Coaches Select All-SEC Team

Alabama had the most representatives of any school on the All-Southeastern Conference first and second football teams announced Tuesday. The Crimson Tide put 12 men on the two teams. LSU had eight representatives.

Alabama had four players on the Coaches All-SEC first team.

Nine of the 12 SEC schools had a member on the first team All-SEC squad. LSU led with five first-teamers while Alabama and Auburn had four each.

Alabama representatives on the first team were wide receiver Julio Jones, offensive tackle James Carpenter, defensive lineman Marcell Dareus, and safety Mark Barron.

Crimson Tide players making the second team were offensive guard Barrett Jones, center William Vlachos, tailback Mark Ingram, all-purpose back Trent Richardson, linebacker Dont'a Hightower, safety Robert Lester, and cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick. Richardson was second team return specialist.

Arkansas, Georgia and South Carolina each had six members on the annual list. Auburn had four, while Florida and Mississippi State each had three. Alabama led with eight selections on the second team.

Every SEC squad had at least one student-athlete represented on the first and second teams. Coaches were not permitted to vote for their own players.

The All-SEC squad had 12 first-team seniors, 12 juniors, two sophomores and one freshman. South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore was the only freshman. LSU junior Patrick Peterson made the first team twice - once as a return specialist and once as a defensive back. Trent Richardson of Alabama and Randall Cobb of Kentucky were also both recognized at two positions.

Nick Bell of Mississippi State was named honorary captain of the 2010 All-SEC squad. The Bessemer native died during the season after a short battle with cancer.

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