Trent Richardson Named Associated Press SEC Offensive Player of the Year

ROLLTIDEDOTCOM Trent Richardson and Barrett Jones unanimous first-team All-SEC.
ROLLTIDEDOTCOM
Trent Richardson and Barrett Jones unanimous first-team All-SEC.
ROLLTIDEDOTCOM

Dec. 5, 2011

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Alabama running back Trent Richardson was selected as the Associated Press SEC Offensive Player of the Year and eight Crimson Tide players were selected to the All-SEC team.

The Tide had five players garner first-team All-SEC honors from the AP, including two unanimous choices - left tackle Barrett Jones and Richardson. Center William Vlachos was also named to the first team along with safety Mark Barron and linebacker Courtney Upshaw.

Linebacker Dont'a Hightower, nose guard Josh Chapman and cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick were selected to the second team.

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FIRST TEAM
Offense
WR -- Jarius Wright, Arkansas, 5-10, 180, Sr.
WR -- Da'Rick Rogers, Tennessee, 6-3, 215, So.
L -- u-Barrett Jones, Alabama, 6-5, 311, Jr.
L -- Will Blackwell, LSU, 6-4, 290, Sr.
L -- Cordy Glenn, Georgia, 6-5, 348, Sr.
L -- Rokevious Watkins, South Carolina, 6-4, 340, Sr.
C -- William Vlachos, Alabama, 6-1, 294, Sr.
TE -- Orson Charles, Georgia, 6-3, 241, Jr.
QB -- Tyler Wilson, Arkansas, 6-3, 220, Jr.
RB -- u-Trent Richardson, Alabama, 5-11, 224, Jr.
RB -- Michael Dyer, Auburn, 5-9, 210, So.
K -- Caleb Sturgis, Florida, 5-11, 183, Jr.
All-Purpose -- Joe Adams, Arkansas, 5-11, 190, Sr.

Defense
T -- Fletcher Cox, Mississippi State, 6-4, 295, Jr.
T -- Malik Jackson, Tennessee, 6-5, 270, Sr.
E -- Melvin Ingram, South Carolina, 6-2, 276, Sr.
E -- Sam Montgomery, LSU, 6-4, 245, So.
LB -- u-Jarvis Jones, Georgia, 6-3, 241, So.
LB -- Danny Trevathan, Kentucky, 6-1, 232, Sr.
LB -- Courtney Upshaw, Alabama, 6-2, 265, Sr.
CB -- u-Tyrann Mathieu, LSU, 5-9, 175, So.
CB -- Morris Claiborne, LSU, 6-0, 185, Jr.
S -- Mark Barron, Alabama, 6-2, 218, Sr.
S -- Bacarri Rambo, Georgia, 6-0, 218, Jr.
P -- Brad Wing, LSU, 6-3, 184, Fr.

SECOND TEAM
Offense
WR -- Rueben Randle, LSU, 6-4, 208, Jr.
WR -- Alshon Jeffrey, South Carolina, 6-4, 229, Jr.
L -- Chris Faulk, LSU, 6-6, 325, So.
L -- Alvin Bailey, Arkansas, 6-5, 319, So.
L -- Larry Warford, Kentucky, 6-3, 336, Jr.
L -- Gabe Jackson, Mississippi State, 6-4, 320, So.
C -- Ben Jones, Georgia, 6-3, 316, Sr.
TE -- Philip Lutzenkirchen, Auburn, 6-5, 250, Jr.
QB -- Aaron Murray, Georgia, 6-1, 211, So.
RB -- Zac Stacy, Vanderbilt, 5-9, 208, Jr.
RB -- Vick Ballard, Mississippi St., 5-11, 220, Sr.
K -- Drew Alleman, LSU, 5-11, 183, Jr.
All-Purpose -- Dennis Johnson, Arkansas, 5-9, 213, Jr.

Defense
T -- Josh Chapman, Alabama, 6-1, 310, Sr.
T -- Michael Brockers, LSU, 6-6, 306, So.
E -- Corey Lemonier, Auburn, 6-4, 240, So.
E -- Barkevious Mingo, LSU, 6-5, 240, So.
LB -- Dont'a Hightower, Alabama, 6-4, 260, Jr.
LB -- Chris Marve, Vanderbilt, 6-0, 242, Sr.
LB -- Jerry Franklin, Arkansas, 6-1, 245, Sr.
CB -- Dre Kirkpatrick, Alabama, 6-3, 192, Jr.
CB -- Casey Hayward, Vanderbilt, 5-11, 188, Sr.
S -- Antonio Allen, South Carolina, 6-2, 202, Sr.
S -- Eric Reid, LSU, 6-2, 208, So.
P -- Dylan Breeding, Arkansas, 6-1, 211, Jr.

HONORABLE MENTION
Offense
Kyle Fischer, L, Vanderbilt, 6-6, 308, Sr.; Quentin Saulsberry, L, Mississippi State, 6-2, 300, Sr.

Defense
Drew Butler, P, Georgia, 6-2, 214, Sr.; Tyler Campbell, P, Mississippi, 6-2, 220, Jr.; Tim Fugger, E, Vanderbilt, 6-4, 250, Sr.; Winston Guy Jr., S, Kentucky, 6-1, 216, Sr.; Jaye Howard, T, Florida, 6-3, 303, Sr.; Devin Taylor, E, South Carolina, 6-7, 260, Jr.; Tramain Thomas, S, Arkansas, 6-0, 204, Sr.

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Trent Richardson, Alabama

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Tyrann Mathieu, LSU

COACH OF THE YEAR
Les Miles, LSU

FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR
Isaiah Crowell, Georgia

 

 

     
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