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Isaac Seumalo, C, Oregon State: Started all 12 games and earned honorable mention All-Pac-12 honors.
Shaq Thompson, S, Washington: 66 tackles, two sacks and three interceptions in opening campaign. All-Pac-12 honorable mention.
Duke Johnson, RB, Miami: Posted 2,060 all-purpose yards and named offensive and overall ACC Rookie of the Year.
Tyler Johnstone, LT, Oregon: Started all 13 games for Oregon, helping anchor a squad that led the Pac-12 in rushing, scoring and total offense.
Stefon Diggs, WR, Maryland: Led the Terps in receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns, while averaging over 28 yards per kickoff return.
Everett Golson, QB, Notre Dame: Led the Irish to a perfect season.
Denzel Nkemdiche, LB, Ole Miss: Recorded 78 tackles, three sacks and three interceptions.
KeiVarae Russell, CB, Notre Dame: Russell was thrown into the starting role after injuries decimated the Irish secondary. Started all 12 games for the Irish.
Kenneth Dixon, RB, Louisiana Tech: Set FBS freshman record with 27 rushing touchdowns this season.
Davante Adams, WR, Fresno State: Adams stepped in after Jalen Saunders transferred to Oklahoma and became quarterback Derek Carr's favorite target. Grabbed 89 catches, 13 of them for touchdowns.