2006 AP All-America Team

Updated: December 12, 2006, 1:35 PM ET
Associated Press

First-team offense
Quarterback: Troy Smith, 6-foot-1, 215 pounds, senior, Ohio State.
Running backs: Darren McFadden, 6-2, 212, sophomore, Arkansas; Steve Slaton, 5-10, 195, sophomore, West Virginia.
Wide receivers: Calvin Johnson, 6-5, 235, junior, Georgia, Tech; Dwayne Jarrett, 6-5, 210, junior, Southern California.
Tight end: Matt Spaeth, 6-7, 265, senior, Minnesota.
Tackles: Jake Long, 6-7, 313, senior, Michigan; Joe Thomas, 6-8, 313, senior, Wisconsin.
Guards: Josh Beekman, 6-2, 318, senior, Boston College; Justin Blalock, 6-4, 335, senior, Texas.
Center: Dan Mozes, 6-4, 290, senior, West Virginia.
Kicker: Justin Medlock, 6-0, 197, senior, UCLA.
All-purpose player: DeSean Jackson, 6-0, 178, sophomore, California.

First-team defense
Ends: LaMarr Woodley, 6-2, 269, senior, Michigan; Gaines Adams, 6-5, 265, senior, Clemson.
Tackles: Glenn Dorsey, 6-2, 299, junior, LSU; Quinn Pitcock, 6-3, 295, senior, Ohio State.
Linebackers: Paul Posluszny, 6-2, 238, senior, Penn State; Patrick Willis, 6-2, 240, senior, Mississippi; James Laurinaitis, 6-3, 244, sophomore, Ohio State.
Cornerbacks: Leon Hall, 5-11, 193, senior, Michigan; Daymeion Hughes, 6-0, 188, senior, California.
Safeties: LaRon Landry, 6-2, 202, senior, LSU; Reggie Nelson, 6-1, 175, junior, Florida.
Punter: Daniel Sepulveda, 6-3, 230, senior, Baylor.

Second-team offense
Quarterback: Brady Quinn, senior, Notre Dame.
Running backs: Ray Rice, sophomore, Rutgers; Mike Hart, junior, Michigan.
Wide receivers: Jarrett Dillard, sophomore, Rice; Jeff Samardzija, senior, Notre Dame.
Tight end: Zach Miller, junior, Arizona State.
Tackles: Sam Baker, junior, Southern California; Arron Sears, senior, Tennessee.
Guards: Ben Grubbs, senior, Auburn; T.J. Downing, senior, Ohio State.
Center: Ryan Kalil, senior, Southern California.
Kicker: Arthur Carmody, junior, Louisville.
All-purpose player: Ted Ginn. Jr., junior, Ohio State.

Second-team defense
Ends: Justin Hickman, senior, UCLA; Mkristo Bruce, senior, Washington State.
Tackles: Alan Branch, junior, Michigan; Amobi Okoye, senior, Louisville.
Linebackers: Dan Connor, junior, Penn State; Ameer Ismail, senior, Western Michigan; David Harris, senior, Michigan.
Cornerbacks: Aaron Ross, senior, Texas; Ryan Smith, senior, Florida.
Safeties: Eric Weddle, senior, Utah; Michael Griffin, senior, Texas.
Punter: Durant Brooks, junior, Georgia Tech.

Third-team offense
Quarterback: Colt Brennan, junior, Hawaii.
Running backs: Ian Johnson, sophomore, Boise State; Garrett Wolfe, senior, Northern Illinois.
Wide receivers: Robert Meachem, junior, Tennessee; Johnnie Lee Higgins, senior, UTEP.
Tight end: Jonny Harline, senior, BYU.
Tackles: Levi Brown, senior, Penn State; Tony Ugoh, senior, Arkansas.
Guards: Kurt Quarterman, senior, Louisville; Nathan Bennett, senior, Clemson.
Center: Jonathan Luigs, sophomore, Arkansas.
Kicker: Mason Crosby, senior, Colorado.
All-purpose player: Sammie Stroughter, junior, Oregon State.

Third-team defense
Ends: Quentin Moses, senior, Georgia; Anthony Spencer, senior, Purdue.
Tackles: Jay Alford, senior, Penn State; Eric Foster, junior, Rutgers.
Linebackers: H.B. Blades, senior, Pittsburgh; Rufus Alexander, senior, Oklahoma; Brandon Siler, junior, Florida.
Cornerbacks: Dwight Lowery, junior, San Jose State; Brandon Flowers, sophomore, Virginia Tech.
Safeties: Tra Battle, senior, Georgia; Tom Zbikowski, senior, Notre Dame.
Punter: Jeremy Kapinos, senior, Penn State.


Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press

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