2005 College Football All-America Team


2005 College Football All-America Team

The 2005 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, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, and Rivals.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 -- Vince Young, Texas (Associated Press, FWAA-Writers, The Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com); Matt Leinart, Southern California (AFCA-Coaches, Walter Camp)

*Running backs -- Reggie Bush, Southern California (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com-All-purpose) ; Jerome Harrison, Washington State (Associated Press, FWAA-Writers, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com); DeAngelo Williams, Memphis (AFCA-Coaches, Walter Camp); Laurence Maroney, Minnesota (Pro Football Weekly, Rivals.com )

*Fullback -– Brian Leonard, Rutgers (Pro Football Weekly)

*Wide receivers -- Dwayne Jarrett, Southern California (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, CBS Sports, College Football News); Jeff Samardzija, Notre Dame (FWAA-Writers, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com); Mike Hass, Oregon State (Associated Press, Walter Camp, ESPN); Calvin Johnson, Georgia Tech (AFCA-Coaches, Pro Football Weekly, Rivals.com)

*Tight end -- Vernon Davis, Maryland (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, Pro Football Weekly, College Football News); Marcedes Lewis, UCLA (FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Rivals.com); Garrett Mills, Tulsa (Sports Illustrated, ESPN, CBS Sports)

*Linemen -- Jonathan Scott, Texas (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, CBS Sports); Marcus McNeill, Auburn (Associated Press, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, College Football News, Rivals.com ); Max Jean-Gilles, Georgia (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, College Football News, Rivals.com); D'Brickashaw Ferguson, Virginia (Associated Press, Pro Football Weekly); Eric Winston, Miami-FL (AFCA-Coaches, Walter Camp, Sports Illustrated, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com); Taitusi Lutui, Southern California (AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, CBS Sports, Rivals.com); Zach Strief, Northwestern (FWAA-Writers); Sam Baker, Southern California (CBS Sports) ; Justin Blalock, Texas (College Football News); Davin Joseph, Oklahoma (Pro Football Weekly, College Football News); Joe Thomas, Wisconsin (Pro Football Weekly)

*Center -- Greg Eslinger, Minnesota. (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, CBS Sports, Rivals.com); Nick Mangold, Ohio State (Pro Football Weekly)

Defense

*Linemen -- Tamba Hali, Penn State (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, ESPN, CBS Sports, Rivals.com); Elvis Dumervil, Louisville (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News); Mario Williams, North Carolina State (Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly); Mathias Kiwanuka, Boston College (AFCA-Coaches, CBS Sports, Rivals.com); Darryl Tapp, Virginia Tech (AFCA-Coaches, College Football News); Kamerion Wimbley, Florida State (Pro Football Weekly);Haloti Ngata, Oregon (Associated Press, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, College Football News, Rivals.com) ; Rodrique Wright, Texas (Associated Press, Walter Camp, Sporting News, ESPN, CBS Sports); Brodrick Bunkley, Florida State (FWAA-Writers, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly); Claude Wroten, LSU (College Football News); Kyle Williams, LSU (Pro Football Weekly, Rivals.com)

*Linebackers -- AJ Hawk, Ohio State (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com ); Paul Posluszny, Penn State (Associated Press, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, CBS Sports, Rivals.com); DeMeco Ryans, Alabama (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, ESPN, CBS Sports, Rivals.com); D’Qwell Jackson, Maryland (AFCA-Coaches, Sports Illustrated); Patrick Willis, Ole Miss, (Pro Football Weekly, College Football News); Chad Greenway, Iowa (Pro Football Weekly, College Football News)

*Backs -- Jimmy Williams, Virginia Tech (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com) ; Darnell Bing, Southern California (Associated Press, Rivals.com); Michael Huff, Texas (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com); Greg Blue, Georgia (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, College Football News); Dion Byrum, Ohio (AFCA-Coaches); Ko Simpson, South Carolina (FWAA-Writers, CBS Sports, College Football News); Brandon Meriweather, Miami-FL (FWAA-Writers); Tye Hill, Clemson (Walter Camp, Sporting News, ESPN, Rivals.com); Kelly Jennings, Miami-FL (Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, CBS Sports); Dwayne Slay, Texas Tech (Sports Illustrated); Alan Zemaitis, Penn State (Pro Football Weekly); Donte Whitner, Ohio State (Pro Football Weekly)

Special Teams

*Kicker -- Mason Crosby, Colorado (Associated Press, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com); Alexis Serna, Oregon State (AFCA-Coaches)

*Punter -- Ryan Plackemeier, Wake Forest (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com); Danny Baugher, Arizona (Pro Football Weekly)

*Returners-- Maurice Drew, UCLA (Associated Press-All-Purpose, AFCA-Coaches-Return Specialist, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated-PR, Pro Football Weekly-PR, CBS Sports, College Football News-PR ) ; Cory Rodgers, TCU (Sports Illustrated-KR, Pro Football Weekly-KR, ESPN); Felix Jones, Arkansas (College Football News-KR); Skyler Green, LSU (Rivals.com-PR); Ted Ginn, Jr., Ohio State (Rivals.com-KR)

External links

* [http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4188/is_20051214/ai_n15919765 2005 AP All-American Team]
* [http://www.afca.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=9300&ATCLID=1329519 2005 Coaches All-American Team]
* [http://www.sportswriters.net/fwaa/news/2005/allamerica051210.html 2005 Writers All-American Team]
* [http://waltercamp.org/index.php/news/walter_camp_football_foundation_announces_2007_all_america_team/ 2005 Walter Camp Foundation All-American Team]
* [http://goliath.ecnext.com/coms2/gi_0199-5077286/Reg-gie-Reg-gie-2005.html 2005 The Sporting News All-American Team]
* [http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2005/football/ncaa/all.america/index.html 2005 Sports Illustrated All-American Team]
* [http://www.profootballweekly.com 2005 Pro Football Weekly All-American Team]
* [http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/columns/story?columnist=maisel_ivan&id=3158430 2005 ESPN All-American Team]
* [http://cbs.sportsline.com/collegefootball/story/9080815 2005 CBS Sportsline All-American Team]
* [http://cfn.scout.com/2/710932.html 2005 College Football News All-American Team]
* [http://collegefootball.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=489391 2005 Rivals.com All-American Team]

See 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

2006 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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