Junior defensive end Bjoern Werner and senior kicker Dustin Hopkins continue to earn accolades for their stellar 2012 seasons.
By Florida State Sports Information
Florida State’s Bjoern Werner and Dustin Hopkins have both been recognized as 2012 Walter Camp First-Team All-Americans in an announcement made Thursday night by the Walter Camp Football Football Foundation at the Home Depot ESPN College Football Awards.
Werner led the Atlantic Coast Conference in sacks this season with 13, was named ACC Defensive Player of the Year by both the media and coaches, and was a finalist for the Nagurski Award.
Hopkins, a Groza Award finalist, has converted 24 of 28 field goals and an ACC-record 133 points this season. He is the NCAA FBS all-time kick scorer with 459 points.
Earlier Thursday, Hopkins was announced as a first-team Capital One Academic All-American, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). A graduate student pursuing his master’s degree in international affairs, Hopkins carries a 3.76 cumulative grade point average. He was a second-team Capital One Academic All-American in 2011.
Werner and Hopkins also earned first-team All-American honors from FoxSportsNext.com on Thursday.
First Team Offense
WR – Marqise Lee, USC
WR – Terrance Williams, Baylor
TE – Zach Ertz, Stanford
OL – Luke Joeckel, Texas A&M
OL – Jonathan Cooper, North Carolina
OL – Chance Warmack, Alabama
OL – Taylor Lewan, Michigan
C – Barrett Jones, Alabama #
QB – Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M
RB – Kenjon Barner, Oregon
RB – Montee Ball, Wisconsin
RB – Ka’Deem Carey, Arizona
PK – Dustin Hopkins, Florida State
First Team Defense
DL – Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
DL – Bjoern Werner, Florida State
DL – Damontre Moore, Texas A&M
DL – Star Lotulelei, Utah
LB – Manti Te’o, Notre Dame @
LB – Jarvis Jones, Georgia #
LB – C.J. Mosley, Alabama
DB – Dee Milliner, Alabama
DB – Phillip Thomas, Fresno State
DB – Johnthan Banks, Mississippi State
DB – Jordan Poyer, Oregon State
P – Ryan Allen, Louisiana Tech @
KR – Dri Archer, Kent State