Irving Named All-American

Posted Dec 1, 2010

NC State senior linebacker Nate Irving has been named first-team All-American by

Below is this year's All-America Team, including the offensive player of the year, defensive player of the year, and national coach of the year, as voted upon by the football experts from around the country.

Offensive Player of the Year: Cameron Newton, Auburn

Defensive Player of the Year: Da'Quan Bowers, Clemson

National Coach of the Year: Mark Dantonio, Michigan State All-America First Team
QB Cameron Newton Auburn 6-6 250 Junior
RB Kendall Hunter Oklahoma State 5-8 200 Senior
RB LaMichael James Oregon 5-9 185 Sophomore
WR Justin Blackmon Oklahoma State 6-1 205 Sophomore
WR Alshon Jeffery South Carolina 6-4 233 Sophomore
TE Michael Egnew Missouri 6-6 235 Junior
OL Gabe Carimi Wisconsin 6-7 327 Senior
OL Anthony Castonzo Boston College 6-7 308 Senior
OL Rodney Hudson Florida State 6-2 282 Senior
OL Jonathan Martin Stanford 6-6 304 Junior
OL Stefen Wisniewski Penn State 6-3 306 Senior
DL Da'Quan Bowers Clemson 6-4 275 Junior
DL Nick Fairley Auburn 6-5 298 Junior
DL Ryan Kerrigan Purdue 6-4 263 Senior
DL Von Miller Texas A&M 6-3 263 Senior
LB Mason Foster Washington 6-2 242 Senior
LB Nate Irving N.C. State 6-1 231 Senior
LB Greg Jones Michigan State 6-1 240 Senior
LB Luke Kuechly Boston College 6-3 235 Sophomore
DB Prince Amukamara Nebraska 6-1 205 Senior
DB Cliff Harris Oregon 5-11 180 Sophomore
DB Jayron Hosley Virginia Tech 5-11 170 Sophomore
DB Patrick Peterson LSU 6-1 222 Junior
K Dan Bailey Oklahoma State 6-0 197 Senior
P Chas Henry Florida 6-3 222 Senior
APB Shaky Smithson Utah 5-11 202 Senior All-America Second Team
QB Andrew Luck Stanford 6-4 235 Junior
RB Marcus Lattimore South Carolina 6-0 218 Freshman
RB Jordan Todman Connecticut 5-9 193 Junior
WR Ryan Broyles Oklahoma 5-11 183 Junior
WR Julio Jones Alabama 6-4 220 Junior
TE D.J. Williams Arkansas 6-2 251 Senior
OL Justin Boren Ohio State 6-3 320 Senior
OL Michael Brewster Ohio State 6-5 293 Junior
OL Jordan Holmes Oregon 6-5 300 Senior
OL Derek Sherrod Mississippi State 6-6 305 Senior
OL Lee Ziemba Auburn 6-8 319 Senior
DL Quinton Coples North Carolina 6-6 285 Junior
DL Jared Crick Nebraska 6-6 285 Junior
DL Brandon Jenkins Florida State 6-3 234 Sophomore
DL J.J. Watt Wisconsin 6-6 292 Junior
LB Archie Donald Toledo 6-2 244 Senior
LB Justin Houston Georgia 6-3 259 Junior
LB Casey Matthews Oregon 6-2 235 Senior
LB Shayne Skov Stanford 6-3 243 Sophomore
DB Mark Barron Alabama 6-2 210 Junior
DB Quinton Carter Oklahoma 6-1 200 Senior
DB Robert Lester Alabama 6-2 206 Sophomore
DB Prentiss Waggner Tennessee 6-2 181 Sophomore
K Danny Hrapmann Southern Miss 5-9 160 Junior
P Trevor Hankins Arizona State 6-3 248 Senior
APB D.J. Beshears Kansas 5-8 174 Sophomore

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