Junior Alabama edge rusher Dallas Turner was named a first-team All-American by the American Football Coaches Association Thursday. Teammates Kool-Aid McKinstry and Terrion Arnold, the Crimson Tide's starting corners, made the organization's second team.

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What It Means

The fact that McKinstry did not make the AFCA first team means the the junior cornerback short of achieving consensus All-America status.

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Turner made four of the five  NCAA-recognized first teams. However, his not being a Walter Camp first team All-American means Turner was not a unanimous All-American.

Them's the breaks. He's still a top NFL prospect, as are McKinstry and Arnold.


The three stars honored Wednesday and their teammates will resume practice Saturday, Dec. 16 in preparation for a Playoff semifinal matchup against Michigan in the Rose Bowl played in Pasadena, CA. on Jan. 1.

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