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Atlantic Coast Conference

All-ACC Team

Offense

WR: Sammy Watkins, Clemson
WR: Conner Vernon, Duke
OL: James Hurst, UNC
OL: Oday Aboushi, Virginia
OL: Jonathan Cooper, UNC
OL: Omoregie Uzzi, Georgia Tech
OL: Dalton Freeman, Clemson
QB: Tajh Boyd, Clemson
RB: Giovani Bernard, UNC
RB: Andre Ellington, Clemson
TE: Matt Furstenburg, Maryland

Defense
DL: Brandon Jenkins, Florida State
DL: James Gayle, Virginia Tech
DL: Joe Vellano, Maryland
DL: Nikita Whitlock, Wake Forest
LB: Steve Greer, Virginia
LB: Bruce Taylor, Virginia Tech
LB: Jeremiah Attaochu, Georgia Tech
DB: David Amerson, NC State
DB: Kyle Fuller, Virginia Tech
DB: Lamarcus Joyner, Florida State
DB: Rashard Hall, Clemson

Specialists
K: Dustin Hopkins, Florida State
KR: Sammy Watkins, Clemson
P: Dalton Botts, Miami
PR: Greg Reid, Florida State

Offensive Player of the Year
Sammy Watkins, WR/KR, Clemson

Defensive Player of the Year
David Amerson, DB, NC State

Newcomer of the Year
Michael Holmes, RB, Virginia Tech


Big 12 Conference

All-Big 12 Team

Offense

WR: Tavon Austin, W. Virginia
WR: Kenny Stills, Oklahoma
WR: Terrance Williams, Baylor
OL: Lane Taylor, Oklahoma St.
OL: Joe Madsen, W. Virginia
OL: Gabe Ikard, Oklahoma
. OL: Ben Habern, Oklahoma
OL: Cyril Richardson, Baylor
QB: Landry Jones, Oklahoma
RB: Joseph Randle, Oklahoma St.
TE: Jordan Najvar, Baylor

Defense
DL: Alex Okafor, Texas
DL: Jackson Jeffcoat, Texas
DL: Stansly Maponga, TCU
DL: Nigel Nicholas, Oklahoma St.
LB: A.J. Klein, Iowa State
LB: Arthur Brown, Kansas St.
LB: Jake Knott, Iowa State
DB: Sam Holl, Baylor
DB: Nigel Malone, Kansas St.
DB: Demontre Hurst, Oklahoma
DB: Kenny Vaccaro, Texas

Specialists
K: Quinn Sharp, Oklahoma St.
KR: Justin Gilbert, Oklahoma St.
P: Quinn Sharp, Oklahoma St.
PR: Tavon Austin, W. Virginia

Offensive Player of the Year
Landry Jones, QB, Oklahoma

Defensive Player of the Year
A.J. Klein, LB, Iowa State

Newcomer of the Year
Wes Lunt, QB, Oklahoma State


Big East Conference

All-Big East Team

Offense

WR: Devin Street, Pittsburgh
WR: Anthony McClung, Cincinnati
OL: Mario Benavides, Louisville
OL: Justin Pugh, Syracuse
OL: Kaleb Johnson, Rutgers
OL: Mark Popek, USF
OL: Chris Jacobson, Pittsburgh
QB: Teddy Bridgewater, Louisville
RB: Ray Graham, Pittsburgh
RB: Lyle McCombs, UConn
TE: Ryan Griffin, UConn

Defense
DL: Aaron Donald, Pittsburgh
DL: Ryne Giddins, USF
DL: Walter Stewart, Cincinnati
DL: Scott Vallone, Rutgers
LB: Khaseem Greene, Rutgers
. LB: Sio Moore, Connecticut
DB: Logan Ryan, Rutgers
DB: Adrian Bushell, Louisville
DB: Jarred Holley, Pittsburgh
DB: Hakeem Smith, Louisville
DB: Drew Frey, Cincinnati

