2012 Freshman All-American Team
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Georgia's Todd Gurley
Georgia's Todd Gurley
FoxSportsNext.com
Posted Dec 7, 2012


Below is this year's FoxSportsNext.com Freshman All-America Team, including the offensive player of the year and defensive player of the year as voted upon by the Scout.com football experts from around the country.

Offensive Player of the Year: Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M

Manziel has put together one of the most remarkable freshman seasons in recent college football memory, and is the favorite to win the Heisman Trophy, which would make him the first freshman to ever win the award.

Defensive Player of the Year: Devonte Fields, TCU

The true freshman was a unanimous pick for the Big 12 Freshman Defensive Player of the Year. He had a league-leading 17.5 tackles for loss and registered nine sacks.



FoxSportsNext Freshman All-America First Team
POSNAMESCHOOL
QB Johnny Manziel Texas A&M
RB Todd Gurley Georgia
RB T.J. Yeldon Alabama
WR Amari Cooper Alabama
WR Stefon Diggs Maryland
TE Kyle Carter Penn State
OL John Theus Georgia
OL Tyler Johnstone Oregon
OL Dan Feeney Indiana
OL Austin Blythe Iowa
OL Isaac Seumalo Oregon State
AP D.J. Foster Arizona State
DL Devonte Fields TCU
DL Deion Barnes Penn State
DL Leonard Williams USC
LB Benardrick McKinney Mississippi State
LB Jabari Hunt-Days Georgia Tech
LB Keith Brown Louisville
LB Denzel Nkemdiche Ole Miss
DB Nick VanHoose Northwestern
DB Jalen Mills LSU
DB Karl Joseph West Virginia
DB Rohan Gaines Arkansas
K Austin Lopez San Jose State
P Landon Foster Kentucky
 
FoxSportsNext Freshman All-America Second Team
POSNAMESCHOOL
QB Marcus Mariota Oregon
RB Duke Johnson Miami
RB Johnathan Gray Texas
WR Mike Evans Texas A&M
WR Jamie Wilson Western Michigan
TE Devin Funchess Michigan
OL Vadal Alexander LSU
OL Brandon Shell South Carolina
OL Evan Boehm Missouri
OL Le'Raven Clark Texas Tech
OL Jake Brendel UCLA
AP Nelson Agholor USC
DL Dante Fowler Florida
DL Adolphus Washington Ohio State
DL Jaxon Hood Arizona State
LB Eddie Johnson Miami
LB Isaiah Bruce West Virginia
LB Shaquille Thompson Washington
LB Tyler Matakevich Temple
DB Lorenzo Doss Tulane
DB Keivarae Russell Notre Dame
DB Deon Bush Miami
DB Travis Blanks Clemson
K Ross Martin Duke
P Ethan Perry TCU

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