Introducing the 2022 Walter Camp All-America 1st and 2nd Teams – the nation’s oldest college football All-America team (133rd edition)

A Little History

This is the 133rd edition of the Walter Camp All-America team, the nation’s oldest college football All-America team.  Twenty-five players were selected to the first team by the 131 Football Bowl Subdivision head coaches and sports information directors.  In addition, 27 players were selected to the Second Team.

• From 1889 to 1964, eleven players were selected.

• In 1965, both offensive and defensive teams were picked.

• In 1972, the first punter (Ray Guy, Southern Mississippi) was honored.

• In 1975, the first placekicker (Chris Bahr, Penn State) was selected.

• In 1998, the first-ever Second Team All-America team was recognized.

• In 2001, the first kick returner (Herb Haygood, Michigan State) was picked.

Conference Info

In all, 35 different schools from 10 conferences (including independents) were represented on the All-America First and Second Teams (a total of 52 players selected).  Overall, the Big Ten Conference has the most honorees (20; 9 first teamers and 11 second teamers), followed by the Southeastern Conference (11; 6 first teamers and 5 second teamers).

Georgia, Michigan, Ohio State, USC and Notre Dame each have two First Team selections.  Ohio State has four players – two on the First Team and two on the Second Team – recognized.   Penn State had three Second Team selections, while Illinois has one First Team selection and two on the Second Team.

Good to See You Again

Two players on the 2022 Walter Camp All-America teams are repeat selections.  First Team selection Will Anderson, Jr. (Alabama) was a First Team honoree in 2021.  In addition, Second Team placekicker Jake Moody (Michigan) was a First Team honoree last season.

Then and Now

Twenty different schools are represented on the 2022 Walter Camp All-America First Team.  Of the 20 schools, Michigan has the most storied tradition of placing members on the team. The Wolverines had their first selection in 1903, halfback William Heston.   This year, Michigan has two First Team selections (offensive center Olusegun Oluwatimi and running back Blake Corum).   Since 1903, Michigan has had 82 Walter Camp All-Americans.

Class Distinction

Of the 25 First Team selections, 13 are juniors and six are seniors, while three are sophomores and two have graduate status. There is one freshman (Indiana kick returner Jaylin Lucas).  On the Second Team (27 total selections), there are 10 seniors, 10 juniors, six sophomores, and one graduate.


Pos.      Name, School                                       Hgt      Wgt.    Class            Hometown

WR      Jalin Hyatt, Tennessee                           6-0       185       Jr.            Irmo, SC

WR      Marvin Harrison, Jr., Ohio State             6-4       205       Soph.            Philadelphia, PA

TE        Michael Mayer, Notre Dame                  6-4       265       Jr.            Independence, KY

OL       Paris Johnson, Jr., Ohio State                 6-6       310       Jr.            Cincinnati, OH

OL       Peter Skoronski, Northwestern               6-4       315       Jr.            Park Ridge, IL

OL       Steve Avila, TCU                                  6-4       330       Sr.            Arlington, TX

OL       O’Cyrus Torrence, Florida                     6-5       347       Jr.            Greensburg, LA

C          Olusegun Oluwatimi, Michigan             6-3       307       Gr.            Upper Marlboro, MD

QB       Caleb Williams, USC                            6-1       215       Soph.            Washington, DC

RB       Blake Corum, Michigan                        5-8       210       Jr.            Marshall, VA

RB       Bijan Robinson, Texas                          6-0       222       Jr.            Tucson, AZ

PK       Christopher Dunn, North Carolina State  5-8       179       Gr.            Lexington, NC


Pos.      Name, School                                       Hgt      Wgt.    Class            Hometown

DL       Tuli Tuipulotu, USC                              6-4       290       Jr.            Hawthorne, CA

DL       Calijah Kancey, Pittsburgh                     6-0       280       Jr.            Miami, FL

