The AP All-America team is the third all-America team that Mueller has been named to this fall. He was also named to the American Football Coaches Association and the NAIA All-America teams this season.
It marks the second straight season Mueller has been named an AP Second-Team All-American as he is one of three linebackers to pick up the award.
A Nashville, Tennessee native, Mueller led the Blue Raiders in 2018 with 93 tackles. The 93 tackles are the second most in a season, trailing only own record of 119 tackles set in 2017. He added 1-1/2 tackles for a loss during the season.
The senior concluded his career as the program's all-time leader with 320 tackles.