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CBSSports.com 2012 College Football All-America Team

CBSSports.com staff
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Below is the 2012 All-America Team in college football, voted on by staff, writers and bloggers from CBSSports.com. Alabama highlights the list with five players, including three on the offensive line (D.J. Fluker, Chance Warmack and Barrett Jones).

All-Conference Teams: ACC | Big East | Big Ten | Big 12 | Pac-12 | SEC

The SEC had the most players overall with 10, including Heisman frontrunner Johnny Manziel at quarterback. The Pac-12 was also well represented with seven players on the first team, including both running backs.

247Sports.com: Evaluating the Evaluators -- Offense


Johnathan Franklin

D.J. Fluker

Manti Te'o

Dustin Hopkins

CBSSports.com All-America Team
Offense
PosPlayerHtWtClassSchool
RBJohnathan Franklin5-11195Sr.UCLA
WRMarqise Lee6-0195Soph.USC
WRStedman Bailey5-10195Jr.West Virginia
RBKa'Deem Carey5-10197Soph.Arizona
QBJohnny Manziel6-1200Fr.Texas A&M
WRTerrance Williams6-2205Sr.Baylor
TEZach Ertz6-6252Jr.Stanford
CBarrett Jones6-5302Sr.Alabama
OTLuke Joeckel6-6310Jr.Texas A&M
OGJonathan Cooper6-3310Sr.North Carolina
OGChance Warmack6-3320Sr.Alabama
OTD.J. Fluker6-6335Jr.Alabama
Defense
DEJadeveon Clowney6-6256Soph.South Carolina
DEBjoern Werner6-4256Jr.Florida State
DTWill Sutton6-2271Jr.Arizona State
DTStephon Tuitt6-6303Soph.Notre Dame
LBC.J. Mosley6-2232Jr.Alabama
LBManti Te'o6-2255Sr.Notre Dame
LBJarvis Jones6-3241Jr.Georgia
CBJordan Poyer6-0190Sr.Oregon State
CBDee Milliner6-1199Jr.Alabama
SMatt Elam5-10202Jr.Florida
SPhillip Thomas6-1215Sr.Fresno State
Special Teams
KDustin Hopkins6-2190Sr.Florida State
PRyan Allen6-2215Sr.Louisiana Tech
KRReggie Dunn5-10172Sr.Utah
PRVenric Mark5-8175Jr.Northwestern
APTavon Austin5-9171Sr.West Virginia

Second Team

Offense -- QB: Collin Klein, Kansas State; RB: Kenjon Barner, Oregon; Montee Ball, Wisconsin; WR: DeAndre Hopkins, Clemson; Tavon Austin, West Virginia; Quinton Patton, Louisiana Tech; TE: Tyler Eifert, Notre Dame; OT: Taylor Lewan, Michigan; Rick Wagner, Wisconsin; OG: Cyril Richardson, Baylor; David Yankey, Stanford; C: Braxston Cave, Notre Dame.

Defense -- DE: Damontre Moore, Texas A&M; John Simon, Ohio State; DT: Star Lotuleilei, Utah; Kawann Short, Purdue; LB: Trent Murphy, Stanford; Kyle Van Noy, BYU; Anthony Barr, UCLA; CB:Johnthan Banks, Mississippi State; Bradley Roby, Ohio State; S: Tony Jefferson, Oklahoma; Eric Reid, LSU.

Special Teams -- K: Caleb Sturgis, Florida; P: Riley Stephenson, BYU; KR: Dri Archer, Kent State; PR: Marcus Murphy, Missouri; All-Purpose: Giovani Bernard, North Carolina.

Third Team

Offense -- QB: Jordan Lynch, Northern Illinois; RB: Stepfan Taylor, Stanford; Stefphon Jefferson, Nevada; WR: Jordan Matthews, Vanderbilt; Cobi Hamilton, Arkansas; Markus Wheaton, Oregon State; TE: Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Washington; OT: Lane Johnson, Oklahoma; Dallas Thomas, Tennessee; OG: Omoregie Uzzi, Georgia Tech; Xavier Su'a-Filo, UCLA; C: Hroniss Grasu, Oregon.

Defense -- DE: Travis Johnson, San Jose State; Sam Montgomery, LSU; DT: Louis Nix, Notre Dame; Johnathan Hankins, Ohio State; LB: Kevin Minter, LSU; Khaseem Greene, Rutgers; Arthur Brown, Kansas State; CB: Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, Oregon; Will Davis, Utah State; S: Ty Zimmerman, Kansas State; Ed Reynolds, Stanford.

Special Teams -- P: Kyle Christy, Florida; K: Cairo Santos, Tulane; KR: Mike Edwards, Hawaii; PR: Ace Sanders, South Carolina; All-Purpose: Duke Johnson, Miami.

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