SEC announces 2023 first-, second-team all-conference honors

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With the regular season over, it’s time to honor college football’s best. On Tuesday, the SEC released its all-conference teams.

With 14 teams in the SEC, including six teams ranked in the AP Top 25, there was no shortage of candidates. Alabama led the way with eight representatives on the first team, while Missouri had five.

All 14 schools were represented on the All-SEC Team. Georgia had 11 players who earned All-SEC honors while Alabama followed closely behind with 10. Look below to see if your favorite team made the cut.

First-team All-SEC offense

Jayden Daniels
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QB
Jayden Daniels, LSU

RB
Cody Schrader, Missouri
Quinshon Judkins, Ole Miss

WR
Malik Nabers, LSU
Luther Burden III, Missouri

TE
Brock Bowers, Georgia

OL
JC Latham, Alabama
Warren McClendon, Georgia
Javon Foster, Missouri
Will Campbell, LSU
Tate Ratledge, Georgia

C
Sedrick Van Pran, Georgia

AP
Ainias Smith, Texas A&M

First-team All-SEC defense

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DL
Darius Robinson, Missouri
James Pearce Jr., Tennessee
Justin Eboigbe, Alabama
Landon Jackson, Arkansas

LB
Edgerrin Cooper, Texas A&M
Dallas Turner, Alabama
Nathaniel Watson, Mississippi State

DB
Kool-Aid McKinstry, Alabama
Malaki Starks, Georgia
Kris Abrams-Draine, Missouri
Caleb Downs, Alabama
Terrion Arnold, Alabama

First-team All-SEC special teams

Alabama kicker Will Reichard
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PK
Will Reichard, Alabama

P
Matthew Hayball, Vanderbilt

RS
Ainias Smith, Texas A&M

KOS
Cam Little, Arkansas

LS
Hunter Rogers, South Carolina
Kneeland Hibbett, Alabama

Second-team All-SEC

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Offense:

QB
Carson Beck, Georgia

RB
Ray Davis, Kentucky
Jarquez Hunter, Auburn

WR
Brian Thomas, LSU
Xavier Legette, South Carolina

TE
Caden Prieskorn, Ole Miss
Trey Knox, South Carolina
Rivaldo Fairweather, Auburn

OL
Tyler Booker, Alabama
Xavier Truss, Georgia
Emery Jones, LSU
Layden Robinson, Texas A&M

C
Eli Cox, Kentucky

AP
Barion Brown, Kentucky

Defense:

DL
Mykel Williams, Georgia
Nazir Stackhouse, Georgia
Princely Umanmielen, Florida
Shemar Turner, Texas A&M

LB
Harold Perkins, LSU
Smael Mondon, Georgia
Ty’Ron Hopper, Missouri

DB
Maxwell Hairston, Kentucky
Jaylin Simpson, Auburn
Tykee Smith, Georgia
Kamari Lassiter, Georgia

Special Teams:

PK
Harrison Mevis, Missouri

P
James Burnip, Alabama
Max Fletcher, Arkansas

RS
Barion Brown, Kentucky

KOS
Will Reichard, Alabama

LS
Wesley Schelling, Vanderbilt

Although not every standout could make the competitive list, the season isn’t over. With bowl games ahead, players will have no shortage of opportunities to make voters eat their words.

Alabama will represent the SEC in the College Football Playoff on Jan. 1, when it faces off against No. 1 overall seed Michigan in the Rose Bowl at 5 p.m. ET. The game will be broadcast on ESPN.