Specialists
K: Maikon Bonani, USF
KR: Jeremy Deering, Rutgers
P: Pat O'Donnell, Cincinnati
PR: Nick Williams, UConn

Offensive Player of the Year
Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Louisville

Defensive Player of the Year
Khaseem Greene, LB, Rutgers

Newcomer of the Year
Rushel Shell, RB, Pittsburgh


Big Ten Conference

All-Big Ten Team

Offense

WR: Jared Abbrederis, Wisconsin
WR: Keenan Davis, Iowa
OL: Brian Mulroe, Northwester
OL: Ricky Wagner, Wisconsin
OL: Graham Pocic, Illinois
OL: Taylor Lewan, Michigan
OL: Chris McDonald, Michigan St.
QB: Denard Robinson, Michigan
RB: Montee Ball, Wisconsin
RB: Rex Burkhead, Nebraska
TE: Jacob Pedersen, Wisconsin

Defense
DL: Kawaan Short, Purdue
DL: Michael Buchanan, Illinois
DL: Jordan Hill, Penn State
DL: John Simon, Ohio State
LB: Jonathan Brown, Illinois
LB: Gerald Hodges, Penn State
LB: Chris Borland, Wisconsin
DB: Ricardo Allen, Purdue
DB: Johnny Adams, Michigan St.
DB: Jordan Kovacs, Michigan
DB: Micah Hyde, Iowa

Specialists
K: Brett Maher, Nebraska
KR: Raheem Mostert, Purdue
P: Brett Maher, Nebraska
PR: Jared Abbrederis, Wisconsin

Offensive Player of the Year
Montee Ball, RB, Wisconsin

Defensive Player of the Year
Chris Borland, LB, Wisconsin

Newcomer of the Year
Mohammed Seisay, DB, Nebraska



Conference USA

All-C-USA Team

Offense

WR: Darius Johnson, SMU
WR: Aaron Dobson, Marshall
WR: Willie Carter, Tulsa
OL: Trent Dupy, Tulsa
OL: Jacolby Ashworth, Houston
OL: Theo Goins, UCF
OL: Joe Duhon, Southern Miss
OL: Stetson Burnett, Tulsa
QB: David Piland, Houston
RB: Zach Line, SMU
RB: Charles Sims, Houston

Defense
DL: Cory Dorris, Tulsa
DL: Jamie Collins, Southern Miss
DL: Victor Gray, UCF
DL: Margus Hunt, SMU
LB: Trent Mackey, Tulane
LB: Jeremy Grove, East Carolina
LB: Taylor Reed, SMU
DB: D.J. Hayden, Houston
DB: Dexter McCoil, Tulsa
DB: Bryce Callahan, Rice
DB: Kemal Ishmael, UCF

Specialists
K: Chris Boswell, Rice
KR: Rannell Hall, UCF
P: Ian Campbell, UTEP
PR: Tracy Lampley, Southern Miss

Offensive Player of the Year
Zach Line, RB, SMU

Defensive Player of the Year
Trent Mackey, LB, Tulane

Newcomer of the Year
Deontay Greenberry, WR, Houston



Mid-American Conference

All-MAC Team

Offense

WR: Nick Harwell, Miami (Ohio)
WR: Martel Moore, Northern Illinois
OL: Logan Pegram, Northern Illinois
OL: Eric Herman, Ohio
OL: Brian Winters, Kent State
OL: Dann O'Neill, Western Michigan
OL: Zac Kerin, Toledo
QB: Alex Carder, W. Michigan
RB: Branden Oliver, Buffalo
RB: Anthon Samuel, Bowling Green TE: Garrett Hoskins, Eastern Michigan

