Amari Cooper makes FWAA Freshman All-American

Amari Cooper (9) has earned FWAA honors. (AP photo by Dave Martin)

Amari Cooper (9) has freshman FWAA honors. (AP photo by Dave Martin)

The Football Writers Association of America placed Alabama receiver Amari Cooper on its Freshman All-America squad.

Here’s the entire team:

Offense
QB–Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M, 6-1, 200, Kerrville, Texas
*RB–Kenneth Dixon, Louisiana Tech, 6-0, 215, Strong, Ark.
*RB–Todd Gurley, Georgia, 6-1, 218, Tarboro, N.C.
*WR—Amari Cooper, Alabama, 6-1, 198, Miami
WR–J.D. McKissic, Arkansas State, 5-10, 185, Phenix City, Ala.
WR–Davante Adams, Fresno State, 6-2, 200, Palo Alto, Calif.
OL–Tyler Johnstone, Oregon, 6-6; 292, Chandler, Ariz.
OL–Jake Brendel, UCLA,, 6-4, 295, Plano, Texas
OL–Jack Allen, Michigan State, 6-1, 295, Hinsdale, Ill.
OL–Austin Blythe, Iowa, 6-3, 275, Williamsburg, Iowa
OL–Le’Raven Clark, Texas Tech, 6-5, 303, Rockdale, Texas
OL–Parker Ehinger, Cincinnati, 6-7, 290, Rockford, Mich.
*TE–Devin Funchess, Michigan, 6-5, 229, Farmington Hills, Mich.

Defense
*DL–Devonte Fields, TCU, 6-4, 240, Arlington, Texas
*DL–Leonard Williams, Southern Cal, 6-5, 270, Daytona Beach, Fla.
DL–Deion Barnes, Penn State, 6-4, 246, Philadelphia, Penn.
DL–Samuel Ukwuachu, Boise State, 6-4, 222, Pearland, Texas
LB–Denzel Nkemdiche, Ole Miss, 5-11, 203, Loganville, Ga.
LB–Tyler Matakevich, Temple, 6-1. 220, Stratford, Conn.
LB–Kyler Fackrell, Utah State, 6-5, 236, Mesa, Ariz.
LB–Cory James, Colorado State, 6-0, 235, Del Rio, Texas
*DB–Ronald Darby, Florida State, 5-11, 189, Oxon Hill, Md.
*DB–KeiVarae Russell, Notre Dame, 5-11, 182, Everett, Wash.
*DB–Trevon Stewart, Houston, 5-9, 183, Patterson, La.
DB–Kevin Byard, Middle Tennessee, 5-11, 220, Lithonia, Ga.

Special Teams
*P–Tyler Williams, Marshall, 6-0, 195, Fort Wayne, Ind.
*K–Austin Lopez, San Jose State, 6-0, 170, Euless, Texas
PR–Jaime Wilson, Western Michigan, 5-11, 196, Belle Glade, Fla.
*KR–Duke Johnson, Miami (Fla.), 5-9, 188, Miami
*AP–Stefon Diggs, Maryland, 6-1, 185, Gaithersburg, Md.
*True freshman

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