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For Immediate Release - December 10, 2018

LSU’S WHITE AND DELPIT NAMED TO AP ALL-AMERICA FIRST TEAM


BATON ROUGE – LSU’s Devin White and Grant Delpit continue to rack up national honors as the defensive duo has been named to the Associated Press First Team All-America squad, the organization announced.

LSU cornerback Greedy Williams and placekicker Cole Tracy earned second team All-America honors from the AP giving the Tigers four spots on the squad. The AP selects three All-America teams each year.

White, who last week was named the recipient of the Butkus Award as the top linebacker in college football, has also earned first team All-America honors from Sports Illustrated and the Walter Camp Foundation.

White finished the 2018 season ranked second in the Southeastern Conference in tackles with 115 and he’s 10th in the league in tackles for loss with 12.0.

Delpit, who was a finalist for the Nagurski Award as the nation’s top defender, earned his third first team All-America honor in 2018. Delpit was also named first team All-America by Sports Illustrated and Walter Camp.

Just a sophomore, Delpit finished with 73 tackles, including 9.5 for losses and 5.0 sacks for the 11th0-ranked Tigers. He also led the SEC in interceptions with five.

Tracy, LSU’s graduate transfer kicker, led the SEC in field goals with 25 and in field goal percentage at 86.2 percent. He also finished second in the SEC in scoring with 113 total points.

Tracy, who was a finalist for the Lou Groza Award as the nation’s top kicker, earned his third second team All-America distinction from the AP. Tracy was also second team All-America from both Sports Illustrated and Walter Camp.

Williams, a finalist for the Thorpe Award as the top defensive back in college football, had 33 tackles to go with two interceptions and nine pass breakups this year for the Tigers. Williams had previously been named a first team All-America by the Walter Camp Foundation and he picked up second team honors from Sports Illustrated.

2018 AP All-America Team

FIRST TEAM


OFFENSE
QB - Kyler Murray, junior, Oklahoma
RB - Jonathan Taylor, sophomore, Wisconsin
RB - Darrell Henderson, junior, Memphis
OT - Jonah Williams, junior, Alabama
OT - Mitch Hyatt, senior, Clemson
OG - Beau Benzschawel, senior, Wisconsin
OG - Bunchy Stallings, senior, Kentucky
C - Garrett Bradbury, senior, NC State
TE - Jace Sternberger, junior, Texas A&M
WR - Jerry Jeudy, sophomore, Alabama
WR - Marquise Brown, junior, Oklahoma
AP - Rondale Moore, freshman, Purdue
PK - Andre Szmyt, freshman, Syracuse

DEFENSE
DE - Clelin Ferrell, junior, Clemson
DE - Sutton Smith, junior, Northern Illinois
DT - Quinnen Williams, junior, Alabama
DT - Christian Wilkins, senior, Clemson
LB - Josh Allen, senior, Kentucky
LB - Devin White, junior, LSU
LB - Ben Burr-Kirven, senior, Washington
CB - Deandre Baker, senior, Georgia
CB - Julian Love, junior, Notre Dame
S - Grant Delpit, sophomore, LSU
S - Deionte Thompson, junior, Alabama
Punter - Braden Mann, junior, Texas A&M

SECOND TEAM

OFFENSE
QB - Tua Tagovailoa, sophomore, Alabama
RB - Travis Etienne, sophomore, Clemson
RB - Trayveon Williams, junior, Texas A&M
OT - Dalton Risner, senior, Kansas State
OT - Andrew Thomas, sophomore, Georgia
OG - Dru Samia, senior, Oklahoma
OG - Michael Dieter, senior, Wisconsin
C - Ross Piersbacher, senior, Alabama
TE - T.J. Hockenson, sophomore, Iowa
WR - Tylan Wallace, sophomore, Oklahoma State
WR - Andy Isabella, senior, Massachusetts
AP - Greg Dortch, sophomore, Wake Forest
PK - Cole Tracy, senior, LSU

DEFENSE
DE - Montez Sweat, senior, Mississippi State
DE - Jachai Polite, junior, Florida
DT - Jerry Tillery, senior, Notre Dame
DT - Gerald Willis III, senior, Miami
LB - Devin Bush, junior, Michigan
LB - David Long Jr., junior, West Virginia
LB - Joe Dineen, senior, Kansas
CB - Greedy Williams, sophomore, LSU
CB - Byron Murphy, sophomore, Washington
S - Taylor Rapp, junior, Washington
S - Amani Hooker, junior, Iowa
P - Mitch Wishnowsky, senior, Utah

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MondayMorningMarch66 months
Where's Dylan Moses?
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luciouslou66 months
How in the world did that guy from n. Illinois beat out sweat from Mississippi state
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CatsGoneWild66 months
OSU had zero all Americans on the first and second teams. LSU had 4
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Datbayoubengal66 months
Of course they would have had none, as their defense was trash, and their offense spreads the ball around a lot (rushing and passing). Haskins was ridiculous, but with Tua and Murray, he falls to 3rd by default.
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husslemane66 months
RB - Travis Etienne, sophomore, Clemson DT - Jerry Tillery, senior, Notre Dame DT - Gerald Willis III, senior, Miami That hurts.
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Mahootney66 months
Tied for 2nd most selections with Clemson. This team was pretty talented.
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Greedy on the second team?! He’ll be the first DB taken this year
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CanebreakCajun66 months
crap next year with Delpit, older and better Rashard, Logan and Breiden, older secondary and the return of Chaisson, damn watch out
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theOG66 months
Which one of those guys scores touchdowns?
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Lsutigerturner66 months
Deplit will score next year from secondary and Rashard on goalline.
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alumni9566 months
Next Year U! GEAUX TIGERS!!!
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