Defense
DL: Sean Progar, Northern Illinois DL: Roosevelt Nix, Kent State
DL: Chris Jones, Bowling Green
DL: Tremayne Scott, Ohio
LB: Khalil Mack, Buffalo
LB: Dwayne Woods, Bowling Green
LB: Travis Freeman, Ball State
DB: Jimmie Ward, Northern Illinois
DB: Travis Carrie, Ohio
DB: Johnnie Simon, W. Michigan
DB: Dayonne Nunley, Miami (Ohio)

Specialists
K: Matt Weller, Ohio
KR: Tommylee Lewis, Northern Illinois
P: Brian Schmiedebusch, Bowling Green
PR: Jamill Smith, Ball State

Offensive Player of the Year
Alex Carder, QB, Western Michigan

Defensive Player of the Year
Chris Jones, DT, Bowling Green

Newcomer of the Year
Je'Ron Stokes, WR, Bowling Green



Mountain West Conference

All-Mountain West Team

Offense

WR: Chris McNeill, Wyoming
WR: Matt Miller, Boise St.
OL: Nick Carlson, Wyoming
OL: Nik Embernate, San Diego St.
OL: Chris Barker, Nevada
OL: Weston Richburg, Colorado St.
OL: Joe Kellogg, Boise St.
QB: Derek Carr, Fresno St.
RB: Robbie Rouse, Fresno St.
RB: Chris Nwoke, Colorado St.
TE: Gavin Escobar, San Diego St.

Defense
DL: Tyler Gaston, UNLV
DL: Mike Purcell, Wyoming
DL: Paipai Falemalu, Hawaii
DL: Tristan Okpalaugo, Fresno St.
LB: Travis Brown, Fresno St.
LB: Alex Means, Air Force
LB: Shaquil Barrett, Colorado St.
DB: Blair Burns, Wyoming
DB: Leon McFadden, S. Diego St.
DB: Luke Ruff, Wyoming
DB: Duke Williams, Nevada

Specialists
K: Parker Harrington, Air Force
KR: Lee Clubb, Colorado St.
P: Pete Kontodiakos, Colorado St.
PR: Mitch Burroughs, Boise St.

Offensive Player of the Year
Derek Carr, QB, Fresno State

Defensive Player of the Year
Leon McFadden, DB, San Diego State

Newcomer of the Year
Ryan Katz, QB, San Diego State



Pacific-12 Conference

All-Pac-12 Team

Offense
WR: Robert Woods, USC
WR: Keenan Allen, Cal
OL: Cameron Fleming, Stanford
OL: M. Summers-Gavin, Cal
OL: David Yankey, Stanford
OL: Khaled Holmes, USC
OL: David Bakhtiari, Colorado
QB: Matt Barkley, USC
RB: De'Anthony Thomas, Oregon
RB: John White, Utah
TE: A. Seferian-Jenkins, Washington


Defense
DL: Star Lotulelei, Utah
DL: Dion Jordan, Oregon
DL: Wes Horton, USC
DL: Ben Gardner, Stanford
LB: Chase Thomas, Stanford
LB: Dion Bailey, USC
DB: Nickell Robey, USC
DB: John Boyett, Oregon
DB: T.J. McDonald, USC
DB: Desmond Trufant, Wash
DB: Jordan Poyer, Oregon St.

Specialists
K: Andre Heidari, USC
KR: De'Anthony Thomas, Oregon
P: Jeff Locke, UCLA
PR: Jamal Miles, Arizona State


Offensive Player of the Year
Matt Barkley, QB, USC

Defensive Player of the Year
Star Lotulelei, DL, Utah


Newcomer of the Year
Shaq Thompson, DB, Washington


Southeastern Conference

All-SEC Team

Offense

WR: Da'Rick Rogers, Tennessee
WR: Cobi Hamilton, Arkansas
OL: Barrett Jones, Alabama
OL: Luke Joeckel, Texas A&M
OL: Larry Warford, Kentucky
OL: Alex Hurst, LSU
OL: Chance Warmack, Alabama
QB: Tyler Wilson, Arkansas
RB: Marcus Lattimore, S.Carolina
RB: Knile Davis, Arkansas
TE: Philip Lutzenkirchen, Auburn

