3 Tide players earn All-America Honors from the AFCA - NBC12 - Richmond, VA News

3 Tide players earn All-America Honors from the AFCA

Posted: Updated:

Alabama had three players selected to the 2012 AFCA FBS Coaches' All-America Team on Tuesday it was announced by the America Football Coaches Association on Wednesday. 

The AFCA recognized senior offensive guard Chance Warmack, junior cornerback Dee Milliner and junior linebacker C.J. Mosley as first-team All-Americans.  

Alabama has had 19 players secure 21 first-team All-Americans over the past five years. It is the first All-America honor for each player and gives Alabama 107 first-team All-Americans in its history.  

Milliner, who hails from Millbrook, Ala., has been a stalwart in the back end of the Crimson Tide's top-ranked defense. He is a finalist for the Jim Thorpe Award, which goes to the nation's top defensive back, and the Bronko Naguraski Award that is awarded to the nation's top defensive player. He is fourth nationally in passes defended with 18 (16 PBU, 2 INT) and has 47 tackles with four tackles for loss.  

Mosley, a native of Theodore, Ala., leads the team with 92 tackles and is a finalist for the Butkus Award, which goes to the country's best linebacker. He also has six tackles for loss, four sacks, two interceptions, two pass breakups, one recovered fumble and a forced fumble. Mosley's three career interception returns for touchdowns also tie an Alabama record.  

Warmack is from Atlanta, Ga., and has developed into one of the nation's top offensive linemen as a senior. He has started 38 games at the Capstone over the last three years. Warmack was a two-time SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week in 2012 and has missed only six assignments in 657 snaps (99.1 percent). He graded out at 90 percent or better in seven games and leads the team with 36 pancake blocks.

INFORMATION SOURCE: University of Alabama Athletics

  • SportsMore>>

  • Squirrels sweep B-Mets in regular season finale

    Squirrels sweep B-Mets in regular season finale

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:59:39 GMT
    The Richmond Flying Squirrels (79-63) rolled over the Binghamton Mets (83-59), 12-4, in their final regular season game on Monday afternoon at The Diamond.  The Squirrels completed a four-game sweep andMore >>
    The Richmond Flying Squirrels (79-63) rolled over the Binghamton Mets (83-59), 12-4, in their final regular season game on Monday afternoon at The Diamond.  The Squirrels completed a four-game sweep andMore >>
  • Squirrels blank B-Mets in possible title preview

    Squirrels blank B-Mets in possible title preview

    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:27:40 GMT
    Lefty Ty Blach and centerfielder Elliott Blair keyed a, 1-0, win for the Richmond Flying Squirrels (78-63) over the Binghamton Mets (83-58) at The Diamond on Sunday afternoon.  With the win, the SquirrelsMore >>
    Lefty Ty Blach and centerfielder Elliott Blair keyed a, 1-0, win for the Richmond Flying Squirrels (78-63) over the Binghamton Mets (83-58) at The Diamond on Sunday afternoon.  With the win, the SquirrelsMore >>
  • Benedictine roughed up at home by McDonogh

    Benedictine roughed up at home by McDonogh

    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:11:28 GMT
    The Benedictine Cadets dropped their season opener Saturday afternoon at home against Maryland power McDonogh, 37-14. The game was tied at seven early on before McDonogh pulled ahead 23-14 at the break. TheMore >>
    The Benedictine Cadets dropped their season opener Saturday afternoon at home against Maryland power McDonogh, 37-14. The game was tied at seven early on before McDonogh pulled ahead 23-14 at the break. TheMore >>
Powered by WorldNow