Five Alabama players on Sporting News All-American team

      Running back T.J. Yeldon was one of five Alabama players named to The Sporting News' All-American Team. (

      Five Alabama players earned spots on The Sporting News pre-season All-American team.

      The number is more than any other program in college football.

      Running back T.J. Yeldon, receiver Amari Cooper, guard Anthony Steen, linebacker C.J. Mosley and safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix are on TSN's list.

      The All-American team features 13 SEC players, including Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel and South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney.


      TSN All-American Team


      QB Johnny Manziel - Texas A&M

      RB T.J. Yeldon - Alabama

      RB Toddy Gurley - Georgia

      WR Marqise Lee - USC

      WR Amari Cooper - Alabama

      TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins - Washington

      OL David Yankey - Stanford

      OL Taylor Lewan - Michigan

      OL Cyril Richardson - Baylor

      OL Jake Matthews - Texas A&M

      OL Anthony Steen - Alabama

      K Chandler Catanzaro - Clemson

      KR Dri Archer - Kent State

      AP De'Anthony Thomas - Oregon


      DT Will Sutton - Arizona State

      DT Anthony Johnson - LSU

      DE Jadeveon Clowney - South Carolina

      DE Stephon Tuitt - Notre Dame

      LB C.J. Mosley - Alabama

      LB Anthony Barr - UCLA

      LB Kyle Van Noy - BYU

      CB Bradley Roby - Ohio State

      CB Louchiez Purifoy - Florida

      S Ed Reynolds - Stanford

      S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix - Alabama

      P Kyle Christy - Florida

      PR Marcus Murphy - Missouri