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Marvin Wilson named first team AP All-American

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The highly hyped defensive tackle receives another accolade

Florida State Football Program Leads a Unity Walk in Tallahassee Photo by Don Juan Moore/Getty Images

Florida State Seminoles football senior defensive lineman Marvin Wilson was named a preseason first team All-American, along with fellow ACC mates Clemson Tigers running back Travis Etienne and quarterback Trevor Lawrence, Miami-Florida Hurricanes defensive lineman Gregory Rousseau, Pittsburgh Panthers defensive tackle Jaylen Twyman and Syracuse Orange safety Andre Cisco

The list was released Tuesday, including several players who have opted out (including Rousseau and Twyman) as well as those who have had their seasons cancelled.

The AP Top 25 poll, released yesterday, followed suit in including teams not playing in fall 2020, but said that those teams won’t be eligible moving forward.

First Team Preseason AP All-Americans

Offense

QB: Trevor Lawrence, junior, Clemson

RB: Chuba Hubbard, junior, Oklahoma State; Travis Etienne, senior, Clemson

Tackle: Penei Sewell, junior, Oregon; Alex Leatherwood, senior, Alabama

Guard: Wyatt Davis, junior, Ohio State; Trey Smith, senior, Tennessee

Center: Creed Humphrey, junior, Oklahoma Sooners

TE: Pat Freiermuth, junior, Penn State

WR: Ja’Marr Chase, junior, LSU; DeVonta Smith, senior, Alabama

All-purpose: Rondale Moore, junior, Purdue Boilermakers

Kicker: Keith Duncan, senior, Iowa

Defense

DE: Kayvon Thibodeaux, sophomore, Oregon; Gregory Rousseau, junior, Miami

DT: Marvin Wilson, senior, Florida State; Jaylen Twyman, junior, Pittsburgh Panthers

LB: Micah Parsons, junior, Penn State; Hamilcar Rashed Jr., senior, Oregon State; Dylan Moses, senior, Alabama

CB: Derek Stingley Jr., sophomore, LSU; Shaun Wade, junior, Ohio State

Safety: Richard LeCounte, senior, Georgia; Andre Cisco, junior, Syracuse

Punter: Max Duffy, senior, Kentucky

Second Team Preseason AP All-Americans

Offense

QB: Justin Fields, junior, Ohio State Buckeyes

RB: Najee Harris, senior, Alabama; Kenneth Gainwell, sophomore, Memphis Tigers

Tackle: Samuel Cosmi, junior, Texas Longhorns; Cole Van Lanen, senior, Wisconsin Badgers

Guard: Nolan Laufenberg, senior, Air Force; Alijah Vera-Tucker, junior, Southern California

Center: Tyler Linderbaum, junior, Iowa

TE: Charlie Kolar, junior, Iowa State

WR: Tylan Wallace, senior, Oklahoma State; Rashod Bateman, junior, Minnesota Golden Gophers

All-purpose: Jaylen Waddle, junior, Alabama

Kicker: Gabe Brkic, sophomore, Oklahoma Sooners

Defense

DE: Carlos Basham, senior, Wake Forest Demon; Quincy Roche, senior, Miami

DT: Jay Tufele, junior, Southern California; Levi Onwuzurike, senior, Washington

LB: Chazz Surratt senior, North Carolina; Nick Bolton, junior, Missouri; Paddy Fisher, senior, Northwestern

CB: Patrick Surtain II, junior, Alabama; Caleb Farley, junior, Virginia Tech

Safety: Jevon Holland, junior, Oregon; Trevon Moehrig, junior, TCU

Punter: Adam Korsak, junior, Rutgers