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LSU lands five on Sports Illustrated's All-American Teams

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Sports Illustrated released its First and Second Team Preseason All-American teams today and LSU landed players on offense, defense and special teams.

The Tigers lead the way with five players, followed by the USC Trojans with four. Alabama, Wisconsin and Oregon each had three players named.

LSU's Tyrann Mathieu was named preseason first team as both a CB and kick returner.

The SEC lead all conferences, landing 14 players from seven teams.

FIRST TEAM

QB Matt Barkley, Sr., USC

RB Montee Ball, Sr., Wisconsin

RB Marcus Lattimore, Jr., South Carolina

WR Robert Woods, Jr., USC

WR Sammy Watkins, So., Clemson

TE Tyler Eifert, Jr., Notre Dame

T Ricky Wagner, Sr., Wisconsin

G Jonathan Cooper, Sr., North Carolina

C Barrett Jones, Sr., Alabama

G Chance Warmack, Sr., Alabama

T Luke Joeckel, Jr., Texas A&M

 

DE Jadeveon Clowney, So., South Carolina

DT Kawann Short, Sr., Purdue

DT Star Lotulelei, Sr., Utah

DE Sam Montgomery, Jr., LSU

LB Jarvis Jones, Jr., Georgia

LB Manti Te'o, Sr., Notre Dame

LB Chase Thomas, Sr., Stanford

CB Tyrann Mathieu, Jr., LSU

S T.J. McDonald, Sr., USC

S Eric Reid, Jr., LSU

CB David Amerson, Jr., NC State

 

K Quinn Sharp, Sr., Oklahoma State

P Brad Wing, So., LSU

Returns Tyrann Mathieu, Jr., LSU

All-purpose De'Anthony Thomas, So., Oregon

 

SECOND TEAM

QB Geno Smith, Sr., West Virginia

RB Rex Burkhead, Sr., Nebraska

RB Kenjon Barner, Sr., Oregon

WR Marquess Wilson, Jr., Washington State

WR Marqise Lee, So., USC

WR Keenan Allen, Jr., Cal

T Chris Faulk, Jr., LSU

G Travis Frederick, Jr., Wisconsin

C Gabe Ikard, Jr., Oklahoma

G Omoregie Uzzi, Sr., Georgia Tech

T D.J. Fluker, Jr., Alabama

 

DL Brandon Jenkins, Sr., Florida State

DL Alex Okafor, Sr., Texas

DL William Gholston, Jr., Michigan State

DL Jackson Jeffcoat, Jr., Texas

LB Arthur Brown, Sr., Kansas State

LB Khaseem Greene, Sr., Rutgers

LB Shayne Skov, Jr., Stanford

CB Jonathan Banks, Sr., Mississippi State

S Tony Jefferson, Jr. Oklahoma

S John Boyett, Sr., Oregon

CB Brodrick Brown, Sr., Oklahoma State

 

K Caleb Sturgis, Sr., Florida

P Ryan Allen, Sr., Louisiana Tech

Returns Tyler Lockett, So., Kansas State

All-purpose Tavon Austin, Sr., West Virginia

 

Conference breakdown:

SEC – seven teams and 14 players

Pac 12 – six teams and 12 players

Big 12 – five teams and 11 players

ACC – five teams and 5 players

Big Ten – four teams and 6 players

Big East – one team and 1 player

Independent – one team and 1 player

WAC – one team and 1 player

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