College Football's 2014 Postseason All-Freshman Team

Athlon honors the top freshmen of 2014.

The impact of freshmen on a college football season seems to grow each year. There’s no shortage of talent in the freshmen ranks in 2014, with several making a splash on the national stage. Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett was considered one of the candidates to go to New York for the Heisman ceremony prior to his season-ending leg injury against Michigan. In addition to Barrett, Oklahoma running back Samaje Perine broke the single-game rushing record set by Melvin Gordon, while Royce Freeman was a key cog in Oregon’s Pac-12 Championship.

The overload of freshmen talent continued on defense with the emergence of Texas A&M defensive lineman Myles Garrett and Virginia safety Quin Blanding. Tennessee defensive end Derek Barnett had a breakout year and is a key piece of coach Butch Jones’ rebuilding effort in Knoxville.

Compiling the all-freshman team is no easy task. Several worthy players missed the cut, as we tried to combine stats, talent and playing time to piece together the all-freshman teams for 2014. 


2014 Awards: ACC | Big 12 | Big Ten Pac-12 | SEC | All-America

 

College Football's 2014 Postseason All-Freshman Team
First-Team Offense Second-Team Offense Third-Team Offense
QB J.T. Barrett
Ohio State 
QB Anu Solomon
Arizona 
QB Brad Kaaya
Miami 
RB Samaje Perine
Oklahoma 
RB Jarvion Franklin
Western Michigan 
RB Leonard Fournette
LSU 
RB Nick Chubb
Georgia 
RB Dalvin Cook
Florida State 
RB Justin Jackson
Northwestern 
RB Royce Freeman
Oregon 
RB Nick Wilson
Arizona 
RB Larry Rose III
NMSU 
WR KD Cannon
Baylor 
WR Artavis Scott
Clemson 
WR DaeSean Hamilton
Penn State 
WR Mike Dudek
Illinois 
WR Devonte Boyd
UNLV 
WR Devon Allen
Oregon 
TE Bucky Hodges
Virginia Tech 
TE Austin Hooper
Stanford 
TE Cam Serigne
Wake Forest 
OL Cam Robinson
Alabama 
OL Mason Cole
Michigan 
OL Viane Talamaivao
USC 
OL Rod Johnson
Florida State 
OL Jashon Robertson
Tennessee 
OL Tyrell Crosby
Oregon 
OL Toa Lobendahn
USC 
OL Billy Price
Ohio State 
OL Reggie Bain
FAU 
OL Tejan Koroma
BYU 
OL Andrew Nelson
Penn State 
OL Wyatt Teller
Virginia Tech 

OL Conor McDermott
UCLA 

OL Ramsey Meyers
Kentucky 
OL Brian Allen
Michigan State 
AP Adoree Jackson
USC 
AP Speedy Noil
Texas A&M 
AP Jalin Marshall
Ohio State 
     
First-Team Defense Second-Team Defense Third-Team Defense
DL Myles Garrett
Texas A&M 
DL Davon Godchaux
LSU 
DL Javon Rolland-Jones
Arkansas State 
DL Derek Barnett
Tennessee 
DL Lowell Lotulelei
Utah 
DL Kemoko Turay
Rutgers 
DL Marquis Haynes
Ole Miss 
DL Steven Richardson
Minnesota 
DL Tashon Smallwood
Arizona State 
DL KeShun Freeman
Georgia Tech 
DL K.J. Smith
Baylor 
DL Malik McDowell
Michigan State 
LB Lorenzo Carter
Georgia 
LB Jerod Fernandez
NC State 
LB Peter Kalambayi
Stanford 
LB Darron Lee
Ohio State 
LB Ja'Whaun Bentley
Purdue 
LB Nigel Bowden
Vanderbilt  
LB Taylor Young
Baylor 
LB D.J. Calhoun
Arizona State 
LB Armand Perry
Arizona State 
LB Raekwon McMillan
Ohio State 
DB Dravon Henry
West Virginia 
DB Parry Nickerson
Tulane 
DB Eli Apple
Ohio State 
DB Kamari Cotton-Moya
Iowa State 
DB Marcus Allen
Penn State 
DB Budda Baker
Washington 
DB Armani Watts
Texas A&M 
DB Jalen Tabor
Florida 
DB Quin Blanding
Virginia 
DB Ranthony Texada
TCU 
DB Nick Johnson
Bowling Green 
DB Jamal Adams
LSU 
DB Mackensie Alexander
Clemson 
DB Sidney Jones
Washington 
     
First-Team Specialists Second-Team Specialists Third-Team Specialists
K Matthew McCrane
Kansas State 
K Rafael Gaglianone
Wisconsin 
K Austin MacGinnis
Kentucky 
P JK Scott
Alabama 
P Joe Davidson
Bowling Green 
P Will Gleeson
Ole Miss 
KR Stanley Williams
Kentucky 
KR Darius Phillips
Western Michigan 
KR Evan Berry
Tennessee 
PR De'Mornay Pierson-El
Nebraska 
PR Charles Nelson
Oregon 

PR Isaiah McKenzie
Georgia 

 

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