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Devin Lloyd Named Consensus All-American After AFCA Puts Him On Second Team

Dec 15, 2021, 11:39 AM

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Pac-12 Commissioner George Kliavkoff stands next to MVP linebacker Devin Lloyd #0 and wide receiver Britain Covey #18 of the Utah Utes as they celebrate the team's 38-10 victory over the Oregon Ducks to win the Pac-12 Conference championship game at Allegiant Stadium on December 3, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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SALT LAKE CITY – University of Utah star linebacker Devin Lloyd was named a second team All-American by the AFCA on Wednesday morning.

If AFCA would’ve put Devin Lloyd on their first team, he would’ve been a unanimous All-American. Lloyd is still a consensus All-American.

Lloyd was named to many different All-American lists as a first team member but will be on the second team for AFCA. Here is a list of Lloyd’s accolades:

  • 2022 Reese’s Senior Bowl invitee
  • Two-time Butkus Award Finalist (2020, 2021)
  • 2021 All-America First Team (CBS Sports, Reese’s Senior Bowl)
  • 2021 Lott IMPACT Trophy Finalist
  • 2021 Bednarik Award Semifinalist
  • 2021 Pac-12 Pat Tillman Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2021 Midseason All-America First Team (The Athletic, Associated Press, CBS Sports, ESPN, Sporting News)
  • 2021 Preseason All-America (The Athletic, Athlon Sports, Walter Camp, Phil Steele).
  • 2021 Watch Lists: Bednarik Award, Bronko Nagurski, Butkus Award, Lott IMPACT Trophy, Reese’s Senior Bowl.
  • Three-time All-Pac-12 (First Team in 2020 and 2021).

Here are the first and second teams that were released by the AFCA on Wednesday:

First Team Offense

QB: Kenny Pickett, Pittsburgh
RB: Breece Hall, Iowa State
RB: Kenneth Walker III, Michigan State
WR: Chris Olave, Ohio State
WR: David Bell, Purdue
TE: Trey McBride, Colorado State
OL: Evan Neal, Alabama
OL: Darian Kinnard, Kentucky
OL: Ikem Ekwonu, NC State
OL: Thayer Munford, Ohio State
C: Tyler Linderbaum, Iowa

First Team Defense

DL: Jordan Davis, Georgia
DL: Aidan Hutchinson, Michigan
DL: Kayvon Thibodeaux, Oregon
DL: George Karlaftis, Purdue
LB: Will Anderson Jr., Alabama
LB: Nakobe Dean, Georgia
LB: Leo Chenal, Wisconsin
DB: Jalen Pitre, Baylor
DB: Ahmad Gardner, Cincinnati
DB: Coby Bryant, Cincinnati
DB: Kyle Hamilton, Notre Dame

First Team Specialists

P: Matt Araiza, San Diego State
K: Jake Moody, Michigan
AP: Jayden Reed, Michigan State
LS: Cal Adomitis, Pittsburgh

Second Team Offense

QB: Bryce Young, Alabama
RB: Hassan Haskins, Michigan
RB: Sean Tucker, Syracuse
WR: Jameson Williams, Alabama
WR: Jordan Addison, Pittsburgh
TE: Michael Mayer, Notre Dame
OL: Zion Johnson, Boston College
OL: Jamaree Salyer, Georgia
OL: Andrew Stueber, Michigan
OL: Kenyon Green, Texas A&M
C: Zach Frazier, West Virginia

Second Team Defense

DL: Phidarian Mathis, Alabama
DL: Jermaine Johnson II, Florida State
DL: Jalen Carter, Georgia
DL: DeMarvin Leal, Texas A&M
LB: Quay Walker, Georgia
LB: Malcolm Rodriguez, Oklahoma State
LB: Devin Lloyd, Utah
DB: Jordan Battle, Alabama
DB: Matt Hankins, Iowa
DB: Verone McKinley III, Oregon
DB: Jaquan Brisker, Penn State

Second Team Specialists

P: Jordan Stout, Penn State
K: Noah Ruggles, Ohio State
AP: Deuce Vaughn, Kansas State
LS: Matt Hembrough, Oklahoma State

Trevor Allen is a Utah Utes Insider for KSLSports.com, 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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