Utah LB Devin Lloyd, USU WR Deven Thompkins Named AP All-Americans

Dec 13, 2021, 11:42 AM
Devin Lloyd and Deven Thompkins...
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SALT LAKE CITY – More honors rolled in for Utah football star linebacker Devin Lloyd as he was named Associated Press All-American on Monday morning.

Devin Lloyd was named to the AP All-American first team, which was released on Monday and is one of three players from the Pac-12 named to the team. Utah State star wide receiver Deven Thompkins earned third team honors as an all-purpose player.

Lloyd is on his way to becoming a consensus All-American. His current postseason award list includes:

  • Reese’s Senior Bowl, CBS Sports, ESPN, Walter Camp, FWAA, AP All-America first-team
  • Pat Tillman Defensive Player of the Year
  • Pac-12 All-Conference First-Team
  • Pac-12 Championship Game MVP
  • Lott IMPACT Trophy and Butkus Award Finalist
  • Chuck Bednarik Award and Walter Camp Player of the Year Semifinalist
  • Reese’s Senior Bowl Invitee
  • Midseason All-America: The Athletic, ESPN, CBS Sports, AP, Sporting News
  • Rose Bowl Game Pac-12 Player of the Week (Oct. 18)
  • Lott IMPACT Trophy Player of the Week (Oct. 12, Nov. 9)
  • Reese’s Senior Bowl Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 27)
  • Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 7, Oct. 18, Nov. 8)

Here are the AP All-American teams:

First Team Offense

QB: Bryce Young, Alabama
RB: Kenneth Walker III, Michigan State
RB: Breece Hall, Iowa State
WR: Jordan Addison, Pittsburgh
WR: David Bell, Purdue
WR: Jameson Williams, Alabama
TE: Trey McBride, Colorado State
OT: Ikem Ekwonu, NC State
OT: Darian Kinnard, Kentucky
OG: Kenyon Green, Texas A&M
OG: Zion Johnson, Boston College
C: Tyler Linderbaum, Iowa
AP: Deuce Vaughn, Kansas State
PK: Jake Moody, Michigan

First Team Defense

DE: Aidan Hutchinson, Michigan
DE: Kayvon Thibodeaux, Oregon
DT: Jordan Davis, Georgia
DT: DeMarvin Leal, Texas A&M
LB: Will Anderson Jr., Alabama
LB: Nakobe Dean, Georgia
LB: Devin Lloyd, Utah
CB: Ahmad Gardner, Cincinnati
CB: Roger McCreary, Auburn
S: Verone McKinley III, Oregon
S: Jalen Pitre, Baylor
DB: Marcus Jones, Houston
P: Matt Araiza, San Diego State

Second Team Offense

QB: Kenny Pickett, Pittsburgh
RB: Sean Tucker, Syracuse
RB: Tyler Badie, Missouri
WR: Chris Olave, Ohio State
WR: Garrett Wilson, Ohio State
WR: Jerreth Sterns, Western Kentucky
TE: Brock Bowers, Georgia
OT: Evan Neal, Alabama
OT: Nicholas Petit-Frere, Ohio State
OG: Thayer Munford, Ohio State
OG: William Dunkle, San Diego State
C: Alec Lindstrom, Boston College
AP: Jahmyr Gibbs, Georgia Tech
K: Noah Ruggles, Ohio State

Second Team Defense

DE: Jermaine Johnson, Florida State
DE: Cameron Thomas, San Diego State
DT: Devonte Wyatt, Georgia
DT: Haskell Garrett, Ohio State
LB: Malcolm Rodriguez, Oklahoma State
LB: Leo Chenal, Wisconsin
LB: David Ojabo, Michigan
CB: Coby Bryant, Cincinnati
CB: Ja’Quan McMillian, East Carolina
S: Jaquan Brisker, Penn State
S: Kyle Hamilton, Notre Dame
DB: JoJo Domann, Nebraska
P: Adam Korsak, Rutgers

Third Team Offense

QB: C.J. Stroud, Ohio State
RB: Hassan Haskins, Michigan
RB: Sincere McCormick, UTSA
WR: Drake London, USC
WR: Jaxon Smith-Njigba, Ohio State
WR: Jahan Dotson, Penn State
TE: Michael Mayer, Notre Dame
OT: Connor Galvin, Baylor
OT: Max Mitchell, Louisiana-Lafayette
OG: Andrew Vorhees, USC
OG: Josh Seltzner, Wisconsin
C: Michael Maietti, Missouri
AP: Devin Thompkins, Utah State
K: Caleb Shudak, Iowa

Third Team Defense

DE: Will McDonald IV, Iowa State
DE: Sam Williams, Ole Miss
DT: Calijah Kancey, Pittsburgh
DT: George Karlaftis, Purdue
LB: Chad Muma, Wyoming
LB: Nik Bonitto, Oklahoma
LB: Andre Carter II, Army
CB: Riley Moss, Iowa
CB: Trent McDuffie, Washington
S: Jordan Battle, Alabama
S: Lewis Cine, Georgia
DB: Kolby Harvell-Peel, Oklahoma State
P: Jordan Stout, Penn State

Trevor Allen is a Utah Utes Insider for, Co-Host of Faith, Family and Football podcast with Clark Phillips III and host of the Crimson Corner podcast. Follow him on Twitter: @TrevorASports.

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