FOOTBALL: All-SEC Coaches Team - 6 Gators on list

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The University of Florida football team placed six players on the 2004 All-Southeastern Conference Coaches' Football Team, the league announced late Monday.

Senior offensive guard Mo Mitchell notched a first-team offensive nod. Florida has placed at least one offensive player on the coaches' first-team since the awards' inception in 1982.

Sophomore Channing Crowder received first-team defensive honors despite playing in just eight games. The linebacker led the team in tackles with 70 and fumble recoveries with two. Crowder is one of only two sophomores to get a first-team nod this year.

Florida led all schools with three players selected to the second team offense. Senior O.J. Small, junior Mike Degory, and junior Ciatrick Fason all received second team nods from the coaches. Small led the SEC this season in receptions per game and Fason led the SEC in rushing yards (1,173) and was second in total touchdowns with 12. Degory has started every game of his Gator career, which now stands at 37 straight contests.

Sophomore linebacker Earl Everett received second-team defensive honors. Everett was the one constant in the linebacker corps as the group was hampered by injuries for much of the year. Everett played in every game and was second on the team with 69 tackles.

There were no unanimous selections to this year's All-SEC squad. Coaches were not permitted to vote for their own players, thus a unanimous selection earns 11 of 12 first-team votes. The All-SEC squad had 18 first-team seniors, 10 were underclassmen, including eight juniors and two sophomores.

2004 ALL-SEC FOOTBALL TEAM
(*-Ties / #-Unanimous Selection / ^-Repeat First-Team Selection) (Coaches could not vote for themselves or their own players)

FIRST-TEAM ALL-SEC -- OFFENSE
Pos.	Name			School		Ht.	Wt	Class	Hometown
TE	Leonard Pope		Georgia		6-7	253	So	Americus, Ga.
^OL	Wesley Britt		Alabama	6-8	298	Sr	Cullman, Ala.
OL	Marcus McNeill		Auburn		6-9	340	Jr.	Decatur, Ga.
OL	Max Jean-Gilles		Georgia		6-4	340	Jr.	Miami, Fla.
OL	Mo Mitchell		Florida		6-7	370	Sr.	Albany, Ga.
OL	Andrew Whitworth	LSU		6-7	325	Jr.	West Monroe, La.
C	Ben Wilkerson		LSU		6-4	296	Sr.	Hemphill, Texas
WR	Fred Gibson		Georgia		6-4	196	Sr.	Waycross, Ga.
WR	Reggie Brown		Georgia		6-1	195	Sr.	Carrollton, Ga.
QB	Jason Campbell		Auburn		6-5	228	Sr.	Taylorsville, Miss.
^RB	Carnell Williams		Auburn		5-11	204	Sr.	Attalla, Ala.
RB	Ronnie Brown		Auburn		6-1	232	Sr.	Cartersville, Ga.

SECOND-TEAM ALL-SEC -- OFFENSE
Pos.	Name			School		Ht.	Wt.	Class	Hometown
TE	David Jones		LSU		6-4	259	Jr.	Silver Springs, Md.
OL	Justin Geisinger		Vanderbilt	6-4	330	Sr.	Pittsburgh, Pa.
OL	Evan Mathis		Alabama	6-5	296	Sr.	Homewood, Ala.
*OL	Michael Munoz		Tennessee	6-6	315	Sr	Mason, Ohio
*OL	Doug Buckles		Ole Miss		6-5	305	Sr.	Madison, Miss.
*OL	Danny Lindsay		Auburn		6-3	302	Sr.	Douglas, Ga.
C	Mike Degory		Florida		6-6	306	Jr.	Palm Bay, Fla.
WR	O.J. Small		Florida		6-1	226	Sr.	Jacksonville, Fla.
WR	Troy Williamson		South Carolina	6-2	200	Jr.	Jackson, S.C.
*QB	Matt Jones		Arkansas	6-6	237	Sr.	Fort Smith, Ark.
*QB	David Greene		Georgia		6-3	230	Sr.	Snellville, Ga.
RB	Ciatrick Fason		Florida		6-0	215	Jr.	Jacksonville Beach, Fla.
*RB	Cedric Houston		Tennessee	6-0	220	Sr.	Clarendon, Ark.
*RB	Jerious Norwood		Mississippi State	6-0	192	Jr.	Brandon, Miss.

