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Iowa State Leads Nation With Three 2021 AP Preseason All-America Preseason Team

NCAA Football: Iowa State at Kansas State

The hype around the Iowa State Cyclones is likely to grow after the AP Preseason All-America Preseason team was released and the Cyclones were tied with Notre Dame in leading the nation with three players named to the First Team.

The Iowa State selections were running back Breece Hall, tight end Charlie Kolar and linebacker Mike Rose. Meantime, the Oklahoma Sooners had two first-team selections in quarterback Spencer Rattler and linebacker Nik Bonitto. The other Big 12 selection was Texas running back Bijan Robinson. That means that the two First-Team All-American running back selections were both out of the Big 12 Conference.

Here’s a rundown of both teams.

 

First Team 

Offense
Quarterback — Spencer Rattler, sophomore, Oklahoma
Running back —Breece Hall, junior, Iowa State
Running back — Bijan Robinson, sophomore, Texas
Tackle — Evan Neal, junior, Alabama
Tackle — Kenyon Green, junior, Texas A&M
Guard — Cain Madden, senior, Notre Dame
Guard — Zion Johnson, senior, Boston College
Center — Tyler Linderbaum, junior, Iowa
Tight end — Charlie Kolar, senior, Iowa State
Wide receiver — Chris Olave, senior, Ohio State
Wide receiver — Justyn Ross, junior, Clemson
All-purpose player — Kyren Williams, sophomore, Notre Dame
Kicker — Cade York, junior, LSU

Defense
Defensive end — Kayvon Thibodeaux, junior, Oregon
Defensive end — DeMarvin Leal, junior, Texas A&M
Defensive tackle — Haskell Garrett, senior, Ohio State
Defensive tackle — Bryan Bresee, sophomore, Clemson
Linebacker — Will Anderson Jr., sophomore, Alabama
Linebacker — Nik Bonitto, junior, Oklahoma
Linebacker — Mike Rose, senior, Iowa State
Cornerback — Derek Stingley, Jr., junior, LSU
Cornerback — Ahmad Gardner, junior, Cincinnati
Safety — Kyle Hamilton, junior, Notre Dame
Safety — Brandon Joseph, sophomore, Northwestern
Punter — Jake Camarda, senior, Georgia

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