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Ameer Abdullah & Randy Gregory Named To Associated Press All American Teams

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The RB and DE get some national love.

Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports

Running Back Ameer Abdullah and Defensive End Randy Gregory from the Nebraska Cornhuskers were named to the Associated Press All American Teams today.

Abdullah, a SR from Homewood, Alabama, was named Second Team RB. He rushed for 1,523 yards and 18 TD's this season. He is second on the all-time Rushing list at Nebraska, and is the schools' all-time All Purpose yardage leader.

Gregory, a JR from Fishers, Indiana, had 7 sacks, 1 interception and 50 total tackles in 9 of 12 games for Nebraska this season.

The full Associated Press All-American teams:

FIRST TEAM

OFFENSE

Quarterback — Marcus Mariota, junior, 6-foot-4, 219 pounds, Oregon

Running backs — Melvin Gordon, junior, 6-1, 213, Wisconsin; Tevin Coleman, junior, 6-1, 210, Indiana.

Tackles — Brandon Scherff, senior, 6-5, 320, Iowa; Spencer Drango, junior, 6-6, 310, Baylor.

Guards — Tre Jackson, senior, 6-4, 330, Florida State; Laken Tomlinson, senior, 6-3, 320, Duke.

Center — Reese Dismukes, senior, 6-3, 296, Auburn.

Tight End — Nick O'Leary, senior, 6-3, 247, Florida State.

Wide receivers — Amari Cooper, junior, 6-1, 210, Alabama; Rashard Higgins, sophomore, 6-2, 188, Colorado State.

Kicker — Roberto Aguayo, sophomore, 6-1, 203, Florida State.

All-purpose player — Shaq Thompson, junior, 6-1, 228, Washington.

DEFENSE

Ends — Joey Bosa, sophomore, 6-5, 278, Ohio State; Vic Beasley, senior, 6-3, 235, Clemson.

Tackles — Malcolm Brown, junior, 6-2, 320, Texas; Danny Shelton, junior, 6-2, 339, Washington.

Linebackers — Scooby Wright III, sophomore, 6-1, 246, Arizona; Hau'oli Kikaha, senior, 6-3, 246, Washington; Paul Dawson, senior, 6-2, 230, TCU.

Cornerbacks — Senquez Golson, senior, 5-9, 176, Mississippi; Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, senior, 5-10, 195, Oregon.

Safeties — Landon Collins, junior, 6-0, 222, Alabama; Gerod Holliman, sophomore, 6-2, 213, Louisville.

Punter — Tom Hackett, junior, 5-11, 187, Utah.

SECOND TEAM

OFFENSE

Quarterback — Trevone Boykin, junior, TCU

Running backs — James Conner, sophomore, Pittsburgh; Ameer Abdullah, senior, Nebraska.

Tackles — La'el Collins, senior, LSU; Andrus Peat, junior, Stanford.

Guards — Arie Kouandjio, senior, Alabama; A.J. Cann, senior, South Carolina.

Center — Hroniss Grassu, senior, Oregon.

Tight End — Maxx Williams, sophomore, Minnesota.

Wide receivers — Kevin White, senior, West Virginia; Rashad Greene, senior, Florida State.

Kicker — Brad Craddock, junior, Maryland.

All-purpose player — Tyler Lockett, senior, Kansas State.

DEFENSE

Ends — Shane Ray, junior, Missouri; Nate Orchard, senior, Utah.

Tackles — Leonard Williams, junior, Southern California; Robert Nkemdiche, sophomore, Mississippi.

Linebackers — Eric Kendricks, senior, UCLA; Benardrick McKinney, junior, Mississippi State; Jaylon Smith, sophomore, Notre Dame.

Cornerbacks — Vernon Hargreaves III, sophomore, Florida; Jacoby Glenn, sophomore, Central Florida.

Safeties — Jalen Ramsey, sophomore, Florida State; Cody Prewitt, senior, Mississippi.

Punter — JK Scott, freshman, Alabama.

THIRD TEAM

OFFENSE

Quarterback — J.T. Barrett, redshirt freshman, Ohio State.

Running backs — Jay Ajayi, junior, Boise State; Samaje Perine, freshman, Oklahoma.

Tackles — Cedric Ogbuehi, senior, Texas A&M; Jake Fisher, senior, Oregon.

Guards — Shaquille Mason, senior, Georgia Tech; Ben Beckwith, senior, Mississippi State.

Center — Jack Allen, junior, Michigan State.

Tight End — Clive Walford, senior, Miami.

Wide receivers — Justin Hardy, senior, East Carolina; Nelson Agholor, junior, Southern California.

Kicker — Josh Lambert, sophomore, West Virginia.

All-purpose player — J.J. Nelson, senior, UAB.

DEFENSE

Ends — Shawn Oakman, junior, Baylor; Randy Gregory, junior, Nebraska.

Tackles — Michael Bennett, senior, Ohio State; Eddie Goldman, junior, Florida State.

Linebackers — Denzel Perryman, senior, Miami; Mike Hull, senior, Penn State; Eric Striker, junior, Oklahoma.

Cornerbacks — Trae Waynes, junior, Michigan State; Kendall Fuller, sophomore, Virginia Tech.

Safeties — Kurtis Drummond, senior, Michigan State; Su'a Cravens, sophomore, Southern California.

Punter — Austin Rehkow, sophomore, Idaho.