Friday, December 9, 2011
Alabama has four on Walter Camp team
By Edward Aschoff
Alabama led the nation by placing four players on the 2011 Walter Camp Football Foundation All-America team.
Running back Trent Richardson, left tackle Barrett Jones, linebacker Dont'a Hightower and safety Mark Barron were all first-team selections.
LSU cornerbacks Tyrann Mathieu and Morris Claiborne were also first-team selections.
The SEC had eight players make Walter Camp first team. Here they are:
- RB Trent Richardson, Alabama
- OL Barrett Jones, Alabama
- DL Melvin Ingram, South Carolina
- LB Dont’a Hightower, Alabama
- LB Jarvis Jones, Georgia
- DB Morris Claiborne, LSU
- DB Mark Barron, Alabama
- DB Tyrann Mathieu, LSU
The SEC also had seven players on the second team:
- LB Courtney Upshaw, Alabama
- DB Bacarri Rambo, Georgia
- DB Casey Hayward, Vanderbilt Sr. Elko, GA 6-0 188
- PK Caleb Sturgis, Florida
- KR Joe Adams, Arkansas