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Six Gators named Preseason All-Americans in Phil Steele's Magazine

Six Florida football players have been selected to Phil Steele’s 2009 Preseason All-American Teams, and 16 earned spots on the preseason All-SEC Teams, including seven on the first team.

Florida’s five first-team All-America selections were the most of any school in the nation. The seven Gators on the preseason All-SEC first team were the most of any school in the conference and their 16 selections overall were the highest in the league.

Senior QB Tim Tebow was named first-team All-American and first-team All-SEC by the publication. Junior DE Carlos Dunlap junior CB Joe Haden and senior LB Brandon Spikes were also selected as preseason first-team All-Americans and All-SEC players.

Junior safety Ahmad Black was selected to the preseason All-SEC first team while senior DE Jermaine Cunningham and junior punter Chas Henry were named to the second team. Junior TE Aaron Hernandez,  junior guard Mike Pouncey , and junior WR Deonte Thompson  were second-team offensive selections.

[Last modified: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 1:01pm]


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