1970 All-SEC football team

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The 1970 All-SEC football team consists of American football players selected to the All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) chosen by various selectors for the 1970 college football season. LSU won the conference.

Offensive selections[edit]

Receivers[edit]

  • Terry Beasley, Auburn (AP-1, UPI)
  • David Smith, Miss. St. (AP-1, UPI)
  • David Bailey, Alabama (AP-2)
  • Floyd Franks, Ole Miss (AP-2)

Tight ends[edit]

  • Jim Poole, Ole Miss (AP-2, UPI)
  • Jim Yancey, Florida (AP-1)

Tackles[edit]

  • Worthy McClure, Ole Miss (AP-1, UPI)
  • Royce Smith, Georgia (AP-1)
  • Tom Nash, Georgia (UPI)
  • John Hannah, Alabama (AP-2)
  • Danny Speigner, Auburn (AP-2)

Guards[edit]

  • Chip Kell, Tennessee (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1, UPI)
  • Skip Jernigan, Ole Miss (AP-1, UPI)
  • Mike Demarie, LSU (AP-2)
  • Jimmy Speigner, Auburn (AP-2)

Centers[edit]

  • Tommy Lyons, Georgia (AP-2, UPI)
  • Mike Bevans, Tennessee (AP-1)

Quarterbacks[edit]

  • Pat Sullivan, Auburn (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1, UPI)
  • Archie Manning, Ole Miss (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-2, UPI)

Running backs[edit]

  • Johnny Musso, Alabama (AP-1, UPI)
  • Curt Watson, Tennessee (AP-1, UPI)
  • Art Cantrelle, LSU (AP-2)
  • Randy Reed, Ole Miss (AP-2)

Defensive selections[edit]

Ends[edit]

  • Jack Youngblood, Florida (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1, UPI)
  • Dennis Coleman, Ole Miss (AP-1, UPI)
  • Dave Hardt, Kentucky (AP-2)
  • Chuck Heard, Georgia (AP-2)

Tackles[edit]

  • John Sage, LSU (AP-1, UPI)
  • Dave Roller, Kentucky (AP-1, UPI)
  • Ronnie Estay, LSU (AP-2)
  • Larry Brasher, Georgia (AP-2)

Linebackers[edit]

  • Mike Anderson, LSU (AP-1, UPI)
  • Jackie Walker, Tennessee (AP-1, UPI)
  • Bobby Strickland, Auburn (AP-1, UPI)
  • Chip Wisdom, Georgia (AP-2)
  • Fred Brister, Ole Miss (AP-2)
  • Chuck Dees, Miss. St.(AP-2)

Backs[edit]

  • Tommy Casanova, LSU (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1, UPI)
  • Bobby Majors, Tennessee (AP-1, UPI)
  • Larry Willingham, Auburn (AP-1, UPI)
  • Tim Priest, Tennessee (AP-2, UPI)
  • Buzy Rosenberg, Georgia (AP-1)
  • Craig Burns, LSU (AP-2)
  • Ray Heidel, Ole Miss (AP-2)
  • Ken Phares, Miss. St. (AP-2)

Special teams[edit]

Kicker[edit]

  • Gardner Jett, Auburn (AP-1)
  • Kim Braswell, Georgia (AP-2)

Punter[edit]

  • Steve Smith, Vanderbilt (AP-1)
  • Frank Mann, Alabama (AP-2)

Key[edit]

AP = Associated Press[1]

UPI = United Press International[2]

Bold = Consensus first-team selection by both AP and UPI

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sullivan, Beasley Top All-SEC Team". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. December 8, 1970.
  2. ^ David Moffit (November 24, 1970). "Archie, Sullivan Make All-SEC". The Delta Democrat-Times. p. 9. Retrieved June 6, 2015 – via Newspapers.com. open access