NEW YORK LSU's Tyrann Mathieu and Morris Claiborne became the first cornerback teammates to lock down spots on the AP All-America team.
Mathieu and Claiborne were joined on the All-America team by Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III of Baylor and finalists Montee Ball of Wisconsin and Trent Richardson of Alabama.
Heisman runner-up Andrew Luck from Stanford was the second-team quarterback.
Clemson also had two players on the first-team, with tight end Dwayne Allen and freshman Sammy Watkins, selected as an all-purpose player.
Arizona State: The university has hired Todd Graham as its next football coach.
Graham will replace Dennis Erickson, who was dismissed following a 6-6 season.
Graham spent just one season in Pittsburgh, where he led the Panthers to a 6-6 record.
Davidson: Linebacker John Behm has been named to the South Roster for the 2011 FCS Senior Bowl, which will kickoff Saturday, Dec. 17, at 1 p.m. in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Behm started every game he played in this season.
Fresno State: The university has hired Texas A&M interim coach Tim DeRuyter to replace the fired Pat Hill as head coach.
DeRuyter will start his new job after coaching the Aggies at the Meineke Car Care Bowl on Dec. 31.
LSU: The university issued a cease-and-desist order warning vendors to stop selling goods depicting a honey badger if they are connecting it to cornerback Tyrann Mathieu.
The popular player has sparked a demand for T-shirts with his now-famous nickname, but school officials are warning that the merchandise is not sanctioned and should not be sold.
South Carolina: The university said in a release it will eliminate six scholarships over the next three years.
The university also said it would reduce official recruiting visits in football and track and field.
The NCAA said 10 South Carolina football players and two members of its women's track team received $47,000 in improper benefits for staying at a Columbia hotel for a reduced rate that was about a quarter of what should've been charged.