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Troy Smith

Scout.com is proud to announce our All-American Team, All-Freshmen Team, and other national honors for this season in college football. Ohio State quarterback Troy Smith is the Scout.com National Player of the Year and he leads the Scout.com First Team.


Jim Grobe
In a closely contested ballot for the Scout.com Coach of the Year, Wake Forest Head Coach Jim Grobe narrowly edges Greg Schiano of Rutgers. Grobe led the Demon Deacons to the first ACC title since 1970 and a berth in the Orange Bowl against Big East champion Louisville.

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Other first team members are sophomore running backs Darren McFadden (Arkansas) and Steve Slaton (West Virginia), fullback Brian Leonard (Rutgers), junior wide receivers Calvin Johnson (Georgia Tech) and Dwayne Jarrett (USC) and tight end Jonny Harline (BYU). The offensive line consists of tackles Joe Thomas (Wisconsin) and Jake Long (Michigan), guards Justin Blalock (Texas) and Mike Jones (Iowa) and center Dan Mozes (West Virginia).

The Big 10 is well represented on the first team defensive line with defensive ends Lamarr Woodley (Michigan) and Anthony Spencer (Purdue) and defensive tackles Alan Branch

Colt McCoy
(Michigan) and Quinn Pitcock (Ohio State). The back seven consist of linebackers James Laurinitis (Ohio State), Patrick Willis (Ole Miss) and Paul Posluszny (Penn State), safeties Reggie Nelson (Florida) and Michael Griffin (Texas) and cornerbacks Leon Hall (Michigan) and Daymeion Hughes.

Quarterback Colt McCoy (Texas) is the Scout.com National Freshman of the Year and he leads the first team offense. Joining McCoy in the backfield are running backs P.J. Hill (Wisconsin) and C.J. Spiller (Clemson) and wide receiver Percy Harvin (Florida). The defense is led by two outstanding safeties in Taylor Mays (USC) and Myron Rolle (FSU).




Scout.com All-American First Team

O f f e n s e

Troy Smith
Ohio State | Senior
QB | 6-1/215

199/297 for 2,507 yards, 30 touchdown passes, 5 interceptions

Steve Slaton
West Virginia | Sophomore
RB | 5-10/190

245 rushes for 1,733 yards, 16 touchdowns, 7.60 average
Darren McFadden
Arkansas | Sophomore
RB | 6-2/210
265 rushes for 1,558 yards, 14 touchdowns, 6.1 average, 6/7 passing with 6 touchdown passes
Brian Leonard
Rutgers | Senior
FB | 6-2/235
82 rushes for 379 yards, 4 touchdowns, 36 receptions, 288 yards
Calvin Johnson
Georgia Tech | Junior
WR | 6-4/235
67 receptions for 1,016 yards, 13 touchdowns
Dwayne Jarrett
USC | Junior
WR | 6-5/215
59 receptions for 975 yards, 10 touchdowns
Jonny Harline
BYU | Senior
TE | 6-4/235
49 receptions for 754 yards, 11 touchdowns
Joe Thomas
Wisconsin | Senior
OT | 6-8/313
38 career starts, Outland Trophy finalist
Jake Long
Michigan | Senior
OT | 6-7/313
Starter at right and left tackle, 25 career starts, Outland Trophy finalist
Justin Blalock
Texas | Senior
OG | 6-4/329
4 year starter at guard and tackle, Outland Trophy finalist
Mike Jones
Iowa | Senior
OG | 6-5/302
3 year starter
Dan Mozes
West Virginia | Senior
C | 6-4/290
Four year starter, Remington Trophy finalist
Marcus Thigpen
Indiana | Sophomore
KR | 5-9/182
24 returns for 723 yards, 3 touchdowns, 30.13 average
Justin Medlock
UCLA | Senior
K | 6-0/197
26/30, long of 51
D e f e n s e

