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4 Bulldogs named to Coaches' All-SEC team

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.

Spruce Derden-US PRESSWIRE

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.

Johnny Manziel (Texas A&M) and Todd Gurley (Georgia) were the only freshmen to make the squad, with Manziel the only newcomer to earn a spot on the first team.

The SEC individual award winners will be released on Wednesday and the SEC All-Freshman Team will be announced on Thursday.

(*-Ties) (Coaches could not vote for their own players)


TE - Mychal Rivera, Tennessee

OL - Luke Joeckel, Texas A&M
Chance Warmack, Alabama
D.J. Fluker, Alabama
Jake Matthews, Texas A&M

C - Barrett Jones, Alabama

WR - Cobi Hamilton, Arkansas
Jordan Matthews, Vanderbilt

QB - Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M

RB - Mike Gillislee, Florida
Eddie Lacy, Alabama

AP - Cordarrelle Patterson, Tennessee

DL - Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
Sam Montgomery, LSU
Damontre Moore, Texas A&M
Sharrif Floyd, Florida

LB - Jarvis Jones, Georgia
C.J. Mosley, Alabama
Kevin Minter, LSU

DB - Dee Milliner, Alabama
Matt Elam, Florida
Eric Reid, LSU
Johnthan Banks, Mississippi State

PK - Caleb Sturgis, Florida
P - Kyle Christy, Florida
RS - Ace Sanders, South Carolina


TE - Jordan Reed, Florida

OL - Larry Warford, Kentucky
Gabe Jackson, Mississippi State
Chris Burnette, Georgia
Dallas Thomas, Tennessee

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

DL - Barkevious Mingo, LSU
Sheldon Richardson, Missouri
John Jenkins, Georgia
Corey Lemonier, Auburn

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