Ohio State right guard Wyatt Davis and cornerback Shaun Wade have been named first-team All-Americans by the Associated Press, the organization announce on Monday afternoon.
A former five-star prospect from Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco, Davis has started 21 consecutive games for the Buckeyes, who are averaging 275.6 yards per game this season. He was named the Big Ten’s offensive lineman of the year and helped Ohio State’s offensive line become a semifinalist for the Joe Moore Award.
Wade, another former five-star prospect from Jacksonville Trinity Christian, has recorded 16 tackles, three pass breakups and two interceptions this season, including one that he returned for a touchdown in the win over Indiana on Nov. 21. He was also named the Big Ten’s defensive back of the year, becoming the first Buckeye to take home the award.
Both Davis and Wade were named first-team All-Americans by ESPN earlier this month. Defensive tackle Haskell Garrett, meanwhile, was named a second-team Associated Press All-American.
Garrett has recorded 17 tackles, four sacks for loss, two sacks and one interception, including a pick-six in the victory at Michigan State on Dec. 5. Earlier this month, he was named a first-team All-American by CBS Sports and Pro Football Focus.
The Associated Press is one of five outlets used to determine consensus and unanimous All-Americans, joining the American Football Coaches Association, Football Writers Association of America, Sporting News and Walter Camp Football Foundation.
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