2006 College Football All-America Team


2006 College Football All-America Team

The 2006 College Football All-America Team is composed of the following All-American Teams: Associated Press, Football Writers Association of America, American Football Coaches Association, Walter Camp Foundation, The Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, CBS Sports, ESPN, College Football News, Rivals.com, and Scout.com.

The College Football All-America Team is an honor given annually to the best American college football players at their respective positions. The original usage of the term All-America seems to have been to such a list selected by football pioneer Walter Camp in the 1890s. The NCAA officially recognizes All-Americans selected by the AP, AFCA, FWAA, TSN, and the WCFF to determine Consensus All-Americans.

Offense

*Quarterback -- Troy Smith, Ohio State (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp Foundation, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com; Scout.com)

*Running backs -- Darren McFadden, Arkansas (Associated Press, All-Purpose, AFCA-Coaches, All-Purpose, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp Foundation, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, CBS Sports, Rivals.com, Scout.com); Steve Slaton, West Virginia (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp Foundation, Sporting News, Scout.com) ; Marshawn Lynch, California (AFCA-Coaches); Ian Johnson, Boise State (Sports Illustrated, CBS Sports) ; Mike Hart, Michigan (College Football News, Rivals.com) ; Jonathan Stewart, Oregon,(Pro Football Weekly)

*Fullback -- Brian Leonard, Rutgers (Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, Scout.com)

*Wide receivers -- Calvin Johnson, Georgia, Tech (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches,FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp Foundation, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com,Scout.com); Dwayne Jarrett, Southern California (Associated Press, Walter Camp Foundation, Sports Illustrated, Scout.com) ; Johnny Lee Higgins Jr., UTEP (AFCA-Coaches); Robert Meachem, Tennessee (FWAA-Writers, Sporting News, ESPN, College Football News, Rivals.com) ; Jeff Samardzija, Notre Dame (FWAA-Writers); Jarett Dillard, Rice (ESPN); Steve Smith, Southern California (CBS Sports)

*Tight end: Matt Spaeth, Minnesota (Associated Press, Rivals.com) ; Zach Miller, Arizona State (AFCA-Coaches, Walter Camp Foundation); Jonny Harline, BYU (Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Scout.com); Martellis Bennett, Texas A&M (Pro Football Weekly)

*Linemen -- Jake Long, Michigan (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp Foundation, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, CBS Sports, Rivals.com, Scout.com); Joe Thomas, Wisconsin (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp Foundation, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com, Scout.com); Justin Blalock, Texas (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp Foundation, Sporting News, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com, Scout.com); Arron Sears, Tennessee (AFCA-Coaches, Walter Camp Foundation, College Football News); Sam Baker, Southern California (FWAA-Writers, Sporting News, CBS Sports); Steve Vallos, Wake Forest (Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, College Football News); Josh Beekman, Boston College (Associated Press); Ben Grubbs, Auburn (Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, Rivals.com); Alex Boone, Ohio State (Sports Illustrated); Mike Jones, Iowa (Scout.com)

*Centers -- Dan Mozes, West Virginia (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp Foundation, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com, Scout.com); Ryan Kalil, Southern California (Pro Football Weekly)

Defense

*Ends -- LaMarr Woodley, Michigan (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp Foundation, Sporting News, ESPN, CBS Sports, Rivals.com, Scout.com); Gaines Adams, Clemson (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp Foundation, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com); Justin Hickman, UCLA (FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp Foundation, Sporting News) ; Bruce Davis, UCLA (Sports Illustrated, College Football News); Jarvis Moss, Florida (Pro Football Weekly); Anthony Spencer, Purdue (Scout.com)

*Tackles -- Glenn Dorsey, LSU (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, CBS Sports, Rivals.com); Quinn Pitcock, Ohio State (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, Walter Camp Foundation, Sporting News, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com, Scout.com); Eric Foster, Rutgers (FWAA-Writers); Alan Branch, Michigan (Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, Scout.com); Sedrick Ellis, Southern California(College Football News)

