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2012 college football All-Americans: Oregon RB Kenjon Barner makes FWAA team

Senior is one of two running backs to make the FWAA All-American team.

Jonathan Ferrey

Oregon running back Kenjon Barner has been named a 2012 college football All-American by the Football Writers Association of America, the organization announced Friday.

Barner, who rushed for 1,624 yards and 21 touchdowns this season, is one of two running backs to earn the recognition, joining UCLA's Jonathan Franklin.

The 5'11, 195-pound senior was a major part of Oregon's success this season. The No. 4 Ducks finished the year with a 11-1 record, their only loss coming to Stanford, and will play No. 5 Kansas State in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl on Jan. 3.

The FWAA All-America Team, which has been announced annually since 1944, is the second-oldest college football All-American team. The group is selected by 12 members of the FWAA, representing 12 different college football conferences.

The complete FWAA All-American team can be found below:


QB Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M
RB Kenjon Barner, Oregon
RB Jonathan Franklin, UCLA
WR Stedman Bailey, West Virginia
WR Marqise Lee, USC
WR Terrance Williams, Baylor
OL Jonathan Cooper, North Carolina
OL Luke Joeckel, Texas A&M
OL Jake Matthews, Texas A&M
OL Chance Warmack, Alabama
C Barrett Jones, Alabama


DL Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
DL Chris Jones, Bowling Green
DL Damontre Moore, Texas A&M
DL Bjoern Werner, Florida State
LB Arthur Brown, Kansas State
LB Manti Te'o, Notre Dame
LB Jarvis Jones, Georgia
DB Johnthan Banks, Mississippi State
DB Dee Milliner, Alabama
DB Eric Reid, LSU
DB Phillip Thomas, Fresno State


K Cairo Santos, Tulane
P Ryan Allen, Louisiana Tech
KR Dri Archer, Kent State
PR Venric Mark, Northwestern