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K-State’s Brown is All-American by football writers

Updated: 2012-12-14T17:31:23Z

The Kansas City Star

Kansas State senior linebacker Arthur Brown has been chosen an All-American by the Football Writers Association of America, the organization announced Friday.

Brown, who joined Wildcats quarterback Collin Klein as a second-team All-American by the Associated Press, is the first K-State player chosen to the football writers’ All-America team since current Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson in 2007.

Klein and Brown were also second-team All-Americans by the Walter Camp Foundation. Safety Ty Zimmerman was a third-team All-American by the AP.

K-State faces Oregon on Jan. 3 in the Fiesta Bowl.

Texas A&M led the FWAA team with four players, including quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel. Brown was one of three Big 12 players on the team. The Southeastern Conference had 11 players chosen.

FWAA All-America team

Offense

QB Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M

RB Kenjon Barner, Oregon

RB Jonathan Franklin, UCLA

WR Stedman Bailey, West Virginia

WR Marqise Lee, USC

WR Terrance Williams, Baylor

OL Jonathan Cooper, North Carolina

OL Luke Joeckel, Texas A&M

OL Jake Matthews, Texas A&M

OL Chance Warmack, Alabama

C Barrett Jones, Alabama

Defense

DL Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina

DL Chris Jones, Bowling Green

DL Damontre Moore, Texas A&M

DL Bjoern Werner, Florida State

LB Arthur Brown, Kansas State

LB Manti Te’o, Notre Dame

LB Jarvis Jones, Georgia

DB Johnthan Banks, Mississippi State

DB Dee Milliner, Alabama

DB Eric Reid, LSU

DB Phillip Thomas, Fresno State

Special teams

K Cairo Santos, Tulane

P Ryan Allen, Louisiana Tech

KR Dri Archer, Kent State

PR Venric Mark, Northwestern

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