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3 Rebels, 2 Bulldogs selected to the 2016 SEC All-Freshman Team

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Press Release from the Southeastern Conference

Missouri placed a league-leading four selections on the 2016 Southeastern Conference All-Freshman Football Team, it was announced Thursday. The team was voted on by the league’s 14 head coaches, who were not permitted to vote for their own players.

Including Missouri’s four selections, three SEC institutions placed three or more members on the All-Freshman Team. LSU and Ole Miss were represented with three selections.

Missouri’s Jonathan Johnson earned two selections to the All-Freshman Team. He garnered recognition as both an all-purpose athlete and a return specialist.

Alabama’s Jalen Hurts, an SEC All-Freshman Team honoree at quarterback, was named the SEC’s Offensive Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year on Wednesday.

2016 SEC All-Freshman Team


TE -   Isaac Nauta, Georgia

OL -  Jonah Williams, Alabama             

          Jawaan Taylor, Florida   

          Greg Little, Ole Miss      

          Logan Stenberg, Kentucky

C -     Erik McCoy, Texas A&M

WR - Dimetrios Mason, Missouri

          Van Jefferson, Ole Miss    

QB - Jalen Hurts, Alabama

RB - Benny Snell Jr., Kentucky

          Trayveon Williams, Texas A&M

AP - Jonathan Johnson, Missouri


DL - Jabari Zuniga, Florida

          Marlon Davidson, Auburn

          Ed Alexander, LSU

          McTelvin Agim, Arkansas*

          Jeffery Simmons, Mississippi State*       

LB -   Leo Lewis, Mississippi State

          Devin White, LSU

          De'Jon Harris, Arkansas

DB - Javaris Davis, Auburn

          Nigel Warrior, Tennessee

          Ronnell Perkins, Missouri

          Jaylon Jones, Ole Miss

Special Teams

PK - Rodrigo Blankenship, Georgia

P -     Josh Growden, LSU

RS - Jonathan Johnson, Missouri

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