I had the privilege of being a part of the group that selected the All-American team for the Associated Press this season.

Not easy coming up with the best players in the country! There are so many players worthy of consideration that didn't make my list, or the actual AP list, which was comprised of three teams.

Below is the two-deep All-American team ballot I submitted to the Associated Press.

Later this week, the AP will announce its All-Pac-12 team, and I had a chance to vote for that, as well. I'll reveal my choices for All-Pac-12 once the actual team is announced.

FIRST TEAM



Offense
QB--Deshaun Watson, Clemson, So.
RB--Dalvin Cook, Florida State, So.
RB--Derrick Henry, Alabama, Jr.
OT--Jack Conklin, Michigan State, Jr.
OT--Spencer Drango, Baylor, Sr.
OG--Joshua Garnett, Stanford, Sr.
OG--Landon Turner, North Carolina, Sr.
C--Ryan Kelly, Alabama, Sr.
TE--Hunter Henry, Arkansas, Jr.
WR--Corey Coleman, Baylor, Jr.
WR--Will Fuller, Notre Dame, Jr.
All-purpose player --Christian McCaffrey, Stanford, So.
K--Ka'imi Fairbairn, UCLA, Sr.

Defense
DE--Joey Bosa, Ohio State, Jr.
DE--Carl Nassib, Penn State, Sr.
DT--Sheldon Day, Notre Dame, Sr.
DT--A'Shawn Robinson, Alabama, Jr.
LB--Tyler Matakevich, Temple, Sr.
LB--Reggie Ragland, Alabama, Sr.
LB--Jaylon Smith, Notre Dame, Jr.
CB--Vernon Hargreaves III, Florida, Jr.


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CB--Desmond King, Iowa, Jr.
S--Jeremy Cash, Duke, Sr.
S--Jayron Kearse, Clemson, Jr.
P--Tom Hackett, Utah, Sr.

SECOND TEAM



Offense
QB--Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma, So.
RB--Ezekiel Elliott, Ohio State, Jr.
RB--Leonard Fournette, LSU, So.
OT--Taylor Decker, Ohio State, Sr.
OT--Kyle Murphy, Stanford, Sr.
OG--Pat Elflein, Ohio State, Jr.
OG--Sebastian Tretola, Arkansas, Sr.
C--Jack Allen, Michigan State, Sr.
TE--Austin Hooper, Stanford, Jr.
WR--Josh Doctson, TCU, Sr.
WR--JuJu Smith-Schuster, Southern California, So.
All-purpose player --Evan Berry, Tennessee, So.
K--Daniel Carlson, Auburn, So.

Defense
DE--DeForest Buckner, Oregon, Sr.
DE--Shaq Lawson, Clemson, Jr.
DT--Andrew Billings, Baylor, Jr.
DT--Jonathan Bullard, Florida, Sr.
LB--Kentrell Brothers, Missouri, Sr.
LB--Blake Martinez, Stanford, Sr.
LB--Eric Striker, Oklahoma, Sr.
CB--Jourdan Lewis, Michigan, Jr.
CB--Shawun Lurry, Northern Illinois, So.
S--Vonn Bell, Ohio State, Jr.
S--Jalen Ramsey, Florida State, Jr.
P--Hayden Hunt, Colorado State, Jr.