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Nebraska Football Places A Team High Six On The FWAA's 75th Anniversary Team

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No other school has more on the list than the Huskers

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The Football Writers Association of American released their 75th Anniversary All-American team on Thursday morning.

The Nebraska Cornhuskers are well represented, placing 6 total players across the three teams on Offense, Defense, and Special Teams. That is more than any other school. That helped the Big Ten Conference place the most on the FWAA's team as well with 19 total players.

Three Husker linemen are featured on the FWAA's first team, as Will Shields and Dave Rimington make the Offense. Ndamukong Suh is on the Defensive side of the ball while Heisman Trophy winner Johnny "The Jet" Rodgers is the First Team Punt Returner.

Two Husker legends make the third team, as Quarterback Tommie Frazier and Dean Steinkuhler are on the Offense.

The teams:

75th ANNIVERSARY FWAA ALL-AMERICA TEAM

FIRST TEAM OFFENSE

QB Roger Staubach, Navy

RB Archie Griffin, Ohio State

RB Herschel Walker, Georgia

WR Larry Fitzgerald, Pittsburgh

WR Jerry Rice, Mississippi Valley State

TE Keith Jackson, Oklahoma

OL John Hannah, Alabama

OL Orlando Pace, Ohio State

OL Will Shields, Nebraska

OL Ron Yary, USC

C Dave Rimington, Nebraska

FIRST TEAM DEFENSE

DT Lee Roy Selmon, Oklahoma

DT Ndamukong Suh, Nebraska

DE Leon Hart, Notre Dame

DE Ted Hendricks, Miami (Fla.)

LB Tommy Nobis, Texas

LB Mike Singletary, Baylor

LB Derrick Thomas, Alabama

DB Ronnie Lott, USC

DB Deion Sanders, Florida State

DB Jack Tatum, Ohio State

DB Charles Woodson, Michigan

FIRST TEAM SPECIALISTS

P Ray Guy, Southern Miss

K Kevin Butler, Georgia

RS Johnny Rodgers, Nebraska

SECOND TEAM OFFENSE

QB Tim Tebow, Florida

RB Tony Dorsett, Pittsburgh

RB Barry Sanders, Oklahoma State

WR Fred Biletnikoff, Florida State

WR Randy Moss, Marshall

TE Mike Ditka, Pittsburgh

OL Bill Fralic, Pittsburgh

OL John Hicks, Ohio State

OL Calvin Jones, Iowa

OL Jonathan Ogden, UCLA

C Chuck Bednarik, Penn

SECOND TEAM DEFENSE

DT Merlin Olsen, Utah State

DT Randy White, Maryland

DE Hugh Green, Pittsburgh

DE Bruce Smith, Virginia Tech

LB Brian Bosworth, Oklahoma

LB Dick Butkus, Illinois

LB Luke Kuechly, Boston College

DB Champ Bailey, Georgia

DB Kenny Easley, UCLA

DB Jerry Gray, Texas

DB Ed Reed, Miami (Fla.)

SECOND TEAM SPECIALISTS

P Russell Erxleben, Texas

K Mason Crosby, Colorado

RS Raghib Ismail, Notre Dame

THIRD TEAM OFFENSE

QB Tommie Frazier, Nebraska

RB Bo Jackson, Auburn

RB Doak Walker, SMU

WR Anthony Carter, Michigan

WR Calvin Johnson, Georgia Tech

TE Gordon Hudson, BYU

OL Barrett Jones, Alabama

OL Willie Roaf, Louisiana Tech

OL Jerry Sisemore, Texas

OL Dean Steinkuhler, Nebraska

C Jim Ritcher, N.C. State

THIRD TEAM DEFENSE

DT Steve Emtman, Washington

DT Reggie White, Tennessee

DE Bubba Smith, Michigan State

DE Jack Youngblood, Florida

LB Jack Ham, Penn State

LB Lee Roy Jordan, Alabama

LB Chris Spielman, Ohio State

DB Dré Bly, North Carolina

DB Dave Brown, Michigan

DB Troy Polamalu, USC

DB Roy Williams, Oklahoma

THIRD TEAM SPECIALISTS

P Rohn Stark, Florida State

K Tony Franklin, Texas A&M

RS Derek Abney, Kentucky

75th Anniversary All-Americans by school (75 players from 41 schools): Nebraska 6, Ohio State 5, Pittsburgh 5, Alabama 4, Oklahoma 4, Texas 4, Florida State 3, Georgia 3, Michigan 3, USC 3, Florida 2, Miami (Fla.) 2, Notre Dame 2, UCLA 2, Auburn 1, Baylor 1, Boston College 1, BYU 1, Colorado 1, Georgia Tech 1, Illinois 1, Iowa 1, Kentucky 1, Louisiana Tech 1, Marshall 1, Maryland 1, Michigan State 1, Mississippi Valley State 1, Navy 1, North Carolina 1, N.C. State 1, Oklahoma State 1, Penn 1, Penn State 1, SMU 1, Southern Miss 1, Tennessee 1, Texas A&M 1, Utah State 1, Virginia Tech 1, Washington 1.

75th Anniversary All-Americans by current conference: Big Ten Conference 19, Atlantic Coast Conference 15, Southeastern Conference 13, Big 12 Conference 10, Pac-12 Conference 7, Conference USA 3, Independents 3, American Athletic Conference 2, Ivy League 1, Mountain West Conference 1, Southwestern Athletic Conference 1.