2019 CollegeFootballPoll.com All-America Team

January 22, 2020 by CollegeFootballPoll.com Staff

CollegeFootballPoll.com today announced its 11th annual College Football All-America team. 25 players are selected - one for each position on an 11-man offensive roster, an 11-man defensive roster, plus three special team members (kicker, punter, return specialist). The committee is headed by Dave Congrove, owner/operator of the website and a member of the Football Writers Association of America.

Mr. Congrove is also a:
Member National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame
Member Maxwell Football Club
Member International Football Researchers Association
Voter FWAA-NFF Super 16 Football Poll
Voter College Football Hall Of Fame
Voter Fred Biletnikoff Award
Voter Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award
Voter Ray Guy Award
Voter Bednarik Award
Voter Maxwell Award
Voter George Munger Award
Voter NFL Bert Bell Player of the Year Award
Voter NFL Greasy Neale Coach of the Year Award
Nominating member Bronko Nagurski Trophy
Nominating member Outland Trophy
Nominating member FWAA All-America Team.

Congrove is the creator of the Congrove Computer Rankings (CCR Top 130).

The SEC dominates this year's team with 7 selections, highlighted by the 2019 Heisman winner and quarterback of the national champions, Joe Burrow. Another Tiger, safety Grant Delpit, joins him on the other side of the ball.

Three Georgia players make the list, led by a pair of offensive linemen, Andrew Thomas and Solomon Kindley. Both have declared early for the NFL draft. Placekicker Rodrigo Blankenship, the Lou Groza Award claimant, becomes Georgia's second CollegeFootballPoll.com All-America kicker, following Drew Butler in 2009.

Wisconsin Jonathan Taylor takes A-A honors at RB for the second straight year, joined by Chuba Hubbard of Oklahoma State.

Award-winners on this year's All-America team include Ohio State's Chase Young who captured both the Chuck Bednarik Award and the Bronko Nagurski Trophy as the nation's top defensive player. Also on the list are Outland Trophy-winning offensive lineman Penei Sewell of Oregon, Butkus winner Isaiah Simmons of Clemson, Rimington winner Tyle Biadasz, and Ray Guy winner Max Duffy of Kentucky.

CollegeFootballPoll.com is proud to present this roster of All-Americans for 2019.

Position Player Name School
Quarterback: Joe Burrow LSU
Running Backs: Jonathan Taylor Wisconsin
  Chuba Hubbard Oklahoma State
Wide Receivers: Ceedee Lamb Oklahoma
  Antonio Gandy-Golden Liberty
Tight End: Hunter Bryant Washington
Linemen: Andrew Thomas Georgia
  Penei Sewell Oregon
  Derrick Brown Auburn
  Solomon Kindley Georgia
  Tyler Biadasz Wisconsin
Linemen: Chase Young Ohio State
  Gregory Rousseau Miami (FL)
  Hamilcar Rashed, Jr. Oregon State
  DeAngelo Malone Western Kentucky
Linebackers: Evan Weaver California
  Rayshard Ashby Virginia Tech
  Isaiah Simmons Clemson
Defensive Backs: Grant Delpit LSU
  Amik Robertson Louisiana Tech
  Douglas Coleman Texas Tech
  Antoine Winfield Minnesota
Punter: Max Duffy Kentucky
Place-kicker: Rodrigo Blankenship Georgia
Returner: Jaylon Waddle Alabama

This year's All-America team features the following number of players from each conference:
SEC - 7
ACC - 4
Big Ten - 4
PAC-12 - 4
Big 12 - 3
CUSA - 2
Independents - 1
American - 0
MAC - 0
MWC - 0           
Sun Belt - 0