Campbell, Sawyer Named To Coaches' All-SEC Squad

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July 12, 2012

OXFORD, Miss. – Ole Miss senior Tyler Campbell and junior Charles Sawyer were recognized Thursday with their selection to the 2012 All-Southeastern Conference Coaches’ Preseason Football Team the league office announced.

Campbell, of Little Rock, Ark., was chosen to the third team as a punter, while Sawyer, of Miami, Fla. native, joined him on the coaches’ third team as a defensive back.

 This marks the ninth straight year of the SEC Coaches Preseason All-SEC Team.  The team is announced each year in advance of the SEC Football Media Days.  This year, the event will be held next Tuesday through Thursday at the Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Ala.

Defending national champion Alabama and defending Southeastern Conference champion LSU each have 11 players named to the 2012 Southeastern Conference pre-season Coaches All-SEC Team, with the Tigers claiming a league-high seven players named to the first-team, three on the second-team and one on the third-team.  The Crimson Tide have four players selected to the first-team, four on the second-team and three on the third-team.

There are nine first-team pre-season selections that were on last year’s first-team coaches All-SEC post-season team.  Those include:  OL Barrett Jones (Alabama); OL Alex Hurst (LSU); QB Tyler Wilson (Arkansas); DL Sam Montgomery (LSU); DL Corey Lemonier (Auburn); LB Jarvis Jones (Georgia); DB Tyrann Mathieu (LSU); DB Bacarri Rambo (Georgia); and, PK Caleb Sturgis (Florida).

 The All-SEC first-team squad had 12 seniors and 16 underclassmen, including 14 juniors and two sophomores.   The second-team had 17 seniors, 10 juniors and one sophomore.  The third-team had 16 seniors, 12 juniors and three sophomores.

