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Oregon State CB Jordan Poyer makes first-team AP All-American

Oregon State Beavers cornerback Jordan Poyer was named a first-time Associated Press All-American on Tuesday.


Oregon State's Jordan Poyer was named a first-team All-American by The Associated Press on Tuesday, and he is the first Beaver to receive such an honor since 2010, when defensive tackle Stephen Paea was named to the AP first team. Poyer, a senior from Astoria, Ore., was second in the nation with seven interceptions.

Oregon Ducks sophomore cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu made the AP All-American third team, and Oregon running back Kenjon Barner made the AP second team. Fellow Pac-12 running back Johnathan Franklin of the UCLA Bruins was also on the second team while Arizona Wildcats sophomore Ka'Deem Carey was a first-team running back.

Washington Huskies tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins found himself on the AP third team.

Below is the entire first team. Click here to check out the entire list.

AP All-Americans

First team


Quarterback - Johnny Manziel, redshirt freshman, 6-foot-1, 200 pounds, Texas A&M.

Running backs - Montee Ball, senior, 5-11, 215, Wisconsin; Ka'Deem Carey, sophomore, 5-10, 197, Arizona.

Tackles - Luke Joeckel, junior, 6-6, 310, Texas A&M; Taylor Lewan, junior, 6-8, 309, Michigan.

Guards - Chance Warmack, senior, 6-3, 320, Alabama; Jonathan Cooper, senior, 6-3, 295, North Carolina.

Center - Barrett Jones, senior, 6-5, 302, Alabama.

Tight end - Zach Ertz, senior, 6-6, 252, Stanford.

Receivers - Marqise Lee, sophomore, 6-0, 195, Southern California; Terrance Williams, senior, 6-2, 205, Baylor.

All-purpose player - Tavon Austin, senior, 5-9, 171, West Virginia.

Kicker - Cairo Santos, junior, 5-8, 160, Tulane.


Ends - Jadeveon Clowney, sophomore, 6-6, 256, South Carolina; Bjoern Werner, junior, 6-4, 255, Florida State.

Tackles - Star Lotulelei, senior, 6-4, 320, Utah; Will Sutton, junior, 6-1, 267, Arizona State.

Linebackers - Manti Te'o, senior, 6-2, 255, Notre Dame; Jarvis Jones, junior, 6-3, 241, Georgia; C.J. Mosley, junior, 6-2, 232, Alabama.

Cornerbacks - Dee Milliner, junior, 6-1, 199, Alabama; Jordan Poyer, sophomore, 6-0, 172, Oregon State.

Safeties - Phillip Thomas, senior, 6-1, 215, Fresno State; Matt Elam, junior, 5-10, 202, Florida.

Punter - Ryan Allen, senior, 6-2, 215, Louisiana Tech.