David Huskers’ Only AP All-American

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The Associated Press released their 2011 All-American teams on Wednesday.

The lone Husker All-American was senior linebacker Lavonte David, who earned second team All-American honors. This is the second straight year David has been named to the second team.

David finished 2011 with 122 tackles, 3 sacks, 2 interceptions and 2 forced fumbles.

FIRST TEAM

OFFENSE

QB — Robert Griffin III, junior, 6-foot-2, 220 pounds, Baylor

RB — Montee Ball, junior, 5-11, 210, Wisconsin

RB — Trent Richardson, junior, 5-11, 224, Alabama

WR — Justin Blackmon, junior, 6-1, 215, Oklahoma State

WR — Robert Woods, sophomore, 6-1, 180, Southern California

TE — Dwayne Allen, junior, 6-4, 255, Clemson

OT — Barrett Jones, senior, 6-5, 311, Alabama

OT — Matt Kalil, junior, 6-7, 295, Southern California

OG — David DeCastro, senior, 6-5, 310, Stanford

OG — Kevin Zeitler, senior, 6-4, 318, Wisconsin

C — David Molk, senior, 6-2, 286, Michigan

All-Purpose — Sammy Watkins, freshman, 6-1, 180, Clemson

K — Randy Bullock, senior, 5-9, 212, Texas A&M

DEFENSE

DE — Melvin Ingram, senior, 6-2, 276, South Carolina

DE — Whitney Mercilus, junior, 6-4, 265, Illinois

DT — Devon Still, senior, 6-5, 310, Penn State

DT — Jerel Worthy, junior, 6-3, 310, Michigan State

LB — Luke Kuechly, junior, 6-3, 237, Boston College

LB — Jarvis Jones, sophomore, 6-3, 241, Georgia

LB — Dont’a Hightower, junior, 6-4, 260, Alabama

CB — Morris Claiborne, junior, 6-0, 185, LSU

CB — Tyrann Mathieu, sophomore, 5-9, 175, LSU

S — Mark Barron, senior, 6-2, 218, Alabama

S — Bacarri Rambo, junior, 6-0, 218, Georgia

P — Brad Wing, freshman, 6-3, 184, LSU

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SECOND TEAM

OFFENSE

QB — Andrew Luck, junior, Stanford

RB — LaMichael James, junior, Oregon

RB — David Wilson, junior, Virginia Tech

WR — Ryan Broyles, senior, Oklahoma

WR — Kendall Wright, senior, Baylor

TE — Tyler Eifert, junior, Notre Dame

OT — Jonathan Martin, senior, Stanford

OT — Nate Potter, senior, Boise State

OG –Will Blackwell, senior, LSU

OG — Austin Pazstor, senior, Virginia

C — Peter Konz, junior, Wisconsin

All-Purpose — Joe Adams, senior, Arkansas

K — Caleb Sturgis, junior, Florida

DEFENSE

DE — Frank Alexander, senior, Oklahoma

DE — Vinny Curry, senior, Marshall

DT — Joe Vellano, junior, Maryland

DT — Derek Wolfe, senior, Cincinnati

LB — Courtney Upshaw, senior, Alabama

LB — Lavonte David, senior, Nebraska

LB — Manti Teo, junior, Notre Dame

CB — David Amerson, sophomore, North Carolina State

CB — Dre Kirkpatrick, junior, Alabama

S — Markelle Martin, senior, Oklahoma State

S — Antonio Allen, senior, South Carolina

P — Ryan Allen, junior, Louisiana Tech

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THIRD TEAM

OFFENSE

QB — Matt Barkley, junior, Southern California

RB — Ronnie Hillman, sophomore, San Diego State

RB — Bobby Rainey, senior, Western Kentucky

WR — Jordan White, senior, Western Michigan

WR — Patrick Edwards, senior, Houston

TE — Coby Fleener, senior, Stanford

OT — Levy Adcock, senior, Oklahoma State

OT — Cordy Glenn, senior, Georgia

OG — Ryan Miller, senior, Colorado

OG — Gabe Ikard, sophomore, Oklahoma

C — Grant Garner, senior, Oklahoma State

All-Purpose player — Tavon Austin, junior, West Virginia

K — Quinn Sharp, junior, Oklahoma State

DEFENSE

DE — Sam Montgomery, sophomore, LSU

DE — Andre Branch, senior, Clemson

DT — John Simon, junior, Ohio State

DT — Fletcher Cox, junior, Mississippi State

LB — Tank Carder, senior, TCU

LB — Sammy Brown, senior, Houston

LB — Emmanuel Acho, senior, Texas

CB — Nigel Malone, junior, Kansas State

CB — Brodrick Brown, junior, Oklahoma State

S — Josh Bush, senior, Wake Forest

S — George Iloka, senior, Boise State

P — Shawn Powell, senior, Florida State

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