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USC's Clowney Named To Walter Camp Team

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University of South Carolina sophomore defensive end Jadeveon Clowney was named to the Walter Camp first-team All-America squad, it was announced tonight.

Clowney, a 6-6, 256-pounder from Rock Hill, S.C. set new South Carolina standards for sacks in a season (13.0), tackles for loss in a season (21.5) and sacks in a single game (4.5 vs. Clemson) during the 2012 campaign. He has been tabbed as the Hendricks Award winner, which recognizes the nation's top defensive end, is a AFCA All-American, was the coaches' choice as the SEC Defensive Player of the Year, and was a first-team All-SEC selection by both the coaches and the Associated Press.

Clowney, a three-time SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week this season, was also named first team All-American by FoxSportsNext.com on Thursday.

Here is the 2012 Walter Camp All-America Team:

2012 Walter Camp All-America Teams

First Team Offense
Pos.    Name, School                            Hgt      Wgt     Class   Hometown                
WR      Marqise Lee, USC                        6-0     195     Soph.   Inglewood, CA   
WR      Terrance Williams, Baylor               6-2     195     Sr.     Dallas, TX
TE      Zach Ertz, Stanford                     6-6     252     Sr.     Alamo, CA       
OL      Luke Joeckel, Texas A&M         6-6     310     Jr.     Arlington, TX   
OL      Jonathan Cooper, North Carolina 6-3     295     Sr.     Wilmington, NC
OL      Chance Warmack, Alabama         6-3     320     Sr.     Atlanta, GA
OL      Taylor Lewan, Michigan          6-8     309     Jr.     Scottsdale, AZ
C       Barrett Jones, Alabama #                6-5     302     Sr.     Germantown, TN
QB      Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M               6-1     200     Fr.     Kerrville, TX
RB      Kenjon Barner, Oregon                   5-11    192     Sr.     Riverside, CA
RB      Montee Ball, Wisconsin   @               5-11    215     Sr.     Wentzville, MO
RB      Ka'Deem Carey, Arizona          5-10    197     Soph.   Tucson, AZ
PK      Dustin Hopkins, Florida State           6-2     190     Sr.     Houston, TX     

First Team Defense
DL      Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina        6-6     256     Soph.   Rock Hill, SC
DL      Bjoern Werner, Florida State            6-4     255     Jr.     Berlin, Germany
DL      Damontre Moore, Texas A&M               6-4     250     Jr.     Rowlett, TX
DL      Star Lotulelei, Utah                    6-4     320     Sr.     South Jordan, UT
LB      Manti Te'o, Notre Dame @                6-2     255     Sr.     Laie, HI
LB      Jarvis Jones, Georgia #                 6-3     241     Jr.     Columbus, GA
LB      C.J. Mosley, Alabama                    6-2     232     Jr.     Theodore, AL
DB      Dee Milliner, Alabama                   6-1     199     Jr.     Millbrook, AL
DB      Phillip Thomas, Fresno State            6-1     215     Sr.     Bakersfield, CA
DB      Johnthan Banks, Mississippi State       6-2     185     Sr.     Meben, MS
DB      Jordan Poyer, Oregon State              6-0     190     Sr.     Astoria, OR
P       Ryan Allen, Louisiana Tech @            6-2     215     Sr.     Salem, OR
KR      Dri Archer, Kent State                  5-8     175     Sr.     Laurel, FL

Second Team Offense
Pos.    Name, School                            Hgt      Wgt     Class   Hometown
WR      Stedman Bailey, West Virginia           5-10    195     Jr.     Miramar, FL
WR      Tavon Austin, West Virginia             5-9     171     Sr.     Baltimore, MD
TE      Tyler Eifert, Notre Dame #              6-6     251     Sr.     Fort Wayne, IN
OL      DJ Fluker, Alabama                      6-6     335     Jr.     Foley, AL
OL      Zack Martin, Notre Dame         6-4     304     Sr.     Indianapolis, IN
OL      Spencer Long, Nebraska          6-4     305     Jr.     Elkhorn, NE
OL      Jake Matthews, Texas A&M                6-5     305     Jr.     Missouri City, TX
C       Dalton Freeman, Clemson         6-5     285     Grad    Pelion, SC
QB       Collin Klein, Kansas State              6-5     226     Sr.     Loveland, CO
RB      Johnathan Franklin, UCLA                5-11    195     Sr.     Los Angeles, CA
RB      Stefphon Jefferson, Nevada              5-11    210     Jr.     Visalia, CA
PK      Quinn Sharp, Oklahoma State             6-1     205     Sr.     Mansfield, TX
                

Second Team Defense
DL      Will Sutton, Arizona State              6-1     267     Jr.     Corona, CA
DL      Sam Montgomery, LSU                     6-5     260     Jr.     Greenwood, SC
DL      Stephon Tuitt, Notre Dame               6-6     303     Soph.   Monroe, GA
DL      John Simon, Ohio State                  6-2     263     Sr.     Youngstown, OH
LB      Arthur Brown, Kansas State              6-1     231     Sr.     Wichita, KS
LB      Kevin Minter, LSU                       6-2     245     Jr.     Suwanee, GA
LB      Khaseem Greene, Rutgers         6-1     230     Sr.     Elizabeth, NJ
DB      Matt Elam, Florida                      5-10    202     Jr.     Palm Beach Gardens, FL
DB      Eric Reid, LSU                          6-2     212     Jr.     Geismar, LA
DB      Jason Verrett, TCU                      5-10    180     Jr.     Fairfield, CA
DB      Bradley Roby, Ohio State                5-11    190     Soph.   Suwanee, GA
P       Kyle Christy, Florida                   6-2     199     Soph.   Brownsburg, IN
KR      Duke Johnson, Miami (Fla.)              5-9     188     Fr.     Miami, FL

# - 2011 Walter Camp First Team All-America
@ - 2011 Walter Camp Second Team All-America

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