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2022 Preseason All-America Team

College Football 2019 All-America Team

College Football 2022 All-America Team

The 2022 college football season is slated to start in late August and it’s time to honor the best of the best for the upcoming year. The SEC leads the way with 29 selections on the 2022 Athlon Sports' All-America Team with the Big Ten up next with 26.  The Pac-12 has 20 selections, while the ACC and Big 12 check in with 16 apiece. Ohio State has the most overall players selected (nine), with Alabama (eight) up next.

Athlon Sports released its 2022 all-conference teams earlier this offseason, and now the focus shifts to the All-America team. Whether it’s quarterback, defensive end or a spot on special teams, picking the best of the best is no easy task.

An important note on the All-America teams: These selections are based on how players will perform in 2022. Career statistics and previous awards matter in player evaluation, but choosing players for the 2022 All-America team and all-conference teams is largely based on predicting and projecting the upcoming year.

College Football 2022 All-America Team

First-Team Offense

QB Bryce Young, Alabama
RB Bijan Robinson, Texas
RB Sean Tucker, Syracuse
All-Purpose Deuce Vaughn, Kansas State
WR Jaxon Smith-Njigba, Ohio State
WR Jordan Addison, USC
TE Brock Bowers, Georgia
C John Michael Schmitz, Minnesota
OL Peter Skoronski, Northwestern
OL Connor Galvin, Baylor
OL Dawand Jones, Ohio State
OL Andrew Vorhees, USC

First-Team Defense

DL Jalen Carter, Georgia
DL Bryan Bresee, Clemson
DL Will McDonald IV, Iowa State
DL Calijah Kancey, Pitt
LB Will Anderson Jr., Alabama
LB Noah Sewell, Oregon
LB Jack Campbell, Iowa
CB Riley Moss, Iowa
CB Kelee Ringo, Georgia
S Jordan Battle, Alabama
S Antonio Johnson, Texas A&M

First-Team Specialists

K Harrison Mevis, Missouri
P Adam Korsak, Rutgers
KR Brian Battie, USF
PR Ainias Smith, Texas A&M

Second-Team Offense

QB C.J. Stroud, Ohio State
RB Braelon Allen, Wisconsin
RB TreVeyon Henderson, Ohio State
All-Purpose Jahmyr Gibbs, Alabama
WR Kayshon Boutte, LSU
WR Xavier Worthy, Texas
WR Josh Downs, North Carolina
TE Michael Mayer, Notre Dame
C Jarrett Patterson, Notre Dame
OL Paris Johnson Jr., Ohio State
OL Caleb Chandler, Louisville
OL Jordan McFadden, Clemson
OL Nick Broeker, Ole Miss

Second-Team Defense

DL Isaiah Foskey, Notre Dame
DL Zach Harrison, Ohio State
DL Felix Anudike-Uzomah, Kansas State
DL Myles Murphy, Clemson
LB Nolan Smith, Georgia
LB Payton Wilson, NC State
LB Trenton Simpson, Clemson
CB Clark Phillips III, Utah
CB Cam Smith, South Carolina
S Brandon Joseph, Notre Dame
S Jalen Catalon, Arkansas

Second-Team Specialists

K Jake Moody, Michigan
P Tory Taylor, Iowa
KR Malik Knowles, Kansas State
PR Jayden Reed, Michigan State

Third-Team Offense

QB Caleb Williams, USC
RB Zach Charbonnet, UCLA
RB Tavion Thomas, Utah
All-Purpose Travis Dye, USC
WR Cedric Tillman, Tennessee
WR A.T. Perry, Wake Forest
WR Nathaniel Dell, Houston
TE Brant Kuithe, Utah
C Olusegun Oluwatimi, Michigan
OL Braeden Daniels, Utah
OL Layden Robinson, Texas A&M
OL Jaxson Kirkland, Washington
OL Clark Barrington, BYU

Third-Team Defense 

DL Derick Hall, Auburn
DL Tyler Davis, Clemson
DL Dante Stills, West Virginia
DL Collin Oliver, Oklahoma State
LB Carlton Martial, Troy
LB Andre Carter II, Army
LB Drake Thomas, NC State
LB Nick Herbig, Wisconsin
CB Eli Ricks, Alabama
CB Denzel Burke, Ohio State
S Andrew Mukuba, Clemson
S Ji'Ayir Brown, Penn State

Third-Team Specialists

K Jonah Dalmas, Boise State
P Nik Constantinou, Texas A&M
KR Bryan Massey, SMU
PR Jaylin Lane, Middle Tennessee

Fourth-Team Offense

QB Grayson McCall, Coastal Carolina
RB Tank Bigsby, Auburn
RB Devon Achane, Texas A&M
RB Chris Rodriguez, Kentucky
RB Lew Nichols III, Central Michigan
All-Purpose Blake Corum, Michigan
WR Quentin Johnston, TCU
WR Jayden Reed, Michigan State
WR Jermaine Burton, Alabama
WR Jalen Cropper, Fresno State
TE Sam LaPorta, Iowa
C Jacob Gall, Baylor
OL Emil Ekiyor, Alabama
OL Zach Frazier, West Virginia
OL Zion Nelson, Miami
OL Cooper Beebe, Kansas State
OL T.J. Bass, Oregon

Fourth-Team Defense

DL Brandon Dorlus, Oregon
DL Siaki Ika, Baylor
DL Tuli Tuipulotu, USC
LB Mikel Jones, Syracuse
LB Zion Tupuola-Fetui, Washington
LB Henry To'oTo'o, Alabama
LB Bumper Pool, Arkansas
LB BJ Ojulari, LSU
CB Darrell Luter, South Alabama
CB Joey Porter Jr., Penn State
CB Tre'Vius Hodges-Tomlinson, TCU
S Jammie Robinson, Florida State
S Christopher Smith, Georgia
S Ronnie Hickman, Ohio State

Fourth-Team Specialists

K Noah Ruggles, Ohio State
P Michael Turk, Oklahoma
KR Charlie Jones, Purdue
PR D.J. Taylor, Arizona State 

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