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MU's Coffman, Maclin are AP All-Americans

Missouri tight end Chase Coffman and wide receiver Jeremy Maclin made the Associated Press All-America first team, and linebacker Sean Weatherspoon was named to the third team.

Coffman and Maclin were the top receivers on one of the nation's most potent offenses. Maclin led the Tigers with 95 receptions and 12 touchdown catches. He made the All-America team as an all-purpose player.

Coffman, who last week won the Mackey Award as the nation's top tight end, caught 83 passes with 10 touchdowns.

Weatherspoon led Missouri with 138 tackles and 16 tackles for loss.

Oklahoma's Sam Bradford was named first-team quarterback and was joined on the first team by Oklahoma State wide receiver Dez Bryant, Texas Tech wide receiver Michael Crabtree, Sooners offensive lineman Duke Robinson and Texas defensive end Brian Orapko.

FIRST TEAM

Offense

Quarterback — Sam Bradford, sophomore, 6-foot-4, 215 pounds, Oklahoma.

Running backs — Shonn Greene, junior, 5-11, 235, Iowa; Javon Ringer, senior, 5-9, 202, Michigan State.

Wide receiver — Michael Crabtree, sophomore, 6-3, 214, Texas Tech; Dez Bryant, sophomore, 6-2, 210, Oklahoma State.

Tackles — Andre Smith, junior, 6-5, 330, Alabama; Michael Oher, senior, 6-5, 318, Mississippi.

Guards — Duke Robinson, senior, 6-5, 330, Oklahoma; Herman Johnson, senior, 6-5, 350, LSU.

Center — Antoine Caldwell, senior, 6-3, 305, Alabama.

Tight end — Chase Coffman, senior, 6-6, 245, Missouri.

All-purpose player — Jeremy Maclin, sophomore, 6-1, 200, Missouri.

Kicker — Louie Sakoda, senior, 5-9, 178, Utah.

Defense

Ends — Aaron Maybin, sophomore, 6-4, 236, Penn State; Brian Orakpo, senior, 6-4, 260, Texas.

Tackles — Terrence Cody, junior, 6-5, 365, Alabama; Peria Jerry, senior, 6-2, 290, Mississippi.

Linebackers — James Laurinaitis, senior, 6-3, 240, Ohio State; Rey Maualuga, senior, 6-2, 260, Southern California; Brandon Spikes, junior, 6-3, 243, Florida.

Cornerbacks — Alphonso Smith, senior, 5-9, 190, Wake Forest; Malcolm Jenkins, senior, 6-1, 201, Ohio State.

Safeties — Taylor Mays, junior, 6-3, 230, Southern California; Eric Berry, sophomore, 5-11, 195, Tennessee.

Punter — Kevin Huber, senior, 6-1, 220, Cincinnati.

SECOND TEAM

Offense

Quarterback — Colt McCoy, junior, Texas.

Running backs — Knowshon Moreno, sophomore, Georgia; Donald Brown, junior, Connecticut.

Wide receivers — Austin Collie, junior, BYU; Jarrett Dillard, senior, Rice.

Tackles — Eugene Monroe, senior, Virginia; Andy Levitre, senior, Oregon State.

Guards —Brandon Carter, junior, Texas Tech; Trevor Canfield, senior, Cincinnati.

Center — A.Q. Shipley, senior, Penn State.

Tight end — Jermaine Gresham, junior, Oklahoma.

All-purpose player — Percy Harvin, junior, Florida.

Kicker — Graham Gano, senior, Florida State.

Defense

Ends — Everette Brown, junior, Florida State; Jerry Hughes, junior, TCU.

Tackles — Gerald McCoy, sophomore, Oklahoma; Mitch King, senior, Iowa.

Linebackers — Scott McKillop, senior, Pittsburgh; Brian Cushing, senior, Southern California; Aaron Curry, senior, Wake Forest.

Cornerback — Victor “Macho” Harris, senior, Virginia Tech; D.J. Moore, junior, Vanderbilt.

Safeties — Rashad Johnson, senior, Alabama; Trimane Goddard, senior, North Carolina.

Punter — T.J. Conley, senior, Idaho.

THIRD TEAM

Offense

Quarterback — Tim Tebow, junior, Florida.

Running backs — Kendall Hunter, sophomore, Oklahoma State; Jacquizz Rodgers, freshman, Oregon State.

Wide receivers — Kenny Britt, junior, Rutgers; Jordan Shipley, senior, Texas.

Tackles — Jason Smith, senior, Baylor; Phil Loadholt, senior, Oklahoma.

Guards — Louis Vasquez, senior, Texas Tech; Rich Ohrnberger, senior, Penn State.

Center — Alex Mack, senior, California.

Tight end — Rob Gronkowski, sophomore, Arizona.

All-purpose player — Derrick Williams, senior, Penn State.

Kicker — Kai Forbath, sophomore, UCLA.

Defense

Ends — Nick Reed, senior, Oregon; George Selvie, junior, South Florida.

Tackles — Fili Moala, senior, Southern California; B.J. Raji, senior, Boston College.

Linebackers — Mark Herzlich, junior, Boston College; Sean Witherspoon, junior, Missouri; Michael Tauiliili, senior, Duke (tie); Rolando McClain, sophomore, Alabama (tie).

Cornerback — Vontae Davis, junior, Illinois; Mike Mickens, senior, Cincinnati.

Safeties — Myron Rolle, junior, Florida State; Nic Harris, senior, Oklahoma.

Punter — Pat McAfee, senior, West Virginia.

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