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    2009 AP All-SEC Team

    ATLANTA (AP) -- After sweeping through the season unbeaten, top-ranked Alabama has claimed the top three individual awards on The Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference football team.

    Running back Mark Ingram was named offensive player of the year, linebacker Rolando McClain the top defensive player and Nick Saban picked up his second straight coach of the year award Monday. Vanderbilt running back and return specialist Warren Norman was named freshman of the year.

    Alabama routed Florida in the SEC championship game and will face Texas for the BCS title. The Crimson Tide (13-0) was rewarded with seven players on the AP first team, more than any other school. The Gators (12-1) were next with six first-teamers, including quarterback Tim Tebow.

    FIRST TEAM


    Offense

    WR - Shay Hodge, Mississippi, 6-2, 207, Sr.
    WR - A.J. Green, Georgia, 6-4, 207, So.
    OL - Mike Johnson, Alabama, 6-5, 303, Sr.
    OL - Ciron Black, LSU, 6-5, 322, Sr.
    OL - Mike Pouncey, Florida, 6-5, 315, Jr.
    OL - John Jerry, Mississippi, 6-6, 335, Sr.
    C - Maurkice Pouncey, Florida, 6-5, 310, Jr.
    TE - Aaron Hernandez, Florida, 6-2, 250, Jr.
    QB - Tim Tebow, Florida, 6-3, 240, Sr.
    RB - u-Mark Ingram, Alabama, 5-10, 212, So.
    RB - Anthony Dixon, Mississippi St., 6-1, 235, Sr.
    K - Leigh Tiffin, Alabama, 6-2, 212, Sr.
    All-Purpose - Dexter McCluster, Mississippi, 5-9, 170, Sr.
    All-Purpose - Randall Cobb, Kentucky, 5-11, 188, So.

    Defense

    DE - Antonio Coleman, Auburn, 6-3, 261, Sr.
    DE - Carlos Dunlap, Florida, 6-6, 290, Jr.
    DT - u-Terrence Cody, Alabama, 6-5, 354, Sr.
    DT - Dan Williams, Tennessee, 6-3, 327, Sr.
    LB - u-Rolando McClain, Alabama, 6-4, 258, Jr.
    LB - u-Eric Norwood, South Carolina, 6-1, 252, Sr.
    LB - Rennie Curran, Georgia, 5-11, 225, Jr.
    CB - Javier Arenas, Alabama, 5-9, 195, Sr.
    CB - Joe Haden, Florida, 5-11, 190, Jr.
    S - u-Eric Berry, Tennessee, 5-11, 203, Jr.
    S - Mark Barron, Alabama, 6-2, 214, So.
    P - Drew Butler, Georgia, 6-2, 203, So.

    SECOND TEAM

    Offense

    WR - Joe Adams, Arkansas, 5-10, 182, So.
    WR - Riley Cooper, Florida, 6-3, 215, Sr.
    WR - Brandon LaFell, LSU, 6-3, 206, Sr.
    OL - Clint Boling, Georgia, 6-5, 297, Jr.
    OL - Chris Scott, Tennessee, 6-5, 346, Sr.
    OL - James Carpenter, Alabama, 6-5, 300, Jr.
    OL - Mitch Petrus, Arkansas, 6-4, 315, Sr.
    C - Ryan Pugh, Auburn, 6-4, 289, Jr.
    TE - Colin Peek, Alabama, 6-6, 255, Sr.
    QB - Ryan Mallett, Arkansas, 6-7, 238, So.
    RB - Dexter McCluster, Mississippi, 5-9, 170, Sr.
    RB - Montario Hardesty, Tennessee, 6-0, 215, Sr.
    RB - Ben Tate, Auburn, 5-11, 218, Sr.
    K - Blair Walsh, Georgia, 5-10, 185, So.
    All-Purpose - Derrick Locke, Kentucky, 5-9, 190, Jr.
    All-Purpose - Javier Arenas, Alabama, 5-9, 195, Sr.

    Defense

    DE - Jermaine Cunningham, Florida, 6-3, 257, Sr.
    DE - Justin Houston, Georgia, 6-3, 259, So.
    DE - Pernell McPhee, Mississippi St., 6-4, 275, Jr.
    DT - Geno Atkins, Georgia, 6-1, 290, Sr.
    DT - Corey Peters, Kentucky, 6-3, 295, Sr.
    DT - Jerrell Powe, Mississippi, 6-2, 330, Jr.
    DT - Malcolm Sheppard, Arkansas, 6-2, 291, Sr.
    LB - Brandon Spikes, Florida, 6-4, 255, Sr.
    LB - Sam Maxwell, Kentucky, 6-3, 248, Sr.
    LB - Rico McCoy, Tennessee, 6-1, 220, Sr.
    CB - Patrick Peterson, LSU, 6-1, 211, So.
    CB - Myron Lewis, Vanderbilt, 6-2, 205, Sr.
    CB - Walt McFadden, Auburn, 6-0, 175, Sr.
    S - Chad Jones, LSU, 6-3, 231, Jr.
    S - Chris Culliver, South Carolina, 6-0, 190, Jr.
    P - Chas Henry, Florida, 6-4, 222, Jr.

    HONORABLE MENTION

    Offense

    Zipp Duncan, T, Kentucky, 6-5, 291, Sr.
    Trindon Holliday, All-Purpose, LSU, 5-5, 161, Sr.
    Lee Ziemba, T, Auburn, 6-8, 308, Jr.

    Defense

    Ahmad Black, S, Florida, 5-9, 185, Jr.
    Chris Marve, LB, Vanderbilt, 6-0, 230, So.
    Cliff Matthews, E, South Carolina, 6-4, 249, Jr.

    OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
    Mark Ingram, Alabama

    DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
    Rolando McClain, Alabama

    COACH OF THE YEAR
    Nick Saban, Alabama

    FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR
    Warren Norman, Vanderbilt