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SI'S ALL-AMERICAS

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OFFENSE

QB DESHAUN WATSON

CLEMSON, JUNIOR

The Heisman finalist gained 5,209 yards in '15.

RB LEONARD FOURNETTE

LSU, JUNIOR

He ran for 1,953 yards.

RB DALVIN COOK

FLORIDA ST., JUNIOR

He edges Christian McCaffrey of Stanford.

WR JUJU SMITH-SCHUSTER

USC, JUNIOR

He led Power 5 receivers in '15 with 1,454 yards.

WR CALVIN RIDLEY

ALABAMA, SOPH.

He had 89 grabs and 1,045 yards.

TE JAKE BUTT

MICHIGAN, SENIOR

He could've gone as early as the second round in April.

T RODERICK JOHNSON

FLORIDA ST., JUNIOR

He was the ACC's top blocker in '15.

G DAN FEENEY

INDIANA, SENIOR

In his three years as a starter, he has allowed one sack.

C PAT ELFLEIN

OHIO STATE, SENIOR

He's moving from guard.

G QUENTON NELSON

NOTRE DAME, SOPH.

He's young, but he's reliable and has a mean streak.

T CAM ROBINSON

ALABAMA, JUNIOR

He was first-team all-SEC last year.

DEFENSE

DL MYLES GARRETT

TEXAS A&M, JUNIOR

With 24 sacks, he's a contender for the top pick.

DL MALIK MCDOWELL

MICHIGAN ST., JUNIOR

He's the best DL on a top defensive team.

DL JONATHAN ALLEN

ALABAMA, SENIOR

He has 26 TFLs in the last two years.

LB JABRILL PEPPERS

MICHIGAN, SOPH.

He's a linebacker, but he'll play all over the field.

LB DEVONTE FIELDS

LOUISVILLE, SENIOR

He had 11 sacks and 64 tackles last year.

LB RAEKWON MCMILLAN

OHIO STATE, JUNIOR

He led OSU with 119 stops in '15.

LB REUBEN FOSTER

ALABAMA, SENIOR

He's as good against the pass as the run.

CB DESMOND KING

IOWA, SENIOR

He won the Jim Thorpe Award as a junior.

CB JOURDAN LEWIS

MICHIGAN, SENIOR

He had 22 passes defended last season.

S DERWIN JAMES

FLORIDA ST., SOPH.

As a freshman he had 91 tackles with 9½ TFLs.

S BUDDA BAKER

WASHINGTON, JUNIOR

Has the speed to cover the whole field.