Ragin’ Cajun RG Kevin Dotson Named SI First Team All-American
Louisiana Ragin' Cajun guard Kevin Dotson has been named a first-team All-American by Sports Illustrated.
Dotson is the only Sun Belt representative.
The senior from Plaquemine, Louisiana, is the strongest player on the team.
After he plays his final game with Louisiana in the Lending Tree Bowl on January 6th in Mobile, he'll head to St. Petersburg to play in the East-West Shrine Bowl in St. Petersburg, Florida on January 18th.
Other SI first-teamer All-Americans include 3 LSU Tigers in quarterback Joe Burrow, wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase and cornerback Derek Stingley Jr.
Burrow and Chase were unanimous selections.
(* indicates unanimous)
QB: Joe Burrow, LSU*
RB: Chuba Hubbard, Oklahoma State
RB: Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin
WR: Ja'Marr Chase, LSU*
WR: CeeDee Lamb, Oklahoma
TE: Harrison Bryant, Florida Atlantic
OT: Andrew Thomas, Georgia*
OT: Penei Sewell, Oregon
OG: Shane Lemieux, Oregon
OG: Kevin Dotson, Louisiana
C: Tyler Biadasz, Wisconsin*
DL: Chase Young, Ohio State*
DL: Derrick Brown, Auburn*
DL: Bradlee Anae, Utah
DL: Quincy Roche, Temple
LB: Isaiah Simmons, Clemson*
LB: Micah Parsons, Penn State
LB: Hamilcar Rashed Jr., Oregon State
CB: Jeff Okudah, Ohio State
CB: Derek Stingley Jr., LSU
S: Antoine Winfield Jr., Minnesota
S: Julian Blackmon, Utah
K: Rodrigo Blankenship, Georgia
P: Braden Mann, Texas A&M
All-Purpose: Lynn Bowden Jr., Kentucky
Returner: Jaylen Waddle, Alabama
QB Jalen Hurts, Oklahoma; RB J.K. Dobbins, Ohio State; RB Travis Etienne, Clemson; WR DeVonta Smith, Alabama; WR Rashod Bateman, Minnesota; TE Brycen Hopkins, Purdue; OT Mekhi Becton, Louisville; OT Jedrick Wills Jr., Alabama; OG Wyatt Davis, Ohio State; OG Solomon Kindley, Georgia; C Nick Harris, Washington
DL A.J. Epenesa, Iowa; DL James Lynch, Baylor; DL Chris Rumph II, Duke; DL Alex Highsmith, Charlotte; LB: Anfernee Jennings, Alabama; LB Curtis Weaver, Boise State; LB Evan Weaver, Cal; CB Jaylon Johnson, Utah; CB Amik Robertson, Louisiana Tech; S: Grayland Arnold, Baylor; S: JR Reed, Georgia
K: Nick Sciba, Wake Forest; P: Max Duffy, Kentucky; All-Purpose: Jalen Reagor, TCU; Returner: Joe Reed, Virginia