All-SEC Preseason Ballot

How ABC17's Tyler Fulghum filled out his All-SEC Preseason Ballot

Tyler Fulghum, Sports Director, tylerf@kmiz.com
POSTED: 01:29 PM CDT Jul 16, 2013    UPDATED: 09:59 PM CDT Jul 17, 2013 
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SEC FOOTBALL PRESEASON MEDIA ALL-SEC BALLOT

Here are Tyler Fulghum's picks for the All-SEC preseason team with 2012 stats included:

QUARTERBACK
1 Soph. Johnny Manziel - QB - Texas A&M (3,706 pass yds, 1,410 rush yds, 47 total TD)

RUNNING BACK
1 Soph. T.J. Yeldon - RB - Alabama (175 car, 1,108 yds, 13 total TD)
2 Soph. Todd Gurley - RB - Georgia (222 car, 1,385 yds, 17 TD)

WIDE RECEIVER
1 Sr. Jordan Matthews - WR - Vanderbilt (94 rec, 1,323 yds, 9 total TD)
2 Soph. Amari Cooper - WR - Alabama (59 rec, 1,000 yds, 11 TD

TIGHT END
1 Sr. Arthur Lynch - TE - Georgia (24 rec, 431 yds, 3 TD)

OFF. GUARD/TACKLE
1 Sr. Jake Matthews - OL - Texas A&M (13 starts, 1st-team All-SEC)
2 Sr. Gabe Jackson - OL - Mississippi State (13 starts, 2nd-team All-SEC)
3 Jr. Cyrus Kouandjio - OL - Alabama (14 starts)
4 Jr. Antonio Richardson - OL - Tennessee (12 starts)

CENTER
1 Sr. Travis Swanson - OL - Arkansas (12 starts)

DEFENSIVE LINE
1 Jr. Jadeveon Clowney - DL - South Carolina (54 tkl, 23.5 TFL, 13 sacks, 3 FF)
2 Jr. Anthony Johnson - DL - LSU (30 tkl, 10 TFL, 3 sacks)
3 Sr. Chris Smith - DL - Arkansas (52 tkl, 13 TFL, 9.5 sacks)
4 Sr. Daniel McCullers - DL - Tennessee (39 tkl, 5.5 TFL, 1 sack)

LINEBACKER
1 Sr. C.J. Mosley - LB - Alabama (107 tkl, 8 TFL, 4 sacks, 2 INT, TD)
2 Jr. A.J. Johnson - LB - Tennessee (138 tkl, 8.5 TFL, 1 sack)
3 Jr. Adrian Hubbard - LB - Alabama (41 tkl, 11 TFL, 7 sacks, 3 FF)

DEFENSIVE BACK
1 Jr. Loucheiz Purifoy - DB - Florida (51 tkl, 5 PD, 3 FF)
2 Jr. Ha Ha Clinton-Dix - DB - Alabama (37 tkl, 5 INT, 9 PD)
3 Sr. Craig Loston - DB - LSU (55 tkl, 3 TFL, 2 INT, TD)
4 Sr. E.J. Gaines - DB - Missouri (74 tkl, 7 TFL, INT, 12 PD, 2 FF)

PLACEKICKER
1 Sr. Carey Spear - PK/P - Vanderbilt (27-27 XP, 20-24 FG, 87 pts)

PUNTER
1 Jr. Kyle Christy - P - Florida (66 punts, 45.8 avg)

RETURN SPECIALIST
1 Jr. Marcus Murphy - RS - Missouri (24.1 KR avg, TD, 13.9 PR avg, 3 TD)

ALL-PURPOSE
1 Jr. Odell Beckhman Jr. - WR - LSU (43 rec, 713 yds, 2 TD, 9.1 PR avg, 2 TD)

EAST DIVISION PREDICTION
1 Georgia
2 South Carolina
3 Florida
4 Vanderbilt
5 Missouri
6 Tennessee
7 Kentucky

WEST DIVISION PREDICTION
1 Alabama
2 Texas A&M
3 LSU
4 Mississippi State
5 Ole Miss
6 Auburn
7 Arkansas

SEC CHAMPION
1 Alabama