Gamecocks Place Three on SEC All-Freshman Team
Bruce Ellington
 
Bruce Ellington

Dec. 8, 2011

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The University of South Carolina placed three players on the SEC All-Freshman team as selected by the league's 12 coaches, the conference office announced today.

Representing South Carolina on the squad are defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, all-purpose back Bruce Ellington and offensive lineman A.J. Cann. Clowney was named to the coaches' second-team All-SEC squad on Tuesday and was named the SEC Freshman of the Year on Wednesday. Ellington also earned SEC All-Freshman honors in basketball last season. Cann was the only Gamecock freshman to start every game during the 2011 campaign.

Freshman All-SEC

Offense
Honorary Captain Garrett Uekman, Tight End, Arkansas

TE - Malcolm Johnson, Mississippi State
OL - A.J. Cann, South Carolina
OL - Marcus Jackson, Tennessee
OL - Cyrus Kouandjio, Alabama
OL - Chaz Green, Florida
C - Reese Dismukes, Auburn
WR - Malcolm Mitchell, Georgia
WR - Odell Beckham Jr., LSU
QB - Maxwell Smith, Kentucky
RB - Isaiah Crowell, Georgia
RB - Kenny Hilliard, LSU
AP - Bruce Ellington, South Carolina

Defense
DL - Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
DL - Trey Flowers, Arkansas
DL - Anthony Johnson, LSU
DL - Kaleb Eulls, Mississippi State
LB - A.J. Johnson, Tennessee
LB -Curt Maggitt, Tennessee
LB - Serderius Bryant, Ole Miss
DB - Brian Randolph, Tennessee
DB -Vinnie Sunseri, Alabama
DB - Pop Saunders, Florida
DB - Tevin Mitchel, Arkansas

Special Teams
PK - James Hairston, LSU
P - Brad Wing, LSU
RS - Marquel Wade, Arkansas