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Gators get league-high 10 players named to SEC Coaches Preseason All-SEC Team



Florida senior center Mike Pouncey, senior OL Carl Johnson and junior CB Janoris Jenkins were all first-team All-SEC selections on the 2010 SEC Coaches' All-SEC Preseason team, part of a league-high 10 Gator players named to the first, second and third teams, announced Tuesday by the league office.

Defending national champion Alabama had a league-high six first-team selections. Ten of the 12 league schools had at least one first-team selection and every school had at least one player on either the first or second team.

Tampa linebacker A.J. Jones and RB Jeff Demps were second-team selections for the Gators, along with safeties Ahmad Black and Will Hill. Three players were named to the second-team on special teams: return specialist Chris Rainey, punter Chas Henry and kicker Caleb Sturgis.

Here is a list of the All-SEC first team selections:


ALABAMA - RB Mark Ingram, WR Julio Jones, OL Barrett Jones; ARKANSAS - QB  Ryan Mallett, TE D.J. Williams; AUBURN - OL Lee Ziemba; FLORIDA - OL Carl Johnson, OL Mike Pouncey; GEORGIA - WR A.J. Green, OL Clint Boling; KENTUCKY - RB Derrick Locke.


ALABAMA - DL Marcell Dareus, DB Mark Barron, LB Dont'a Hightower; AUBURN - LB Josh Bynes; FLORIDA - CB Janoris Jenkins; LSU - LB Kevin Sheppard, DB Patrick Peterson; MISSISSIPPI - DB Jerrell Powe; SOUTH CAROLINA - DB Cliff Matthews; DB Stephon Gilmore; VANDERBILT - LB Chris Marve.







[Last modified: Tuesday, July 20, 2010 5:35pm]


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