Missouri defensive end Michael Sam was chosen a first-team All-American by the Walter Camp Football Foundation, the organization announced Thursday night. The Walter Camp All-America team is one of five used by the NCAA to determine consensus All-Americans.
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston seems like such a favorite to capture the Heisman Trophy on Saturday he could borrow the old line from former NBA star Larry Bird. As he was sizing up the competition for a three-point shooting contest, Bird looked over at the competition and asked, “All right, who’s playing for second?”
Kansas State juniors Ryan Mueller and Tyler Lockett won Big 12 individual awards handed out by the league’s coaches Wednesday. Mueller, a St. Thomas Aquinas grad from Leawood, was chosen defensive lineman of the year, while Lockett won special teams player of the year.
Kansas State put three players on the Associated Press’ All-Big 12 first team announced Monday. The Wildcats’ Tyler Lockett, who was chosen first team at receiver and all-purpose, was joined by defensive lineman Ryan Mueller, a St. Thomas Aquinas grad from Leawood, and defensive back Ty Zimmerman. Kansas running back James Sims was the Jayhawks’ lone first-team selection.