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2006 College Football All-America Team

The 2006 College Football All-America Team is composed of the following All-American Teams: Associated Press, Football Writers Association of America, American Football Coaches Association, Walter Camp Foundation, The Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, CBS Sports, ESPN, College Football News, Rivals.com, and Scout.com.

The College Football All-America Team is an honor given annually to the best American college football players at their respective positions. The original usage of the term All-America seems to have been to such a list selected by football pioneer Walter Camp in the 1890s. The NCAA officially recognizes All-Americans selected by the AP, AFCA, FWAA, TSN, and the WCFF to determine Consensus All-Americans.

Offense

Quarterbacks

  • Troy Smith, Ohio State (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com; Scout.com)

Running backs

  • Darren McFadden, Arkansas (Associated Press, All-Purpose, AFCA-Coaches, All-Purpose, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, CBS Sports, Rivals.com, Scout.com)
  • Steve Slaton, West Virginia (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Scout.com)
  • Marshawn Lynch, California (AFCA-Coaches)
  • Ian Johnson, Boise State (Sports Illustrated, CBS Sports)
  • Mike Hart, Michigan (College Football News, Rivals.com)
  • Jonathan Stewart, Oregon (Pro Football Weekly)

Fullbacks

Wide receivers

  • Calvin Johnson, Georgia Tech (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches,FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com,Scout.com)
  • Dwayne Jarrett, Southern California (Associated Press, Walter Camp, Sports Illustrated, Scout.com)
  • Robert Meachem, Tennessee (FWAA-Writers, Sporting News, ESPN, College Football News, Rivals.com)
  • Jeff Samardzija, Notre Dame (FWAA-Writers)
  • Johnnie Lee Higgins, UTEP (AFCA-Coaches)
  • Jarett Dillard, Rice (ESPN)
  • Steve Smith, Southern California (CBS Sports)

Tight ends

  • Matt Spaeth, Minnesota (Associated Press, Rivals.com)
  • Zach Miller, Arizona State (AFCA-Coaches, Walter Camp)
  • Jonny Harline, BYU (Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Scout.com)

Offensive linemen

  • Joe Thomas, Wisconsin (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com, Scout.com)
  • Jake Long, Michigan (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, CBS Sports, Rivals.com, Scout.com)
  • Justin Blalock, Texas (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com, Scout.com)
  • Arron Sears, Tennessee (AFCA-Coaches, Walter Camp, College Football News)
  • Sam Baker, Southern California (FWAA-Writers, Sporting News, CBS Sports)
  • Steve Vallos, Wake Forest (Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, College Football News)
  • Josh Beekman, Boston College (Associated Press)
  • Ben Grubbs, Auburn (Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, Rivals.com)
  • Alex Boone, Ohio State (Sports Illustrated)
  • Mike Jones, Iowa (Scout.com)

Centers

  • Dan Mozes, West Virginia (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com, Scout.com)
  • Ryan Kalil, Southern California (Pro Football Weekly)

Defense

Ends

  • Gaines Adams, Clemson (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com)
  • LaMarr Woodley, Michigan (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, ESPN, CBS Sports, Rivals.com, Scout.com)
  • Justin Hickman, UCLA (FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News)
  • Bruce Davis, UCLA (Sports Illustrated, College Football News)
  • Jarvis Moss, Florida (Pro Football Weekly)
  • Anthony Spencer, Purdue (Scout.com)

Tackles

  • Glenn Dorsey, LSU (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, CBS Sports, Rivals.com)
  • Quinn Pitcock, Ohio State (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, Walter Camp, Sporting News, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com, Scout.com)
  • Eric Foster, Rutgers (FWAA-Writers)
  • Alan Branch, Michigan (Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, Scout.com)
  • Sedrick Ellis, Southern California(College Football News)

Linebackers

  • Patrick Willis, Mississippi (Associated Press, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com, Scout.com)
  • James Laurinaitis, Ohio State (Associated Press, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, CBS Sports, Rivals.com, Scout.com)
  • Paul Posluszny, Penn State (Associated Press, Walter Camp, ESPN, Rivals.com, Scout.com)
  • Rufus Alexander, Oklahoma (AFCA-Coaches, CBS Sports)
  • Buster Davis, Florida State (AFCA-Coaches)
  • H.B. Blades, Pittsburgh (FWAA-Writers, Sports Illustrated)
  • Dan Connor, Penn State (Sporting News, Pro Football Weekly)
  • Vince Hall, Virginia Tech (College Football News)
  • Ameer Ismail, Western Michigan (College Football News)
  • Jon Beason, Miami-FL (Pro Football Weekly)
  • Antonio Clay, Clemson (College Football News)

Defensive backs

  • Leon Hall, Michigan (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Pro Football Weekly, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com, Scout.com)
  • Daymeion Hughes, California (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, CBS Sports, Rivals.com, Scout.com)
  • Reggie Nelson, Florida (Associated Press, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com, Scout.com)
  • Aaron Ross, Texas (FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, College Football News)
  • Eric Weddle, Utah (AFCA-Coaches, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com)
  • LaRon Landry, LSU (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN)
  • Dwight Lowery, San Jose State (AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers)
  • Michael Griffin, Texas (Pro Football Weekly, Rivals.com, Scout.com)
  • John Talley, Duke (Sporting News)

Special teams

Kickers

  • Justin Medlock, UCLA (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Sporting News, CBS Sports, College Football News, Scout.com)
  • Mason Crosby, Colorado (Walter Camp, Pro Football Weekly)
  • Sam Swank, Wake Forrest (Sports Illustrated, ESPN, Rivals.com)

Punters

  • Daniel Sepulveda, Baylor (Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, Walter Camp, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com, Scout.com)

All-purpose / return specialists

  • DeSean Jackson, California (Associated Press- All-purpose player, FWAA-Writers, Sporting News, Walter Camp-KR, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly-WR and PR, ESPN, CBS Sports, College Football News, Rivals.com, Scout.com)
  • Marcus Thigpen, Indiana (Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, Pro Football Weekly, ESPN, College Football News, Rivals.com)
  • Ted Ginn, Jr., Ohio State (Rivals.com- All-purpose player)

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