Two LSU football players named Walter Camp All-Americans


Postseason awards continue to roll in for the LSU football team this week, with a pair of Tigers being named 2015 Walter Camp All-Americans.

The LSU football team may have experienced a disappointing end to the 2015 regular season, but that has not prevented a handful of Tigers from being recognized at both the conference and national level.

This recognition continued on Thursday, as two LSU football players who played an integral part in the team’s elite rushing attack were named Walter Camp All-Americans.

Sophomore running back Leonard Fournette capped of an impressive 2015 campaign with first-team honors. Fournette set the Tigers’ school record for rushing yards, and enters LSU’s Texas Bowl matchup against the Texas Tech Red Raiders leading the nation with 158.3 rushing yards per game.

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In addition, he became the first player in SEC history three consecutive 200-yard rushing performances earlier this year, and is just one rushing touchdown away from tying the school’s single-season record, set by LaBrandon Toefield in 2001.

Senior offensive tackle Vadal Alexander was the other member of the LSU football team to be recognized. The four-year starter earned second-team honors after playing more than 700 snaps, recording more than 100 knockdowns and playing a major part in paving the way for Fournette’s record-breaking season.

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Below are the 2015 Walter Camp All-American teams in their entirety, per

First Team Offense

Pos.     Name, School                                                 Ht        Wgt     Yr.      Hometown

WR      Corey Coleman, Baylor                                  5-11     190      Jr.        Richardson, TX

WR      Josh Doctson, TCU                                         6-3       195      Sr.        Mansfield, TX

TE       Hunter Henry, Arkansas                                 6-5       253      Jr.        Little Rock, AK

OL       Joshua Garnett, Stanford                                6-5       321      Sr.        Puyallup, WA

OL       Spencer Drango, Baylor                              6-6       320      Sr.        Cedar Park, TX

OL       Ronnie Stanley, Notre Dame                          6-6       315      Sr.        Las Vegas, NV

OL       Taylor Decker, Ohio State                              6-8       315      Sr.        Vandalia, OH

C         Ryan Kelly, Alabama                                      6-5       297      Sr.        West Chester, OH

QB      Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma                            6-1       209      Jr.        Austin, TX

RB       Derrick Henry, Alabama                                 6-1       243      Jr.        Yulee, FL

RB       Leonard Fournette, LSU                                6-1       220      Soph.   New Orleans, LA

PK       Ka’imi Fairbairn, UCLA                                 6-0       190      Sr.        Kailua, HI

First Team Defense

Pos.     Name, School                                                 Ht        Wgt     Yr.      Hometown

DL       Carl Nassib, Penn State                                  6-7       272      Sr.        West Chester, PA

DL       Myles Garrett, Texas A&M                            6-5       262      Soph.   Arlington, TX

DL       Joey Bosa, Ohio State                                   6-6       275      Jr.        Fort Lauderdale, FL

DL       Shaq Lawson, Clemson                                  6-3       270      Jr.        Central, SC

LB       Reggie Ragland, Alabama                              6-2       252      Sr.        Madison, AL

LB       Jaylon Smith, Notre Dame                              6-3       240      Jr.        Fort Wayne, IN

LB       Tyler Matakevich, Temple                              6-1       232      Sr.        Stratford, CT

DB      Desmond King, Iowa                                     5-11     200      Jr.        Detroit, MI

DB      Jeremy Cash, Duke                                              6-2       210      Sr.        Miami, FL

DB      Vernon Hargreaves, III, Florida                  5-11     199      Jr.        Tampa, FL

DB      Jalen Ramsey, Florida State                            6-1       201      Jr.        Smyrna, TN

P          Tom Hackett, Utah                                  5-11     195      Sr.        Melbourne, Australia

KR      Evan Berry, Tennessee                                    5-11     207      Soph.   Fairburn, GA

Second Team Offense

Pos.     Name, School                                                 Ht        Wgt     Yr.      Hometown

WR      Laquon Treadwell, Mississippi                       6-2       210      Jr.        Crete, IL

WR      Tajae Sharpe, Massachusetts                           6-3       188      Sr.        Piscataway, NJ

TE       Jordan Leggett, Clemson                                6-5       255      Jr.        Navarre, FL

OL       Jack Conklin, Michigan State                         6-6       325      Jr.        Plainwell, MI

OL       Laremy Tunsil, Mississippi                              6-5       305      Jr.        Lake City, FL

OL       Jason Spriggs, Indiana                                    6-7       305      Sr.        Elkhart, IN

OL       Vadal Alexander, LSU                                   6-6       329      Sr.        Buford, GA

C         Jack Allen, Michigan State                             6-2       296      Sr.        Hinsdale, IL

QB      Deshaun Watson, Clemson                             6-2       210      Soph.   Gainesville, GA

QB      Trevone Boykin, TCU                                      6-2       205      Sr.        Dallas, TX

RB       Christian McCaffrey, Stanford                       6-0       201      Soph.   Castle Rock, CA

RB       Dalvin Cook, Florida State                             5-11     202      Soph.   Miami, FL

PK       Daniel Carlson, Auburn                             6-4       213      Soph.   Colorado Springs, CO

PK       Jake Elliott, Memphis                                     5-10     165      Jr.        Western Springs, IL


Second Team Defense

Pos.     Name, School                                                 Ht        Wgt     Yr.      Hometown

DL       A’Shawn Robinson, Alabama                           6-4       312      Jr.        Fort Worth, TX

DL       Emmanuel Ogbah, Oklahoma State                6-4       275      Jr.        Houston, TX

DL       Robert Nkemdiche, Mississippi                      6-4       290      Jr.        Loganville, GA

DL       Shilique Calhoun, Michigan State                6-5       250      Sr.        Middletown, NJ

LB       Kentrell Brothers, Missouri                             6-1       235      Sr.        Guthrie, OK

LB       Joe Schobert, Wisconsin                                 6-2       236      Sr.        Waukesha, WI

LB       Raekwon McMillan, Ohio State                     6-2       240      Soph.   Hinseville, GA

DB      Shawun Lurry, Northern Illinois             5-8       178      Soph.   West Palm Beach, FL

DB      Eddie Jackson, Alabama                                 6-0       194      Jr.        Lauderdale Lakes, FL

DB      Jourdan Lewis, Michigan                                5-10     176      Jr.        Detroit, MI

DB      Zach Sanchez, Oklahoma                               5-11     179      Jr.        Fort Worth, TX

P          Michael Carrizosa, San Jose State                  5-10     215      Soph.   Salinas, CA

KR      Christian McCaffrey, Stanford                       6-0       201      Soph.   Castle Rock, CO