It’s been a great first half of the 2010 season. Now for the All-Americans of the midway point:
QB–Denard Robinson, Michigan: The most impressive offensive player of the first half. Second in rushing, 12th in passing efficiency. Heisman front runner.
FB–Owen Marecic, Stanford: Throwback fullback who can run, block and catch. Also plays defense.
WR–Justin Blackmon, Oklahoma State; Alshon Jeffery, South Carolina: Blackmon leads the nation in receiving yardage and scoring. Jeffery has turned into a physically dominant wide out.
TE–Michael Egnew, Missouri: The latest in a recent line of stud Tiger tight ends.
OL Unit–Oregon: This fivesome has paced the Ducks to 317 rushing yards per game, while allowing just two sacks.
DE–Vinny Curry, Marshall; Ryan Kerrigan, Purdue: Curry leads the nation in sacks with 8, while Kerrigan already has 13 tackles for loss.
DT–Brandon Bair, Oregon; Drake Nevis, LSU: Bair leads the Pac-10 with 12.5 tackles for loss, while Nevis has 5 sacks and 10.5 tackles for loss.
CB–Patrick Peterson, LSU; Greg Reid, Florida State: Two lockdown corners who also serve as great return men.
S–Mark Barron, Alabama; Tony Jefferson, Oklahoma: Barron leads the Tide defense in tackles, while Jefferson might be the best freshman defender in the country.
P–Trevor Hankins, ASU–Leads the nation with an average of 48.5 yards per punt.
PK–Nate Whitaker, Stanford: A perfect 11 for 11 on field goals (including a game winner), plus an impressive 15 touchbacks on kickoffs.