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Woods, Kalil named 1st-team All-Americans

December, 14, 2011
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USC receiver Robert Woods and left tackle Matt Kalil were voted Associated Press 1st-team All-Americans, it was announced Wednesday.

Woods was voted of the nation's top two receivers alongside Oklahoma State's Justin Blackmon. Kalil joined Alabama's Barrett Jones as a top tackle.

Trojans quarterback Matt Barkley was voted a 3rd-team All-American, behind Baylor's Robert Griffin III and Stanford's Andrew Luck.

Woods, a sophomore, set a new school and Pac-12 conference record in 2011 with 111 catches for 1292 yards and 15 touchdowns. He started the year on a torrid streak that had him on a pace to challenge all-time national records. Kalil, a redshirt junior, didn't allow a sack throughout the season and led a USC offensive line that broke in three new starters.

Barkley, a junior, challenged for season-ending performance awards after finishing the season with impressive performances against Oregon and UCLA. His final 2011 numbers included 39 touchdowns, seven interceptions and 3,528 yards.

Both Kalil and Barkley are facing decisions whether or not to declare for next April's NFL draft.

Football: Woods named an All-American

December, 10, 2011
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USC receiver Robert Woods was named an ESPN.com All-American on Saturday, one of two pass-catchers in the country to earn such honors.

Woods, a sophomore, finished the 2011 season with 111 catches for 1,292 yards and 15 touchdowns for the Trojans, working out to an average 108 receiving yards per game. He played much of the season bothered by nagging ankle, shoulder and elbow injuries but was still voted one of three finalists for this year's Biletnikoff Award, given annually to the country's best receiver.

He was named alongside Oklahoma State's Justin Blackmon in Saturday's list of the country's best players. Other offensive players included on this list included quarterback Andrew Luck and running backs Trent Richardson and Montee Ball.

Woods was the only Trojan named an All-American, although transfer Jarvis Jones made it as a sophomore linebacker for Georgia. Left tackle Matt Kalil was beaten out by Alabama's Barrett Jones and Oklahoma State's Levy Adcock.

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PASSINGATTCOMPYDSTD
C. Kessler361236296820
RUSHINGCARYDSAVGTD
J. Allen1357855.814
T. Madden1387035.13
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGTD
M. Lee5779113.94
N. Agholor5691816.46
TEAMRUSHPASSTOTAL
Offense174.2218.1392.3
TEAMPFPAMARGIN
Scoring28.521.37.2