Clowney, Sanders named All-SEC by coaches

December 4, 2012 

South Carolina Gamecocks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney (7) celebrates a sack of Clemson Tigers quarterback Tajh Boyd (10)in the fourth quarter of their game at Memorial Stadium in Clemson, SC.

GERRY MELENDEZ — gmelendez@thestate.com

The Gamecocks’ Jadeveon Clowney and kick returner Ace Sanders were named to the All-SEC first team by league coaches.

They are two of four USC players honored. Center T.J. Johnson and safety D.J. Swearinger were picked for the second team

Alabama had eight members, including six on the first team. Florida was close behind with seven, while Georgia and Tennessee had six each. Coaches were not permitted to vote for their own players.

2012 ALL-SEC FOOTBALL TEAM

(*-Ties) (Coaches could not vote for their own players)

FIRST TEAM

OFFENSE

TE - Mychal Rivera, Tennessee

OL - Luke Joeckel, Texas A&M

Chance Warmack, Alabama

D.J. Fluker, Alabama

Jake Matthews, Texas A&M

C - Barrett Jones, Alabama

WR - Cobi Hamilton, Arkansas

Jordan Matthews, Vanderbilt

QB - Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M

RB - Mike Gillislee, Florida

Eddie Lacy, Alabama

AP - Cordarrelle Patterson, Tennessee

DEFENSE

DL - Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina

Sam Montgomery, LSU

Damontre Moore, Texas A&M

Sharrif Floyd, Florida

LB - Jarvis Jones, Georgia

C.J. Mosley, Alabama

Kevin Minter, LSU

DB - Dee Milliner, Alabama

Matt Elam, Florida

Eric Reid, LSU

Johnthan Banks, Mississippi State

SPECIAL TEAMS

PK – Caleb Sturgis, Florida

P – Kyle Christy, Florida

RS – Ace Sanders, South Carolina

SECOND TEAM

OFFENSE

TE - Jordan Reed, Florida

OL - Larry Warford, Kentucky

Gabe Jackson, Mississippi State

Chris Burnette, Georgia

Dallas Thomas, Tennessee

C - T.J. Johnson, South Carolina

WR - Ryan Swope, Texas A&M

Justin Hunter, Tennessee

QB - AJ McCarron, Alabama

RB - Todd Gurley, Georgia

Zac Stacy, Vanderbilt

AP - Ace Sanders, South Carolina

DEFENSE

DL - Barkevious Mingo, LSU

Sheldon Richardson, Missouri

John Jenkins, Georgia

Corey Lemonier, Auburn

LB - A.J. Johnson, Tennessee

Jon Bostic, Florida

*Cameron Lawrence, Mississippi State

*Alec Ogletree, Georgia

DB - D.J. Swearinger, South Carolina

Bacarri Rambo, Georgia

Robert Lester, Alabama

Darius Slay, Mississippi State

SPECIAL TEAMS

PK - Drew Alleman, LSU

P - * Dylan Breeding, Arkansas

* Richard Kent, Vanderbilt

RS – Cordarrelle Patterson, Tennessee

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