SEC coaches pick All-League, Freshmen teams

Coaches from the Southeastern Conference have selected their All-SEC and Freshman All-SEC teams, and LSU is well represented on both squads.

Eight LSU Tigers were named to the Coaches' All-SEC Teams, with three on the first team and five more on the second team, the league office announced on Monday.

Senior linebacker Bradie James, junior defensive back Corey Webster and junior offensive lineman Stephen Peterman were each named to the first team. Senior running back Domanick Davis, sophomore wide receiver Michael Clayton, junior punter Donnie Jones and senior place kicker John Corbello were all named to the second team. Davis made the second team as a return specialist as well as a running back.

James was named First Team All-SEC for the second-straight season, the only repeat first-team selection from a year ago and earned the honor for the fourth time in his career. He was a first team selection in 2001, second team in 2000 and was a member of the Freshman All-SEC team in 1999. Davis, Corbello and Jones were each named All-SEC for the second time in their careers. Davis and Corbello made the Knoxville News Sentinel's Freshman All-SEC team in 1999 and Jones was named to the All-SEC Freshman team in 2000.

Webster was named All-SEC for the first time in his career. The junior from Vacherie, La., converted from wide receiver to defensive back in the spring and led the SEC this season with seven interceptions. He had three interceptions in a 36-7 win at Florida, returning one 45 yards for a touchdown.

While the All-SEC squad had 17 first-team seniors, 13 were underclassmen, including nine juniors and four sophomores. Including the second-team, 15 seniors were selected, 11 juniors and four sophomores.

Georgia led all SEC teams with six players on the first-team followed by Alabama and Kentucky with four. 10 of the 12 SEC teams had a representative on the first-team All-SEC squad. All 12 SEC teams are represented on either the first or second teams.

Georgia, with five players on the second unit, had the most players on the squad with 11. LSU had eight players on both units, including three on the first team and five on the second team.

Georgia defensive end David Pollack, Vanderbilt running back/return specialist Kwane Doster, Arkansas offensive tackle Shawn Andrews and Georgia coach Mark Richt earned the top Southeastern Conference individual honors in the 2002 coaches' awards voting, conducted by the league's coaches.

There were no unanimous All-SEC selections.

COACHES ALL-SEC

 

FIRST TEAM OFFENSE

TE, Jason Witten, Tennessee, Jr., Elizabethton, Tenn.

OL, Shawn Andrews, Arkansas, So., Camden, Ark.

OL, Jon Stinchcomb, Georgia, Sr., Lilburn, Ga.

OL, Antonio Hall, Kentucky, Jr., Canton, Ohio

*OL, Stephen Peterman, LSU, Jr., Waveland, Miss.

*OL, Marico Portis, Alabama, Sr., Prichard, Ala.

*OL, Wesley Britt, Alabama, So., Cullman, Ala.

C, Ben Nowland, Auburn, Sr., Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

WR, Taylor Jacobs, Florida, Sr., Monticello, Fla.

WR, Terrence Edwards, Georgia, Sr., Tennille, Ga.

QB, David Greene, Georgia, So., Snellville, Ga.

RB, Artose Pinner, Kentucky, Sr., Hopkinsville, Ky.

RB, Fred Talley, Arkansas, Sr., Longview, Texas

 

SECOND TEAM OFFENSE

TE, Aaron Walker, Florida, Sr., Mims, Fla.

OL, Kevin Breedlove, Georgia, Sr., Clemson, S.C.

OL, Shannon Snell, Florida, Jr., Tampa, Fla.

OL, Justin Smiley, Alabama, So., Ellabell, Ga.

OL, Will Ofenheusle, Tennessee, Sr., Martin, Tenn.

C, Ben Claxton, Ole Miss, Sr., Dublin, Ga.

WR, Michael Clayton, LSU, So., Baton Rouge, La.

WR, Dan Stricker, Vanderbilt, Sr., Cincinnati, Ohio

*QB, Rex Grossman, Florida, Jr., Bloomington, Ind.

*QB, Jared Lorenzen, Kentucky, Jr., Ft. Thomas, Ky.

RB, Musa Smith, Georgia, Jr., Elliottsburg, Pa.

*RB, Domanick Davis, LSU, Sr., Breaux Bridge, La.

*RB, Ronnie Brown, Auburn, So., Cartersville, Ga.

 

FIRST TEAM DEFENSE

DL, David Pollack, Georgia, So., Snellville, Ga.

DL, Kindal Moorehead, Alabama, Sr., Memphis, Tenn.

DL, Kenny King, Alabama, Sr., Daphne, Ala.

OLB, Boss Bailey, Georgia, Sr., Folkston, Ga.

OLB, Karlos Dansby, Auburn, Jr., Birmingham, Ala.

^ILB, Bradie James, LSU, Sr., West Monroe, La.

*ILB, Eddie Strong, Ole Miss, Sr., Batesville, Miss.

*ILB, Hunter Hillenmeyer, Vanderbilt, Sr., Nashville, Tenn.

