 tackles for loss were a team-high last season. 

Johnstone, who missed 2014 after suffering two injuries to his right knee, was a freshman All-American in 2012. He made Steele's third team. 

(h/t The Oregonian)

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