2012 AP All-America Teams

FIRST TEAM

OFFENSE

Quarterback: 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.

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

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

Center: Barrett Jones, senior, 6-5, 302,
Alabama.

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

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

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

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



Defense

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

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

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

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

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

Punter: Ryan Allen, senior, 6-2, 215, Louisiana
Tech.



SECOND TEAM

OFFENSE

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.



DEFENSE

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.



THIRD TEAM

OFFENSE

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.


DEFENSE

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.