2012 SEC Coaches Pre-Season All-SEC Team

OFFENSE
First-Team Offense
Position Name Team Ht. Wt. Class Hometown
QB Tyler Wilson
Arkansas
6-3
220 Sr. Greenwood, Ark.
RB Marcus Lattimore
South Carolina
6-0
218 Jr. Duncan, S.C.
RB Knile Davis
Arkansas
6-0
226 Jr. Missouri City, Texas
WR Da'Rick Rogers
Tennessee
6-3
215 Jr. Calhoun, Ga.
WR *Cobi Hamilton
Arkansas
6-3
209 Sr. Texarkana, Texas
WR *Ryan Swope
Texas A&M 
6-0
206 Sr. Austin, Texas
TE Philip Lutzenkirchen
Auburn
6-5
256 Sr. Marietta, Ga.
OL Alex Hurst
LSU
6-6
340 Sr. Bartlett, Tenn.
OL Luke Joeckel
Texas A&M 
6-6
310 Jr. Arlington, Texas
OL D.J. Fluker
Alabama
6-6
335 Jr. Foley, Ala.
OL Larry Warford
Kentucky
6-3
343 Sr. Richmond, Ky.
C Barrett Jones
Alabama
6-5
311 Sr. Germantown, Tenn.
Second-Team Offense
Position Name Team Ht. Wt. Class Hometown
QB Aaron Murray
Georgia
6-1
211 Jr. Tampa, Fla.
RB Eddie Lacy
Alabama
6-0
220 Jr. Geismar, La.
RB Zac Stacy
Vanderbilt
5-9
210 Sr. Centreville, Ala.
WR Justin Hunter
Tennessee
6-4
200 Jr. Virginia Beach, Va.
WR *Emory Blake
Auburn
6-2
197 Sr. Austin, Texas
WR *Odell Beckham, Jr.
LSU
5-11
183 So. New Orleans, La.
WR *LaRod King
Kentucky
6-4
222 Sr. Radcliff, Ky.
TE Chris Gragg
Arkansas
6-3
236 Sr. Warren, Ark.
OL Alvin Bailey
Arkansas
6-5
312 Jr. Broken Arrow, Okla.
OL Chance Warmack
Alabama
6-3
320 Sr. Atlanta, Ga.
OL Chris Faulk
LSU
6-6
325 Jr. Slidell, La.
OL Gabe Jackson
Mississippi State
6-4
320 Jr. Liberty, Miss.
C T.J. Johnson
South Carolina
6-6
319 Sr. Aynor, S.C.
Third-Team Offense
Position Name Team Ht. Wt. Class Hometown
QB A.J. McCarron
Alabama
6-4
205 Jr. Mobile. Ala.
RB Spencer Ware
LSU
5-11
223 Jr. Cincinnati, Ohio
RB Christine Michael
Texas A&M 
5-11
220 Sr. Beaumont, Texas
WR Malcolm Mitchell
Georgia
6-1
184 So. Valdosta, Ga.
WR T.J. Moe
Missouri
6-0
200 Sr. O'Fallon, Mo.
TE Michael Williams
Alabama
6-6
269 Sr. Reform, Ala.
OL Jake Matthews
Texas A&M 
6-5
305 Jr. Missouri City, Texas
OL Dallas Thomas
Tennessee
6-5
305 Sr. Baton Rouge, La.
OL Xavier Nixon
Florida
6-6
309 Sr. Fayetteville, N.C.
OL Elvis Fisher
Missouri
6-5
295 Sr. St. Petersburg, Fla.
C Travis Swanson
Arkansas
6-5
305 Jr. Kingwood, Texas
DEFENSE
First-Team Defense
Position Name Team Ht. Wt. Class Hometown
DL Jadeveon Clowney
South Carolina
6-6
256 So. Rock Hill, S.C.
DL Sam Montgomery
LSU
6-4
245 Jr. Greenwood, S.C.
DL Corey Lemonier
Auburn
6-4
240 Jr. Hialeah, Fla.
DL Barkevious Mingo
LSU
6-5
240 Jr. West Monroe, La.
ILB *C.J. Mosley
Alabama
6-2
234 Jr. Theodore, Ala.
ILB *Nico Johnson
Alabama
6-3
245 Sr. Andalusia, Ala.
OLB Jarvis Jones
Georgia
6-3
241 Jr. Columbus, Ga.
OLB Sean Porter
Texas A&M 
6-2
230 Sr. Schertz, Texas
DB Tyrann Mathieu
LSU
5-9
175 Jr. New Orleans, La.
DB Bacarri Rambo
Georgia
6-0
218 Sr. Donalsonville, Ga.
DB Eric Reid
LSU
6-2
208 Jr. Geismar, La.
DB Johnthan Banks
Mississippi State
6-2
185 Sr. Maben, Miss.
Second-Team Defense
Position Name Team Ht. Wt. Class Hometown
DL John Jenkins
Georgia
6-3
351 Sr. Meriden, Conn.
DL Devin Taylor
South Carolina
6-8
267 Sr. Beaufort, S.C.
DL Jesse Williams
Alabama
6-4
319 Sr. Brisbane, Australia
DL Sharrif Floyd
Florida
6-3
305 Jr. Philadelphia, Pa.
ILB Jon Bostic
Florida
6-1
243 Sr. Wellington, Fla.
OLB Alonzo Highsmith
Arkansas
6-1
233 Sr. Missouri City, Texas
OLB DeVonte Holloman
South Carolina
6-2
241 Sr. Charlotte, S.C.
DB Robert Lester
Alabama
6-2
210 Sr. Foley, Ala.
DB D.J. Swearinger
South Carolina
6-0
210 Sr. Greenwood, S.C.
DB Prentiss Waggner
Tennessee
6-2
185 Sr. Clinton, La.
DB Matt Elam
Florida
5-10
210 Jr. Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
Third-Team Defense
Position Name Team Ht. Wt. Class Hometown
DL Josh Boyd
Mississippi State
6-3
300 Sr. Philadelphia, Pa.
DL *Dominique Easley
Florida
6-2
286 Jr. Staten Island, N.Y.
DL *Abry Jones
Georgia
6-3
309 Sr. Warner Robins, Ga.
DL *Damontre Moore
Texas A&M 
6-4
250 Jr. Rowlett, Texas
DL *Rob Lohr
Vanderbilt
6-4
290 Sr. Phoenixville, Pa.
ILB *Alec Ogletree
Georgia
6-3
236 Jr. Newnan, Ga.
ILB *Daren Bates
Auburn
5-11
211 Sr. Memphis, Tenn.
ILB *Jelani Jenkins
Florida
6-0
233 Jr. Olney, Md.
OLB Zaviar Gooden
Missouri
6-2
230 Sr. Pflugerville, Texas
OLB A.J. Johnson
Tennessee
6-3
245 So. Gainesville, Ga.
DB Dee Milliner
Alabama
6-1
196 Jr. Millbrook, Ala.
DB Charles Sawyer
Ole Miss
5-11
175 Jr. Miami, Fla.
DB Akeem Auguste
South Carolina
5-9
188 Sr. Hollywood, Fla.
DB *E.J. Gaines
Missouri
5-10
190 Jr. Independence, Mo.
DB *Sanders Commings
Georgia
6-2
217 Sr. Augusta, Ga..
SPECIALISTS
First-Team Specialists
Position Name Team Ht. Wt. Class Hometown
P Brad Wing
LSU
6-3
184 So. Melbourne, Austraila
PK Caleb Sturgis
Florida
5-11
187 Sr. St. Augustine, Fla.
RS Tyrann Mathieu
LSU
5-9
175 Jr. New Orleans, La.
AP Dennis Johnson
Arkansas
6-0
180 Jr. Texarkana, Ark.
Second-Team Specialists
Position Name Team Ht. Wt. Class Hometown
P Steven Clark
Auburn
6-5
235 Jr. Kansas City, Mo.
PK Drew Alleman
LSU
5-11
183 Sr. Lafayette, La.
RS Andre Debose
Florida
5-11
186 Jr. Sanford, Fla.
AP Johnthan Banks
Mississippi State
6-2
185 Sr. Maben, Miss.
Third-Team Specialists
Position Name Team Ht. Wt. Class Hometown
P *Dylan Breeding
Arkansas
6-1
211 Sr. Hoover, Ala.
P *Tyler Campbell
Ole Miss
6-2
220 Sr. Little Rock, Ark.
PK Zach Hocker
Arkansas
6-0
180 Jr. Russellville, Ark.
RS Dustin Harris
Texas A&M 
6-0
175 Sr. Livingston, Texas
AP Bruce Ellington
South Carolina
5-9
197 So. Moncks Corner, S.C.

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