Dec. 6, 2012
COLUMBIA, S.C. – University of South Carolina sophomore defensive end Jadeveon Clowney was named to the Walter Camp first-team All-America squad, it was announced tonight.
Clowney, a 6-6, 256-pounder from Rock Hill, S.C. set new South Carolina standards for sacks in a season (13.0), tackles for loss in a season (21.5) and sacks in a single game (4.5 vs. Clemson) during the 2012 campaign. He has been tabbed as the Hendricks Award winner, which recognizes the nation’s top defensive end, is a AFCA All-American, was the coaches’ choice as the SEC Defensive Player of the Year, and was a first-team All-SEC selection by both the coaches and the Associated Press.
Clowney, a three-time SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week this season, was also named first team All-American by FoxSportsNext.com on Thursday.
Here is the 2012 Walter Camp All-America Team:
2012 Walter Camp All-America Teams
First Team OffensePos. Name, School Hgt Wgt Class HometownWR Marqise Lee, USC 6-0 195 Soph. Inglewood, CAWR Terrance Williams, Baylor 6-2 195 Sr. Dallas, TXTE Zach Ertz, Stanford 6-6 252 Sr. Alamo, CAOL Luke Joeckel, Texas A&M 6-6 310 Jr. Arlington, TXOL Jonathan Cooper, North Carolina 6-3 295 Sr. Wilmington, NCOL Chance Warmack, Alabama 6-3 320 Sr. Atlanta, GAOL Taylor Lewan, Michigan 6-8 309 Jr. Scottsdale, AZC Barrett Jones, Alabama # 6-5 302 Sr. Germantown, TNQB Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M 6-1 200 Fr. Kerrville, TXRB Kenjon Barner, Oregon 5-11 192 Sr. Riverside, CARB Montee Ball, Wisconsin @ 5-11 215 Sr. Wentzville, MORB Ka'Deem Carey, Arizona 5-10 197 Soph. Tucson, AZPK Dustin Hopkins, Florida State 6-2 190 Sr. Houston, TX
First Team DefenseDL Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina 6-6 256 Soph. Rock Hill, SCDL Bjoern Werner, Florida State 6-4 255 Jr. Berlin, GermanyDL Damontre Moore, Texas A&M 6-4 250 Jr. Rowlett, TXDL Star Lotulelei, Utah 6-4 320 Sr. South Jordan, UTLB Manti Te'o, Notre Dame @ 6-2 255 Sr. Laie, HILB Jarvis Jones, Georgia # 6-3 241 Jr. Columbus, GALB C.J. Mosley, Alabama 6-2 232 Jr. Theodore, ALDB Dee Milliner, Alabama 6-1 199 Jr. Millbrook, ALDB Phillip Thomas, Fresno State 6-1 215 Sr. Bakersfield, CADB Johnthan Banks, Mississippi State 6-2 185 Sr. Meben, MSDB Jordan Poyer, Oregon State 6-0 190 Sr. Astoria, ORP Ryan Allen, Louisiana Tech @ 6-2 215 Sr. Salem, ORKR Dri Archer, Kent State 5-8 175 Sr. Laurel, FL
Second Team OffensePos. Name, School Hgt Wgt Class HometownWR Stedman Bailey, West Virginia 5-10 195 Jr. Miramar, FLWR Tavon Austin, West Virginia 5-9 171 Sr. Baltimore, MDTE Tyler Eifert, Notre Dame # 6-6 251 Sr. Fort Wayne, INOL DJ Fluker, Alabama 6-6 335 Jr. Foley, ALOL Zack Martin, Notre Dame 6-4 304 Sr. Indianapolis, INOL Spencer Long, Nebraska 6-4 305 Jr. Elkhorn, NEOL Jake Matthews, Texas A&M 6-5 305 Jr. Missouri City, TXC Dalton Freeman, Clemson 6-5 285 Grad Pelion, SCQB Collin Klein, Kansas State 6-5 226 Sr. Loveland, CORB Johnathan Franklin, UCLA 5-11 195 Sr. Los Angeles, CARB Stefphon Jefferson, Nevada 5-11 210 Jr. Visalia, CAPK Quinn Sharp, Oklahoma State 6-1 205 Sr. Mansfield, TX
Second Team DefenseDL Will Sutton, Arizona State 6-1 267 Jr. Corona, CADL Sam Montgomery, LSU 6-5 260 Jr. Greenwood, SCDL Stephon Tuitt, Notre Dame 6-6 303 Soph. Monroe, GADL John Simon, Ohio State 6-2 263 Sr. Youngstown, OHLB Arthur Brown, Kansas State 6-1 231 Sr. Wichita, KSLB Kevin Minter, LSU 6-2 245 Jr. Suwanee, GALB Khaseem Greene, Rutgers 6-1 230 Sr. Elizabeth, NJDB Matt Elam, Florida 5-10 202 Jr. Palm Beach Gardens, FLDB Eric Reid, LSU 6-2 212 Jr. Geismar, LADB Jason Verrett, TCU 5-10 180 Jr. Fairfield, CADB Bradley Roby, Ohio State 5-11 190 Soph. Suwanee, GAP Kyle Christy, Florida 6-2 199 Soph. Brownsburg, INKR Duke Johnson, Miami (Fla.) 5-9 188 Fr. Miami, FL
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