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Friday, July 23, 2010
Media's preseason All-SEC team

By ESPN.com staff
ESPN.com

HOOVER, Ala. -- Alabama placed a league-high 12 players on the first- and second-team All-SEC teams as selected by the media attending the SEC media days.

Florida was second with 10 selections. Nine of the 12 schools had a player on the first team. The three schools that were shut out on the first team were Mississippi State, Tennessee and Vanderbilt.

Alabama had eight players to receive first-team honors. There were no unanimous selections. The leading vote-getters were Alabama running back Mark Ingram with 165 votes and his teammate, linebacker Dont’a Hightower, with 158 votes.

Here's a look at the teams:

FIRST-TEAM
Offense
Pos. Name School Ht. Wt. Class Hometown
QB Ryan Mallet (118)
Arkansas
6-6 238
Jr. Texarkana, Ark.
RB Mark Ingram (165)
Alabama
5-10 215
Jr. Flint, Mich.
RB Trent Richardson (69)
Alabama
5-11 220
So. Pensacola, Fla.
WR A.J. Green (142)
Georgia
6-4 205
Jr. Summerville, S.C.
WR Julio Jones (123)
Alabama
6-4 220
Jr. Foley, Ala.
TE D.J. Williams (105)
Arkansas
6-2 251
Sr. Little Rock, Ark.
OL Lee Ziemba (114)
Auburn
6-8 391
Sr. Rogers, Ark.
OL Barrett Jones (103)
Alabama
6-4 301
So. Memphis, Tenn.
OL Clint Boling (85)
Georgia
6-5 310
Sr. Alpharetta, Ga.
OL James Carpenter (77)
Alabama
6-6 300
Sr. Augusta, Ga.
C Mike Pouncey (109)
Florida
6-4 310
Sr. Lakeland, Fla.
Defense
Pos. Name School Ht. Wt. Class Hometown
DL Marcell Dareus (126)
Alabama
6-4 306
Jr. Birmingham, Ala.
DL Jerrell Powe (77)
Ole Miss
6-2 320
Sr. Waynesboro, Miss.
DL Cliff Matthews (46)
South Carolina
6-4 260
Sr. Cheraw, S.C.
LB Dont'a Hightower (158)
Alabama
6-4 258
So. Lewisburg, Tenn.
LB Kelvin Sheppard (84)
LSU
6-3 239
Sr. Stone Mountain, Ga.
LB Josh Bynes (72)
Auburn
6-2 235
Sr. Lauderdale Lakes, Fla.
LB Brandon Hicks (65)
Florida
6-2 228
Sr. Jacksonville, Fla.
DB Mark Barron (127)
Alabama
6-2 210
Jr. Mobile, Ala.
DB Patrick Peterson (116)
LSU
6-1 211
Jr. Pompano Beach, Fla.
DB Ahmad Black (67)
Florida
5-9 189
Sr. Lakeland, Fla.
DB Stephon Gilmore (61)
South Carolina
6-1 188
So. Rock Hill, S.C.
Special Teams
Pos. Name School Ht. Wt. Class Hometown
PK Blair Walsh (72)
Georgia
5-10 191
Jr. Boca Raton, Fla.
P Drew Butler (104)
Georgia
6-2 207
Jr. Duluth, Ga.
RS Derrick Locke (45)
Kentucky
5-9 190
Sr. Hugo, Okla.
AP Randall Cobb (123)
Kentucky
5-11 186
Jr. Alcoa, Tenn.
SECOND-TEAM
Offense
Pos. Name School Ht. Wt. Class Hometown
QB Greg McElroy (44)
Alabama
6-3 225
Sr. Southland, Texas
RB Derrick Locke (40)
Kentucky
5-9 190
Sr. Hugo, Okla.
RB Mario Fannin (22)
Auburn
5-11 228
Sr. Hampton, Ga.
WR Darvin Adams (19)
Auburn
6-3 185
Jr. Kennesaw, Ga.
WR Randall Cobb (14)
Kentucky
5-11 186
Jr. Alcoa, Tenn.
TE Luke Stocker (26)
Tennessee
6-6 253
Sr. Berea, Ky.
OL Carl Johnson (53)
Florida
6-6 360
Sr. Durham, N.C.
OL Marcus Gilbert (48)
Florida
6-5 322
Sr. Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
OL Derek Sherrod (47)
Mississippi State
6-6 305
Sr. Columbus, Miss.
OL DeMarcus Love (27)
Arkansas
6-5 315
Sr. Lancaster, Texas
C William Vlachos (27)
Alabama
6-1 289
Jr. Mountain Brook, Ala.
Defense
Pos. Name School Ht. Wt. Class Hometown
DL Pernell McPhee (34)
Mississippi State
6-4 285
Sr. Pahokee, Fla.
DL Justin Trattou (31)
Florida
6-3 252
Sr. Ramsey, N.J.
DL Kentrell Lockett (29)
Ole Miss
6-5 260
Sr. Hahnville, La.
LB Chris Marve (62)
Vanderbilt
6-0 232
Jr. Memphis, Tenn.
LB Nick Reveiz (32)
Tennessee
5-10 224
Sr. Farragut, Tenn.
LB Courtney Upshaw (31)
Alabama
6-2 263
Jr. Eufala, Ala.
LB Justin Houston (30)
Georgia
6-3 260
Jr. Statesboro, Ga.
DB Janoris Jenkins (56)
Florida
5-11 186
Jr. Pahokee, Fla.
DB Will Hill (41)
Florida
6-1 204
Jr. West Orange, N.J.
DB Brandon Boykin (39)
Georgia
5-10 183
Jr. Fayetteville, Ga.
DB Zac Etheridge (33)
Auburn
6-0 213
Sr. Troy, Ala.
Special Teams
Pos. Name School Ht. Wt. Class Hometown
PK Wes Byrum (65)
Auburn
6-2 216
Sr. Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
P Chas Henry (34)
Florida
6-3 222
Jr. Dallas, Ga.
RS *Julio Jones (42)
Alabama
6-4 220
Jr. Foley, Ala.
RS *Warren Norman (42)
Vanderbilt
5-10 192
So. Stone Mountain, Ga.
AP Chris Rainey (35)
Florida
5-9 176
Jr. Lakeland, Fla.