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Several Wildcats Named to All SEC Teams

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (July 27, 2007) - The LSU Tigers, with 15 starters returning from last year's 11-2 team, has been predicted to win the Southeastern Conference championship by media voting at the 2007 SEC Football Media Days, concluded today at the Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Ala.
The 2007 SEC Football Media Days was the highest attended in the 23 years of SEC football media days. The media days event drew an attendance of 830, which was larger than last year's attendance of 685.
The Tigers, which finished last year ranked third in the country by Associated Press and USA Today/Coaches polls, were listed on 54 of the 80 ballots, while defending SEC and National Champion Florida was listed on seven ballots. Arkansas received five votes, Auburn four, Alabama and South Carolina three and Tennessee and Georgia were listed on two ballots.
Florida was predicted to win the Eastern Division, while Tennessee was voted second, Georgia third, South Carolina four, Kentucky fifth and Vanderbilt was listed sixth. The Gators were listed on 41 ballots as the Eastern Division champion while Tennessee had 16 votes, Georgia 12 and South Carolina 11.
LSU was listed on 63 ballots as the Western Division Champion while Auburn was second (first on five ballots), Arkansas third (five ballots), Alabama fourth (seven ballots), Ole Miss fifth and Mississippi State sixth.
On the All-SEC Team, LSU led all teams with eight selections followed by Kentucky and Florida with six each while Alabama, Arkansas and Tennessee each had five players on the 1st and 2nd teams. Arkansas led all teams with five players selected to the first team followed by LSU with four. Every SEC team was represented on either the first or second team.
Arkansas running back Darren McFadden was the only unanimous selection to the All-SEC Team.
The team and predicted results are listed below:

2007 SEC FOOTBALL MEDIA DAYS
PRE-SEASON ALL-SEC FOOTBALL TEAM
(*-Ties / # - Unanimous vote / Number of votes in parenthesis) (80 total voters)

FIRST-TEAM ALL-SEC -- OFFENSE
Pos. Name School Ht. Wt. Class Hometown
TE Jacob Tamme (67) Kentucky 6-5 240 Sr. Danville, Ky.
OL Will Arnold (65) LSU 6-4 319 Sr. Gloster, Miss.
OL Michael Oher (59) Ole Miss 6-5 325 Jr. Memphis, Tenn.
OL Andre Smith (43) Alabama 6-4 348 So. Birmingham, Ala.
OL Phil Trautwein (28) Florida 6-6 298 Sr. Voorhees, N.J.
C Jonathan Luigs (58) Arkansas 6-4 307 Jr. Little Rock, Ark.
WR Earl Bennett (65) Vanderbilt 6-1 202 Jr. Birmingham, Ala.
WR Marcus Monk (27) Arkansas 6-6 220 Sr. Lepanto, Ark.
QB Andre' Woodson (62) Kentucky 6-5 230 Sr. Radcliff, Ky.
#RB Darren McFadden (80) Arkansas 6-2 215 Jr. Little Rock, Ark.
RB Felix Jones (27) Arkansas 6-0 207 Jr. Tulsa, Okla.

SECOND-TEAM ALL-SEC -- OFFENSE
Pos. Name School Ht. Wt. Class Hometown
TE Cornelius Ingram (3) Florida 6-4 230 Jr. Hawthorne, Fla.
OL Chris Williams (21) Vanderbilt 6-6 320 Sr. Glynn, La.
OL King Dunlap (16) Auburn 6-8 312 Sr. Brentwood, Tenn.
OL Drew Miller (13) Florida 6-5 297 Sr. Sarasota, Fla.
OL Brian Stamper (6) Vanderbilt 6-4 300 Sr. Windermere, Fla.
C Antoine Caldwell (15) Alabama 6-4 288 Jr. Montgomery, Ala.
WR Percy Harvin (19) Florida 5-11 181 So. Virginia Beach, Va.
*WR Keenan Burton (17) Kentucky 6-2 195 Sr. Louisville, Ky.
*WR Early Doucet (17) LSU 6-0 207 Sr. St. Martinville, La.
QB Erik Ainge (6) Tennessee 6-6 220 Sr. Hillsboro, Ore.
RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis (26) Ole Miss 5-11 225 Sr. New Orleans, La.
RB LaMarcus Coker (7) Tennessee 5-11 205 So. Antioch, Tenn.