DL       Jalen Carter, Georgia                             6-3       300       Jr.            Apopka, FL

DL       Isaiah Foskey, Notre Dame                    6-5       265       Sr.            Antioch, CA

LB       Will Anderson, Jr., Alabama*                6-4       243       Jr.            Hampton, GA

LB       Jack Campbell, Iowa                             6-5       246       Sr.            Cedar Falls, IA

LB       Ivan Pace, Jr., Cincinnati                       6-0       235       Sr.            Cincinnati, OH

DB       Christopher Smith, Georgia                   5-11     195       Sr.            Atlanta, GA

DB       Clark Phillips III, Utah                          5-10     183       Soph.            Lakewood, CA

DB       Devon Witherspoon, Illinois                  6-0       180       Jr.            Pensacola, FL

DB       Emmanuel Forbes, Mississippi State      6-0       180       Jr.            Grenada, MS

P          Bryce Baringer, Michigan State             6-3       215       Sr.            Waterford, MI

KR       Jaylin Lucas, Indiana                             5-9       170       Fr.            Houma, LA


Pos.      Name, School                                       Hgt      Wgt.    Class            Hometown

WR      Nathaniel Dell, Houston                        5-10     165       Jr.            Daytona Beach, FL

WR      Rashee Rice, SMU                                6-2       203       Sr.            North Richland Hills, TX

TE        Brock Bowers, Georgia                         6-4       230       Soph.            Napa, CA

OL       Joe Alt, Notre Dame                              6-7       317       Soph.            North Oaks, MI

OL       Andrew Vorhees, USC                          6-6       325       Sr.            Kingsburg, CA

OL       Olumuyiwa Fashanu, Penn State             6-6       308       Soph.            Waldorf, MD

OL       Isaac Cochran, Air Force                       6-5       325       Sr.            Concord, NC

OL       Nick Broeker, Ole Miss                         6-5       315       Sr.            Springfield, IL

C          John Michael Schmitz, Minnesota          6-4       320       Sr.            Flossmoor, IL

QB       C.J. Stroud, Ohio State                          6-3       218       Jr.            Inland Empire, CA

RB       Mohamed Ibrahim, Minnesota               5-10     210       Sr.            Baltimore, MD

RB       Chase Brown, Illinois                            5-11     205       Jr.            Ontario, Canada

RB       DeWayne McBride, UAB                      5-11     215       Jr.            Starke, FL

PK       Jake Moody, Michigan*                        6-1       210       Gr.            Northville, MI


Pos.      Name, School                                       Hgt      Wgt.    Class            Hometown

DL       Jose Ramirez, Eastern Michigan            6-2       252       Sr.            Lake Alfred, FL

DL       Felix Anudike-Uzomah, Kansas State     6-4       255       Jr.            Kansas City, MO

DL       Durrell Johnson, Liberty                        6-3       240       Sr.            Baltimore, MD

DL       Jer’Zhan Newton, Illinois                      6-2       295       Soph.    St. Petersburg, FL

LB       Nick Herbig, Wisconsin                        6-2       228       Jr.            Kauai, HI

LB       Tommy Eichenberg, Ohio State             6-2       239       Sr.            Cleveland, OH

LB       Drew Sanders, Arkansas                        6-5       233       Jr.            Denton, TX

DB       Jason Taylor II, Oklahoma State             6-0       215       Sr.            Oklahoma City, OK

DB       Joey Porter, Jr., Penn State                     6-2       194       Jr.            Bakersfield, CA

DB       Kalen King, Penn State                          5-11     189       Soph.            Detroit, MI

DB       Quinyon Mitchell, Toledo                      6-0       200       Soph.            Williston, FL

P          Kai Kroeger, South Carolina                  6-4       207       Jr.            Lake Forest, IL

KR       Lideatrick Griffin, Mississippi State       5-10     185       Jr.            Philadelphia, PA

* – 2021 First Team Walter Camp All-America selection