Walter Camp Releases 2022 Preseason All-America Team

The Walter Camp Football Foundation announced its preseason All-America Team on Monday.

Ten players who earned Walter Camp All-American recognition in 2020 and/or 2021 are on the 2022 preseason list.

Walter Camp, “The Father of American football,” first selected an All-America team in 1889. Camp – a former Yale University athlete and football coach – is also credited with developing play from scrimmage, set plays, the numerical assessment of goals and tries and the restriction of play to eleven men per side.

The entire team is below.

The College Football America 2022 Yearbook features more than 900 college football teams from the United States and Canada in more than 250 striking, full-color pages. That includes every team from the NCAA (FBS, FCS, Division II and Division III), NAIA, NJCAA, CCCAA and U Sports (Canada). It also includes dozens of action shots and stadium photos taken by the CFA staff.

The print edition is available online via Amazon.com.

Walter Camp 2022 Preseason All-America Team

First Team Preseason Offense

WR: Jordan Addison (USC)*, Jaxson Smith-Njigba (Ohio State)

TE: Brock Bowers (Georgia)

OL:  Peter Skoronski (Northwestern), Andrew Vorhees (USC), O’Cyrus Torrence (Florida), Caleb Chandler (Louisville)

C:  Jarrett Patterson (Notre Dame)

QB: Bryce Young (Alabama)#

RB:  Bijan Robinson (Texas), TreVeyon Henderson (Ohio State)

PK: Jake Moody (Michigan)*

First Team Preseason Defense

DL:  Bryan Bresee (Clemson), Jalen Carter (Georgia), Zion Tupuola-Fetui (Washington), Andre Carter II (Army West Point)

LB:  Will Anderson (Alabama), Trenton Simpson (Clemson), Noah Sewell (Oregon)

DB:  Cam Smith (South Carolina), Eli Ricks (Alabama), Kelee Ringo (Georgia), Antonio Johnson (Texas A&M)

P: Adam Korsak (Rutgers)#

KR:  Brian Battie (South Florida)*

Second Team Preseason Offense

WR:  Xavier Worthy (Texas), Kayshon Boutte (LSU)

TE:  Michael Mayer (Notre Dame)

OL:  John Michael Schmitz (Minnesota), Dawand Jones (Ohio State), Jordan McFadden (Clemson), Zach Frazier (West Virginia)#

C: Olusegun Oluwatimi (Michigan)

QB: Caleb Williams (USC)

RB: Sean Tucker (Syracuse)#, Blake Corum (Michigan)

PK:  Noah Ruggles (Ohio State), #

Second Team Preseason Defense

DL: Calijah Kancey (Pittsburgh), Gervon Dexter (Florida), Jaxon Player (Baylor), Jacob Slade (Michigan State)

LB: Edefuan Ulofoshio (Washington), Ivan Pace, Jr. (Cincinnati), Carlton Martial (Troy)

DB: Steven Jones, Jr. (Appalachian State)#, Riley Moss (Iowa), Clark Phillips III (Utah), Brandon Joseph (Notre Dame)%

P:  Kule Ostendorp (Arizona)

KR:  Charlie Jones (Purdue)

* – 2021 Walter Camp First Team All-America selection

# – 2021 Walter Camp Second Team All-America selection

% – 2020 Walter Camp First Team All-America selection

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