LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 12: Wide receiver Robert Woods #2 of the USC Trojans carries the ball against the Washington Huskies at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on November 12, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. USC won 40-17. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
WR Robert Woods and OT Matt Kalil were named as 2011 AP All-Americans.
The USC Trojans had quite a successful season, and now have a few more accolades to add to the trophy case as wide receiver Robert Woods and offensive tackle Matt Kalil were named to the AP All-American team for thier efforts during the 2011 campaign.
Woods, a sophomore out of Carson, CA was one of the most explosive players in the country this season, finishing the regular season with 111 catches for 1292 yards and 15 touchdowns. He was instrumental in the Trojans most important victories as well, taking down the Oregon Ducks hauling with two touchdowns en route to the Trojans 38-35 win, and two more the next week against UCLA in thier 50-0 drubbing of their hometown rivals.
As For Kalil the 6-foot-7, 295-pound junior from Corona, Calif., was named a first-team All-Pac-12 player as well as a member of the Walter Camp Foundation All-America team. He is a two-year starter for the Trojans and started 12 games this season at left tackle. Kalil and the offensive line helped the Trojans average 456.8 yards of total offense this, while allowing only eight quarterback sacks (0.67 per game) all year, one of the top team's in the nation in that regard.
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