The Associated Press released its 2012 All-America first, second and third teams Tuesday afternoon, and three Ohio State Buckeyes made the cut.
Junior defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins and redshirt sophomore cornerback Bradley Roby made the second team while senior defensive end John Simon made the third team.
Johnathan Hankins and Bradley Roby were each named second-team Associated Press All-Americans. John Simon was a third-team selection.— Jerry Emig (@BuckeyeNotes) December 11, 2012
All three had outstanding seasons for the 12-0 Ohio state Buckeyes.
Hankins piled up 55 tackles (23 of which were unassisted) to go along with four tackles for loss, a sack and a blocked kick. After starting every game during the 2012 campaign, Hankins earned first team All-Big Ten honors before deciding to forgo his senior season and enter the NFL draft.
Roby was third on the team with 63 tackles during the 2012 season. The sophomore standout was a lock-down cornerback for the Buckeyes,…
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