USA TODAY Sports' All - America college football teams selections, four off its top-ranked defense, followed by Ohio State with four picks. SI's Preseason All - America Team. With the season fast approaching, Sports Illustrated is once again recognizing the best players in the country with our All - America teams. How exclusive is the list of college football’s premier players at each position?. The college football preseason AP All - America team was released on Tuesday with the season about to get underway. The Associated Press preseason All - America team. Ends — Harold Landry, senior, Boston College ; Bradley Chubb, senior, North Carolina. Nine players who earned mention in make the team entering. CBS Sports Preseason All - America team: College football's best Among conferences, the ACC was on top with seven first- team picks.