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2015 Florida State Seminoles football team

The 2015 Florida State Seminoles football team, variously Florida State or FSU, represented Florida State University in the sport of American football during the 2015 NCAA Division I FBS college football season. Florida State competed in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The Seminoles were led by sixth-year head coach Jimbo Fisher and played their home games at Bobby Bowden Field at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, Florida. They were members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, playing in the Atlantic Division. It was the Seminoles' 24th season as a member of the ACC and its 11th in the ACC Atlantic Division.

2015 Florida State Seminoles football
Florida State Seminoles alternate logo.svg
Peach Bowl, L 24–38 vs. Houston
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
DivisionAtlantic Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 14
APNo. 14
2015 record10–3 (6–2 ACC)
Head coachJimbo Fisher (6th as head coach, 9th overall season)
Co-offensive coordinatorLawrence Dawsey (2nd as coordinator, 9th overall season)
Co-offensive coordinatorRandy Sanders (2nd as coordinator, 3rd overall season)
Offensive schemeMultiple
Defensive coordinatorCharles Kelly (2nd as coordinator, 3rd overall season)
Base defenseNickel
Captain
Home stadiumDoak Campbell Stadium
(Capacity: 82,300)
Uniform
ACC-Uniform-FlaST.png
Seasons
← 2014
2016 →
2015 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic Division
No. 2 Clemson x$^   8 0         14 1  
No. 14 Florida State   6 2         10 3  
Louisville   5 3         8 5  
NC State   3 5         7 6  
Syracuse   2 6         4 8  
Wake Forest   1 7         3 9  
Boston College   0 8         3 9  
Coastal Division
No. 15 North Carolina x   8 0         11 3  
Pittsburgh   6 2         8 5  
Miami   5 3         8 5  
Duke   4 4         8 5  
Virginia Tech   4 4         7 6  
Virginia   3 5         4 8  
Georgia Tech   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Clemson 45, North Carolina 37
  • ^ – College Football Playoff participant
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

Florida State came into the season after a two-year run (2013 and 2014) in which the Seminoles won 27 games with a pair of ACC Championships, a BCS National Title, an appearance in the College Football Playoff, a Heisman Trophy winner, and eighteen NFL Draft selections.

They finished the season 10–3, 6–2 in ACC play, to finish in second place in the Atlantic Division. They were invited to the Peach Bowl where they lost to Houston.

Florida State seniors – Giorgio Newberry, Derrick Mitchell, Nile Lawrence-Stample, Reggie Northrup, Terrance Smith, Tyler Hunter, Javien Elliott, Keelin Smith, Lamarcus Brutus and Cason Beatty – ended their college careers with 49 wins over the course of four seasons, becoming the winningest class in school history.

Before the seasonEdit

Previous seasonEdit

Florida State ended the 2014 season with a 13–1 record (8–0 in ACC play), winning the conference championship and appearing in the playoff. They were led by Jimbo Fisher in his fifth year as head coach.

ReturningEdit

OffenseEdit

 
Running back Dalvin Cook returned for his sophomore season.

The Seminoles returned three starters on offense:

DefenseEdit

 
Safety Jalen Ramsey returned for his junior season.

The Seminoles returned seven starters on defense:

Special TeamsEdit

 
Kicker Roberto Aguayo returned for his redshirt junior season.

The Seminoles returned two starters on special teams:

DeparturesEdit

OffenseEdit

DefenseEdit

TransfersEdit

OffenseEdit

  • Ruben Carter (to Toledo)
  • John Franklin III (to East Mississippi CC/Auburn)
  • Isaiah Jones (to East Mississippi CC)

DefenseEdit

  • E.J. Levenberry (to Connecticut)

Recruiting classEdit

Calvin Brewton, George Campbell, Derwin James, De'Andre Johnson, Jacques Patrick, Da'Vante Phillips and Josh Sweat were early enrollees.[1]

Coaching changesEdit

After the 2014 season, defensive ends coach Sal Sunseri took a job with the Oakland Raiders.[2] He was replaced by University of Florida assistant Brad Lawing.[3]

