Tuesday, December 15, 2009
More All-America honors for SEC players
By ESPN.com staff
The Sporting News has named nine SEC players first-team All-Americans.
On offense, Alabama running back Mark Ingram, Florida tight end Aaron Hernandez, Alabama offensive guard Mike Johnson and Florida center Maurkice Pouncey made the cut.
On defense, it was Alabama linebacker Rolando McClain, Florida linebacker Brandon Spikes, Florida cornerback Joe Haden and Tennessee safety Eric Berry.
Georgia's Drew Butler was the first-team punter.
Second-team honors went to Florida quarterback Tim Tebow, Alabama nose guard Terrence Cody, Alabama cornerback Javier Arenas and LSU cornerback Patrick Peterson.
Third-team honors went to Ole Miss offensive lineman John Jerry, South Carolina linebacker Eric Norwood and Alabama kicker Leigh Tiffin.