FIRST-TEAM ALL-SEC -- DEFENSE
Pos. Name School Ht. Wt. Class Hometown
DL Glenn Dorsey (78) LSU 6-2 299 Sr. Gonzales, La.
DL Quentin Groves (72) Auburn 6-3 254 Sr. Greenville, Miss.
DL Derrick Harvey (48) Florida 6-4 245 Jr. Greenbelt, Md.
LB Jasper Brinkley (75) South Carolina 6-2 262 Sr. Thomson, Ga.
LB Jonathan Goff (73) Vanderbilt 6-4 235 Sr. Lynn, Mass.
LB Ali Highsmith (58) LSU 6-1 226 Sr. Miami, Fla.
LB Jerod Mayo (37) Tennessee 6-2 230 Jr. Hampton, Va.
DB Simeon Castille (78) Alabama 6-1 189 Sr. Birmingham, Ala.
DB Jonathan Hefney (60) Tennessee 5-9 185 Sr. Rock Hill, S.C.
DB Chevis Jackson (51) LSU 6-0 190 Sr. Mobile, Ala.
DB Derek Pegues (46) Miss. State 5-10 196 Jr. Batesville, Miss.

SECOND-TEAM ALL-SEC -- DEFENSE
Pos. Name School Ht. Wt. Class Hometown
DL Titus Brown (14) Miss. State 6-3 250 Sr. Tuscaloosa, Ala.
DL Tyson Jackson (8) LSU 6-5 292 Jr. Edgard, La.
DL Wallace Gilberry (8) Alabama 6-4 264 Sr. Bay Minette, Ala.
LB Wesley Woodyard (36) Kentucky 6-1 212 Sr. LaGrange, Ga.
LB Prince Hall (14) Alabama 5-11 255 So. Moreno Valley, Calif.
*LB Darry Beckwith (5) LSU 6-1 232 Jr. Baton Rouge, La.
*LB Brandon Miller (5) Georgia 6-4 257 Sr. Colquitt, Ga.
DB Tony Joiner (30) Florida 5-11 217 Sr. Haines City, Fla.
DB Jonathan Zenon (8) LSU 6-0 176 Sr. Breaux Bridge, La.
DB Trevard Lindley (5) Kentucky 6-0 175 So. Hiram, Ga.
DB Jonathan Wilhite (4) Auburn 5-11 185 Sr. Monroe, La.

FIRST-TEAM ALL-SEC -- SPECIAL TEAMS
Pos. Name School Ht. Wt. Class Hometown
PK Ryan Succop (39) South Carolina 6-2 213 Jr. Hickory, N.C.
P Britton Colquitt (64) Tennessee 6-3 205 Jr. Knoxville, Tenn.
RS Felix Jones (31) Arkansas 6-0 207 Jr. Tulsa, Okla.

SECOND-TEAM ALL-SEC -- SPECIAL TEAMS
Pos. Name School Ht. Wt. Class Hometown
PK Brandon Coutu (35) Georgia 6-0 200 Sr. Lawrenceville, Ga.
P Ryan Succop (16) South Carolina 6-2 213 Jr. Hickory, N.C.
RS Rafael Little (18) Kentucky 5-10 195 Sr. Anderson, S.C.

1st 2nd
School Team Team Total
Alabama 2 3 5
Arkansas 5 0 5
Auburn 1 2 3
Florida 2 4 6
Georgia 0 2 2
Kentucky 2 4 6
LSU 4 4 8
Ole Miss 1 1 2
Mississippi State 1 1 2
South Carolina 2 1 3
Tennessee 3 2 5
Vanderbilt 2 2 4

SEC PREDICTED ORDER OF FINISH

SEC Champion - LSU (54), Florida (7), Arkansas (5), Auburn (4), Alabama (3), South Carolina (3), Tennessee (2), Georgia (2).

Eastern Division (First Place votes in parenthesis)
1. Florida (41) 131
2. Tennessee (16) 201
3. Georgia (12) 225
4. South Carolina (11) 272
5. Kentucky 389
6. Vanderbilt 462

Western Division (First Place votes in parenthesis)
1. LSU (63) 110
2. Auburn (5) 205
3. Arkansas (5) 237
4. Alabama (7) 256
5. Ole Miss 430
6. Mississippi State 442


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