FoxSportsNext 2011 Freshman All-American Team
Sammy Watkins
Sammy Watkins
Posted Dec 12, 2011

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

Offensive Player of the Year: Sammy Watkins, Clemson

Watkins had a memorable freshman season for the Tigers, who won the ACC Championship. Watkins caught 77 passes for 1,153 yards and 11 touchdowns, rushed for 229 yards on 31 carries and returned 26 kickoffs for 683 yards and a touchdown.

Defensive Player of the Year: Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina

Clowney,'s #1-ranked player in the 2011 class, finished the year with 10 tackles for loss, six sacks and forced five fumbles. 

FoxSportsNext Freshman All-America First Team
QB Teddy Bridgewater Louisville
RB Gio Bernard North Carolina
RB Isaiah Crowell Georgia
WR Sammy Watkins Clemson
WR Marqise Lee USC
TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins Washington
OL Chaz Green Florida
OL Daryl Williams Oklahoma
OL A.J. Cann South Carolina
OL Marcus Martin USC
OL Reese Dismukes Auburn
AP DeAnthony Thomas Oregon
DL Jadeveon Clowney South Carolina
DL Aaron Lynch Notre Dame
DL Timmy Jernigan Florida State
DL Andre Monroe Maryland
LB Dion Bailey USC
LB Jeremy Grove East Carolina
LB A.J. Johnson Tennessee
DB Merril Noel Wake Forest
DB Marcus Roberson Florida
DB Eric Rowe Utah
DB Bryce Callahan Rice
K Michael Hunnicutt Oklahoma
P Brad Wing LSU
APB Ameer Abdullah Nebraska

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