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Oklahoma football: Sooners' Tony Jefferson named 2nd-team AP All American

FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS Published: December 11, 2012

Oklahoma defensive back Tony Jefferson was named to the AP All-America second team on Tuesday.

Jefferson, a junior safety, leads the Sooners with 113 total tackles this season. He also had two interceptions and three pass breakups.

Jefferson and the Sooners will take on Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel and Texas A&M on Jan. 4 in the Cotton Bowl in Dallas.

Texas A&M had four players on the three All-America teams.

Here is a look at the three AP All-America teams:



Quarterback: Johnny Manziel, redshirt freshman, 6-foot-1, 200 pounds, Texas A&M.

Running backs: Montee Ball, senior, 5-11, 215, Wisconsin; Ka'Deem Carey, sophomore, 5-10, 197, Arizona.

Tackles: Luke Joeckel, junior, 6-6, 310, Texas A&M; Taylor Lewan, junior, 6-8, 309, Michigan.

Guards: Chance Warmack, senior, 6-3, 320, Alabama; Jonathan Cooper, senior, 6-3, 295, North Carolina.

Center: Barrett Jones, senior, 6-5, 302, Alabama.

Tight end: Zach Ertz, senior, 6-6, 252, Stanford.

Receivers: Marqise Lee, sophomore, 6-0, 195, Southern California; Terrance Williams, senior, 6-2, 205, Baylor.

All-purpose player: Tavon Austin, senior, 5-9, 171, West Virginia.

Kicker: Cairo Santos, junior, 5-8, 160, Tulane.


Ends: Jadeveon Clowney, sophomore, 6-6, 256, South Carolina; Bjoern Werner, junior, 6-4, 255, Florida State.

Tackles: Star Lotulelei, senior, 6-4, 320, Utah; Will Sutton, junior, 6-1, 267, Arizona State.

Linebackers: Manti Te'o, senior, 6-2, 255, Notre Dame; Jarvis Jones, junior, 6-3, 241, Georgia; C.J. Mosley, junior, 6-2, 232, Alabama.

Cornerbacks: Dee Milliner, junior, 6-1, 199, Alabama; Jordan Poyer, sophomore, 6-0, 172, Oregon State.

Safeties: Phillip Thomas, senior, 6-1, 215, Fresno State; Matt Elam, junior, 5-10, 202, Florida.

Punter: Ryan Allen, senior, 6-2, 215, Louisiana Tech.

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