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Boutte among LSU players recognized on all-conference teams

Stingley, York named first team
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Posted at 6:10 PM, Dec 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-22 19:10:06-05

LSU's record-setting placekicker Cade York and cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. have been named first-team All-Southeastern Conference in a vote of the league's coaches, the SEC announced on Tuesday.
The honor is the first for York, a sophomore from McKinney Texas, while it's the second-straight year that Stingley has been tabbed as an All-SEC selection. Last year as a true freshman, Stingley earned first-team recognition from the Associated Press and second-team honors from the coaches.

York, who set the LSU record with his game-winning 57-yard field goal that beat Florida, tied for the SEC lead in total field goals with 18 in 2020. He connected on 18-of-21 field goals with six of his kicks coming from 50 yards or longer. York capped 2020 by successfully making his last eight field goal attempts, including all four in LSU's 53-48 win over Ole Miss in the season-finale.
Stingley, a first-team All-American in 2019, recorded 27 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and five pass breakups this year.

In addition to York and Stingley, senior punter Zach Von Rosenberg was named to the second team along with junior defensive end Ali Gaye.
Von Rosenberg led the SEC in punts downed inside the 20-yard line with 27. He also led the league in punts of 50-plus yards with 18. He averaged 43.9 yards on 59 punts and was twice named the Ray Guy National Punter of the Week in 2020. Von Rosenberg was a second team All-SEC selection in 2018.

Gay, a junior college transfer, tied for sixth in the SEC in tackles for loss with 9.5. Gaye started all 10 games for the Tigers at defensive end and recorded 32 tackles, 9.5 tackles for loss and a pair of sacks.
LSU had four players earn five spots on the Freshman All-SEC team with Kayshon Boutte making the list as both a wide receiver and return specialist. Other Tigers on the Freshman All-SEC team include tight end Arik Gilbert, defensive end BJ Ojulari, and cornerback Eli Ricks.

Boutte finished his rookie season in record-setting fashion, breaking the SEC record for yards receiving in a game with 308 in LSU's win over Ole Miss. Boutte capped the year with three consecutive 100-yard games. For the season, Boutte caught 45 passes for 735 yards and five touchdowns. His 73.5 yards receiving per game ranks No. 7 in the SEC and is first among all freshmen in the league.
Ricks and Ojulari both made a tremendous impact in their debut season with the Tigers. Ricks led the SEC in both interceptions (4) and interceptions returned for touchdowns (2). His 68-yard interception return for a TD helped the Tigers upset sixth-ranked Florida on Dec. 12. A pass-rushing specialist, Ojulari recorded 16 tackles, 5.0 tackles for loss and 4.0 sacks in his first year with the Tigers. His 4.0 sacks ranked second among all freshmen in the SEC.

Gilbert, despite missing the final two games of the season, still caught 35 passes for 368 yards and two TDs.
2020 All-SEC Coaches' Team

FIRST TEAM
OFFENSE
TE Kyle Pitts, Florida
OL Alex Leatherwood, Alabama
OL Landon Young, Kentucky
OL Ben Cleveland, Georgia
OL Trey Smith, Tennessee*
OL Deonte Brown, Alabama*
C Landon Dickerson, Alabama
WR DeVonta Smith, Alabama
WR Elijah Moore, Ole Miss
QB Mac Jones, Alabama
RB Najee Harris, Alabama
RB Isaiah Spiller, Texas A&M
AP Kadarius Toney, Florida

DEFENSE
DL Christian Barmore, Alabama
DL Kingsley Enagbare, South Carolina
DL Trajan Jeffcoat, Missouri
DL Bobby Brown III, Texas A&M
LB Nick Bolton, Missouri
LB Dylan Moses, Alabama
LB Grant Morgan, Arkansas
DB Patrick Surtain II, Alabama
DB Kaiir Elam, Florida
DB Richard LeCounte, Georgia
DB Derek Stingley Jr., LSU

SPECIAL TEAMS
PK Cade York, LSU
P Jake Camarda, Georgia
RS Kadarius Toney, Florida

SECOND TEAM
OFFENSE
TE Jalen Wydermyer, Texas A&M
OL Darian Kinnard, Kentucky
OL Kenyon Green, Texas A&M
OL Dan Moore Jr., Texas A&M
OL Carson Green, Texas A&M
C Drake Jackson, Kentucky
WR Kadarius Toney, Florida
WR Treylon Burks, Arkansas
QB Kyle Trask, Florida
RB Kevin Harris, South Carolina
RB Larry Rountree, Missouri
AP Jerrion Ealy, Ole Miss

DEFENSE
DL Big Kat Bryant, Auburn
DL Jordan Davis, Georgia
DL Dayo Odeyingbo, Vanderbilt
DL Ali Gaye, LSU
LB Azeez Ojulari, Georgia
LB Bumper Pool, Arkansas
LB Christopher Allen, Alabama
DB Eric Stokes, Georgia
DB Malachi Moore, Alabama
DB Jalen Catalon, Arkansas
DB Jaycee Horn, South Carolina

SPECIAL TEAMS
PK Anders Carlson, Auburn
P Zach Von Rosenberg, LSU
RS Jaylen Waddle, Alabama

FRESHMAN ALL-SEC
OFFENSE
TE Arik Gilbert, LSU*
TE Hudson Henry, Arkansas*
OL Warren McClendon, Georgia
OL Javion Cohen, Alabama
OL Brady Latham, Arkansas
OL Charles Cross, Mississippi State
WR Kayshon Boutte, LSU
WR Jaden Walley, Mississippi State
QB Connor Bazelak, Missouri
RB Tank Bigsby, Auburn
RB Kendall Milton, Georgia
AP Tank Bigsby, Auburn

DEFENSE
DL Colby Wooden, Auburn
DL Jalen Carter, Georgia
DL BJ Ojulari, LSU
DL McKinnley Jackson, Texas A&M
LB Will Anderson Jr., Alabama
LB J.J. Weaver, Kentucky
LB Mohamed Kaba, South Carolina
DB Malachi Moore, Alabama
DB Eli Ricks, LSU
DB Jalen Catalon, Arkansas
DB Emmanuel Forbes, Mississippi State

SPECIAL TEAMS
PK Harrison Mevis, Missouri
P Kai Kroeger, South Carolina
RS Kayshon Boutte, LSU

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