Defense
DL: Sam Montgomery, LSU
DL: Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
DL: John Jenkins, Georgia
DL: Jesse Williams, Alabama
LB: Jarvis Jones, Georgia
LB: C.J. Mosley, Alabama
LB: Sean Porter, Texas A&M
DB: Johnthan Banks, Miss. St.
DB: Tyrann Mathieu, LSU
DB: Bacarri Rambo, Georgia
DB: Eric Reid, LSU

Specialists
K: Caleb Sturgis, Florida
KR: Andre Debose, Florida
P: Dylan Breeding, Arkansas
PR: Tyrann Mathieu, LSU

Offensive Player of the Year
Tyler Wilson, QB, Arkansas

Defensive Player of the Year
Jarvis Jones, LB, Georgia

Newcomer of the Year
Dorial Green-Beckham, WR, Missouri


Sun Belt Conference

All-Sun Belt Team

Offense

WR: Javone Lawson, Louisiana-Lafayette
WR: Josh Jarboe, Arkansas State
OL: Caylin Hauptmann, FIU
OL: Cyril Lemon, North Texas
OL: Sean Conway, WKU
OL: Adam Smith, WKU
OL: Jaron Odom, Louisiana-Lafayette
QB: Ryan Aplin, Arkansas State
RB: Kedrick Rhodes, FIU
RB: Jyruss Edwards, ULM
TE: Jack Doyle, WKU

Defense
DL: Tourek Williams, FIU
DL: Jamarcus Allen, WKU
DL: Isame Faciane, FIU
LB: David Hinds, FAU
LB: Andrew Jackson, WKU
LB: Winston Fraser, FIU
LB: Nathan Herrold, Arkansas State
DB: J. Cheeseborough, FIU
DB: Jemarlous Moten, Louisiana-Lafayette
DB: Jonathan Cyprien, FIU
DB: Brynden Trawick, Troy

Specialists
K: Brett Baer, Louisiana-Lafayette
KR: Brelan Chancellor, North Texas
P: Will Atterberry, North Texas
PR: Darryl Surgent, Louisiana-Lafayette


Offensive Player of the Year
Kedrick Rhodes, RB, FIU

Defensive Player of the Year
Jonathan Cyprien, S, FIU

Newcomer of the Year
Drayton Calhoun, RB, Middle Tennessee



Western Athletic Conference

All-WAC Team

Offense

WR: Noel Grigsby, San Jose St.
WR: Quinton Patton, La. Tech
OL: Stephen Warner, La. Tech
OL: Kevin Saia, La. Tech
OL: Tyler Larsen, Utah St.
OL: Davonte Wallace, NM State
OL: D. Quessenberry, San Jose St.
QB: Colby Cameron, La. Tech
RB: DeLeon Eskridge, San Jose St.
RB: Kerwynn Williams, Utah State
TE: Ryan Otten, San Jose St.

Defense
DL: Travis Johnson, San Jose St.
DL: Justin Ellis, La. Tech
DL: Ik Enemkpali, La. Tech
DL: Walton Taumoepeau, NM State
LB: Keith Smith, San Jose St.
LB: Conrad Scheidt, Idaho
LB: Bojay Filimoeatu, Utah State
DB: Gary Walker, Idaho
DB: Chad Boyd, La. Tech
DB: James Orth, San Jose St.
DB: J. Robertson, Utah State

Specialists
K: Matt Nelson, La. Tech
KR: Kerwynn Williams, Utah State
P: Ray Allen, La. Tech
PR: Justin Veltung, Idaho

Offensive Player of the Year
Quinton Patton, WR, Louisiana Tech

Defensive Player of the Year
Travis Johnson, DL, San Jose State

Newcomer of the Year
DeLeon Eskridge, RB, San Jose State

 

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