Clemson, SC—Sammy Watkins, Dwayne Allen and Andre Branch all were chosen to All-America teams by Sports Illustrated’s website, Si.com on Tuesday. Watkins was named a first-team All-America as a kick returner, while Allen was the first-team tight end. Branch was named second-team as a defensive end.
This was the third first-team All-America selection for Watkins announced today and his fourth overall. Earlier he was named first team All-America as an all-purpose player by FoxSports.com and as a wide receiver by Pro Football Weekly. He was earlier named first-team by Rivals.com
For Allen, this is his third first-team selection. Earlier he was named first team by ESPN.com and the Football Writers Association.
This is the fourth time Branch has been named a second-team All-American. He also made second team according to CBSsports.com, Rivals.com and the Walter Camp Foundation.
Clemson also had three selections to honorable mention All-America teams by Sports Illustrated. Quarterback Tajh Boyd, center Dalton Freeman, and Watkins as a wide receiver, were all named honorable mention
Clemson All-American Chart
Team Allen Watkins Branch
Si.com 1 1 2
CBSSports.com 2 2
Football Writers 1
Walter Camp 2
Rivals.com 1 2
Pro Football Weekly 1
Two teams to be released on Wednesday, Associated Press and Sporting News