Below is the 2013 preseason college football All-America Team voted on by a CBSSports.com panel of college football experts and staff.
Alabama has the most players on the first team with four, including wide receiver Amari Cooper. The sophomore wide receiver was one of six players to be voted to the team unanimously. The others were WR Marqise Lee, OT Taylor Lewan, OG David Yankey, DE Jadeveon Clowney and DT Louis Nix.
The SEC had the most players overall with eight, while the Pac-12 was second with six.
The preseason All-America team is the first of several player-focused initiatives CBSSports.com will feature in 2013, including player of the week honors (first announcement: Tuesday, Sept. 3), regular Heisman rankings and updates, and a postseason All-America team to be revealed in mid-December.
|CBSSports.com Preseason All-America Team|
|QB||Johnny Manziel||6-1||200||Soph.||Texas A&M|
|OT||Jake Matthews||6-5||305||Sr.||Texas A&M|
|DE||Jadeveon Clowney||6-6||272||Jr.||South Carolina|
|DE||Stephon Tuitt||6-6||322||Jr.||Notre Dame|
|DT||Louis Nix||6-3||347||Sr.||Notre Dame|
|DT||Will Sutton||6-1||288||Jr.||Arizona State|
|LB||Kyle Van Noy||6-3||235||Sr.||BYU|
|CB||Bradley Roby||5-11||192||Jr.||Ohio State|
|KR||Dri Archer||5-8||175||Sr.||Kent State|
Offense -- QB: Braxton Miller, Jr., Ohio State; RB: Ka'Deem Carey, Jr., Arizona; De'Anthony Thomas, Jr., Oregon; WR: Davante Adams, Soph., Fresno State; Jordan Matthews, Sr., Vanderbilt; Tevin Reese, Sr., Baylor; TE: Eric Ebron, Jr., North Carolina; OT: Cyrus Kouandijo, Jr., Alabama; Jack Mewhort, Sr., Ohio State; OG: Gabe Jackson, Sr., Mississippi State; Spencer Long, Sr., Nebraska; C: Bryan Stork, Sr., Florida State
Defense -- DE: Devonte Fields, Soph., TCU; Jackson Jeffcoat, Jr., Texas; DT: Anthony Johnson, Jr., LSU; Dominique Easley, Sr., Florida; LB: Ryan Shazier, Jr., Ohio State; Chris Borland, Sr., Wisconsin; Khalil Mack, Sr., Buffalo; CB: Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, Jr., Oregon; Lamarcus Joyner, Sr., Florida State; S: Craig Loston, Sr., LSU; Hakeem Smith, Sr., Louisville