Clowney Named First Team All-SEC

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) – University of South Carolina sophomore defensive end Jadeveon Clowney was a unanimous selection to the Associated Press first-team All-SEC squad, it was announced today.

Clowney, a 6-6, 256-pounder from Rock Hill, S.C., is second in the nation in both sacks (13.0) and tackles for loss (21.5), both single season school records. He is a finalist for the Nagurski, Lombardi, Bednarik and Hendricks awards.

Carolina junior all-purpose back Ace Sanders and senior safety D.J. Swearinger earned spots on the AP’s second team, while junior running back Marcus Lattimore earned honorable mention, despite having his season end prematurely following a knee injury.

FIRST TEAM


Offense


WR — u-Cobi Hamilton, Arkansas, 6-3, 209, Sr.

WR — Jordan Matthews, Vanderbilt, 6-3, 205, Jr.

L — Chance Warmack, Alabama, 6-3, 320, Sr.

L — Luke Joeckel, Texas A&M, 6-6, 310, Jr.

L — Jake Matthews, Texas A&M, 6-5, 305, Jr.

L — Gabe Jackson, Mississippi State, 6-4, 320, Jr.

C — u-Barrett Jones, Alabama, 6-5, 302, Sr.

TE — Jordan Reed, Florida, 6-3, 243, Jr.

QB — u-Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M, 6-1, 200, Fr.

RB — Todd Gurley, Georgia, 6-1, 218, Fr.

RB — Mike Gillislee, Florida, 5-11, 209, Sr.

K — Caleb Sturgis, Florida, 5-11, 184, Sr.


All-Purpose — Cordarrelle Patterson, Tennessee, 6-3, 205, Jr.



Defense


T — Sharrif Floyd, Florida,6-3, 303, Jr.

T — Sheldon Richardson, Missouri, 6-4, 295, Jr.

E — u-Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina, 6-6, 256, So.

E — Damontre Moore, Texas A&M, 6-4, 250, Jr.

LB — u-Jarvis Jones, Georgia, 6-3, 241, Jr.

LB — C.J. Mosley, Alabama, 6-2, 232, Jr.

LB — Kevin Minter, LSU, 6-2, 245, Jr.

CB — u-Johnthan Banks, Mississippi State, 6-2, 185, Sr.

CB — u-Dee Milliner, Alabama, 6-1, 199, Jr.

S — Matt Elam, Florida, 5-10, 202, Jr.

S — Eric Reid, LSU, 6-2, 212, Jr.

P — Kyle Christy, Florida, 6-2, 199, So.



SECOND TEAM


Offense

WR — Justin Hunter, Tennessee, 6-4, 200, Jr.

WR — Chad Bumphis, Mississippi State, 5-11, 200, Sr.

L — D.J. Fluker, Alabama, 6-6, 335, Jr.

L — Larry Warford, Kentucky, 6-3, 343, Sr.

L — Antonio Richardson, Tennessee, 6-6, 332, So.

L — Dallas Thomas, Tennessee, 6-5, 310, Sr.

C — Travis Swanson, Arkansas 6-5, 305, Jr.

TE — Mychal Rivera, Tennessee, 6-3, 244, Sr.

QB — A.J. McCarron, Alabama, 6-4, 210, Jr.

RB — Eddie Lacy, Alabama, 6-0, 220, Jr.

RB — Zac Stacy, Vanderbilt, 5-9, 210, Sr.

K — Carey Spear, Vanderbilt, 5-10, 190, Jr.


All-Purpose — LaDarius Perkins, Mississippi State, 5-10, 190, Jr.

All-Purpose — Ace Sanders, South Carolina, 5-8, 175, Jr.



Defense


T — Jesse Williams, Alabama, 6-4, 320, Sr.

T — John Jenkins, Georgia, 6-3, 358, Sr.

T — Bennie Logan, LSU, 6-3, 295, Jr.

E — Sam Montgomery, LSU, 6-5, 260, Jr.

LB — Alec Ogletree, Georgia, 6-3, 232, Jr.

LB — Cameron Lawrence, Mississippi State, 6-3, 230, Sr.

LB — Barkevious Mingo, LSU, 6-5, 240, Jr.

LB — Denzel Nkemdiche, Mississippi, 5-11, 203, Fr.

CB — Andrew Hal, Vanderbilt, 6-0, 184, Jr.

CB — Marcus Robertson, Florida, 6-0, 178, So.

S — D.J. Swearinger, South Carolina, 6-0, 210, Sr.

S — Craig Loston, LSU, 6-2, 205, Jr.

S — Bacarri Rambo, Georgia, 6-0, 210, Sr.

P — Dylan Breeding, Arkansas, 6-1, 211, Sr.



HONORABLE MENTION


Offense


La'el Collins, L, LSU, 6-5, 321, So. ; Josh Dworaczyk, L, LSU, 6-6, 300, Sr.; Wesley Johnson, L, Vanderbilt, 6-5, 285, Jr.; Marcus Lattimore, RB, South Carolina, 6-0, 218, Jr.; Aaron Murray, QB, Georgia, 6-1, 210, Jr.



Defense


Robert Lester, S, Alabama, 6-2, 210, Sr.; Chris Smith, E, Arkansas, 6-3, 251, Jr.



OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

u-Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M



DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Jarvis Jones, Georgia



COACH OF THE YEAR

Kevin Sumlim, Texas A&M



FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR

Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M

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