Can You Match These College Football All-Americans to Their Schools?

By: John Miller
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Each year, the best players in college football are named to the College Football All-American Team. Do you know where the following All-American hero football players attended university?

Lamar Jackson

Jackson was a unanimous All-American at Louisville in 2016, when he passed for 3,543 yards and 42 TDs (with 17 interceptions). He also ran for 1,571 yards and 21 TDs.

Tim Tebow

In 2007, Florida QB Tim Tebow won the Heisman Trophy -- he was the first-ever college sophomore to do so. He was also a critical part of two Florida title teams.

Golden Tate

Tate is an All-American wide receiver and punt returner who hails from Notre Dame. So far, his best receiving year was 2014 in Detroit, where he racked up more than 1,300 yards and 4 TDs.

Melvin Gordon

Melvin Gordon is a bruising running back who ran wild in the Big 10 while playing for Wisconsin. During one 2014 game versus Nebraska, he rushed for 408 yards ... and played for just three quarters.

Eric Crouch

In 2001, Nebraska QB Crouch won the Heisman Trophy and was named an All-American. He was an erratic passer but quick on his feet, rushing for more than 1,100 yards and 18 TDs.

Jake Butt

In his junior year at Michigan, Butt was named an All-American tight end. During a 2015 game against Rutgers, he caught four passes for 102 yards.

Peyton Manning

NFL legend Peyton Manning played four seasons at Tennessee, amassing more than 11,000 yards passing and 89 TDs. Notoriously slow-footed, he also garnered -123 yards rushing.

Cam Newton

It was a given that Cam Newton would be an All-American at Auburn. In his final college year (2010), he threw for 2,854 yards and 30 TDs and took home the Heisman, too.

Deshaun Watson

Watson had an incredible career at Clemson, quarterbacking the Tigers to two straight title games, the second of which they won. Then, he showed amazing promise in the NFL for the Texans before being sidelined by an ACL injury.

Amari Cooper

Cooper had a very productive receiving career at Alabama. In 2014, he totaled 1,727 yards and scored 16 TDs before being drafted fourth by the Raiders.

Jabrill Peppers

Defensive back and return specialist Peppers played three seasons at Michigan, where he blossomed under coach Jim Harbaugh. In his final season, he recorded 72 tackles, including 13 tackles for loss.

Prince Amukamara

Amukamara is an outstanding defensive back who played at Nebraska. As a senior, he allowed just 18 completed passes. He went on to win a Super Bowl with the Giants as a rookie.

Derrick Henry

Henry played RB for Alabama for three seasons, during which he won the Heisman Trophy. In his final college year, he rushed for a jaw-dropping 2,219 yards and 28 TDs.

C.J. Spiller

Spiller was a unanimous All-American running back at Clemson. His senior year, he rushed for 1,212 yards and scored 16 total TDs.

Vinny Testaverde

Vinny Testaverde played QB for Miami for four seasons. In his senior year, he threw for 26 TDs and just 9 interceptions, and then went on to a 21-year NFL career where he did very, very little.

Marcus Mariota

Mariota is an All-American QB who played in Oregon's up-tempo offense. In 2014, he also won the Heisman Trophy, becoming the first-ever Hawaiian-born player to nab the coveted award.

Christian McCaffrey

In 2015, McCaffrey (a receiver and kick returner) was a consensus All-American at Stanford. That's when he broke Barry Sanders' record for all-purpose yards, finishing with 3,864.

Trent Richardson

In 2011, RB Richardson was an outstanding weapon for Alabama. He rushed for nearly 1,700 yards and 21 TDs ... and then went on to become one of the biggest draft busts in history.

Case Keenum

As a QB at Houston, Keenum's numbers were ridiculous -- he's the only player ever to pass for more than 5,000 yards in three seasons. In 2011, he threw 48 TD passes.

Joey Bosa

Bosa was selected as an Ohio State All-American in 2013. The defensive end logged 7.5 sacks that year, and the following year he had 13.5 sacks.

Jameis Winston

In 2013, star QB Winston became the youngest player ever to win the Heisman Trophy when he passed for more than 4,000 yards and 40 TDs. He played just two years before heading to the NFL, where he plays for Tampa Bay.

Andre Rison

Rison was a star wide receiver at Michigan St., where helped the Spartans win the 1988 Rose Bowl. He played for many pro teams and won a Super Bowl with the Packers.

Justin Blackmon

Blackmon, a wide receiver, was a two-time All-American at Oklahoma St. His promising pro career has been hampered by substance abuse problems of the worst kind.

Troy Aikman

Aikman played for Oklahoma but broke his ankle and lost his starting job, so he transferred to UCLA. There, he led the Bruins to consecutive 10-2 seasons.

Cris Carter

Carter was a dual-sport athlete who meant to play both basketball and football at Ohio St. He settled on just football (as a wide receiver), but his college career was cut short when he signed with an agent and lost his last year of eligibility.

Mike Evans

Evans was an All-American wide receiver at Texas A&M in 2013. In his second and final season, he caught 69 passes for 1,394 yards and 12 TDs.

Jarvis Jones

Outside linebacker Jarvis Jones was a two-time All-American at Georgia. In his final season, he garnered 14.5 sacks.

Herschel Walker

Walker played for just three seasons as Georgia's best running back. But in that short time, he racked up 5,259 rushing yards and 49 rushing TDs.

Jim McMahon

Flamboyant QB Jim McMahon played at -- of all places -- BYU. There, he was a two-time All-American (1980 and 1981). He later won two Super Bowl titles.

Johnny Manziel

Johnny Manziel made college football look like an arcade game when he quarterbacked at Texas A&M. He was the first freshman ever to throw for more than 3,000 yards and rush for 1,000 yards in one season.

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