Quinn Pitcock
Ohio State | Senior
DT | 6-3/295

36 tackles, 11 tackles for a loss, 8 sacks
Alan Branch
Michigan | Junior
DT | 6-6/323
23 tackles, 5 tackles for a loss, 2 sacks, 2 forced fumbles
Anthony Spencer
Purdue | Senior
DE | 6-3/261
86 tackles, 26.5 tackles for a loss, 10.5 sacks, 5 forced fumbles
Lamarr Woodley
Michigan | Senior
DE | 6-2/268
33 tackles, 15.5 tackles for a loss, 11 sacks, 4 fumble recoveries, four caused fumbles
Paul Posluszny
Penn State | Senior
LB | 6-2/229
108 tackles, 7 tackles for a loss, 3 sacks
James Laurinitis
Ohio State | Sophomore
LB | 6-3/244
100 tackles, 8.5 tackles for a loss, 4 sacks, 5 interceptions, 3 forced fumbles
Patrick Willis
Ole Miss | Senior
LB | 6-2/240
137 tackles, 11.5 tackles for a loss, 3 sacks, 7 pass breakups, 3 forced fumbles
Daymeion Hughes
Cal | Senior
CB | 6-2/188
67 tackles, 8 interceptions, 11 pass breakups, Pac 10 Defensive Player of the Year, Lott Trophy finalist
Leon Hall
Michigan | Senior
CB | 5-11/191
41 tackles, 2 tackles for a loss, 15 pass breakups, 3 interceptions
Reggie Nelson
Florida | Junior
S | 6-1/195
50 tackles, 6 interceptions, 2 tackles for a loss, 5 pass breakups
Michael Griffin
Texas | Senior
S | 6-0/195
116 tackles, 5 tackles for a loss, 4 interceptions, 4 forced fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries, 8 pass breakups
DeSean Jackson
Cal | Sophomore
PR | 6-0/166
24 returns for 455 yards, 4 touchdowns
Daniel Sepulveda
Baylor | Senior
P | 6-3/227
46.48 yards per punt, 26 punts inside 20, 8 punts inside 10

 

Scout.com All-American Second Team

O f f e n s e

Colt Brennan
Hawaii | Junior
QB | 6-3/190

373/517 for 4,990 yards, 53 touchdown passes, 11 interceptions

Raymell Rice
Rutgers | Sophomore
RB | 5-9/195

311 rushes for 1,624 yards, 19 touchdowns, 5.3 average
Mike Hart
Michigan | Junior
RB | 5-9/192
301 rushes for 1,515 yards, 14 touchdowns, 5.03 average
Owen Schmidt
West Virginia | Junior
FB | 6-3/250
48 rushes for 233 yards, 5 touchdowns
Jeff Samardzija
Notre Dame | Senior
WR | 6-5/218
70 receptions for 958 yards, 11 touchdowns
Robert Meachem
Tennessee | Junior
WR | 6-3/210
67 receptions for 1,265 yards, 11 touchdowns
Zach Miller
Arizona State | Junior
TE | 6-5/259
49 receptions for 481 yards, 4 touchdowns
Arron Sears
Tennessee | Senior
OT | 6-4/320
36 career starts, All SEC in 05
Sam Baker
USC | Junior
OT | 6-5/305
3 year starter
Josh Beekman
Boston College | Senior
OG | 6-1/321
Started 36 consecutive games at right guard and center
Samson Satele
Hawaii | Senior
OG | 6-3/311
4 year starter, All WAC
Doug Datish
Ohio State | Senior
C | 6-5/295
34 career starts at guard and center
Damon Nickson
MTSU | Junior
KR | 6-0/177
19 returns for 569 yards and 2 scores, 29.95 average
Art Carmody
Louisville | Junior
K | 5-9/180
20/23, long of 51 yards, 57/57 PAT
D e f e n s e
Gaines Adams
Clemson | Senior
DE | 6-5/265
51 tackles, 14.5 tackles for a loss, 10.5 sacks, 24 QB hurries
Calais Campbell
Miami | Sophomore
DE | 6-8/265
49 tackles, 20 tackles for a loss, 10 sacks, 3 forced fumbles

