1981 All-SEC football team

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The 1981 All-SEC football team consists of American football players selected to the All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) chosen by various selectors for the 1981 NCAA Division I-A football season. Alabama and Georgia shared the conference title.

Offensive selections[edit]

Receivers[edit]

  • Wamon Buggs, Vanderbilt (AP-1, UPI)
  • Lindsay Scott, Georgia (AP-1, UPI)
  • Orlando McDaniel, LSU (AP-2)
  • Anthony Hancock, Tennessee (AP-2)

Tight ends[edit]

  • Malcolm Scott, LSU (AP-1)
  • Bart Crout, Alabama (UPI)
  • Jerry Price, Miss. St. (AP-2)

Tackles[edit]

  • Keith Uecker, Auburn (AP-1, UPI)
  • Bob Cayavec, Alabama (AP-2, UPI)
  • Pat Phenix, Ole Miss (AP-1)
  • Lole Hudgins, Vanderbilt (AP-2)

Guards[edit]

  • Ken Hammond, Vanderbilt (AP-1, UPI)
  • Wayne Harris, Miss. St. (AP-1, UPI)
  • Jimmy Harper, Georgia (AP-2)
  • Doug Vickers, Alabama (AP-2)

Centers[edit]

  • Lee North, Tennessee (AP-1, UPI)
  • Steve Mott, Alabama (AP-2)
  • Joe Happe, Georgia (AP-2)

Quarterbacks[edit]

Running backs[edit]

  • Herschel Walker, Georgia (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1, UPI)
  • James Jones, Florida (AP-1, UPI)
  • Michael Haddix, Miss. St. (AP-2)
  • Ronnie Stewart, Georgia (AP-2)

Defensive selections[edit]

Ends[edit]

  • Billy Jackson, Miss. St. (AP-1, UPI)
  • Mike Pitts, Alabama (AP-1)
  • Don Fielder, Kentucky (AP-2)
  • Steve Bearden, Vanderbilt (AP-2)

Tackles[edit]

  • David Galloway, Florida (AP-1, UPI)
  • Glen Collins, Miss. St. (AP-1, UPI)
  • Jimmy Payne, Georgia (AP-1)
  • Donnie Humphrey, Auburn (AP-2)
  • Edmund Nelson, Auburn (AP-2)

Middle guards[edit]

  • Warren Lyles, Alabama (AP-1, UPI)
  • Eddie Weaver, Georgia (AP-2, UPI [as end])

Linebackers[edit]

  • Danny Skutack, Auburn (AP-1, UPI)
  • Johnie Cooks, Miss. St. (AP-1, UPI)
  • Tom Boyd, Alabama (AP-2, UPI)
  • Wilber Marshall, Florida (AP-1)
  • Albert Richardson, LSU (AP-2)
  • Robbie Jones, Alabama (AP-2)
  • Tommy Thurson, Georgia (AP-2)
  • Fernando Jackson, Florida (AP-2)

Backs[edit]

  • Tommy Wilcox, Alabama (AP-1, UPI)
  • Jeremiah Castille, Alabama (AP-1)
  • Andy Molls, Kentucky (AP-1)
  • Jim Bob Harris, Alabama (UPI)
  • Rob Fesmire, Miss. St. (UPI)
  • Tyrone King, Alabama (UPI)
  • Tony Lilly, Florida (AP-2)
  • Bill Bates, Tennessee (AP-2)
  • Bob Harris, Auburn (AP-2)

Special teams[edit]

Kicker[edit]

  • Kevin Butler, Georgia (AP-2, UPI)
  • Brian Clark, Florida (AP-1)

Punter[edit]

  • Jim Arnold, Vanderbilt (AP-1, UPI)
  • Jimmy Colquitt, Tennessee (AP-2)

Key[edit]

AP = Associated Press[1][2]

UPI = United Press International[3][4]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sarasota's Clark All-SEC Pick". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. December 2, 1981.
  2. ^ "4 Gators Make All-SEC Team". The Palm Beach Post. December 2, 1981.
  3. ^ David Moffit. "1981 All-SEC Football Team Announced".
  4. ^ "ALl-SEC". Times Daily. November 23, 1981.