ESPN releases Way Too Early 2022 All-American Team for college football

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ESPN releases Way Too Early 2022 All-American Team for college football

Stephen Samra01/23/22
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After an exciting college football season, fans from all around the country are itching for more. As we look towards next season, ESPN released their Way Too Early 2022 All-American Team for college football.

Of course, stars returning to their programs from last season are littered throughout ESPN’s predictions. To illustrate, Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Bryce Young begins the list, and he’s sure to be the favorite to win the award once again.

Additionally, multiple Georgia Bulldogs stars make an appearance on ESPN’s list. After ending the program’s title drought, the heroes of Athens will look to add another to the trophy case.

While many things could change from now until the start of the college football season, ESPN tried their hand at predicting the 2022 All-American Team. Here’s who they believe has the best chance at receiving one of the biggest honors in the sport.

ESPN Way Too Early 2022 All-American Team:


Quarterback — Bryce Young, Alabama Crimson Tide
Running back — Bijan Robinson, Texas Longhorns
Running back — TreVeyon Henderson, Ohio State Buckeyes
Wide receiver — Jordan Addison, Pittsburgh Panthers
Wide receiver — Jaxon Smith-Njigba, Ohio State Buckeyes
Tight end — Brock Bowers, Georgia Bulldogs
Tackle — Dawand Jones, Ohio State Buckeyes
Guard — Caleb Chandler, Louisville Cardinals
Center — Olusegun Oluwatimi, Michigan Wolverines
Guard — O’Cyrus Torrence, Florida Gators
Tackle — Peter Skoronski, Northwestern Wildcats
AP — Deuce Vaughn, Kansas State Wildcats


Defensive end — Zion Tupuola-Fetui, Washington Huskies
Defensive tackle — Jalen Carter, Georgia Bulldogs
Defensive tackle — Bryan Bresee, Clemson Tigers
Defensive end — Andre Carter II, Army Black Knights
Linebacker — Will Anderson Jr., Alabama Crimson Tide
Linebacker — Trenton Simpson, Clemson Tigers
Linebacker — Dallas Turner, Alabama Crimson Tide
Cornerback — Kelee Ringo, Georgia Bulldogs
Cornerback — Riley Moss, Iowa Hawkeyes
Safety — Jordan Battle, Alabama Crimson Tide
Safety — Brandon Joseph, Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Special teams:

Kicker — Harrison Mevis, Missouri Tigers
Punter — Kyle Ostendorp, Arizona Wildcats
Kick returner — Brian Battie, South Florida Bulls