Glenn Dorsey
LSU | Junior
DT | 6-2/299

59 tackles, 8.5 tackles for a loss, 3 sacks
Ramel Meekins
Rutgers | Senior
DT | 6-0/275
64 tackles, 13.5 tackles for a loss, 8 sacks, 8 QB hurries, 4 forced fumbles
H.B. Blades
Pitt | Senior
LB | 6-0/240
147 tackles, 10.5 tackles for a loss
David Harris
Michigan | Senior
LB | 6-2/242
95 tackles, 15 tackles for a loss, 4 sacks, 1 interception, 1 forced fumble
Buster Davis
Florida State | Senior
LB | 5-9/240
102 tackles, 7.5 tackles for a loss, 5 sacks
Tommy Zbikowski
Notre Dame | Senior
S | 6-0/210
69 tackles
Laron Landry
LSU | Senior
S | 6-2/202
68 tackles, 3.5 tackles for a loss, 1 sack, 2 interceptions
Aaron Ross
Texas | Senior
CB | 6-1/192
77 tackles, 5 interceptions, 3 tackles for a loss, 1 sack, 18 pass breakups, 3 forced fumbles
Brandon Flowers
Virginia Tech | Sophomore
CB | 5-10/190
48 tackles, 7.5 tackles for a loss, 3.5 sacks, 3 interceptions, 18 pass breakups
Johnnie Lee Higgins
UTEP | Senior
PR | 6-0/180
12 returns for 281 yards and 2 touchdowns
Chris Miller
Ball State | Sophomore
P | 6-2/212
46.3 yards per punt, 20 punts inside 20

 

Scout.com Freshman All-American First Team

O f f e n s e

Colt McCoy
Texas | RS Freshman
QB | 6-3/195

Went 191 of 278 for 2,262 yards and 27 touchdowns with just 7 interceptions.

P.J. Hill
Wisconsin | RS Freshman
RB | 5-11/235

292 rushes for 1,533 yards, 15 touchdowns, 5.25 average
C.J. Spiller
Clemson | True Freshman
RB | 5-11/190
124 rushes for 914 yards, 10 touchdowns, 10.33 average
David Harvey
Akron | True Freshman
WR | 5-11/160
43 receptions for 914 yards, 10 touchdowns
Percy Harvin
Florida | True Freshman
WR | 5-11/178
36 rushes for 406 yards, 2 touchdown, 25 receptions, 367 yards, 2 touchdown
Brandon Warren
Florida State | True Freshman
TE | 6-2/245
27 receptions for 293 yards, 1 touchdown
Andre Smith
Alabama | True Freshman
OT | 6-4/348
Started in all 12 games, played 800 snaps
Sam Young
Notre Dame | True Freshman
OT | 6-7/292
Started in all 12 games
John Jerry
Ole Miss | True Freshman
OG | 6-5/350
Started in all 12 games
Joe Thomas
Pittsburgh | True Freshman
OG | 6-5/285
Started in 8 games
Rafael Eubanks
Iowa | RS Freshman
C | 6-3/288
Started 8 games this season
Jeff Smith
B. College | True Freshman
KR |5-10/180
19 returns for 552 yards, 1 touchdown
Joshua Shene
Ole Miss | True Freshman
K | 5-10/170
14/17 FGs, long of 52
D e f e n s e
Sen'Derrick Marks
Auburn | RS Freshman
DT | 6-1/287
33 tackles, 8.5 tackles for a loss, 3.5 sacks
Austin Giles
B. College | RS Freshman
DT | 6-3, 285
28 tackles, 7.5 tackles for a loss, 5.5 sacks, 2 forced fumbles

Jeffrey Fitzgerald
Virginia | RS Freshman
DE | 6-3/279

64 tackles, 11 tackles for a loss, 5.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 forced fumble, 2 fumble recoveries
George Selvie
S. Florida | RS Freshman
DE | 6-4/255
76 tackles, 12 tackles for a loss, 5.5 sacks
Prince Hall
Alabama | RS Freshman
LB | 5-11/245
Started 8 games, 70 tackles, 10.5 tackles for a loss, 2 sacks
Joe Pawelek
Baylor | RS Freshman
LB | 6-2/232
86 tackles, 4.5 tackles for a loss, 2 sacks
Patrick Lavine
Ok. State | True Freshman
LB | 6-0/210
66 tackles, 9 tackles for a loss, 2 sacks, 1 interception, 1 forced fumble
Trivard Lindley
Kentucky | RS Freshman
CB | 6-0/175
50 tackles, 1 interceptions, 12 pass breakups
Vontae Davis
Illinois | True Freshman
CB | 6-0/185
52 tackles, 2.5 tackles for a loss, 1 interception, 6 pass breakups
Myron Rolle
Florida State | True Freshman
S | 6-2/216
68 tackles, 5.5 tackles for a loss, 1 sack
Taylor Mays
USC | True Freshman
S | 6-4/225
58 tackles, 3 interceptions
Brandon James
Florida | True Freshman
PR | 5-7/173
29 returns for 335 yards, 1 touchdown
Matt DiLallo
Colorado | RS Freshman
P | 6-1/200
43.7 yards per punt

