Four USC players were named to the SEC Coaches' All-Freshman team on Thursday.
Receiver Alshon Jeffery, offensive lineman T.J. Johnson, defensive end Devin Taylor and defensive back Stephon Gilmore were named to the squad.
Mississippi State, South Carolina and Vanderbilt led the way with four selections each. SEC Champion Alabama had three selections on the team.
Jeffery, Alabama offensive lineman Barrett Jones, Ole Miss punter Tyler Campbell and Vanderbilt kicker Ryan Fowler were the only unanimous selections to the team.
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Jeffery leads the Gamecocks with 43 catches for 735 yards and six touchdowns after he became USC's go-to receiver midway through the season.
Gilmore, was one of five Gamecocks to start all 12 games during the regular season. He finished fifth on the team with 52 tackles, including five tackles for loss and two sacks.
Johnson was the only Gamecock offensive lineman to start all 12 games at the same position during the season.
Taylor finished the regular season with 26 tackles, including 5.5 tackles for loss and two sacks.
Pos. Name School Ht. Wt.
TE Orson Charles, Georgia, 6-3, 230
#OL Barrett Jones, Alabama, 6-4, 289
OL Aaron Douglas, Tennessee, 6-6, 282
OL Xavier Nixon, Florida, 6-6, 285
OL Ryan Seymour, Vanderbilt, 6-5, 295
*OL Larry Warford, Kentucky, 6-3, 349
*OL T.J. Johnson, USC, 6-4, 297
#WR Alshon Jeffery, USC, 6-3, 217
WR Chad Bumphis, Mississippi State, 5-10, 195
QB Morgan Newton, Kentucky, 6-4, 217
RB Trent Richardson, Alabama, 5-11, 220
RB Warren Norman, Vanderbilt, 5-10, 188
DL Devin Taylor, USC, 6-7, 232
DL Tenarius Wright, Arkansas, 6-1, 238
DL Fletcher Cox, Mississippi State, 6-4, 275
*DL Montez Robinson, Georgia, 6-5, 250
*DL Omar Hunter, Florida, 6-0, 299
LB Nico Johnson, Alabama, 6-3, 225
LB D.T. Shackelford, Ole Miss, 6-1, 230
LB Herman Lathers, Tennessee, 6-1, 213
DB Johnthan Banks, Mississippi State, 6-2, 175
DB Corey Broomfield, Mississippi State, 5-10, 170
DB Daren Bates, Auburn, 5-11, 195
DB Stephon Gilmore, USC, 6-1, 188
#PK Ryan Fowler, Vanderbilt, 5-10, 165
#P Tyler Campbell, Ole Miss, 6-2, 210
RS Warren Norman, Vanderbilt, 5-10, 188
(*-Ties / #-Unanimous Selection / Coaches could not vote for their own players)