A&M Well Represented on AP All-SEC Team

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    NEWSLETTERS

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    In their first year in the Southeastern Conference, Texas A&M is well represented on the 2012 AP All-SEC team.

    Four A&M starters made the first team, including Arlington-native Luke Joeckel. Johnny "Football" Manziel, who is up for the Heisman, was also picked for freshman of  the year and offensive player of the year.  A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin was named coach of the year.

    Here is a breakdown of the AP's selections:

    FIRST TEAM

    Offense

    • WR -- u-Cobi Hamilton, Arkansas, 6-3, 209, Sr.
    • WR -- Jordan Matthews, Vanderbilt, 6-3, 205, Jr.
    • L -- Chance Warmack, Alabama, 6-3, 320, Sr.
    • L -- Luke Joeckel, Texas A&M, 6-6, 310, Jr.
    • L -- Jake Matthews, Texas A&M, 6-5, 305, Jr.
    • L -- Gabe Jackson, Mississippi State, 6-4, 320, Jr.
    • C -- u-Barrett Jones, Alabama, 6-5, 302, Sr.
    • TE -- Jordan Reed, Florida, 6-3, 243, Jr.
    • QB -- u-Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M, 6-1, 200, Fr.
    • RB -- Todd Gurley, Georgia, 6-1, 218, Fr.
    • RB -- Mike Gillislee, Florida, 5-11, 209, Sr.
    • K -- Caleb Sturgis, Florida, 5-11, 184, Sr.
    • All-Purpose -- Cordarrelle Patterson, Tennessee, 6-3, 205, Jr.

    Defense

    • T -- Sharrif Floyd, Florida,6-3, 303, Jr.
    • T -- Sheldon Richardson, Missouri, 6-4, 295, Jr.
    • E -- u-Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina, 6-6, 256, So.
    • E -- Damontre Moore, Texas A&M, 6-4, 250, Jr.
    • LB -- u-Jarvis Jones, Georgia, 6-3, 241, Jr.
    • LB -- C.J. Mosley, Alabama, 6-2, 232, Jr.
    • LB -- Kevin Minter, LSU, 6-2, 245, Jr.
    • CB -- u-Johnthan Banks, Mississippi State, 6-2, 185, Sr.
    • CB -- u-Dee Milliner, Alabama, 6-1, 199, Jr.
    • S -- Matt Elam, Florida, 5-10, 202, Jr.
    • S -- Eric Reid, LSU, 6-2, 212, Jr.
    • P -- Kyle Christy, Florida, 6-2, 199, So.

    SECOND TEAM

    Offense

    • WR -- Justin Hunter, Tennessee, 6-4, 200, Jr.
    • WR -- Chad Bumphis, Mississippi State, 5-11, 200, Sr.
    • L -- D.J. Fluker, Alabama, 6-6, 335, Jr.
    • L -- Larry Warford, Kentucky, 6-3, 343, Sr.
    • L -- Antonio Richardson, Tennessee, 6-6, 332, So.
    • L -- Dallas Thomas, Tennessee, 6-5, 310, Sr.
    • C -- Travis Swanson, Arkansas 6-5, 305, Jr.
    • TE -- Mychal Rivera, Tennessee, 6-3, 244, Sr.
    • QB -- A.J. McCarron, Alabama, 6-4, 210, Jr.
    • RB -- Eddie Lacy, Alabama, 6-0, 220, Jr.
    • RB -- Zac Stacy, Vanderbilt, 5-9, 210, Sr.
    • K -- Carey Spear, Vanderbilt, 5-10, 190, Jr.
    • All-Purpose -- LaDarius Perkins, Mississippi State, 5-10, 190, Jr.
    • All-Purpose -- Ace Sanders, South Carolina, 5-8, 175, Jr.

    Defense

    • T -- Jesse Williams, Alabama, 6-4, 320, Sr.
    • T -- John Jenkins, Georgia, 6-3, 358, Sr.
    • T -- Bennie Logan, LSU, 6-3, 295, Jr.
    • E -- Sam Montgomery, LSU, 6-5, 260, Jr.
    • LB -- Alec Ogletree, Georgia, 6-3, 232, Jr.
    • LB -- Cameron Lawrence, Mississippi State, 6-3, 230, Sr.
    • LB -- Barkevious Mingo, LSU, 6-5, 240, Jr.
    • LB -- Denzel Nkemdiche, Mississippi, 5-11, 203, Fr.
    • CB -- Andre Hal, Vanderbilt, 6-0, 184, Jr.
    • CB -- Marcus Roberson, Florida, 6-0, 178, So.
    • S -- D.J. Swearinger, South Carolina, 6-0, 210, Sr.
    • S -- Craig Loston, LSU, 6-2, 205, Jr.
    • S -- Bacarri Rambo, Georgia, 6-0, 210, Sr.
    • P -- Dylan Breeding, Arkansas, 6-1, 211, Sr.

    HONORABLE MENTION

    • Offense -- La'el Collins, L, LSU, 6-5, 321, So.; Josh Dworaczyk, L, LSU, 6-6, 300, Sr.; Wesley Johnson, L, Vanderbilt, 6-5, 285, Jr.; Marcus Lattimore, RB, South Carolina, 6-0, 218, Jr.; Aaron Murray, QB, Georgia, 6-1, 210, Jr.
    • Defense -- Robert Lester, S, Alabama, 6-2, 210, Sr.; Chris Smith, E, Arkansas, 6-3, 251, Jr.

    OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
    u-Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M

    DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
    Jarvis Jones, Georgia

    COACH OF THE YEAR
    Kevin Sumlin, Texas A&M

    FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR
    Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M