"We are very proud of our young men who made the team," head coach Phillip Fulmer said. "Their efforts and the tremendous support system at UT is to be complimented."
Fulmer now has produced 239 SEC Academic Honor Roll qualifiers in 14 seasons, an average that has risen to better than 17 per year.
"Balancing both their demanding football schedule and challenging academic responsibilities speaks volumes to these student's discipline and responsibility to themselves, the university, and to the team," said Fernandez West, associate director of the Thornton Athletics Student Life Center. "It is an esteemed accomplishment to lead the SEC in this category for consecutive years."
Third-time recipients were fullback Adam Gillem (sport management), quarterback Bo Hardegree (exercise science) and wide receiver Casey Woods (sports studies, master?s).
Those earning honors for the second time were quarterback Erik Ainge (political science), offensive lineman Stephen Darville (sport management), quarterback Dylan Dickey (finance), wide receiver Doug Edgar (mechanical engineering), fullback Ryan Hill (biology), offensive lineman Cameron Mayo (political science) and tailback-punter Todd Vinson (sociology-criminal justice).
Footballers making their first appearances were wide receiver-defensive back Bram Cannon (arts and sciences), tight end Jeff Cottam (business) deep snapper Morgan Cox (business), wide receiver Kris Fant (economics), defensive back Brent Freeman (journalism and electronic media), wide receiver Bill Grimes (sport management), linebacker Adam Myers-White (sport management), wide receiver Antoine Ott-Terrell (biology), defensive back Jarod Parrish (exercise science), wide receiver Austin Rogers (business), offensive-defensive lineman Cody Sullins (arts and sciences) offensive-defensive lineman Cory Sullins (arts and sciences) and offensive lineman Ben Weisensel (business).
FALL 2006 SEC FOOTBALL HONOR ROLL: TENNESSEE 25, Florida 24, Kentucky 23, Vanderbilt 23, LSU 17, Mississippi State 19, South Carolina 18, Auburn 16, Georgia 16, Alabama 13, Arkansas 12, Mississippi 12.