Spruce Derden-US PRESSWIRE
Johnthan Banks was named to the first team by the coaches, while Gabe Jackson, Cam Lawrence, and Darius Slay were named to the second team.
Yesterday the AP All-SEC team was announced, and five Bulldogs were named to the first and second teams. Today the coaches followed suit, as the 2012 Coaches' All-SEC team was announced.
Mississippi State, as was the case on the AP team, was represented fairly well, with Johnthan Banks being named to the first team, and a trio of Bulldogs - Gabe Jackson, Cam Lawrence, and Darius Slay - being named to the second team.
Alabama led the way in the SEC with eight total members included.
Here is the full release from the SEC:
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Southeastern Conference Champion Alabama had the most representatives on the 2012 All-SEC Coaches' Football Team, the league office announced on Tuesday. Alabama had eight total members, including six on the first team. Florida was close behind with seven, while Eastern Division Champion Georgia and Tennessee had six each.
Ten of the 14 SEC schools had a member on the first-team All-SEC squad. Alabama led with six, while Florida had five and Texas A&M with four. LSU, South Carolina and Texas A&M had five total members on the annual list, while Mississippi State was next with four total selections.
Coaches were not permitted to vote for their own players.
The SEC individual award winners will be released on Wednesday and the SEC All-Freshman Team will be announced on Thursday.
2012 ALL-SEC FOOTBALL TEAM
(*-Ties) (Coaches could not vote for their own players)
TE - Mychal Rivera, Tennessee
QB - Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M
AP - Cordarrelle Patterson, Tennessee
TE - Jordan Reed, Florida
C - T.J. Johnson, South Carolina
WR - Ryan Swope, Texas A&M
Justin Hunter, Tennessee
QB - AJ McCarron, Alabama
RB - Todd Gurley, Georgia
Zac Stacy, Vanderbilt
AP - Ace Sanders, South Carolina
LB - A.J. Johnson, Tennessee
Jon Bostic, Florida
*Cameron Lawrence, Mississippi State
*Alec Ogletree, Georgia
DB - D.J. Swearinger, South Carolina
Bacarri Rambo, Georgia
Robert Lester, Alabama
Darius Slay, Mississippi State
PK - Drew Alleman, LSU
P - * Dylan Breeding, Arkansas
* Richard Kent, Vanderbilt
RS - Cordarrelle Patterson, Tennessee