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Wednesday, December 13
AP All-America team



FIRST TEAM
OFFENSE

Quarterback -- Chris Weinke, Florida State, 6-5, 229, senior, St. Paul, Minn.

Running backs -- Damien Anderson, Northwestern, 5-11, 208, junior, Wilmington, Ill.; LaDainian Tomlinson, TCU, 5-11, 217, senior, Waco, Texas.

Wide receivers -- Antonio Bryant, Pittsburgh, 6-2, 180, sophomore, Miami; Marvin Minnis, Florida State, 6-1, 185, senior, Miami.

Tight End -- Brian Natkin, Texas-El Paso, 6-4, 245, senior, San Antonio.

Center -- Dominic Raiola, Nebraska, 6-2, 300, junior, Honolulu.

Guards-Tackles -- Chris Brown, Georgia Tech, 6-6, 315, senior, Augusta, Ga.; Leonard Davis, Texas, 6-6, 365, senior, Wortham, Texas; Steve Hutchinson, Michigan, 6-5, 299, senior, Coral Springs, Fla.; Chad Ward, Washington, 6-5, 335, senior, Finley, Wash.

Placekicker -- Jonathan Ruffin, Cincinnati, 5-10, 184, sophomore, Metairie, La.

All-Purpose -- Santana Moss, Miami, 5-10, 180, senior, Miami.

DEFENSE

Linemen -- Andre Carter, California, 6-5, 260, senior, San Jose, Calif.; Casey Hampton, Texas, 6-1, 310, senior, Galveston, Texas; John Henderson, Tennessee, 6-7, 290, junior, Nashville, Tenn.; Jamal Reynolds, Florida State, 6-4, 254, senior, Aiken, S.C.

Linebackers -- Keith Adams, Clemson, 5-11, 220, junior, College Park, Ga.; Rocky Calmus, Oklahoma, 6-3, 234, junior, Jenks, Okla.; Dan Morgan, Miami, 6-3, 245, senior, Coral Springs, Fla.; Carlos Polk, Nebraska, 6-2, 250, senior, Rockford, Ill.

Backs -- Jamar Fletcher, Wisconsin, 5-10, 175, junior, St. Louis; Edward Reed, Miami, 6-0, 190, junior, Destrehan, La.; Dwight Smith, Akron, 5-11, 200, senior, Detroit; Fred Smoot, Mississippi State, 6-1, 179, senior, Jackson, Miss.

Punter -- Nick Harris, California, 6-3, 220, senior, Avondale, Ariz.

SECOND TEAM
OFFENSE

Quarterback -- Josh Heupel, Oklahoma.

Running backs -- Rudi Johnson, Auburn; Ken Simonton, Oregon State.

Wide receivers -- Fred Mitchell, UCLA; David Terrell, Michigan.

Tight end -- Todd Heap, Arizona State.

Center -- Ben Hamilton, Minnesota.

Guards-Tackles -- Jeff Backus, Michigan; Joaquin Gonzalez, Miami; Kenyatta Walker, Florida; Pork Chop Womack, Mississippi State.

Place-kicker -- Jamie Rheem, Kansas State.

All-purpose -- Aaron Lockett, Kansas State.

DEFENSE

Linemen -- Mario Fatafeni, Kansas State; Julius Peppers, North Carolina; Richard Seymour, Georgia; Justin Smith, Missouri.

Linebackers -- Adam Archuleta, Arizona State; Anthony Denman, Notre Dame; Levar Fisher, North Carolina State; Jason Glenn, Texas A&M.

Backs -- Tay Cody, Florida State; Anthony Floyd, Louisville; J.T. Thatcher, Oklahoma; Lito Sheppard, Florida.

Punter -- Brian Morton, Duke.

THIRD TEAM
OFFENSE

Quarterback -- Drew Brees, Purdue.

Running backs -- Lee Suggs, Virginia Tech; Anthony Thomas, Michigan.

Wide receivers -- Jabar Gaffney, Florida; Koren Robinson, North Carolina State.

Tight end -- Tracey Wistrom, Nebraska.

Center -- Casey Rabach, Wisconsin.

Guards-Tackles -- Chris Gibson, Oregon State; Seth McKinney, Texas A&M; Kendall Simmons, Auburn; Tarlos Thomas, Florida State.

Place-kicker -- Alex Walls, Tennessee.

All-purpose -- Emmett White, Utah State.

DEFENSE

Linemen -- Alex Brown, Florida; Willie Howard, Stanford; Cedric Scott, Southern Mississippi; Larry Triplett, Washington.

Linebackers -- Joe Cooper, Ohio State; Kalimba Edwards, South Carolina; Torrance Marshall, Oklahoma; Ben Taylor, Virginia Tech.

Backs -- Rashard Bauman, Oregon; Sheldon Brown, South Carolina; Robert Carswell, Clemson; Nate Clements, Ohio State.

Punter -- Kevin Stemke, Wisconsin.




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