Cadillac Heads Coaches All-SEC Selections

Birmingham, Ala.--Auburn senior Carnell Williams was the only unanimous pick for the 2004 Coaches' Preseason All-SEC team and fellow Tiger tailback Ronnie Brown is a second team selection.

The Cadillac, a senior from Attalla, Ala., rushed for 1,307 yards and 17 touchdowns last season. Williams was named SEC Offensive Player of the week for three consecutive weeks as a junior. He was joined on the first team by senior cornerback Carlos Rogers and junior offensive tackle Marcus McNeill.

Williams, Georgia defensive end David Pollack, Georgia defensive back Thomas Davis and Tennessee punter Dustin Colquitt were the only other unanimous choices from the Southeastern Conference coaches in the inaugural SEC Coaches' Preseason All-SEC Team.

Each SEC squad had at least two players on the combined squads. LSU led all schools with 13 selections, including nine on the first-team. Georgia, Tennessee and Ole Miss each had 10 players selected, with Georgia having six players on the first-team.

The Georgia pair of Pollack and Davis highlight the defensive side of the pigskin. Pollack, a senior from Snellville, Ga., was a first-team All-America last season by the American Football Coaches Association. He finished 2003 with 92 total tackles, including 13.5 for losses and 7.5 sacks. He was named SEC Player of the Year by the league¹s coaches in 2002.

Carnell Williams and Ronnie Brown were named first and second team All-SEC running backs by the SEC coaches.

Davis, a junior from Shellman, Ga., was a first-team All-SEC pick by AP and a second-team All-SEC choice by the league's coaches in 2003. He led the SEC in total tackles last season with 138, including eight for losses and 4.5 sacks.

Colquitt, a senior from Knoxville, led the SEC and was sixth in the nation last season in punting with a 45.3 yard average on 68 attempts. Last season, he was named first-team All-America by AP, Walter Camp, Sporting News and the Football Writers Association of America. He was a unanimous first-team All-SEC selection by the league's coaches. He had 19 punts over 50 yards and 21 punts inside the 20-yard line.

Coaches were not permitted to vote for their own players. The following are their All-SEC selections.

TE David Jones LSU 6-4, 259, Jr. Silver Springs, Md.

OL Wesley Britt Alabama 6-8, 315, Sr. Cullman, Ala.

OL Max Jean-Gilles Georgia, 6-4, 340, Jr. Miami, Fla.

OL Marcus McNeill, Auburn, 6-9 340 Jr. Decatur, Ga.

OL Michael Munoz, Tennessee, 6-6, 315 Sr., Mason, Ohio

C Ben Wilkerson, LSU 6-4, 300 Sr., Hemphill, Tex.

QB David Greene, Georgia, 6-3, 230, Sr. Snellville, Ga.

RB Carnell Williams, Auburn, 5-11, 204 Sr., Attalla, Ala.

RB Justin Vincent, LSU 5-11, 205 So., Lake Charles, La.

WR Fred Gibson Georgia, 6-4, 196 Sr., Waycross, Ga.

WR, Skyler Green LSU 5-9, 190 Jr., Westwego, La.


SECOND-TEAM ALL-SEC -- OFFENSE

TE David Cavan Alabama, 6-5 256 Sr., Tuscaloosa, Ala.

OL Andrew Whitworth, LSU 6-7 325 Jr., West Monroe, La.

OL Doug Buckles, Ole Miss, 6-5 305 Sr., Madison, Miss.

OL Nate Livings, LSU 6-5 322 Jr., Lake Charles, La.

OL Marcus Johnson, Ole Miss, 6-6 330 Sr., Coffeville, Miss.

C Mike Degory Florida, 6-5 314 Jr., Palm Bay, Fla.

QB Jay Cutler Vanderbilt, 6-4 225 Jr., Santa Claus, Ind.

RB Ronnie Brown, Auburn, 6-1 232 Sr. Cartersville, Ga.

RB Cedric Houston, Tennessee, 6-0 220 Sr., Clarendon, Ark.

WR Reggie Brown, Georgia, 6-1 195 Sr. Carrollton, Ga.

WR James Banks Tennessee, 6-3 205 Jr., Indianapolis, Ind.


THIRD-TEAM ALL-SEC -- OFFENSE

TE Cooper Wallace, Auburn, 6-4 253 Jr. Nashville, Tenn.

OL Tre' Stallings, Ole Miss, 6-4 317 Jr., Magnolia, Miss.

OL Cody Douglas, Tennessee, 6-4 325 Jr., La Marque, Texas

OL Evan Mathis Alabama, 6-3 308 Sr., Homewood, Ala.

OL Will Rogers Miss. State, 6-4 339 Sr., Atlanta, Ga.

C Chris Spencer, Ole Miss, 6-4 310 Jr., Madison, Miss.

QB ^Matt Jones Arkansas, 6-6 225 Sr., Fort Smith, Ark.

QB ^Chris Leak Florida, 6-0 200 So., Charlotte, N.C.

RB Decori Birmingham, Arkansas, 5-11 200 Sr., Atlanta, Tex.

