Miles, Mathieu grab SEC honors from Associated Press

Monday, December 5, 2011 - 4:31pm

LSU head coach Les Miles and cornerback Tyrann Mathieu were honored by the Associated Press Monday. Miles was named SEC Coach of the year by the AP while Mathieu was tabbed SEC Defensive Player of the year.

Miles lead the Tigers to a perfect regular season and an SEC championship in his seventh year at the helm. Mathieu, a sophomore, is the first LSU player since Glen Dorsey to win the top defensive player award.

FIRST TEAM

Offense
WR - Jarius Wright, Arkansas, 5-10, 180, Sr.
WR - Da'Rick Rogers, Tennessee, 6-3, 215, So.
L - u-Barrett Jones, Alabama, 6-5, 311, Jr.
L - Will Blackwell, LSU, 6-4, 290, Sr.
L - Cordy Glenn, Georgia, 6-5, 348, Sr.
L - Rokevious Watkins, South Carolina, 6-4, 340, Sr.
C - William Vlachos, Alabama, 6-1, 294, Sr.
TE - Orson Charles, Georgia, 6-3, 241, Jr.
QB - Tyler Wilson, Arkansas, 6-3, 220, Jr.
RB - u-Trent Richardson, Alabama, 5-11, 224, Jr.
RB - Michael Dyer, Auburn, 5-9, 210, So.
K - Caleb Sturgis, Florida, 5-11, 183, Jr.
All-Purpose - Joe Adams, Arkansas, 5-11, 190, Sr.

Defense
T - Fletcher Cox, Mississippi State, 6-4, 295, Jr.
T - Malik Jackson, Tennessee, 6-5, 270, Sr.
E - Melvin Ingram, South Carolina, 6-2, 276, Sr.
E - Sam Montgomery, LSU, 6-4, 245, So.
LB - u-Jarvis Jones, Georgia, 6-3, 241, So.
LB - Danny Trevathan, Kentucky, 6-1, 232, Sr.
LB - Courtney Upshaw, Alabama, 6-2, 265, Sr.
CB - u-Tyrann Mathieu, LSU, 5-9, 175, So.
CB - Morris Claiborne, LSU, 6-0, 185, Jr.
S - Mark Barron, Alabama, 6-2, 218, Sr.
S - Bacarri Rambo, Georgia, 6-0, 218, Jr.
P - Brad Wing, LSU, 6-3, 184, Fr.

SECOND TEAM

Offense
WR - Rueben Randle, LSU, 6-4, 208, Jr.
WR - Alshon Jeffrey, South Carolina, 6-4, 229, Jr.
L - Chris Faulk, LSU, 6-6, 325, So.
L - Alvin Bailey, Arkansas, 6-5, 319, So.
L - Larry Warford, Kentucky, 6-3, 336, Jr.
L - Gabe Jackson, Mississippi State, 6-4, 320, So.
C - Ben Jones, Georgia, 6-3, 316, Sr.
TE - Philip Lutzenkirchen, Auburn, 6-5, 250, Jr.
QB - Aaron Murray, Georgia, 6-1, 211, So.
RB - Zac Stacy, Vanderbilt, 5-9, 208, Jr.
RB - Vick Ballard, Mississippi St., 5-11, 220, Sr.
K - Drew Alleman, LSU, 5-11, 183, Jr.
All-Purpose - Dennis Johnson, Arkansas, 5-9, 213, Jr.

Defense
T - Josh Chapman, Alabama, 6-1, 310, Sr.
T - Michael Brockers, LSU, 6-6, 306, So.
E - Corey Lemonier, Auburn, 6-4, 240, So.
E - Barkevious Mingo, LSU, 6-5, 240, So.
LB - Dont'A Hightower, Alabama, 6-4, 260, Jr.
LB - Chris Marve, Vanderbilt, 6-0, 242, Sr.
LB - Jerry Franklin, Arkansas, 6-1, 245, Sr.
CB - Dre Kirkpatrick, Alabama, 6-3, 192, Jr.
CB - Casey Hayward, Vanderbilt, 5-11, 188, Sr.
S - Antonio Allen, South Carolina, 6-2, 202, Sr.
S - Eric Reid, LSU, 6-2, 208, So.
P - Dylan Breeding, Arkansas, 6-1, 211, Jr.

HONORABLE MENTION

Offense
Kyle Fischer, L, Vanderbilt, 6-6, 308, Sr.; Quentin Saulsberry, L, Mississippi State, 6-2, 300, Sr.

Defense
Drew Butler, P, Georgia, 6-2, 214, Sr.; Tyler Campbell, P, Mississippi, 6-2, 220, Jr.; Tim Fugger, E, Vanderbilt, 6-4, 250, Sr.; Winston Guy Jr., S, Kentucky, 6-1, 216, Sr.; Jaye Howard, T, Florida, 6-3, 303, Sr.; Devin Taylor, E, South Carolina, 6-7, 260, Jr.; Tramain Thomas, S, Arkansas, 6-0, 204, Sr.

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Trent Richardson, Alabama

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Tyrann Mathieu, LSU

COACH OF THE YEAR
Les Miles, LSU

FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR
Isaiah Crowell, Georgia
 

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