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ESPN Predicts How The 2016 College Football All-American Team Will Look

The top talent returning to college football this season is incredibly impressive. Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson is an elite player at the position, and he is joined by a slew of amazing running backs, including LSU's Leonard Fournette, FSU's Dalvin Cook, and Stanford's Christian McCaffrey, who should make this year's Heisman race one to watch.

ESPN's Mark Schlabach rolled out his predictions for this year's All-American team, which features all of those names, and many more that you will hear plenty about this fall.

QB: Deshaun Watson - Clemson
RB: Leonard Fournette - LSU
RB: Dalvin Cook - Florida State
WR: JuJu Smith-Schuster - USC
WR: Calvin Ridley - Alabama
TE: Jake Butt - Michigan
C: Kyle Fuller - Baylor
T: Zach Banner - USC
T: Roderick Johnson - Florida State
G: Pat Elflein - Ohio State
G: Dan Feeney - Indiana

DE: Myles Garrett - Texas A&M
DE: Jonathan Allen - Alabama
DT: Malik McDowell - Michigan State
LB: Jabrill Peppers - Michigan
LB: Ben Boulware - Clemson
LB: Raekwon McMillan - Ohio State
LB: Reuben Foster - Alabama
CB: Desmond King - Iowa
CB: Jourdan Lewis - Michigan
S: Derwin James - Florida State
S: Jamal Adams - LSU

K: Andy Phillips - Utah
P: Hayden Hunt - Colorado State
KR: Adoree' Jackson - USC
AP: Christian McCaffrey - Stanford

Schlabach definitely makes some interesting choices here. You can't go wrong with the three stud running backs, but some would probably argue for McCaffrey over Fournette and Cook. To fit all three in, Schlabach throws McCaffrey in with the specialists as an all-purpose player. He also goes with a 3-4 or 3-3-5 defensive look, rather than the standard 4-3, classifying the dynamic Jabrill Peppers as a linebacker. Overall, it is hard to have many gripes with this group. It's an impressive assemblage of talent.

[ESPN]

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