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Florida Gators put five on All-SEC first team

GAINESVILLE — Quarterback Tim Tebow was among five Florida players named to the coaches All-SEC first team Tuesday, matching Alabama for most picks. The other Gators: receiver Percy Harvin, offensive lineman Phil Trautwein, linebacker Brandon Spikes and returner Brandon James.

UF players on the second team: offensive lineman Mike Pouncey, safety Ahmad Black, cornerback Joe Haden and punter Chas Henry.

MORE AWARDS: Oklahoma offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson won the Broyles Award as the nation's top assistant coach. The other finalists were Florida defensive coordinator Charlie Strong, Utah defensive coordinator Gary Andersen, TCU defensive coordinator Dick Bumpas and Ball State offensive coordinator Stan Parrish. … Wake Forest senior Aaron Curry won the Butkus Award as the top linebacker. Curry received 63 points, followed by USC's Rey Maualuga, Ohio State's James Laurinaitis, USC's Brian Cushing and Boston College's Mark Herzlich.

UCF expects answers on collapse this week

ORLANDO — Central Florida administrators are questioning the teammates of freshman running back Brandon Davis, who became dehydrated and collapsed during a weightlifting session last week.

Davis, taken to Florida Hospital East with kidney failure, has improved significantly and he is expected to be released from the hospital Thursday or Friday.

President John Hitt said he expects to know the findings of the interviews late this week.

PROTEST AT AUBURN: About 70 students and alumni marched across campus to the president's mansion to protest the treatment of former coach Tommy Tuberville. University officials said Tuberville resigned on his own.

NEW MEXICO: Mike Locksley, asked about becoming the fourth black head coach in the nation, said he hoped he was hired for his hard work and "hopefully, my success will open up doors for others that look like me.''

Florida Gators put five on All-SEC first team 12/09/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, December 9, 2008 10:11pm]
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