 

Scout.com Freshman All-American Second Team

O f f e n s e

Matt Grothe
South Florida | RS Freshman
QB | 6-1/205

196/307 for 2,495 yards, 14 touchdowns, 14 interceptions
 

Javarris James
Miami | True Freshman
RB | 6-0/200

158 rushes for 767 yards, 4 touchdowns
Damion Fletcher
Southern Miss | True Freshman
RB | 5-10/176
241 rushes for 1,240 yards, 9 touchdowns
Darrius Heyward-Bey
Maryland | RS Freshman
WR | 6-2/206
41 receptions for 613 yards, 4 touchdowns
Ryan Wolfe
UNLV | True Freshman
WR | 6-1/200
55 receptions for 911 yards, 5 touchdowns
Cody Slate
Marshall | True Freshman
TE | 6-4/212
43 receptions, 684 yards, 6 touchdowns
Eben Britton
Arizona | RS Freshman
OT | 6-6/280
Started in 12 games
Alexsey Lanis
UCLA | RS Freshman
OT | 6-6/313
Started in 11 games
Sergio Render
Virginia Tech | RS Freshman
OG | 6-3/320
Started in all 12 games
Greg Isdaner
West Virginia | RS Freshman
OG | 6-3/315
Started in 12 games
Kenny Alfred
Washington St. | RS Freshman
C | 6-2/293
Started in 8 games
Jacoby Ford
Clemson | True Freshman
KR | 5-9/175
12 returns for 397 yards, 1 touchdown
Jeff Wolfert
Missouri | RS Freshman
K | 6-1/180
17/19 field goals
D e f e n s e

Greg Hardy
Ole Miss | True Freshman
DE | 6-5/240

49 tackles, 5 tackles for a loss, 3 sacks, 4 forced fumbles
Eric Norwood
South Carolina | True Freshman
DE | 6-2/258
29 tackles, 9 tackles for a loss, 7 sacks, 5 QB hurries
Vince Oghobosse
Duke | RS Freshman
DT | 6-6/310
26 tackles, 6.5 tackles for a loss, 1 sack
Marcus Tillman
Ole Miss | True Freshman
DT | 6-4/255
22 tackles, 5 tackles for a loss, 2 sacks
Reggie Carter
UCLA | RS Freshman
LB | 6-1/230
41 tackles, 3.5 tackles for a loss
Chris Robinson
South Florida | RS Freshman
LB | 6-3/240
26 tackles, 8 tackles for a loss, 6 sacks, 4 forced fumbles
Chris Collins
Ok. State | True Freshman
LB | 6-2/235
31 tackles, 3.5 tackles for a loss, 1 sack
Walter Thurmond
Oregon | RS Freshman
CB | 6-0/172
63 tackles, 3.5 tackles, 1 sack, 1 interception, 6 pass breakups
Al Verner
UCLA | True Freshman
CB | 5-11/182
50 tackles, 1.5 tackles for a loss, 2 interceptions, 4 pass breakups
Barry Church
Toledo | True Freshman
S | 6-3/215
71 tackles, 9 tackles for a loss, 1 sack, 4 interceptions, 6 pass breakups
Andre Sexton
Oklahoma State | RS Freshman
S | 6-0/205
75 tackles, 7.5 tackles for a loss, 3 forced fumbles
Chris Garrett
Ohio | RS Freshman
PR | 5-8/176
21 returns for 343 yards, 1 touchdown
Kyle Loomis
Oregon State | True Freshman
P | 6-3/185
40.5 yards per punt

Scout.com Recruiting Staff all contributed to this story

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