Sports Illustrated named three LSU players to its All-America first team, the magazine and website announced Tuesday.

Sophomore Tyrann Mathieu was chosen at two positions: cornerback and punt returner. he becomes the first player in school history to earn first-team All-America honors at two positions in the same season. Mathieu led the Tigers with 70 tackles, and led the nation in fumbles recovered with five and was third nationally in forced fumbles with six. He was second in the nation in punt returns with a 16.2 average on 26 returns, including two for touchdowns. He also scored two touchdowns on fumble returns.

Junior cornerback Morris Claiborne led the nation in interception return yardage with 173 on a team-high six interceptions. He had 46 tackles and six pass breakups.

Freshman punter Brad Wing had the best debut season for a punter in school history, averaging 44.1 yards on 50 punts. He had 23 punts downed inside the 20-yard line and 18 of his kicks went 50 yards or more. Wing allowed just 6 yardxs on punt returns this season.

LSU offensive guard Will Blackwell and defensive end Sam Montgomery both earned second team All-America honors from Sports Illustrated.

Sports Illustrated All-America

First Team Offense

QB – Robert Griffin III, Jr., Baylor

RB – Montee Ball, Jr., Wisconsin

RB – Trent Richardson, Jr., Alabama

WR – Justin Blackmon, Jr., Oklahoma State

WR – Robert Woods, So., USC

TE – Dwayne Allen, Jr., Clemson

OL – Matt Kalil, Jr., USC

OL – David DeCastro, Sr., Stanford

OL – Grant Garner, Sr., Oklahoma State

OL – Kelechi Osemele, Sr., Iowa State

OL – Barrett Jones, Jr., Alabama

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First Team Defense

DE – Whitney Mercilus, Jr., Illinois

DT – Devon Still, Sr., Penn State

DT – Brett Roy, Sr., Nevada

DE – Melvin Ingram, Sr., South Carolina

LB – Jarvis Jones, So., Georgia

LB – Luke Kuechly, Jr., Boston College

LB – Courtney Upshaw, Jr., Alabama

CB – Morris Claiborne, Jr., LSU

S – Mark Barron, Sr., Alabama

S – Markelle Martin, Sr., Oklahoma State

CB – Tyrann Mathieu, So., LSU

Special Teams

K – Randy Bullock, Sr., Texas A&M

P – Brad Wing, Fr., LSU

PR – Tyrann Mathieu, So., LSU

KR – Sammy Watkins, Fr., Clemson