FIRST-TEAM ALL-SEC -- DEFENSE
Pos.	Name			School		Ht.	Wt.	Class	Hometown
DL	Marcus Spears		LSU		6-4	297	Sr.	Baton Rouge, La.
^DL	David Pollack		Georgia		6-3	276	Sr.	Snellville, Ga.
DL	Jeb Huckeba		Arkansas	6-5	245	Sr.	Searcy, Ark.
LB	Kevin Burnett		Tennessee	6-3	235	Sr.	Carson, Calif.
LB	Travis Williams		Auburn		6-1	209	Jr.	Columbia, S.C.
LB	Cornelius Wortham	Alabama	6-1	233	Sr.	Calhoun City, Miss.
*LB	Channing Crowder	Florida		6-3	245	So.	Atlanta, Ga.
*LB	Moses Osemwegie	Vanderbilt	6-0	224	Jr.	Nashville, Tenn.
*LB	Odell Thurman		Georgia		6-1	230	Jr.	Monticello, Ga.
*LB	Lionel Turner		LSU		6-2	260	Sr.	Walker, La.
DB	Jason Allen		Tennessee	6-2	200	Jr.	Muscle Shoals, Ala.
DB	Thomas Davis		Georgia		6-1	220	Jr.	Shellman, Ga.
DB	Carlos Rogers		Auburn		6-1	194	Sr.	Augusta, Ga.
DB	Junior Rosegreen	Auburn		6-0	196	Sr.	Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

SECOND-TEAM ALL-SEC -- DEFENSE
Pos.	Name			School		Ht.	Wt.	Class	Hometown
DL	Jesse Mahelona		Tennessee	6-2	300	Jr.	Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
*DL	Claude Wroten		LSU		6-3	315	Jr.	Bastrop, La.
*DL	McKinley Boykin		Ole Miss		6-2	285	Jr.	Bessemer, Ala.
*DL	Stanley McClover		Auburn		6-2	252	Fr. 	Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
LB	Omar Gaither		Tennessee	6-2	225	Jr.	Charlotte, N.C.
LB	DeMeco Ryans		Alabama	6-2	232	Jr.	Bessemer, Ala.
LB	Freddie Roach		Alabama	6-2	239	Jr.	Killen, Ala.
LB	Earl Everett		Florida		6-2	224	So.	Webster, Fla.
DB	Corey Webster		LSU		6-0	201	Sr.	Vacherie, La.
DB	Ko Simpson		South Carolina	6-2	180	Fr.	Rock Hill, S.C.
DB	LaRon Landry		LSU		6-2	180	So.	Boutte, La.
*DB	Roman Harper		Alabama	6-1	197	Jr.	Prattville, Ala.
*DB	Muhammad Abdullah	Kentucky	6-0	205	Jr.	Folkston, Ga.

FIRST-TEAM ALL-SEC -- SPECIAL TEAMS
Pos.	Name			School		Ht.	Wt.	Class	Hometown
P	Jared Cook		Miss. State	5-10	188	Sr.	Columbus, Ga.
PK	Brian Bostick		Alabama	5-11	213	Sr.	Cullman, Ala.
RS	Carnell Williams		Auburn		5-11	204	Sr.	Attalla, Ala.

SECOND-TEAM ALL-SEC -- SPECIAL TEAMS
Pos.	Name			School		Ht.	Wt.	Class	Hometown
P	Dustin Colquitt		Tennessee	6-2	196	Sr.	Knoxville, Tenn.
PK	Jonathan Nichols		Ole Miss		6-0	180	Sr.	Greenwood,Miss.
RS	Tyrone Prothro		Alabama	5-8	176	So.	Heflin, Ala.

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