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SEC places 19 on AP All-America team

The SEC placed 19 players on the Associated Press All-America team, including five on the first team.

The first-teamers were Auburn quarterback Cam Newton, Kentucky all-purpose player Randall Cobb, Auburn defensive tackle Nick Fairley, LSU cornerback Patrick Peterson and Florida punter Chas Henry. Cobb was the first Kentucky player to be named first-team All-American by the AP since Derek Abney in 2002 as a kick returner.

Alabama and Auburn each had four players make one of the three teams.

Here's a look at the complete list of SEC players earning AP All-America honors:

First-Team Offense

QB – Cam Newton, Auburn

AP – Randall Cobb, Kentucky

First-Team Defense

T – Nick Fairley, Auburn

CB – Patrick Peterson, LSU

P – Chas Henry, Florida

Second-Team Offense

T – Lee Ziemba, Auburn

T – Derek Sherrod, Mississippi State

WR – Julio Jones, Alabama

WR – Alshon Jeffery, South Carolina

Second-Team Defense

T – Drake Nevis, LSU

LB – Justin Houston, Georgia

SAF – Mark Barron, Alabama

SAF – Ahmad Black, Florida

P – Drew Butler, Georgia

Third-Team Offense

G – Barrett Jones, Alabama

C – Ryan Pugh, Auburn

TE – D.J. Williams, Arkansas

Third-Team Defense

T – Marcell Dareus, Alabama

CB – Stephon Gilmore, South Carolina