Spring gameEdit

Florida State Spring Game
1 2 34Total
Gold 14 10 01438
Garnet 3 14 0017

at Doak Campbell Stadium • Tallahassee, Florida

  • Date: April 11
  • Game time: 2:00 p.m. EST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 76 °F • Wind: N 7 mph • Weather: Rainy
  • Game attendance: 17,250
  • TV: ESPN3
  • [4]
Game information

PersonnelEdit

Coaching staffEdit

Florida State Seminoles coaches

Head Coach

Assistant Coaches

RosterEdit

Freshman quarterback De'Andre Johnson was dismissed from the team after being charged with a misdemeanor.[5]

2015 Florida State Seminoles

Quarterback

Running back

Wide receiver

  • 1 Ermon Lane – Sophomore (6'3, 205)
  • 3 Jesus Wilson – Junior (5'10, 185)
  • 5 Da'Vante Phillips – Freshman (6'1, 210)
  • 8 Kermit WhitfieldJunior (5'8, 184)
  • 11 George CampbellFreshman (6'4, 202)
  • 13 Ja'Vonn Harrison – Sophomore (6'2, 202)
  • 15 Travis RudolphSophomore (6'1, 186)
  • 18 Auden TateFreshman (6'5, 216)
  • 80 Nyqwan MurrayFreshman (5'11, 171)
  • 87 Jared Jackson –   Sophomore (6'2, 196)

Tight end

  • 81 Ryan Izzo  Freshman (6'5, 241)
  • 83 Jalen WilkersonFreshman (6'4, 253)
  • 85 Jeremy Kerr –   Sophomore (6'6, 266)
  • 88 Mavin Saunders –   Freshman (6'5, 248)
 

Offensive line

  • 52 David Robbins – Freshman (6'4, 322)
  • 54 Alec Eberle –   Freshman (6'4, 294)
  • 55 Chad Mavety –   Junior (6'5, 337)
  • 57 Corey Martinez –   Freshman (6'4, 295)
  • 59 Ryan Hoefield –   Sophomore (6'2, 299)
  • 62 Ethan Frith – Freshman (6'7, 299)
  • 70 Cole Minshew – Freshman (6'5, 340)
  • 71 Brock Ruble –   Freshman (6'8, 307)
  • 72 Kareem Are –   Junior (6'6, 334)
  • 74 Derrick Kelly Jr. –   Freshman (6'5, 312)
  • 75 Abdul Bello – Freshman (6'6. 307)
  • 77 Roderick JohnsonSophomore (6'7, 323)
  • 78 Wilson Bell –   Sophomore (6'5, 316)

Defensive line

  • 4 Giorgio Newberry –   Senior (6'6, 295)
  • 9 Josh SweatFreshman (6'5, 237)
  • 11 Derrick Mitchell –   Senior (6'4, 305)
  • 12 Arthur Williams –   Freshman (6'4, 318)
  • 21 Chris Casher –   Junior (6'4, 256)
  • 41 Lorenzo Featherston – Sophomore (6'7, 229)
  • 44 DeMarcus WalkerJunior (6'3, 281)
  • 55 Fredrick Jones –   Freshman (6'2, 304)
  • 67 Adam Torres –   Freshman (6'4, 285)
  • 86 Darvin Taylor – Freshman (6'3, 308)
  • 90 Demarcus Christmas –   Freshman (6'3, 301)
  • 91 Derrick NnadiSophomore (6'1, 301)
  • 92 Justin Shanks –   Junior (6'2 322)
  • 95 Keith Bryant –   Sophomore (6'2, 294)
  • 98 Rick LeonardSophomore (6'7, 281)
  • 99 Nile Lawrence-Stample –   Senior (6'1, 302)
 

Linebacker

  • 5 Reggie Northrup – Senior (6'1, 231)
  • 6 Matthew Thomas  Sophomore (6'3, 225)
  • 16 Jacob Pugh – Sophomore (6'4, 239)
  • 18 Ro'Derrick Hoskins –   Sophomore (6'2, 238)
  • 22 Tyrell Lyons –   Sophomore (6'1, 219)
  • 24 Terrance Smith  Senior (6'4, 230)
  • 30 Sh'Mar Kilby-Lane – Freshman (6'1, 212)
  • 35 Lorenzo Phillips – Junior (6'2, 225)
  • 45 Delvin Purifoy –   Freshman (6'2, 257)

