Kansas State senior linebacker Arthur Brown has been chosen an All-American by the Football Writers Association of America, the organization announced Friday.
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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
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
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 Teo, Notre Dame
LB Jarvis Jones, Georgia
DB Johnthan Banks, Mississippi State
DB Dee Milliner, Alabama
DB Eric Reid, LSU
DB Phillip Thomas, Fresno State
K Cairo Santos, Tulane
P Ryan Allen, Louisiana Tech
KR Dri Archer, Kent State
PR Venric Mark, Northwestern