Scout.com 2010 All-America Team

Cameron Newton

Below is this year's Scout.com All-America Team, including the offensive player of the year, defensive player of the year, and national coach of the year, as voted upon by the Scout.com football experts from around the country.

Offensive Player of the Year: Cameron Newton, Auburn


Heading into the SEC Championship game this weekend, Newton has thrown for 2254 yards and 24 touchdowns to just six interceptions while adding another 1336 yards and 18 touchdowns on the ground. Newton received all but one vote for Offensive Player of the Year, with that vote going to quarterback Kellen Moore of Boise State.

Defensive Player of the Year: Da'Quan Bowers, Clemson


Entering his junior season with four career sacks, Bowers leads the country this year in that category with 16 while going against constant double teams. He also finished the season with 61 tackles, a forced fumble, and an interception. Bowers received 14 votes with Von Miller of Texas A&M in second with 5 votes, Nick Fairley of Auburn with two votes, and Patrick Peterson of LSU with one vote.

National Coach of the Year: Mark Dantonio, Michigan State


Perhaps no coach had quite as tumultuous year as that of Mark Dantonio whose 2009 Michigan State squad finished the year with a record of 6-7. With just one All-American on this year's squad and in spite of a heart attack in the middle of the year, the Spartans finished this year 11-1 and ranked in the top ten of the BCS standings. Dantonio received seven votes while Jim Harbaugh of Stanford received six votes, Chip Kelly of Oregon received five votes, Gene Chizik of Auburn received three votes, and Bret Bielema of Wisconsin received one vote.



Scout.com All-America First Team
POSNAMESCHOOLHTWTCLASS
QB Cameron Newton Auburn 6-6 250 Junior
RB Kendall Hunter Oklahoma State 5-8 200 Senior
RB LaMichael James Oregon 5-9 185 Sophomore
WR Justin Blackmon Oklahoma State 6-1 205 Sophomore
WR Alshon Jeffery South Carolina 6-4 233 Sophomore
TE Michael Egnew Missouri 6-6 235 Junior
OL Gabe Carimi Wisconsin 6-7 327 Senior
OL Anthony Castonzo Boston College 6-7 308 Senior
OL Rodney Hudson Florida State 6-2 282 Senior
OL Jonathan Martin Stanford 6-6 304 Junior
OL Stefen Wisniewski Penn State 6-3 306 Senior
DL Da'Quan Bowers Clemson 6-4 275 Junior
DL Nick Fairley Auburn 6-5 298 Junior
DL Ryan Kerrigan Purdue 6-4 263 Senior
DL Von Miller Texas A&M 6-3 263 Senior
LB Mason Foster Washington 6-2 242 Senior
LB Nate Irving N.C. State 6-1 231 Senior
LB Greg Jones Michigan State 6-1 240 Senior
LB Luke Kuechly Boston College 6-3 235 Sophomore
DB Prince Amukamara Nebraska 6-1 205 Senior
DB Cliff Harris Oregon 5-11 180 Sophomore
DB Jayron Hosley Virginia Tech 5-11 170 Sophomore
DB Patrick Peterson LSU 6-1 222 Junior
K Dan Bailey Oklahoma State 6-0 197 Senior
P Chas Henry Florida 6-3 222 Senior
APB Shaky Smithson Utah 5-11 202 Senior
 
Scout.com All-America Second Team
POSNAMESCHOOLHTWTCLASS
QB Andrew Luck Stanford 6-4 235 Junior
RB Marcus Lattimore South Carolina 6-0 218 Freshman
RB Jordan Todman Connecticut 5-9 193 Junior
WR Ryan Broyles Oklahoma 5-11 183 Junior
WR Julio Jones Alabama 6-4 220 Junior
TE D.J. Williams Arkansas 6-2 251 Senior
OL Justin Boren Ohio State 6-3 320 Senior
OL Michael Brewster Ohio State 6-5 293 Junior
OL Jordan Holmes Oregon 6-5 300 Senior
OL Derek Sherrod Mississippi State 6-6 305 Senior
OL Lee Ziemba Auburn 6-8 319 Senior
DL Quinton Coples North Carolina 6-6 285 Junior
DL Jared Crick Nebraska 6-6 285 Junior
DL Brandon Jenkins Florida State 6-3 234 Sophomore
DL J.J. Watt Wisconsin 6-6 292 Junior
LB Archie Donald Toledo 6-2 244 Senior
LB Justin Houston Georgia 6-3 259 Junior
LB Casey Matthews Oregon 6-2 235 Senior
LB Shayne Skov Stanford 6-3 243 Sophomore
DB Mark Barron Alabama 6-2 210 Junior
DB Quinton Carter Oklahoma 6-1 200 Senior
DB Robert Lester Alabama 6-2 206 Sophomore
DB Prentiss Waggner Tennessee 6-2 181 Sophomore
K Danny Hrapmann Southern Miss 5-9 160 Junior
P Trevor Hankins Arizona State 6-3 248 Senior
APB D.J. Beshears Kansas 5-8 174 Sophomore

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