Alabama linebacker Will Anderson was named a first-team All-American by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) on Friday.
It’s the second All-American honor for Anderson on the five lists recognized by the NCAA after recording 51 tackles, including 17 for a loss and 10 sacks during his junior season.
Kool-Aid McKinstry was also honored as he was named to the second team as a punt returner. McKinstry led the team with 317 punt return yards which also led the SEC and was second in the nation.
As a cornerback, McKinstry was also stellar leading Alabama with 12 pass breakups to go with 34 tackles, two for a loss and one sack.
Walter Camp: Will Anderson (first team)
FWAA: Anderson (first team), Kool-Aid Mickinstry (second team)
Associated Press: Announced Monday
Sporting News: Announced Tuesday
AFCA: Announced Wednesday