Defensive back

  • 1 Tyler Hunter –   Senior (5'11, 198)
  • 3 Derwin JamesFreshman (6'3, 212)
  • 7 Ryan Green – Junior (5'11, 201)
  • 8 Jalen RamseyJunior (6'1, 202)
  • 10 Calvin Brewton – Freshman (6'0, 178)
  • 13 Marcus Lewis – Freshman (6'1, 192)
  • 14 Javien Elliott –   Senior (5'11, 176)
  • 15 Tarvarus McFaddenFreshman (6'2, 197)
  • 19 A.J. Westbrook – Freshman (6'0, 184)
  • 20 Trey MarshallSophomore (6'0, 207)
  • 27 Marquez White  Sophomore (6'0, 184)
  • 28 Malique Jackson – Sophomore (6'0, 176)
  • 29 Nate Andrews – Junior (6'0, 206)
  • 37 Keelin Smith –   Senior (6'3, 190)
  • 42 Lamarcus Brutus –   Senior (6'0, 207)

Special teams

Depth chartEdit

(Depth Chart Notations: Name, Year at FSU/total years of eligibility, Games started in 2014)

MediaEdit

Florida State football is broadcast on the Florida State University Seminoles Radio Network and the games are called by Gene Deckerhoff.

StatisticsEdit

Scores by quarter (all opponents)Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
Florida State 93 90 113 116 412
All opponents 53 65 24 85 227

Scores by quarter (ACC opponents)Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
Florida State 62 56 52 47 217
ACC opponents 43 31 24 46 144

RankingsEdit

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Final 
AP 10 11 9 10 11 12 11 9 17 17 19 16 14 10 9 14 
Coaches 8 8 6 7 9 8 8 9 15 15 18 16 14 9 8 14 
CFP Not released 16 16 14 13 9 9 Not released

SeasonEdit

Florida State was picked to finish second in the ACC Atlantic.[6] Roberto Aguayo, Roderick Johnson, Jalen Ramsey, and Terrance Smith were named to the preseason All-ACC team.[7]

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 59:00 p.m.Texas State*No. 10ESPNewsW 59–1680,917
September 1211:30 a.m.South Florida*No. 11
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, FL
ESPNW 34–1472,811
September 188:00 p.m.at Boston CollegeNo. 9ESPNW 14–039,111
October 33:30 p.m.at Wake ForestNo. 11ESPNW 24–1628,588
October 108:00 p.m.Miami (FL)No. 12
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, FL (rivalry)
ABCW 29–2482,329
October 1712:00 p.m.LouisvilleNo. 11
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, FL
ESPNW 41–2171,225
October 247:00 p.m.at Georgia TechNo. 9ESPN2L 16–2255,000
October 3112:00 p.m.SyracuseNo. 17
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, FL
ABCW 45–2167,630
November 73:30 p.m.at No. 3 ClemsonNo. 17ABCL 13–2383,099
November 1412:30 p.m.NC State No. 19
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, FL
ACCNW 34–1771,210
November 213:00 p.m.No. 9 (FCS) Chattanooga*No. 16
  • Doak Campbell Stadium
  • Tallahassee, FL
ACCRSNW 52–1366,412
November 287:30 p.m.at No. 10 Florida*No. 14ESPNW 27–290,916
December 3112:00 p.m.vs. No. 14 Houston*No. 9ESPNL 24–3871,007
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

Game summariesEdit

Texas StateEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
First Meeting
Texas State vs. Florida State
1 2 34Total
Bobcats 0 10 0616
#10 Seminoles 14 7 142459

at Doak Campbell Stadium, Tallahassee, Florida

  • Date: September 5
  • Game time: 9:05 p.m. EST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 78 °F • Wind: E 5 mph • Weather: Light Rain
  • Game attendance: 80,917
  • Referee: Pat Garvey
  • TV announcers (ESPNews): Dave Lamont (play-by-play), Ray Bentley (analyst), Dawn Davenport (sideline reporter)
  • [8][9]
Game information

South FloridaEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
1–1[10] 2012 Fla St., 30–17
South Florida vs. Florida State
1 2 34Total
Bulls 0 7 0714
#11 Seminoles 7 0 171034

at Doak Campbell Stadium, Tallahassee, Florida

  • Date: September 12
  • Game time: 11:31 a.m. EST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 73 °F • Wind: Calm • Weather: Light Rain
  • Game attendance: 72,811
  • Referee: Tracy Jones
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Bob Wischusen (play-by-play), Brock Huard (analyst), Shannon Spake (sideline reporter)
  • [11][12]
Game information

Boston CollegeEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
8–4[10] 2014 Fla St., 20–17
Florida State vs. Boston College
1 2 34Total
#9 Seminoles 7 0 0714
Eagles 0 0 000

at Alumni Stadium, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

  • Date: September 18
  • Game time: 8:02 p.m. EST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 73 °F • Wind: SSW 7 mph • Weather: Clear
  • Game attendance: 39,111
  • Referee: Ron Cherry
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Dave Flemming (play-by-play), Mack Brown (analyst), Allison Williams (sideline reporter)
  • [13][14]
Game information

Wake ForestEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
26–6–1[10] 2014 Fla St., 43–3
Florida State vs. Wake Forest
1 2 34Total
#11 Seminoles 7 7 10024
Demon Deacons 3 7 0616

at BB&T Field, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

  • Date: October 3
  • Game time: 3:35 p.m. EST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 56 °F • Wind: NE 7 mph • Weather: Rain
  • Game attendance: 28,588
  • Referee: Penn Wagers
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Mark Neely (play-by-play), David Diaz-Infante (analyst), Dawn Davenport (sideline reporter)
  • [15][16]
Game information

Miami (FL)Edit

Overall record Last meeting Result
28–31[10] 2014 Fla St., 30–26
Miami vs. Florida State
1 2 34Total
Hurricanes 3 7 7724
#12 Seminoles 14 6 0929

at Doak Campbell Stadium, Tallahassee, Florida

  • Date: October 10
  • Game time: 8:14 p.m. EST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 81 °F • Wind: NNW 9 mph • Weather: Cloudy
  • Game attendance: 82,329
  • Referee: Jeff Flanagan
  • TV announcers (ABC): Chris Fowler (play-by-play), Kirk Herbstreit (analyst), Heather Cox (sideline reporter)
  • [17][18]
Game information

LouisvilleEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
13–2[10] 2014 Fla St., 42–31
Louisville vs. Florida State
1 2 34Total
Cardinals 7 0 7721
#11 Seminoles 3 3 211441

at Doak Campbell Stadium, Tallahassee, Florida

  • Date: October 17
  • Game time: 12:02 p.m. EST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 71 °F • Wind: NNW 9 mph • Weather: Clear
  • Game attendance: 71,225
  • Referee: Jerry Magallanes
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Bob Wischusen (play-by-play), Brock Huard (analyst), Shannon Spake (sideline reporter)
  • [19][20]
Game information

Georgia TechEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
14–9–1[10] 2014 Fla St., 37–35
Florida State vs. Georgia Tech
1 2 34Total
#9 Seminoles 3 13 0016
Yellow Jackets 3 7 3922

at Bobby Dodd Stadium, Atlanta

  • Date: October 24
  • Game time: 7:05 p.m. EST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 67 °F • Wind: ESE 4 mph • Weather: Partly Cloudy
  • Game attendance: 55,000
  • Referee: Jeff Heaser
  • TV announcers (ESPN2): Mark Jones (play-by-play), Rod Gilmore (analyst), Quint Kessenich (sideline reporter)
  • [21][22]
Game information

SyracuseEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
7–1[10] 2014 Fla St., 38–20
Syracuse vs. Florida State
1 2 34Total
Orange 7 7 0721
#17 Seminoles 14 14 71045

at Doak Campbell Stadium, Tallahassee, Florida

  • Date: October 31
  • Game time: 12:05 p.m. EST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 72 °F • Wind: ESE 7 mph • Weather: Cloudy
  • Game attendance: 67,630
  • Referee: Pat Garvey
  • TV announcers (ABC): Sean McDonough (play-by-play), Chris Spielman (analyst), Todd McShay (sideline reporter)
  • [23][24]
Game information

ClemsonEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
20–8[10] 2014 Fla St., 23–17
Florida State vs. Clemson
1 2 34Total
#17 Seminoles 7 3 3013
#3 Tigers 3 3 71023

at Memorial Stadium, Clemson, South Carolina

  • Date: November 7
  • Game time: 3:40 p.m. EST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 70 °F • Wind: WNW 2-4 mph • Weather: Cloudy
  • Game attendance: 83,099
  • Referee: Duane Heydt
  • TV announcers (ABC): Chris Fowler (play-by-play), Kirk Herbstreit (analyst), Heather Cox (sideline reporter)
  • [25][26]
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NC StateEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
23–11[10] 2014 Fla St., 56–41
NC State vs. Florida State
1 2 34Total
Wolfpack 17 0 0017
#19 Seminoles 7 10 10734

at Doak Campbell Stadium, Tallahassee, Florida

  • Date: November 14
  • Game time: 12:32 p.m. EST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 64 °F • Wind: NE 9 mph • Weather: Clear
  • Game attendance: 71,210
  • Referee: Gary Patterson
  • TV announcers (ACCN): Tim Brant (play-by-play), Dave Archer (analyst), Roddy Jones (sideline reporter)
  • [27][28]
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ChattanoogaEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
2–0[10] 2008 Fla St., 46–7
UT-Chattanooga vs. Florida State
1 2 34Total
#9 (FCS) Mocs 3 3 0713
#16 Seminoles 7 17 21752

at Doak Campbell Stadium, Tallahassee, Florida

  • Date: November 21
  • Game time: 3:04 p.m. EST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 75 °F • Wind: SSE 5 mph • Weather: Cloudy
  • Game attendance: 66,412
  • Referee: Pat Garvey
  • TV announcers (Fox Sun Sports): Wes Durham (play-by-play), James Bates (analyst), Hans Heiserer and Jenn Hildreth (sideline reporters)
  • [29][30]
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FloridaEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
23–34–2[10] 2014 Fla St., 24–19
Florida State vs. Florida
1 2 34Total
#14 Seminoles 0 10 31427
#10 Gators 0 0 022

at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, Gainesville, Florida

  • Date: November 28
  • Game time: 7:37 p.m. EST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 68 °F • Wind: ENE 5 mph • Weather: Humid
  • Game attendance: 90,916
  • Referee: Hubert Owens
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Mike Patrick (play-by-play), Ed Cunningham (analyst), Jerry Punch (sideline reporter)
  • [31][32]
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Peach Bowl: HoustonEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
2–12–2[10] 1978 Hou., 27–21
Houston vs. Florida State (Peach Bowl)
1 2 34Total
#14 Cougars 7 14 01738
#9 Seminoles 3 0 71424

at Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Georgia

Game information

AwardsEdit

Roderick Johnson
Dalvin Cook

WatchlistsEdit

Players

Everett Golson
Jalen Ramsey
Dalvin Cook
Everett Golson
Jalen Ramsey
Terrance Smith
Roberto Aguayo
Roderick Johnson
Jalen Ramsey
Terrance Smith
Jalen Ramsey
Reggie Northrup
Terrance Smith
Roderick Johnson[46]
Reggie Northrup
Terrance Smith
Everett Golson
Roberto Aguayo
Dalvin Cook
Cason Beatty

Coaches

Jimbo Fisher
Jimbo Fisher
Pre-season All-Americans
  • Roberto Aguayo (Lindy's, Athlon, Phil Steele, Sporting News, CBS Sports, ESPN, Sports Illustrated)
  • Jalen Ramsey (Lindy's, Athlon, Phil Steele, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated)
  • Dalvin Cook (Athlon)
  • Terrance Smith (Phil Steele)

FinalistsEdit

Players

Javien Elliott

Coaches

Charles Kelly
Quarterfinalists
Cason Beatty
Jalen Ramsey
Semifinalists
  • Jim Thorpe Award[57]
Jalen Ramsey
Dalvin Cook
Jalen Ramsey
Roberto Aguayo
Jalen Ramsey
  • Doak Walker Award[61]
Dalvin Cook
  • Walter Camp Award[62]
Dalvin Cook

