Nine players from historically black institutions have been named to the Football Championship Subdivision (formerly Division I-AA) All-America team.
Defensive back Terrell Whitehead of Norfolk State was named to the first team, the lone Black College player on the first team. Return specialist LeRoy Vann of Florida A&M was one of five on the second team, joining offensive lineman Johnny Culbreath of South Carolina State, linebacker George Howard of Morgan State and defensive back Jason House of Southern.
The third-teamers included wide receivers Juamorris Stewart of Southern, defensive lineman Christian Anthony of Grambling, defensive back Anthony Beck of Prairie View and punter Jahmal Blanchard.
Quarterback — Armanti Edwards, senior, 6-foot, 185 pounds, Appalachian State.
Running backs — Deji Karim, senior, 5-11, 205, Southern Illinois; Pat Paschall, senior, 6-0, 198, North Dakota State.
Linemen — Derek Hardman, senior, 6-6, 300, Eastern Kentucky;