Alabama Places Eight Players on Coaches All-SEC Teams

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Monday, December 06, 2004

Cornelius Wortham

The University of Alabama football had eight players named to the Southeastern Conference Coaches' Football Team, the league announced on Monday.

Leading the way were senior offensive lineman Wesley Britt, senior linebacker Cornelius Wortham and senior kicker Brian Bostick who all were named first-team performers.  Britt is a repeat first-team selection.

Senior offensive lineman Evan Mathis was a second team offensive selection.  Linebackers DeMeco Ryans and Freddie Roach and safety Roman Harper were all second team defensive selections.  Kick returner Tyrone Prothro was a second team special team selection.

Brian Bostick
Brian Bostick

"We're all proud of the accomplishments of these young men," said Alabama head coach Mike Shula.  "Having these athletes earn these honors reflects well not only on the individuals but on the team as a whole."

Wortham, Ryans, Roach and Harper led a defense that ranked first in passing defense second in the country in total defense and pass efficiency defense while Britt and Mathis led the way for the SEC's second ranked rushing attack.

Bostick ranks second in the conference in scoring and field goals per game.  Behind Prothro, Alabama led the conference and was third nationally in kickoff return average.

2004 ALL-SEC FOOTBALL TEAM
(*-Ties / #-Unanimous Selection / ^-Repeat First-Team Selection)
(Coaches could not vote for themselves or their own players)

Pos. Name School Ht. Wt. Cl. Hometown (Last School Attended)
FIRST-TEAM ALL-SEC -- OFFENSE
TE Leonard Pope Georgia 6-7 253 So. Americus, Ga.
^OL Wesley Britt Alabama 6-8 298 Sr. Cullman, Ala.
OL Marcus McNeill Auburn 6-9 340 Jr. Decatur, Ga.
OL Max Jean-Gilles Georgia 6-4 340 Jr. Miami, Fla.
OL Mo Mitchell Florida 6-7 370 Sr. Albany, Ga.
OL Andrew Whitworth LSU 6-7 325 Jr. West Monroe, La.
C Ben Wilkerson LSU 6-4 296 Sr. Hemphill, Texas
WR Fred Gibson Georgia 6-4 196 Sr. Waycross, Ga.
WR Reggie Brown Georgia 6-1 195 Sr. Carrollton, Ga.
QB Jason Campbell Auburn 6-5 228 Sr. Taylorsville, Miss.
^RB Carnell Williams Auburn 5-11 204 Sr. Attalla, Ala.
RB Ronnie Brown Auburn 6-1 232 Sr. Cartersville, Ga.
SECOND-TEAM ALL-SEC -- OFFENSE
TE David Jones LSU 6-4 259 Jr. Silver Springs, Md.
OL Justin Geisinger Vanderbilt 6-4 330 Sr. Pittsburgh, Pa.
OL Evan Mathis Alabama 6-5 296 Sr. Homewood, Ala.
*OL Michael Munoz Tennessee 6-6 315 Sr. Mason, Ohio
*OL Doug Buckles Ole Miss 6-5 305 Sr. Madison, Miss.
*OL Danny Lindsay Auburn 6-3 302 Sr. Douglas, Ga.
C Mike Degory Florida 6-6 306 Jr. Palm Bay, Fla.
WR O.J. Small Florida 6-1 226 Sr. Jacksonville, Fla.
WR Troy Williamson South Carolina 6-2 200 Jr. Jackson, S.C.
*QB Matt Jones Arkansas 6-6 237 Sr. Fort Smith, Ark.
*QB David Greene Georgia 6-3 230 Sr. Snellville, Ga.
RB Ciatrick Fason Florida 6-0 215 Jr. Jacksonville Beach, Fla.
*RB Cedric Houston Tennessee 6-0 220 Sr. Clarendon, Ark.
*RB Jerious Norwood Mississippi State 6-0 192 Jr. Brandon, Miss.
FIRST-TEAM ALL-SEC -- DEFENSE
DL Marcus Spears LSU 6-4 297 Sr. Baton Rouge, La.
^DL David Pollack Georgia 6-3 276 Sr. Snellville, Ga.
DL Jeb Huckeba Arkansas 6-5 245 Sr. Searcy, Ark.
LB Kevin Burnett Tennessee 6-3 235 Sr. Carson, Calif.
LB Travis Williams Auburn 6-1 209 Jr. Columbia, S.C.
LB Cornelius Wortham Alabama 6-1 233 Sr. Calhoun City, Miss.
*LB Channing Crowder Florida 6-3 245 So. Atlanta, Ga.
*LB Moses Osemwegie Vanderbilt 6-0 224 Jr. Nashville, Tenn.
*LB Odell Thurman Georgia 6-1 230 Jr. Monticello, Ga.
*LB Lionel Turner LSU 6-2 260 Sr. Walker, La.
DB Jason Allen Tennessee 6-2 200 Jr. Muscle Shoals, Ala.
DB Thomas Davis Georgia 6-1 220 Jr. Shellman, Ga.
DB Carlos Rogers Auburn 6-1 194 Sr. Augusta, Ga.
DB Junior Rosegreen Auburn 6-0 196 Sr. Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
SECOND-TEAM ALL-SEC -- DEFENSE
DL Jesse Mahelona Tennessee 6-2 300 Jr. Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
*DL Claude Wroten LSU 6-3 315 Jr. Bastrop, La.
*DL McKinley Boykin Ole Miss 6-2 285 Jr. Bessemer, Ala.
*DL Stanley McClover Auburn 6-2 252 Fr. Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
LB Omar Gaither Tennessee 6-2 225 Jr. Charlotte, N.C.
LB DeMeco Ryans Alabama 6-2 232 Jr. Bessemer, Ala.
LB Freddie Roach Alabama 6-2 239 Jr. Killen, Ala.
LB Earl Everett Florida 6-2 224 So. Webster, Fla.
DB Corey Webster LSU 6-0 201 Sr. Vacherie, La.
DB Ko Simpson South Carolina 6-2 180 Fr. Rock Hill, S.C.
DB LaRon Landry LSU 6-2 180 So. Boutte, La.
*DB Roman Harper Alabama 6-1 197 Jr. Prattville, Ala.
*DB Muhammad Abdullah Kentucky 6-0 205 Jr. Folkston, Ga.
FIRST-TEAM ALL-SEC -- SPECIAL TEAMS
P Jared Cook Miss. State 5-10 188 Sr. Columbus, Ga.
PK Brian Bostick Alabama 5-11 213 Sr. Cullman, Ala.
RS Carnell Williams Auburn 5-11 204 Sr. Attalla, Ala.
SECOND-TEAM ALL-SEC -- SPECIAL TEAMS
P Dustin Colquitt Tennessee 6-2 196 Sr. Knoxville, Tenn.
PK Jonathan Nichols Ole Miss 6-0 180 Sr. Greenwood, Miss.
RS Tyrone Prothro Alabama 5-8 176 So. Heflin, Ala.