College Football Freshman All-American Team Named For 2017 Season

The 17th annual Football Writers Association of America Freshman All-America Team was announced for the 2017 college football season on Monday afternoon.
Included on the select list of players are two who will be taking the field for tonight’s College Football Playoff National Championship Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.
Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm and right tackle Andrew Thomas are the national title participants to make the cut.
Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley was selected as the FWAA First-Year Coach of the Year after leading the Sooners to a College Football Playoff berth.
The Big Ten led the FWAA with six players selected, followed by the SEC (5), Pac-12 (4) and the ACC, Mountain West Conference and Conference USA, each of which had three players. There was one player from an independent school.
The full FWAA Freshman All-American Team can be seen below:

OFFENSE (13)
Pos. Player, School Ht. Wt. Hometown
QB • Jake Fromm, Georgia 6-2 225 Warner Robins, Ga.
RB • Spencer Brown, UAB 6-0 235 Kimberly, Ala.
RB • AJ Dillon, Boston College 6-0 240 New London, Conn.
RB • Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin 5-11 214 Salem, N.J.
WR • Justin Hall, Ball State 5-9 160 Douglasville, Ga.
WR • McLane Mannix, Nevada 5-10 175 Midland, Texas
WR JD Spielman, Nebraska 5-9 180 Eden Prairie, Minn.
TE • Matt Bushman, BYU 6-5 230 Tucson, Ariz.
OT Alaric Jackson, Iowa 6-7 320 Detroit, Mich.
OT • Andrew Thomas, Georgia 6-5 320 Lithonia, Ga.
G • Navaughn Donaldson, Miami 6-6 350 Miami, Fla.
G • Trey Smith, Tennessee 6-6 320 Jackson, Tenn.
C Tyler Biadasz, Wisconsin 6-3 316 Amherst, Wis.
DEFENSE (13)
Pos. Player, School Ht. Wt. Hometown
DE  Curtis Weaver, Boise State 6-3 252 Long Beach, Calif.
DE • Kylan Wilborn, Arizona 6-2 245 Northridge, Calif.
DT  Ross Blacklock, TCU 6-4 326 Missouri City, Texas
DT • Jordon Scott, Oregon 6-1 333 Largo, Fla.
LB Racheem Boothe, Southern Miss 6-0 210 Bassfield, Miss.
LB Paddy Fisher, Northwestern 6-4 245 Katy, Texas
LB • Kenneth Murray, Oklahoma 6-2 242 Missouri City, Texas
LB • Colin Schooler, Arizona 6-0 226 Dana Point, Calif.
DB • T.J. Carter, Memphis 5-11 180 Nashville, Tenn.
DB Chase Lucas, Arizona State 6-0 156 Chandler, Ariz.
DB • Amik Robertson, Louisiana Tech 5-9 172 Thibodaux, La.
DB • Tariq Thompson, San Diego State 6-0 190 San Diego, Calif.
DB Andraez “Greedy” Williams, LSU 6-2 181 Shreveport, La.
SPECIALISTS (4)
Pos. Player, School Ht. Wt. Hometown
P • Pressley Harvin III, Georgia Tech 6-0 240 Alcolu, S.C.
K Jace Christmann, Mississippi State 6-0 195 Houston, Texas
KR • Marcus Jones, Troy 5-9 170 Enterprise, Ala.
PR • Donovan Peoples-Jones, Michigan 6-2 199 Southfield, Mich.
HEAD COACH
Lincoln Riley, Oklahoma
• Denotes true freshman

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