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Monday, December 7, 2009

Curran, Butler, Green Make FIrst-Team All-SEC

From UGA release...

Seven University of Georgia football players were named Monday to the Associated Press (AP) All-SEC team.

Named to the first team were sophomore wide receiver A.J. Green of Summerville, S.C.; LB Rennie Curran of Snellville; and punter Drew Butler of Duluth.

Named to the All-SEC second team were placekicker Blair Walsh of Boca Raton, Fla.; defensive tackle Geno Atkins of Pembroke Pines, Fla.; offensive tackle Clint Boling of Alpharetta; and defensive end Justin Houston of Statesboro.

Here's the full AP All-SEC team...

First-Team All-SEC Offense

WR: Shay Hodge, Mississippi
WR: A.J. Green, Georgia
OL: Mike Johnson, Alabama
OL: Ciron Black, LSU
OL: Mike Pouncey, Florida
OL: John Jerry, Mississippi
OL: Maurkice Pouncey, Florida
TE: Aaron Hernandez, Florida
QB: Tim Tebow, Florida
RB: Mark Ingram, Alabama
RB: Anthony Dixon, Mississippi St.
K: Leigh Tiffin, Alabama
All-Purpose: Dexter McCluster, Mississippi
All-Purpose: Randall Cobb, Kentucky

First-Team All-SEC Defense

DE: Antonio Coleman, Auburn
DE: Carlos Dunlap, Florida
DT: Terrence Cody, Alabama
DT: Dan Williams, Tennessee
LB: Rolando McClain, Alabama
LB: Eric Norwood, South Carolina
LB: Rennie Curran, Georgia
CB: Javier Arenas, Alabama
CB: Joe Haden, Florida
S: Eric Berry, Tennessee
S: Mark Barron, Alabama
P: Drew Butler, Georgia

Second-Team All-SEC Offense

WR: Joe Adams, Arkansas
WR: Riley Cooper, Florida
WR: Brandon LaFell, LSU
OL: Clint Boling, Georgia
OL: Chris Scott, Tennessee
OL: James Carpenter, Alabama
OL: Mitch Petrus, Arkansas
OL: Ryan Pugh, Auburn
TE: Colin Peek, Alabama
QB: Ryan Mallett, Arkansas
RB: Dexter McCluster, Mississippi
RB: Montario Hardesty, Tennessee
RB: Ben Tate, Auburn
K: Blair Walsh, Georgia
All-Purpose: Derrick Locke
All-Purpose: Javier Arenas

Second-Team All-SEC Defense

DE: Jermaine Cunningham, Florida
DE: Justin Houston, Georgia
DE: Pernell McPhee, Mississippi St.
DT: Geno Atkins, Georgia
DT: Corey Peters, Kentucky
DT: Jerrell Powe, Mississippi
DT: Malcolm Sheppard, Arkansas
LB: Brandon Spikes
LB: Sam Maxwell, Kentucky
LB: Rico McCoy, Tennessee
CB: Patrick Peterson, LSU
CB: Myron Lewis, Vanderbilt
CB: Walt McFadden, Auburn
S: Chad Jones, LSU
S: Chris Culliver, South Carolina
P: Chas Henry, Florida

Honorable Mentions: Zipp Duncan (OL, Kentucky), Trindon Holiday (AP, LSU), Lee Ziemba (OT, Auburn), Ahmad Black (S, Florida), Chris Marve (LB, Vandy), Cliff Matthews (DE, South Carolina).

Offensive Player of the Year: Mark Ingram, RB, Alabama
Defensive Player of the Year: Rolando McClain, LB, Alabama
Coach of the Year: Nick Saban, Alabama
Freshman of the Year: Warren Norman, RB, Vandy

14 comments:

Anonymous said...

Anyone think this 2-deep could compete with the Lions? Urban coaching the offense, Saban coaching the defense. I say the spread would be Lions -21 and the SEC would cover.

theworldaccordingtojennifer said...

Unless I am missing something, we have one more player on the list than Florida does--the talent was there.

Anonymous said...

Theworld- You are missing something. Georgia's 7 players are taken from both the first and second All-SEC team. Florida has 10 players from both teams, 6 on the first-team alone. I am happy to see Rennie Curran get the nod at linebacker on the first-team over Brandon Spikes.

Texas_Dawg said...

Curran over Spikes?

Surprising, imho, but good for Rennie.

John P said...

I knew Dexter McCluster would make some noise on this list, but damn, 1st Team and 2nd Team offense! I love watching that guy play!

theworldaccordingtojennifer said...

Thanks for the clarification Anon 4:50, I thought that seemed too good to be true.

Anonymous said...

Leigh over Walsh? I call BS

Anonymous said...

Butwhere is the scourge of the deep threat, the All=World player, WR Julio Jones of Alabama??? Thought surely the hype alone would carry him into one of the teams...NOT!!

dawgjammin said...

David,

Got any leads on DC's? What if Nutt goes to Kansas....would we want/seek out Tyrone Nix?

Anonymous said...

Tyrone Nix was going to be fired at USC under Spurrier and resigned stating he wanted to get closer to home. We need to kill the Tyrone Nix rumors!!!

The Watch Dawg said...

I cannot believe that they thought Leigh Tiffin was a 1st teamer over Blair Walsh. What am I missing?

Anonymous said...

Noticeably absent are

Ben Jones
Reshad Jones
Kade Weston
Jeff Owens

Also thought Ealey might have an outside shot at Freshmen of the Year.

Anonymous said...

Mississippi was ranked 24th in total defense and 17th in scoring defense this year. 19th in total defense and 20th in scoring defense in 2008.

Anonymous said...

Reshad Jones, you ARE noticeably absent. If you're not ready to make all-conference, you're not ready for the NFL. You need another year at UGA.