AP Midseason All-American Team Announced

We’ve reached the halfway point of the 2017 college football season, so it’s time for the Associated Press to honor the standout performers with its AP Midseason All-American Team.

The first- and second-team honorees were announced on Tuesday afternoon.

Leading the way on First Team offense are Heisman favorites Bryce Love of Stanford and Penn State’s Saquon Barkley, along with Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield.

The defense features standouts like Georgia’s Roquan Smith, NC State’s Bradley Chubband Minkah Fitzpatrick of Alabama.

Did your favorite player earn a midseason All-American nod?

The full AP Midseason All-American Team can be seen below:

FIRST TEAM

OFFENSE

Quarterback — Baker Mayfield, senior, Oklahoma.

Running backs — Bryce Love, junior, Stanford; Saquon Barkley, junior, Penn State.

Tackles — Orlando Brown, junior, Oklahoma; David Edwards, sophomore, Wisconsin.

Guards — Quenton Nelson, senior, Notre Dame; Cody O’Connell, senior, Washington State.

Center — Billy Price, senior, Ohio State.

Tight end — Jaylen Samuels, senior, North Carolina State.

Receivers — James Washington, senior, Oklahoma State; David Sills IV, junior, West Virginia.

All-purpose player — Dante Pettis, junior, Washington.

Kicker — Matt Gay, junior, Utah.

DEFENSE

Ends — Bradley Chubb, senior, North Carolina State; Austin Bryant, junior, Clemson.

Tackles — Hercules Mata’Afa, junior, Washington State; Maurice Hurst, senior, Michigan.

Linebackers — Roquan Smith, junior, Georgia; Josey Jewell, senior, Iowa; Ogbonnia Okoronkwo, senior, Oklahoma.

Cornerbacks — Jalen Davis, senior, Utah State; Levi Wallace, senior, Alabama.

Safeties — Minkah Fitzpatrick, junior, Alabama; DeShon Elliott, junior, Texas.

Punter — Johnny Townsend, senior, Florida.

SECOND TEAM

OFFENSE

Quarterback — Mason Rudolph, senior, Oklahoma State.

Running backs — Rashaad Penny, senior, San Diego State; Jonathan Taylor, freshman, Wisconsin.

Tackles — Mike McGlinchey, senior, Notre Dame; Jonah Williams, sophomore, Alabama.

Guards — Will Hernandez, senior, UTEP; Braden Smith, senior, Auburn.

Center — Bradley Bozeman, senior, Alabama.

Tight end— Mark Andrews, junior, Oklahoma.

Receivers — Michael Gallup, senior, Colorado State; Steve Ishmael, senior, Syracuse.

All-purpose player — Nyheim Hines, junior, North Carolina State.

Kicker — Emilio Nadelman, senior, South Florida.

DEFENSE

Ends — Christian Rector, sophomore, Southern California; Sutton Smith, sophomore, Northern Illinois.

Tackles — Ed Oliver, sophomore, Houston; Da’Ron Payne, junior, Alabama.

Linebackers — Dorian O’Daniel, senior, Clemson; Josh Allen, junior, Kentucky; Micah Kiser, senior, Virginia.

Cornerbacks — Carlton Davis, junior, Auburn; Denzel Ward, junior, Ohio State.

Safeties — Derwin James, junior, Florida State; Justin Reid, junior, Stanford.

Punter — Michael Dickson, junior, Texas.

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