Gil Brandt's All-American team and major award picks

NFL Media senior analyst Gil Brandt names his 2013 college football All-American and picks for the season's major awards:

Award picks

Heisman Trophy: Jameis Winston, Florida State
Davey O'Brien Award (Top quarterback): Jameis Winston, Florida State
Doak Walker Award (Top running back): Tre Mason, Auburn
Fred Biletnikoff Award (Top receiver): Sammy Watkins, Clemson
John Mackey Award (Top tight end): Eric Ebron, North Carolina
Outland Trophy (Top interior lineman): Aaron Donald, Pittsburgh
Rotary Lombardi Award (Top lineman or linebacker): Jake Matthews, Texas A&M
Chuck Bednarik Award (Top defensive player): Lamarcus Joyner, Florida State
Bronko Nagurski Award (Top defensive player): Lamarcus Joyner, Florida State
Ted Hendricks Award (Top defensive end): Jackson Jeffcoat, Texas
Dick Butkus Award (Top linebacker): C.J. Mosley, Alabama
Jim Thorpe Award (Top defensive back): Justin Gilbert, Oklahoma State
Paul Hornung Award (Most versatile player): Odell Beckham, LSU
Coach of the year: Gus Malzahn, Auburn

All-American teams

Take a look at Heisman Trophy winners who also excelled in the NFL, including eight who went on to become members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.


QB: Jameis Winston, Florida State
RB: Carlos Hyde, Ohio State
RB: Tre Mason, Auburn
FB: Jay Prosch, Auburn
WR: Davante Adams, Fresno State
WR: Sammy Watkins, Clemson
TE: Eric Ebron, North Carolina
OT: Cyrus Kouandjio, Alabama
OT: Jake Matthews, Texas A&M
G: Gabe Jackson, Mississippi State
G: Cyril Richardson, Baylor
C: Weston Richburg, Colorado State


DE: Ben Gardner, Stanford
DE: Jackson Jeffcoat, Texas
DT: Ra'Shede Hageman, Minnesota
DT: Anthony Johnson, LSU
LB: Anthony Barr, UCLA
LB:C.J. Mosley, Alabama
LB: Ryan Shazier, Ohio State
CB: Darqueze Dennard, Michigan State
CB: Justin Gilbert, Oklahoma State
S: Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Alabama
S: Lamarcus Joyner, Florida State


K: Nate Freese, Boston College
P: Richard Leone, Houston
KR: Odell Beckham, LSU

Follow Gil Brandt on Twitter @Gil_Brandt.

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