Evans, Matthews named Walter Camp All-Americans

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ORLANDO, Fla. --- Texas A&M standouts Mike Evans and Jake Matthews earned first-team All-America honors from the Walter Camp Football Foundation, the organization announced in conjunction with the Home Depot College Football Awards on Thursday.

Evans, from Galveston, Texas, led the Aggies in receptions and receiving yards for the second straight year with 65 for 1,322 yards and 12 touchdowns. He broke the old record of 1,207 receiving yards set by Ryan Swope in 2011 and he matched the school record for touchdown catches originally set by Jeff Fuller in 2010. He led the SEC in receiving touchdowns, ranked No. 2 in receiving yards and was fourth in catches. His 20.3 yards per catch were tops in the SEC among receivers with 40 or more catches. He also matched the school single game record with four receiving touchdowns against Auburn. He broke the school record for receiving yards twice with 279 vs. Alabama and then 287 vs. Auburn, and he now owns two of the top five receiving efforts in SEC history.

Matthews, from Missouri City, Texas, is the team leader with 45 consecutive starts on the Aggies’ offensive front. The versatile Matthews held down the all-important left tackle position for the majority of 2013, but also made several starts at right tackle when injuries forced some lineup shuffling. With Matthews clearing the way, the Aggies led the SEC in passing offense, total offense and scoring offense. The Aggies go into the 2013 Chick-fil-A Bowl with 6,458 total yards, including 4,211 passing yards, and have scored 523 points.

2013 Walter Camp All-America Teams
First Team Offense
Pos. Name, School Hgt Wgt Class Hometown
WR Mike Evans, Texas A&M, 6-5, 225, Soph., Galveston, TX
WR Brandin Cooks, Oregon State, 5-10, 18,6 Jr., Stockton, CA
TE Jace Amaro, Texas Tech, 6-5, 260, Jr., San Antonio, TX
OL Cyrus Louandjio, Alabama, 6-6, 310, Jr., Hyattsville, MD
OL Jake Matthews, Texas A&M # 6-5, 305, Sr., Missouri City, TX
OL Cyril Richardson, Baylor, 6-5, 340, Sr., Fort Worth, TX
OL David Yankey, Stanford, 6-5 313, Sr., Roswell, GA
C Gabe Ikard, Oklahoma, 6-3, 298, Sr,. Oklahoma City, OK
QB AJ McCarron, Alabama, 6-4, 214, Sr,. Mobile, AL
RB Ka’Deem Carey, Arizona, 5-10, 207, Jr,. Tucson, AZ
RB Andre Williams, Boston College, 6-0, 227, Sr., Schnecksville, PA
PK Anthony Fera, Texas, 6-2, 208, Sr., Cypress, TX
PK Roberto Aguayo, Florida State, 6-1, 203, Fr., Mascotte, FL

First Team Defense
DL Aaron Donald, Pittsburgh, 6-0, 285, Sr., Pittsburgh, PA
DL Michael Sam, Missouri, 6-2, 255, Sr., Hitchcock, TX
DL Jackson Jeffcoat, Texas, 6-5, 250, Sr., Plano, TX
DL Vic Beasley, Clemson, 6-2, 235, Jr., Adairsville, GA
LB C.J. Mosley, Alabama*, 6-2, 238, Sr., Mobile, AL
LB Anthony Barr, UCLA, 6-4, 248, Sr., San Pedro, CA
LB Trent Murphy, Stanford, 6-6, 261, Sr., Mesa, AZ
DB Darqueze Dennard, Michigan State, 5-11, 197, Sr., Dry Branch, CA
DB Lamarcus Joyner, Florida State, 5-8, 190, Sr., Fort Lauderdale, FL
DB Jason Verrett, TCU #, 5-10, 176, Sr., Fairfield, CA
DB Justin Gilbert, Oklahoma State, 6-0, 200, Sr., Huntsville, TX
P Austin Rehkow, Idaho, 6-3, 202, Fr., Veradale, WA
KR Ty Montgomery, Stanford, 6-2, 215, Jr., Dallas, TX

Second Team Offense
Pos. Name, School Hgt Wgt Class Hometown
WR Sammy Watkins, Clemson, 6-1, 205, Jr., Fort Myers, FL
WR Davante Adams, Fresno State, 6-2, 216, Soph., Palo Alto, CA
TE Eric Ebron, North Carolina, 6-4, 245, Jr., Greensboro, NC
OL Taylor Lewan, Michigan *, 6-8, 315, Sr., Cave Creek, AZ
OL Jack Mewhort, Ohio State, 6-6, 308, Sr., Toledo, OH
OL Gabe Jackson, Mississippi State, 6-4, 340, Sr., Liberty, MS
OL Cameron Erving, Florida State, 6-6, 320, Jr., Moultrie, GA
C Bryan Stork, Florida State, 6-4, 300, Sr., Vero Beach, FL
QB Jameis Winston, Florida State, 6-4, 228, Fr., Bessemer, AL
RB Bishop Sankey, Washington, 5-10, 203, Jr., Spokane, WA
RB Kapri Bibbs, Colorado State, 5-11, 203, Soph., Plainfield, IL
PK Jeff Budzien, Northwestern, 5-11, 175, Sr., Hartland, WA

Second Team Defense
DL Marcus Smith, Louisville, 6-3, 252, Sr., Columbus, GA
DL Shilique Calhoun, Michigan State, 6-4, 250, Soph., Middletown, NJ
DL Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina*, 6-6, 274, Jr., Rock Hill, SC
DL Demarcus Lawrence, Boise State, 6-3, 245, Jr., Aiken, SC
LB Ryan Shazier, Ohio State, 6-2, 230, Jr., Fort Lauderdale, FL
LB Khalil Mack, Buffalo, 6-3, 248, Sr., Fort Pierce, FL
LB Kyle Van Noy, BYU, 6-3, 245, Sr., Reno, NV
DB Anthony Harris, Virginia, 6-1, 190, Jr., Chesterfield, VA
DB Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, Oregon, 5-10, 185, Jr., Chino Hills, CA
DB Kyle Fuller, Virginia Tech, 6-0, 194, Sr., Baltimore, MD
DB Deone Bucannon, Washington State, 6-1, 215, Sr., Fairfield, CA
DB Lorenzo Doss, Tulane, 5-11, 175, Soph., New Orleans, LA
P Tom Hornsey, Memphis, 6-3, 210, Sr., Geelong, Victoria, Australia
KR DeVon Edwards, Duke, 5-9, 185, Fr., Covington, GA

* - 2012 Walter Camp First Team All-America
# - 2012 Walter Camp Second Team All-America




 
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