AP released its midseason All-America teams on Tuesday, and most of the SEC representation came on defense.
Three SEC defensive players and one special-teams player were named first-team midseason All-Americans — Alabama cornerback Levi Wallace, Alabama safety Minkah Fitzpatrick, Georgia linebacker Roquan Smith and Florida punter Johnny Townsend.
No SEC players were named midseason first-team All-Americans on offense.
The following SEC players were named to the midseason second team: Alabama tackle Jonah Williams, Auburn guard Braden Smith, Alabama center Bradley Bozeman, Alabama defensive tackle Da’Ron Payne, Kentucky linebacker Josh Allen and Auburn cornerback Carlton Davis.
Below are the full first and second teams (with SEC players in bold):
AP midseason All-America teams
Quarterback — Baker Mayfield, senior, Oklahoma.
Running backs — Bryce Love, junior, Stanford; Saquon Barkley, junior, Penn State.
Tackles — Orlando Brown, junior, Oklahoma; David Edwards, sophomore, Wisconsin.
Guards — Quenton Nelson, senior, Notre Dame; Cody O’Connell, senior, Washington State.
Center — Billy Price, senior, Ohio State.
Tight end — Jaylen Samuels, senior, N.C State.
Receivers — James Washington, senior, Oklahoma State; David Sills IV, junior, West Virginia.
All-purpose player — Dante Pettis, junior, Washington.
Kicker — Matt Gay, junior, Utah.
Ends — Bradley Chubb, senior, N.C. State; Austin Bryant, junior, Clemson.
Tackles — Hercules Mata’Afa, junior, Washington State; Maurice Hurst, senior, Michigan.
Linebackers — Roquan Smith, junior, Georgia; Josey Jewell, senior, Iowa; Ogbonnia Okoronkwo, senior, Oklahoma.
Cornerbacks — Jalen Davis, senior, Utah State; Levi Wallace, senior, Alabama.
Safeties — Minkah Fitzpatrick, junior, Alabama; DeShon Elliott, junior, Texas.
Punter — Johnny Townsend, senior, Florida.
Quarterback — Mason Rudolph, senior, Oklahoma State.
Running backs — Rashaad Penny, senior, San Diego State; Jonathan Taylor, freshman, Wisconsin.
Tackles — Mike McGlinchey, senior, Notre Dame; Jonah Williams, sophomore, Alabama.
Guards — Will Hernandez, senior, UTEP; Braden Smith, senior, Auburn.
Center — Bradley Bozeman, senior, Alabama.
Tight end— Mark Andrews, junior, Oklahoma.
Receivers — Michael Gallup, senior, Colorado State; Steve Ishmael, senior, Syracuse.
All-purpose player — Nyheim Hines, junior, N.C. State.
Kicker — Emilio Nadelman, senior, South Florida.
Ends — Christian Rector, sophomore, Southern California; Sutton Smith, sophomore, Northern Illinois.
Tackles — Ed Oliver, sophomore, Houston; Da’Ron Payne, junior, Alabama.
Linebackers — Dorian O’Daniel, senior, Clemson; Josh Allen, junior, Kentucky; Micah Kiser, senior, Virginia.
Cornerbacks — Carlton Davis, junior, Auburn; Denzel Ward, junior, Ohio State.
Safeties — Derwin James, junior, Florida State; Justin Reid, junior, Stanford.
Punter — Michael Dickson, junior, Texas.