AP names Cutler SEC Offensive Player of Year

Vanderbilt quarterback Jay Cutler was named Monday as Southeastern Conference Offensive Player of the Year by the Associated Press. Cutler also received first team All-SEC honors at quarterback, along with Georgia's D.J. Shockley.

Vanderbilt quarterback Jay Cutler was named Monday as Southeastern Conference Offensive Player of the Year by the Associated Press. Cutler also received first team All-SEC honors at quarterback, along with Georgia's D.J. Shockley.

Linebacker Moses Osemwegie was selected to the first team defense, while freshman wide receiver Earl Bennett and tight end Dustin Dunning were selected to the second team offense.

Alabama's DeMeco Ryans received AP's SEC Defensive Player of the Year honors, while Arkansas' Darren McFadden beat out Bennett as SEC Freshman of the Year.

The complete teams are as follows ("u" indicates unanimous selection):

FIRST TEAM OFFENSE

WR — Sidney Rice, South Carolina, Fr., 6-4, 191.
WR — Chad Jackson, Florida, Jr., 6-1, 205.
OL — u-Marcus McNeill, Auburn, Sr., 6-9, 338.
OL — u-Max Jean-Gilles, Georgia, Sr., 6-4, 340.
OL — Andrew Whitworth, LSU, Sr., 6-7, 322.
OL — Arron Sears, Tennessee, Jr., 6-4, 338.
C — Mike Degory, Florida, Sr., 6-6, 304.
TE — u-Leonard Pope, Georgia, Jr., 6-7, 250.
QB — Jay Cutler, Vanderbilt, Sr., 6-4, 228.
QB — D.J. Shockley, Georgia, Sr., 6-1, 206.
RB — u-Kenny Irons, Auburn, Jr., 5-11, 202.
RB — Darren McFadden, Arkansas, Fr., 6-2, 210.
K — u-Brandon Coutu, Georgia, So., 6-0, 197.
All-Purpose — Rafael Little, Kentucky, So., 5-11, 195.

FIRST TEAM DEFENSE

E — Willie Evans, Mississippi St., Sr., 6-2, 270.
E — Quentin Moses, Georgia, Jr., 6-5, 248.
T — Kyle Williams, LSU, Sr., 6-2, 295.
T — Claude Wroten, LSU, Sr., 6-3, 290.
LB — u-DeMeco Ryans, Alabama, Sr., 6-2, 232.
LB — Patrick Willis, Mississippi, Jr., 6-2, 230.
LB — Moses Osemwegie, Vanderbilt, Sr., 6-0, 228.
CB — Tim Jennings, Georgia, Sr., 5-8, 178.
CB — Dee Webb, Florida, Jr., 5-11, 190.
CB — DeMario Minter, Georgia, Sr., 6-0, 198.
S — u-Greg Blue, Georgia, Sr., 6-2, 214.
S — u-Ko Simpson, South Carolina, so., 6-1, 201.
P — Kody Bliss, Auburn, Jr., 5-11, 177.

SECOND TEAM OFFENSE

WR — Earl Bennett, Vanderbilt, Fr., 6-2, 200.
WR — DJ Hall, Alabama, So., 6-3, 190.
L — Kyle Roper, Arkansas, Sr., 6-3, 291.
L — Daniel Inman, Georgia, Jr., 6-7, 328.
L — Tim Duckworth, Auburn, Jr., 6-4, 315.
L — Randy Hand, Florida, Sr., 6-6, 310.
C — Rudy Niswanger, LSU, Sr., 6-6, 296.
TE — Dustin Dunning, Vanderbilt, Sr., 6-5, 248.
QB — Chris Leak, Florida, Jr., 6-0, 210.
RB — Kenneth Darby, Alabama, Jr., 5-11, 205.
RB — Jerious Norwood, Mississippi St., Sr., 6-0, 204.
K — Chris Hetland, Florida, Jr., 6-0, 185.
All-Purpose — Skyler Green, LSU, Sr., 5-10, 185.

SECOND TEAM DEFENSE

E — Jeremy Mincey, Florida, Sr., 6-4, 265.
E — Marquies Gunn, Auburn, Jr., 6-4, 249.
E — Jason Hall, Tennessee, Sr., 6-3, 260.
E — Parys Haralson, Tennessee, Sr., 6-2, 248.
T — Keith Jackson, Arkansas, Jr., 6-0, 285.
T — Justin Harrell, Tennessee, Jr., 6-4, 306.
T — T.J. Jackson, Auburn, Sr. 6-1, 305.
LB — Sam Olajubutu, Arkansas, Jr., 5-9, 277.
LB — Freddie Roach, Alabama, Sr., 6-2, 248.
LB — Kevin Simon, Tennessee, Sr., 5-11, 234.
LB — Travis Williams, Auburn, Sr., 6-1, 213.
CB — Johnathan Joseph, South Carolina, Jr., 5-11, 187.
CB — David Irons, CB, Auburn, Sr., 5-11, 190.
S — Muhammad Abdullah, Kentucky, Sr., 6-0, 205.
S — Will Herring, Auburn, Jr., 6-3, 220.
S — LaRon Landry, LSU, Jr., 6-2, 204.
P — Gordon Ely-Kelso, Georgia, Jr., 6-2, 234.

HONORABLE MENTION OFFENSE

Felix Jones, All-Purpose, Arkansas; Nate Livings, L, LSU; Troy Reddick, L, Auburn; JaMarcus Russell, QB, LSU; Kyle Tatum, L, Alabama.

HONORABLE MENTION DEFENSE

Fred Bennett, CB, South Carolina; Michael Bozeman, T, Mississippi; Kevin Dockery, CB, Mississippi St.; Jeramie Johnson, S, Mississippi St., Jesse Mahelona, T, Tennessee; Stanley McClover, E, Auburn; Marcus Thomas, T, Florida; Wesley Woodyard, LB, Kentucky.


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