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Crimson Tide Has Eight Named to Pre-Season All-SEC Teams


Monday, August 01, 2005

The University of Alabama football team had eight players named to the Pre-Season All-SEC team as voted on by attending media at this year's SEC Media Days in Birmingham.

The Crimson Tide defense had three players named to the first team which included senior linebackers DeMeco Ryans (6-2, 232, Bessemer) and Freddie Roach (6-2, 239, Killen) and senior safety Roman Harper (6-1, 197, Prattville).

Senior quarterback Brodie Croyle (6-3, 2-5, Rainbow City), senior center JB Closner (6-4, 290, San Antonio, Texas) and junior running back Kenneth Darby (5-11, 205, Huntsville) were all named to the second team on the offensive side of the ball while senior safety Charlie Peprah (5-11, 193, Plano, Texas) was named second team defense.

Junior wide receiver Tyrone Prothro (5-8, 176, Heflin) was named the return specialist on the second team special teams.

The Crimson Tide will open camp on Tuesday, August 9.