Oregon linebacker Troy Dye and center Jake Hanson have been named to the Athlon Sports preseason all-American teams.

Dye, a junior, is one of just five players from a Power 5 Conference to lead his team in tackles each of the past two seasons. He was named to Athlon's first team preseason all-American team.

Hanson, a junior who will be in his third season as the Ducks' starting center, was named to the third team. He is also on the Rimington Trophy watch list. The award goes annually to the top college center in the country.