Silva Named to AP All-America First Team

Follows selection to Walter Camp All-America First Team

Dec. 11, 2007

Boston College safety Jamie Silva has been named to the Associated Press All-America first team.

Silva, BC's leading tackler this season with 115 (75 solos, 40 assists), leads the team and is tied for 10th in the country with six interceptions. He was a finalist for the 2007 Jim Thorpe Award and earned All-ACC first-team honors. Last week, Silva was named to the Walter Camp All-America first team.

The complete AP All-America first team:

OFFENSE QB: Tim Tebow, sophomore, 6-foot-3, 235 pounds, Florida. RB: Darren McFadden, junior, 6-2, 215, Arkansas; Kevin Smith, junior, 6-1, 211, Central Florida. WR: Michael Crabtree, freshman, 6-3, 208, Texas Tech; Jordy Nelson, senior, 6-2, 213, Kansas State. OT: Jake Long, senior, 6-7, 313, Michigan; Anthony Collins, junior, 6-5, 320, Kansas. G: Duke Robinson, junior, 6-5, 330, Oklahoma; Martin O'Donnell, senior, 6-5, 305, Illinois. C: Steve Justice, senior, 6-4, 284, Wake Forest. TE: Martin Rucker, senior, 6-6, 255, Missouri. All-purpose: Jeremy Maclin, freshman, 6-1, 185, Missouri. K: Thomas Weber, freshman, 6-1, 202, Arizona State. DEFENSE DE: Chris Long, senior, 6-4, 280, Virginia; George Selvie, sophomore, 6-4, 242, South Florida. DT: Glenn Dorsey, senior, 6-2, 303, LSU; Sedrick Ellis, senior, 6-2, 305, Southern California. LB: Dan Connor, senior, 6-3, 233, Penn State; James Laurinaitis, junior, 6-3, 240, Ohio State; Jordan Dizon, senior, 6-0, 220, Colorado. CB: Aqib Talib, junior, 6-2, 195, Kansas; Antoine Cason, senior, 6-0, 185, Arizona. S: Craig Steltz, senior, 6-2, 209, LSU; Jamie Silva, senior, 5-11, 210, Boston College. P: Kevin Huber, junior, 6-1, 210, Cincinnati.

 

 

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