OU'sTony Jefferson Lands On AP All-America Second Team
NORMAN, Oklahoma - The Associated Press has named Oklahoma Defensive Back Tony Jefferson to its second team All-America list.
Jefferson is a junior safety for the Sooners who leads the team with 113 tackles. He also has 3.5 tackles for loss and two interceptions.
The Sooners take on Texas A&M in the AT&T Cotton Bowl on January 4th. Texas A&M also landed four players on the AP's three All-America teams, including Heisman trophy winner Johnny Manziel who is on the list as first team quarterback.
The list was voted on by a panel of 16 AP college football poll voters.
Quarterback: Johnny Manziel, redshirt freshman, 6-foot-1, 200 pounds, Texas A&M.
Running backs: Montee Ball, senior, 5-11, 215, Wisconsin; Ka'Deem Carey, sophomore, 5-10, 197, Arizona.
Tackles: Luke Joeckel, junior, 6-6, 310, Texas A&M; Taylor Lewan, junior, 6-8, 309, Michigan.
Guards: Chance Warmack, senior, 6-3, 320, Alabama; Jonathan Cooper, senior, 6-3, 295, North Carolina.
Center: Barrett Jones, senior, 6-5, 302, Alabama.
Tight end: Zach Ertz, senior, 6-6, 252, Stanford.
Receivers: Marqise Lee, sophomore, 6-0, 195, Southern California; Terrance Williams, senior, 6-2, 205, Baylor.
All-purpose player: Tavon Austin, senior, 5-9, 171, West Virginia.
Kicker: Cairo Santos, junior, 5-8, 160, Tulane.
Ends: Jadeveon Clowney, sophomore, 6-6, 256, South Carolina; Bjoern Werner, junior, 6-4, 255, Florida State.
Tackles: Star Lotulelei, senior, 6-4, 320, Utah; Will Sutton, junior, 6-1, 267, Arizona State.
Linebackers: Manti Te'o, senior, 6-2, 255, Notre Dame; Jarvis Jones, junior, 6-3, 241, Georgia; C.J. Mosley, junior, 6-2, 232, Alabama.
Cornerbacks: Dee Milliner, junior, 6-1, 199, Alabama; Jordan Poyer, sophomore, 6-0, 172, Oregon State.
Safeties: Phillip Thomas, senior, 6-1, 215, Fresno State; Matt Elam, junior, 5-10, 202, Florida.
Punter: Ryan Allen, senior, 6-2, 215, Louisiana Tech.
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Quarterback: Collin Klein, senior, Kansas State.
Running backs: Kenjon Barner, senior, Oregon; Johnathan Franklin, senior, UCLA.
Tackles: D.J. Fluker, junior, Alabama; David Yankey, junior, Stanford.
Guards: Spencer Long, junior, Nebraska; Cyril Richardson, junior, Baylor.
Center: Dalton Freeman, senior, Clemson.
Tight end: Tyler Eifert, senior, Notre Dame.
Receivers: Stedman Bailey, junior, West Virginia; Quinton Patton, senior, Louisiana Tech.
All-purpose player: Jordan Lynch, junior, Northern Illinois.
Kicker: Dustin Hopkins, senior, Florida State.
Ends: Damontre Moore, junior, Texas A&M; Stephon Tuitt, sophomore, Notre Dame.
Tackles: Johnathan Hankins, junior, Ohio State; Kawann Short, senior, Purdue.
Linebackers: Kevin Minter, junior, LSU; Anthony Barr, junior, UCLA; Arthur Brown, senior, Kansas State.
Cornerbacks: Johnthan Banks, senior, Mississippi State; Bradley Roby, sophomore, Ohio State.
Safeties: Eric Reid, junior, LSU; Tony Jefferson, junior, Oklahoma.
Punter: Riley Stephenson, senior, BYU.
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Quarterback: A.J. McCarron, junior, Alabama.
Running backs: Stefphon Jefferson, junior, Nevada; Giovani Bernard, sophomore, North Carolina.
Tackles: Jake Matthews, junior, Texas A&M; Eric Fisher, senior, Central Michigan.
Guards: Larry Warford, senior, Kentucky; Xavier Su'a-Filo, sophomore, UCLA.
Center: Braxston Cave, senior, Notre Dame.
Tight end: Austin Seferian-Jenkins, sophomore, Washington.
Receivers: DeAndre Hopkins, junior, Clemson; Cobi Hamilton, senior, Arkansas.
All-purpose player: Dri Archer, junior, Kent State.
Kicker: Caleb Sturgis, senior, Florida.
Ends: John Simon, senior, Ohio State; Sam Montgomery, junior, LSU.
Tackles: Shariff Floyd, junior, Florida; Chris Jones, senior, Bowling Green.
Linebackers: Khaseem Greene, senior, Rutgers; Trent Murphy, senior, Stanford; Kyle Van Noy, junior, BYU.
Cornerbacks: Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, sophomore, Oregon; Jason Verrett, junior, TCU.
Safeties: Ed Reynolds, junior, Stanford; Ty Zimmerman, junior, Kansas State.
Punter: Kyle Christy, sophomore, Florida.