AP 2001 All American team


Tuesday, December 11th 2001, 12:00 am
By: News On 6



Quarterback _ Rex Grossman, Florida, 6-1, 223, sophomore, Bloomington, Ind.

Running backs _ Luke Staley, BYU, 6-2, 225, junior, Tualatin, Ore.; Travis Stephens, Tennessee, 5-9, 190, senior, Clarksville, Tenn.

Wide receivers _ Jabar Gaffney, Florida, 6-1, 197, sophomore, Jacksonville, Fla.; Josh Reed, LSU, 5-11, 200, junior, Rayne, La.

Tight End _ Dan Graham, Colorado, 6-3, 245, senior, Denver.

Center _ LeCharles Bentley, Ohio State, 6-2, 300, senior, Cleveland.

Guards-Tackles _ Toniu Fonoti, Nebraska, 6-4, 340, junior, Hauula, Hawaii; Andre Gurode, Colorado, 6-4, 320, senior, Houston; Bryant McKinnie, Miami, 6-9, 335, senior, Woodbury, N.J.; Mike Pearson, Florida, 6-7, 300, junior, Seffner, Fla.

Placekicker _ Damon Duval, Auburn, 6-1, 186, junior, Chattanooga, Tenn.

All-Purpose _ Eric Crouch, Nebraska, 6-1, 200, senior, Omaha, Neb.

DEFENSE

Linemen _ Alex Brown, Florida, 6-4, 254, senior, White Springs, Fla.; Dwight Freeney, Syracuse, 6-1, 250, senior, Bloomfield, Conn.; John Henderson, Tennessee, 6-7, 290, senior, Nashville, Tenn.; Julius Peppers, North Carolina, 6-6, 285, junior, Bailey, N.C.

Linebackers _ Rocky Calmus, Oklahoma, 6-3, 235, senior, Jenks, Okla.; Levar Fisher, North Carolina State, 6-2, 233, senior, Beaufort, N.C.; E.J. Henderson, Maryland, 6-2, 243, junior, Aberdeen, Md.; Robert Thomas, UCLA, 6-2, 237, senior, Imperial, Calif.

Backs _ Quentin Jammer, Texas, 6-1, 200, senior, Angleton, Texas; Edward Reed, Miami, 6-0, 198, senior, St. Rose, La.; LaMont Thompson, Washington State, 6-2, 213, senior, Richmond, Calif.; Roy Williams, Oklahoma, 6-0, 221, junior, Union City, Calif.

Punter _ Travis Dorsch, Purdue, 6-6, 222, junior, Bozeman, Montana.

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SECOND TEAM

OFFENSE

Quarterback _ Ken Dorsey, Miami.

Running backs _ William Green, Boston College; Larry Ned, San Diego State.

Wide receivers _ Lee Evans, Wisconsin; Marquise Walker, Michigan.

Tight end _ Jeremy Shockey, Miami.

Center _ Seth McKinney, Texas A&M.

Guards-Tackles _ Jonathan Goodwin, Michigan; Terence Metcalf, Mississippi; Fred Weary, Tennessee; Mike Williams, Texas.

Place-kicker _ Todd Sievers, Miami.

All-purpose _ Antwaan Randle El, Indiana.

DEFENSE

Linemen _ Wendell Bryant, Wisconsin; Alan Harper, Fresno State; Cory Redding, Texas; Larry Tripplett, Washington.

Linebackers _ Kalimba Edwards, South Carolina; Trev Faulk, LSU; Larry Foote, Michigan; Ben Taylor, Virginia Tech.

Backs _ Philip Buchanon, Miami; Keyou Craver, Nebraska; Troy Polamalu, USC; Lito Sheppard, Florida.

Punter _ David Zastudil, Ohio.

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THIRD TEAM

OFFENSE

Quarterback _ David Carr, Fresno State.

Running backs _ Clinton Portis, Miami; Chester Taylor, Toledo.

Wide receivers _ Kevin Curtis, Utah State; Ashley Lelie, Hawaii.

Tight end _ Tracey Wistrom, Nebraska.

Center _ Luke Butkus, Illinois.

Guards-Tackles _ Martin Bibla, Miami; Eric Heitman, Stanford; Victor Rogers, Colorado; Frank Romero, Oklahoma.

Place-kicker _ Travis Dorsch, Purdue.

All-purpose _ Keenan Howry, Oregon.

DEFENSE

Linemen _ William Joseph, Miami; Jerome McDougle, Miami; Will Overstreet, Tennessee; Ryan Sims, North Carolina.

Linebackers _ Andra Davis, Florida; Lawrence Flugence, Texas Tech; Ben Leber, Kansas State; D.D. Lewis, Texas.

Backs _ Mike Doss, Ohio State; Michael Lewis, Colorado; Ronyell Whitaker, Virginia Tech; Tank Williams, Stanford.

Punter _ Jeff Ferguson, Oklahoma.