DB, Ken Hamlin, Arkansas, Jr., Memphis, Tenn.

DB, Corey Webster, LSU, Jr., Vacherie, La.

*DB, Travaris Robinson, Auburn, Sr., Miami, Fla.

*DB, Matt Grier , Ole Miss, Sr., Smithville, Miss.

*DB, Julian Battle, Tennessee, Sr., Royal Palm Beach, Fla.

*DB, Rashad Baker, Tennessee, Jr., Camden, N.J.

 

SECOND TEAM DEFENSE

DL, Jarret Johnson, Alabama, Sr., Chiefland, Fla.

DL, Johnathan Sullivan, Georgia, Jr., Griffin, Ga.

*DL, Langston Moore, South Carolina, Sr., Charleston, S.C.

*DL, Dewayne Robertson, Kentucky, Jr., Memphis, Tenn.

OLB, Tony Bua , Arkansas, Jr., River Ridge, La.

OLB, Eddie Moore, Tennessee, Sr., South Pittsburg, Tenn.

ILB, Mark Brown, Auburn, Sr., Germantown, Tenn.

*ILB, Tony Gilbert, Georgia, Sr., Macon, Ga.

*ILB, Mario Haggan, Miss. State, Sr., Clarksdale, Miss.

DB, Todd Johnson, Florida, Sr., Sarasota, Fla.

DB, Keiwan Ratliff, Florida, Jr., Columbus, Ohio

DB, Kentrell Curry, Georgia, Jr., Toccoa, Ga.

*DB, Ahmad Carroll, Arkansas, So., Atlanta, Ga.

*DB, Gerald Dixon, Alabama, Sr., Burtonsville, Md.

*DB, Guss Scott , Florida, Jr., Jacksonville, Fla.

 

FIRST TEAM SPECIAL TEAMS

P, Glenn Pakulak, Kentucky, Sr., Lapeer, Mich.

PK, Billy Bennett, Georgia, Jr., Athens, Ga.

RS, Derek Abney, Kentucky, Jr., Mosinee, Wisc.

 

SECOND TEAM SPECIAL TEAMS

P, Donnie Jones, LSU, Jr., Baton Rouge, La.

PK, John Corbello, LSU, Sr., Lafayette, La.

RS, Domanick Davis, LSU, Sr., Breaux Bridge, La.

 

LSU running back Joseph Addai, linebacker Cameron Vaughn and offensive lineman Andrew Whitworth were each named to the 2002 Southeastern Conferences' Coaches All-Freshman Team on Monday.

Addai, a red shirt freshman from Houston, played in 11 of 12 games this season and rushed for 433 yards on 79 carries and scored four touchdowns. He was the second-leading rusher on the team. Addai also had one 100-yard rushing game during the season as he rushed for 104 yards on 11 carries against Louisiana-Lafayette and scored two touchdowns .

Vaughn, a true freshman from Terrytown, played in all 12 regular season games for the Tigers and totaled 38 tackles, including three tackles for loss and had two sacks.

Whitworth, a red shirt freshman from West Monroe was LSU's starter at left tackle in all 12 games and allowed only two sacks all season.

Freshman All-SEC Offense

TE, Cooper Wallace, Auburn, Nashville, Tenn.

OL, Marcus McNeill, Auburn, Ellenwood, Ga.

OL, Andrew Whitworth, LSU, West Monroe, La.

OL, Tre' Stallings, Ole Miss, Magnolia, Miss.

OL, Mac Pyle, Vanderbilt, Adairsville, Ga.

C, Mike Degory, Florida, Palm Bay, Fla.

WR, Troy Williamson, South Carolina, Jackson, S.C.

WR, Mike Espy, Ole Miss, Madison, Miss.

QB, Jay Cutler, Vanderbilt, Santa Claus, Ind.

RB, Joseph Addai, LSU, Houston, Texas

RB, Kwane Doster, Vanderbilt, Tampa, Fla.

 

Freshman All-SEC Defense

DL, Moe Thompson, South Carolina, Goose Creek, Fla.

*DL, Darrius Swain, Georgia, Decatur, Ga.

*DL, Deion Holts, Kentucky, Bowling Green, Ky.

DL, McKinley Boykin, Ole Miss, Bessemer, Ala.

LB, Freddie Roach, Alabama, Killen, Ala.

LB, Lance Laury, South Carolina, Hopkins, S.C.

LB, Moses Osemwegie, Vanderbilt, Nashville, Tenn.

LB, Cameron Vaughn, LSU, Terrytown, La.

DB, Charlie Peprah, Alabama, Plano, Texas

DB, Tim Jennings, Georgia , Orangeburg, S.C.

DB, Travis Johnson, Ole Miss, Shannon, Miss.

DB, Darren Williams, Mississippi St., Clarksdale, Miss.

 

Freshman All-SEC Special Teams

P, Greg Johnson, Vanderbilt, Lilburn, Ga.

PK, Taylor Begley, Kentucky, Danville, Ky.

RS, Kwane Doster, Vanderbilt, Tampa, Fla.

 

 


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