The 2010 Associated Press All-America team has been announced, with three players set to play in the BCS National Championship Game among its first-team honorees: Auburn's Cam Newton and Nick Fairley and Oregon's LaMichael James. Auburn, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, and Wisconsin had two players selected for the lineup.
The Big 12 led all conferences, with nine players making the cut. The SEC has five, the Big Ten four, the ACC and Pac-10 three, and the Mountain West one.
Here's the complete All-America first team:
QB: Cam Newton, Auburn
RB: Kendall Hunter, Oklahoma State; LaMichael James, Oregon
WR: Justin Blackmon, Oklahoma State; Ryan Broyles, Oklahoma
TE: Michael Egnew, Missouri
OL: Chase Beeler, Stanford; Gabe Carimi, Wisconsin; Rodney Hudson, Florida State; John Moffitt, Wisconsin; Nate Solder, Colorado
DT: Nick Fairley, Auburn; Stephen Paea, Oregon State
DE: Da'Quan Bowers, Clemson; Ryan Kerrigan, Purdue
LB: Greg Jones, Michigan State; Luke Kuechly, Boston College; Von Miller, Texas A&M
CB: Prince Amukamara, Nebraska; Patrick Peterson, LSU
S: Tejay Johnson, TCU; Quinton Carter, Oklahoma
K: Alex Henery, Nebraska
P: Chas Henry, Florida
All-purpose: Randall Cobb, Kentucky