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SI's 2012 PRESEASON ALL-AMERICA TEAM
STEWART MANDEL
August 20, 2012
Trojan playmakers, Crimson Tide big uglies, Bayou B engals defenders and a pair of Fighting Irishmen who bypassed the NFL to return to school are among college football's best and brightest
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August 20, 2012

Si's 2012 Preseason All-america Team

Trojan playmakers, Crimson Tide big uglies, Bayou B engals defenders and a pair of Fighting Irishmen who bypassed the NFL to return to school are among college football's best and brightest

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Sam Montgomery

DE, JR., LSU

Returning All-America had nine sacks on a D that ranked second nationally in 2011.

Jarvis Jones

LB, JR., GEORGIA

All-America and Butkus Award finalist tied for second in nation with 13½ sacks in '11.

Manti Te'o

LB, SR., NOTRE DAME

A steady force, he unexpectedly returned after dazzling with 128 tackles as a junior.

Chase Thomas

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