HonorsEdit

  • ACC Player of the Week
    • Everett Golson (Offensive back)[63]
    • Dalvin Cook (Offensive back)[64][65]
    • Roderick Johnson (Offensive lineman)[64]
    • Jalen Ramsey (Defensive back)[64][66]
    • Roberto Aguayo (Specialist)[64]
    • Terrance Smith (Linebacker)[66]
    • Trey Marshall (Defensive back)[67]
    • DeMarcus Walker (Defensive lineman)[65]
    • Kermit Whitfield (Receiver)[68]
    • Jacob Pugh (Linebacker)[68]
    • Travis Rudolph (Receiver)[69]
    • Jacques Patrick (Rookie)[69]
    • Derwin James (Defensive back)[70]
    • DeMarcus Walker (Defensive lineman)[71]

In addition to conference honors, Dalvin Cook has been recognized by the Walter Camp Foundation[72] and the Football Writers Association.[73]

All-ACCEdit

Name Selection
Roderick Johnson* First Team (Offense)
Dalvin Cook*† First Team (Offense)
Roberto Aguayo* First Team (Offense)
Jalen Ramsey* First Team (Defense)
Travis Rudolph* Second Team/Honorable Mention (Offense)
Kermit Whitfield* Second Team (Offense)
DeMarcus Walker* Second Team/Third Team (Defense)
Nile Lawrence-Stample* Second Team/First Team (Defense)
Reggie Northrup* Second Team (Defense)
Kareem Are* Third Team/Honorable Mention (Offense)
Derick Nnadi Third Team (Defense)
Derwin James Third Team (Defense)
Chad Mavety Honorable Mention (Offense)
Terrance Smith Honorable Mention (Defense)
Lamarcus Brutus Honorable Mention (Defense)
Kermit Whitfield* Honorable Mention/Third Team (Special Teams)
Cason Beatty Honorable Mention (Special Teams)
†denotes unanimous selection
*indicates selection by media and coaches

[74][75]

All-AmericansEdit

Jalen Ramsey was named a consensus All-American.[76]

Name AP AFCA FWAA TSN WCFF USA Today Athlon CBS ESPN SI
Roderick Johnson 2nd[77] 2nd[78] Hon. Mention[79]
Dalvin Cook 2nd[80] 1st[81] 2nd[77] 2nd[82] 1st[83] 2nd[84] 1st[79]
Jalen Ramsey 2nd[80] 1st[85] 2nd[81] 2nd[77] 1st[82] 2nd[78] 1st[83] 2nd[84] 1st[86] 2nd[79]
Derwin James Fresh.[87] Fresh.[88] Fresh.[89] Hon. Mention[79]
Roberto Aguayo 1st[77] 2nd[78] 1st[84] Hon. Mention[79]
†denotes unanimous selection. NCAA recognizes a selection to all five of the AP, AFCA, FWAA, SN and WCFF 1st teams for unanimous selections and three of five for consensus selections.       

All-Star gamesEdit

Game Date Site Players
1st Tropic Bowl January 17, 2016 North Miami Stadium, North Miami, Florida Lamarcus Brutus, Giorgio Newberry
5th NFLPA Collegiate Bowl January 23, 2016 StubHub Center, Carson, California Reggie Northrup[90]
91st East–West Shrine Game January 23, 2016 Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida Terrance Smith, Nile Lawrence-Stample
18th All-Star Football Challenge February 5, 2016 AT&T Stadium, Dallas, Texas Roberto Aguayo, Jalen Ramsey

NFL DraftEdit

The following players were selected in the 2016 NFL Draft:

Round Pick Overall Name Position Team
1st 5th 5th Jalen Ramsey Cornerback Jacksonville Jaguars
2nd 28th 59th Roberto Aguayo Kicker Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The following players signed as undrafted free agents:

Name Position Team
Lamarcus Brutus Safety Tennessee Titans
Javien Elliott Defensive back Pittsburgh Steelers
Nile Lawrence-Stample Defensive tackle Cleveland Browns
Giorgio Newberry Defensive lineman Pittsburgh Steelers
Reggie Northrup Linebacker Washington Redskins
Terrance Smith Linebacker Kansas City Chiefs

Everett Golson joined the practice squad of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the Canadian Football League.

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