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Reigning Heisman winner Williams highlights preseason AP squad


Heisman Trophy winner Caleb Williams from USC, Marvin Harrison Jr. of Ohio State, and Michigan’s Blake Corum are among the notable first-team players on the Associated Press (AP) preseason All-America team. This lineup was announced on Monday, showcasing standout college football talent.

Joining these players are Notre Dame’s offensive tackle Joe Alt and Miami’s safety Kam Kinchens, both of whom are following up on strong performances in the 2022 season by earning preseason All-American recognition.

Georgia, the reigning national champion and the No. 1 team in the country, boasts four players on the first team: tight end Brock Bowers, center Sedrick Van Pran, safety Malaki Starks, and linebacker Jamon Dumas-Johnson.

Ohio State, ranked at No. 3, secured three players on the first team: Marvin Harrison Jr., receiver Emeka Egbuka, and linebacker Tommy Eichenberg.

Caleb Williams, who was named the AP Player of the Year and went on to win the Heisman, transferred to USC from Oklahoma and is back for another season of exceptional play.

Blake Corum, a standout running back for Michigan, returns to lead the Wolverines as they aim to secure a spot in the College Football Playoff for the third consecutive season.

The first team is rounded out by notable players from various teams across the NCAA, highlighting the talent that will be on display throughout the upcoming college football season.

The Big Ten conference holds the most representation on the first team with 12 players, followed by the SEC with seven and the Pac-12 with five.

This preseason All-America team sets the stage for an exciting college football season, with exceptional players showcasing their skills on the field.