RB Ciatrick Fason, Florida, 6-0 212 Jr. Neptune Beach, Fla.

WR Bill Flowers, Ole Miss, 6-1 193 Sr., Pelham, Ala.

WR ^O.J. Small Florida, 6-1 232 Sr., Jacksonville, Fla.

WR ^Mike Espy Ole Miss, 6-0 195 Jr., Madison, Miss.


FIRST-TEAM ALL-SEC -- DEFENSE

DL #David Pollack, Georgia, 6-3 276 Sr. Snellville, Ga.

DL Marcus Spears, LSU 6-4 295 Sr., Baton Rouge, La.

DL Sweet Pea Burns, Kentucky, 6-2 264 Sr., Lake Park, Ga.

LB Kevin Burnett, Tennessee, 6-3 235 Sr., Carson, Calif.

LB Odell Thurman, Georgia, 6-1 230 Jr. Monticello, Ga.

LB Lionel Turner, LSU 6-2 257 Sr., Walker, La.

LB Channing Crowder, Florida, 6-2 241 So., Atlanta, Ga.

DB #Thomas Davis, Georgia, 6-1 220 Jr. Shellman, Ga.

DB Corey Webster, LSU 6-0 197 Sr., Vacherie, La.

DB Carlos Rogers, Auburn, 6-1 194 Sr. Augusta, Ga.

DB Travis Daniels, LSU 6-1 184 Sr., Hollywood, Fla.


SECOND-TEAM ALL-SEC -- DEFENSE

DL Jovan Haye Vanderbilt, 6-2 280 Jr., Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

DL Anthony Bryant, Alabama, 6-3 336 Sr. Newbern, Ala.

DL Jeb Huckeba Arkansas, 6-4 236 Sr., Searcy, Ark.

LB Freddie Roach, Alabama, 6-2 245 Jr. Killen, Ala.

LB Kevin Simon Tennessee, 5-11 225 Jr., Walnut Creeek, Calif.

LB Cameron Vaughn, LSU 6-4 225 Jr., Terrytown, La.

LB Ricardo Hurley, South Carolina 6-3 233 Jr. Greenwood, S.C.

DB Jason Allen Tennessee, 6-2 200 Jr., Muscle Shoals, Ala.

DB LaRon Landry, LSU 6-2 180 So., Ama, La.

DB Tim Jennings, Georgia, 5-8 172 Jr. Orangeburg, S.C.

DB ^Charlie Peprah, Alabama, 5-11 193 Jr. Plano, Texas

DB ^Mike Williams, Kentucky, 5-11 186 Sr., Tallahassee, Fla.


THIRD-TEAM ALL-SEC -- DEFENSE

DL George Gause, South Carolina 6-5 270 Sr. Conway, S.C.

DL Kedric Golston, Georgia, 6-4 300 Jr. Tyrone, Ga.

DL Parys Haralson, Tennessee, 6-2 255 Jr., Flora, Miss.

LB Arnold Henderson, Georgia, 6-3 225 Sr., Augusta, Ga.

LB Earl Everett, Florida, 6-2 223 So. Webster, Fla.

LB ^Dustin Williams, Kentucky, 6-5 244 Jr., Channahon, Ill.

LB ^DeMeco Ryans, Alabama, 6-2 230 Jr. Bessemer, Ala.

LB ^Marvin Byrdsong, Miss. State, 6-2 247 Jr., Longview, Tex.

DB Junior Rosegreen, Auburn, 6-0 196 Sr., Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

DB Eric Oliver Ole Miss, 6-2 215 Sr., Jasper, Ala.

DB Quinton Culberson, Miss. State, 6-0 216 So., Jackson, Miss.

DB Roman Harper, Alabama, 6-1 193 Jr. Prattville, Ala.


FIRST-TEAM ALL-SEC -- SPECIAL TEAMS

P #Dustin Colquitt, Tennessee, 6-2 196 Sr., Knoxville, Tenn.

PK Jonathan Nichols, Ole Miss, 6-0 180 Sr., Greenwood, Miss.

RS Skyler Green, LSU 5-9 190 Jr., Westwego, La.


SECOND-TEAM ALL-SEC -- SPECIAL TEAMS

P Cody Ridgeway, Ole Miss, 6-1 1/2 190 Sr., Jackson, Tenn.

PK Matt Leach Florida, 6-1 197 Sr., Sarasota, Fla.

RS Decori Birmingham, Arkansas, 5-11 200 Sr., Atlanta, Texas


THIRD-TEAM ALL-SEC -- SPECIAL TEAMS

P ^Bo Freeland, Alabama, 6-4 254 Sr. Eutaw, Ala.

P ^Kody Bliss Auburn, 5-11 193 So., Brentwood, Tenn.

PK James Wilhoit, Tennessee, 5-10 190 So., Hendersonville, Tenn.

RS ^Mike Espy Ole Miss, 6-0 195 Jr., Madison, Miss.

RS ^Kwane Doster, Vanderbilt, 5-11 190 Jr., Tampa, Fla.


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