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    Six From SEC Named FWAA Freshman All-Americans

    The Football Writers Association of America released its 13th annual All-American team was announced Monday, and it is led by Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn, whose Tigers will be playing for the BCS National Championship tonight.

    Offensively, the SEC placed four players on the FWAA All-American sqaud. Arkansas running back Alex Collins and tight end Hunter Henry represent two of those slots, while Vanderbilt offensive lineman Andrew Jelks and Auburn offensive lineman Alex Kozan are also included.

    Defensively, Florida cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III is the lone representative after a stellar debut season in Gainesville. The full roster is included below, with SEC players in bold.

    2013 FWAA FRESHMAN ALL-AMERICA TEAM
     
    OFFENSE 
    Pos. Player, School Ht. Wt. Hometown
    QB Jameis Winston, Florida State 6-4 228 Bessemer, Ala.
    RB • Alex Collins, Arkansas 5-11 206 Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
    RB • Elijah McGuire, Louisiana 5-11 185 Houma, La.
    WR • Tyler Boyd, Pittsburgh 6-2 185 Clairton, Pa.
    WR • Corey Davis, Western Michigan 6-2 205 Wheaton, Ill.
    WR • Nate Phillips, Arizona 5-7 177 Chandler, Ariz.
    TE • Hunter Henry, Arkansas 6-6 250 Little Rock, Ark.
    OL Jack Conklin, Michigan State 6-6 236 Plainwell, Mich.
    OL Andrew Jelks, Vanderbilt 6-6 290 Paris, Tenn.
    OL Alex Kozan, Auburn 6-4 297 Castle Rock, Colo.
    OL Ben Lauer, Minnesota 6-6 302 Plymouth, Minn,
    OL • Alex Redmond, UCLA 6-5 305 Cerritos, Calif.
     
    DEFENSE 
    Pos. Player, School Ht. Wt. Hometown
    DL • Tarell Basham, Ohio 6-4 250 Rocky Mount, Va.
    DL • Joey Bosa, Ohio State 6-6 275 Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
    DL • Eddie Vanderdoes, UCLA 6-4 305 Auburn, Calif,
    LB • Dominque Alexander, Oklahoma 6-2 216 Tulsa, Okla.
    LB • Dakota Cox, New Mexico 6-0 235 Draper, Utah
    LB • Addison Gillam, Colorado 6-3 225 Palo Cedro, Calif.
    LB • Myles Jack, UCLA 6-1 225 Bellevue, Wash.
    DB • Kendall Fuller, Virginia Tech 5-11 193 Baltimore, Md.
    DB Jacoby Glenn, UCF 6-0 176 Prichard, Ala.
    DB • Vernon Hargreaves III, Florida 5-11 192 Tampa, Fla.
    DB • Jalen Ramsey, Florida State 6-1 195 Smyrna, Tenn.
    DB Zack Sanchez, Oklahoma 5-11 176 Keller, Texas
     
    SPECIALISTS 
    Pos. Player, School Ht. Wt. Hometown
    P • Austin Rehkow, Idaho 6-3 202 Veradale, Wash.
    K • Michael Geiger, Michigan State 5-8 186 Toledo, Ohio
    PR • Ryan Switzer, North Carolina 5-10 175 Charleston, W. Va.
    KR • Stacey Coley, Miami 6-1 180 Pompano Beach, Fla.
     
    HEAD COACH
    Gus Malzahn, Auburn
    • Denotes true freshman