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The 2023 Related Press preseason All-America workforce was unveiled on Monday.
Headlining the record of faculty soccer’s prime returning gamers is USC quarterback and reigning Heisman Trophy winner Caleb Williams. He is joined on the offensive facet by Ohio State star large receiver Marvin Harrison Jr. and Michigan operating again Blake Corum.
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USC QB Caleb Williams, Ohio State WR Marvin Harrison Jr. and Michigan RB Blake Corum headline the preseason AP All-America workforce.
Your complete preseason All-America first workforce seems like this:
Quarterback: Caleb Williams, junior, Southern California.
Working again: Blake Corum, senior, Michigan; Quinshon Judkins, sophomore, Mississippi.
Sort out: Joe Alt, junior, Notre Dame; Olu Fashanu, senior, Penn State.
Guard: Cooper Beebe, senior, Kansas State; Zak Zinter, senior, Michigan.
Heart: Sedrick Van Pran, senior, Georgia.
Tight finish: Brock Bowers, junior, Georgia.
Large receiver: Marvin Harrison Jr., junior, Ohio State; Rome Odunze, senior, Washington; Emeka Egbuka, junior, Ohio State.
All-purpose participant: Travis Hunter, sophomore, Colorado.
Kicker: Joshua Karty, senior, Stanford.
Edge rusher: Jared Verse, senior, Florida State; Bralen Trice, senior, Washington.
Inside linemen: Jer’Zhan Newton, senior, Illinois; Dontay Corleone, junior, Cincinnati.
Linebacker: Harold Perkins, sophomore, LSU; Jamon Dumas-Johnson, junior, Georgia; Tommy Eichenberg, senior, Ohio State.
Cornerback: Kool-Help McKinstry, junior, Alabama; Kalen King, junior, Penn State.
Security: Kam Kinchens, junior, Miami; Malaki Starks, sophomore, Georgia.
Defensive again: Cooper DeJean, junior, Iowa.
Punter: Tory Taylor, senior, Iowa.
Arguably the most effective participant in all of faculty soccer, Williams is again for the Trojans after being named 2022 AP Participant of the 12 months whereas additionally successful the Maxwell Award and the Walter Camp Award. The 21-year-old, who transferred from Oklahoma final yr, threw for 4,537 yards and 42 touchdowns in opposition to simply 5 interceptions whereas including 113 carries for 382 yards and 10 extra scores.
The son of Professional Soccer Corridor of Famer Marvin Harrison, the Buckeyes wideout is coming off a breakout sophomore marketing campaign through which he posted 77 catches for 1,263 yards and 14 touchdowns. Harrison leads what could be the most effective receiving corps within the nation, as fellow Ohio State receiver Emeka Egbuka was additionally named to the pre-season All-American workforce.
Corum was a Heisman Trophy candidate final yr after he rushed for 1,463 yards and 18 touchdowns on 247 carries earlier than struggling a knee damage late within the yr that held him out of the Massive Ten Championship. He shall be making an attempt to assist the Wolverines make a 3rd consecutive look within the Faculty Soccer Playoff.
The college with essentially the most first-team picks is two-time defending nationwide champion No. 1 Georgia, with tight finish Brock Bowers, middle Sedrick Van Pran and defensive backs Malaki Starks and Javon Bullard. Ohio State was second with three picks, as linebacker Tommy Eichenberg joined Harrison and Egbuka.
The Massive Ten led all conferences with 12 first-team picks, adopted by the SEC with seven.
The 2023 school soccer season will start on Saturday, Aug. 26, with Williams main the No. 6 Trojans in a primetime matchup in opposition to San Jose State.