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Spikes, Tebow named to Football Writers All-America team

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Junior linebacker Brandon Spikes and return specialist Brandon James were named to the Football Writers Association of America All-America team.

The association's 65th edition was led by seven players from the Big 12 conference and six from the SEC.

The FWAA All-America Team is the second longest continuously published team in major college football. The FWAA has named an All-America team in some form since 1944.

Here is a look at the full team:

2008 FWAA ALL-AMERICA TEAM
OFFENSE
QB Colt McCoy, Texas 6-3 210 Jr. Tuscola, Texas
RB Shonn Greene, Iowa 5-11 235 Jr. Sicklerville, N.J.
RB Kendall Hunter, Oklahoma State 5-8 190 So. Tyler, Texas
WR Michael Crabtree, Texas Tech 6-3 214 So. Dallas, Texas
WR Jarett Dillard, Rice 5-11 185 Sr. San Antonio, Texas
TE Chase Coffman, Missouri 6-6 245 Sr. Peculiar, Mo.
OL Michael Oher, Mississippi 6-5 318 Sr. Memphis, Tenn.
OL Duke Robinson, Oklahoma 6-5 335 Sr. Atlanta, Ga.
OL Andre Smith, Alabama 6-4 330 Jr. Birmingham, Ala.
OL Jason Smith, Baylor 6-5 305 Sr. Dallas, Texas
C A.Q. Shipley, Penn State 6-1 297 Sr. Coraopolis, Pa.

DEFENSE
DL Terrence Cody, Alabama 6-5 365 Jr. Fort Myers, Fla.
DL Jerry Hughes, TCU 6-2 248 Jr. Sugar Land, Texas
DL Aaron Maybin, Penn State 6-4 236 So. Ellicott City, Md.
DL Brian Orakpo, Texas 6-4 260 Sr. Houston, Texas
LB Rey Maualuga, USC 6-2 260 Sr. Eureka, Calif.
LB Scott McKillop, Pittsburgh 6-2 240 Sr. Export, Pa.
LB Brandon Spikes, Florida 6-3 245 Jr. Shelby, N.C.
DB Eric Berry, Tennessee 5-11 195 So. Fairburn, Ga.
DB Malcolm Jenkins, Ohio State 6-1 201 Sr. Piscataway, N.J.
DB Taylor Mays, USC 6-3 230 Jr. Seattle, Wash.
DB Alphonso Smith, Wake Forest 5-9 190 Sr. Pahokee, Fla.

SPECIAL TEAMS
K Louie Sakoda, Utah 5-9 178 Sr. San Jose, Calif.
P Kevin Huber, Cincinnati 6-1 220 Sr. Cincinnati, Ohio
RS Brandon James, Florida 5-7 186 Jr. St. Augustine, Fla.

[Last modified: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 12:43pm]

    

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