*Linebackers -- Paul Posluszny, Penn State (Associated Press, Walter Camp Foundation, ESPN, Rivals.com, Scout.com);Patrick Willis, Mississippi (Associated Press, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp Foundation, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com, Scout.com) ; James Laurinaitis, Ohio State (Associated Press, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp Foundation, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, CBS Sports, Rivals.com, Scout.com); Rufus Alexander, Okalahoma (AFCA-Coaches, CBS Sports); Buster Davis, Florida State (AFCA-Coaches); H.B. Blades, Pittsburgh (FWAA-Writers, Sports Illustrated); Dan Connor, Penn State (Sporting News, Pro Football Weekly); Vince Hall, Virginia Tech (College Football News); Ameer Ismail, Western Michigan (College Football News); Jon Beason, Miami-FL (Pro Football Weekly)

*Backs -- Leon Hall, Michigan (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp Foundation, Pro Football Weekly, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com, Scout.com); Daymeion Hughes, California (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, Walter Camp Foundation, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, CBS Sports, Rivals.com, Scout.com); Aaron Ross, Texas (FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp Foundation, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, College Football News); John Talley, Duke (Sporting News); LaRon Landry, LSU (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN); Reggie Nelson, Florida (Associated Press, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp Foundation, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com, Scout.com); Eric Weddle, Utah (AFCA-Coaches, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com); Dwight Lowery, San Jose State (AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers); Michael Griffin, Texas (Pro Football Weekly, Rivals.com, Scout.com)

pecial Teams

*Kicker -- Justin Medlock, UCLA (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Sporting News, CBS Sports, College Football News, Scout.com); Mason Crosby, Colorado (Walter Camp Foundation, Pro Football Weekly); Sam Swank, Wake Forrest (Sports Illustrated, ESPN, Rivals.com)

*Punter -- Daniel Sepulveda, Baylor (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp Foundation, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com, Scout.com)
*KR -- Marcus Thigpen, Indiana (Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, College Football News, Rivals.com) Ted Ginn, Jr., Ohio State (Rivals.com- All-purpose player)

*PR -- DeSean Jackson, California (Associated Press- All-purpose player, FWAA-Writers, Sporting News, Walter Camp Foundation-KR, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly-WR and PR, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com, Scout.com)

External links

* [http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=2695097 2006 AP All-American Team]
* [http://www.afca.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=9300&ATCLID=1329519 2006 Coaches All-American Team]
* [http://www.sportswriters.net/fwaa/news/2007/allamerica071208.html 2006 Writers All-American Team]
* [http://waltercamp.org/index.php/news/walter_camp_football_foundation_announces_2007_all_america_team/ 2006 Walter Camp Foundation All-American Team]
* [http://www.sportingnews.com/yourturn/viewtopic.php?t=315722 2006 Sporting News All-American Team]
* [http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2006/football/ncaa/12/07/all.americans/index.html 2006 Sports Illustrated All-American Team]
* [http://www.profootballweekly.com 2006 Pro Football Weekly All-American Team]
* [http://olemisssports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=56305&SPID=737&DB_OEM_ID=2600&ATCLID=727102 2006 ESPN.com All-American team]
* [http://cbs.sportsline.com/collegefootball/story/9856839 2006 CBS Sportsline All-American Team]
* [http://cfn.scout.com/2/601016.html 2006 College Football News All-American Team]
* [http://collegefootball.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=613635 2006 Rivals.com All-American Team]
* [http://recruiting.scout.com/2/597263.html 2006 Scout.com All-American Team]

ee also

College Football All-America Team

1910 College Football All-America Team

1925 College Football All-America Team

1931 College Football All-America Team

1970 College Football All-America Team

2004 College Football All-America Team

2005 College Football All-America Team

2007 College Football All-America Team
[http://www.ncaa.org/library/records/football/football_records_book/2007/2007_d1_football_records_book.pdf 2007 NCAA Record Book]


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