Sports Illustrated unveils 2017 All-American team, 5 SEC players named to first-team

Sports Illustrated unveiled their 2017 All-American team Thursday.

Five SEC players received first team selections with Georgia LB Roquan Smith leading four SEC stars on the first-team defense.

The awards continue to pile up for Smith following a tremendous season for the Bulldogs defender. He has already received the Butkus Award, SEC Defensive Player of the Year, and SEC Championship MVP to list a few of his honors.

Auburn was the only SEC school with multiple first-team selections in LB Jeff Holland and CB Carlton Davis. The Tigers also had five total players on the first or second team units.

Here is a look at every SEC player on the list.

First Team Defense and Special Teams

  • Roquan Smith, LB, Georgia
  • Jeff Holland, LB, Auburn
  • Carlton Davis, CB, Auburn
  • Minkah Fitzpatrick, S, Alabama
  • Johnny Townsend, P, Florida

Second Team Offense

  • Kerryon Johnson, RB, Auburn
  • Isaiah Wynn, OL, Georgia
  • Braden Smith, OL, Auburn
  • Bradley Bozeman, OL, Alabama

Second Team Defense and Special Teams

  • Ronnie Harrison, S, Alabama
  • Daniel Carlson, K, Auburn


Source: Saturday Down South

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