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Thursday December 12, 2013Hargreaves, Taylor and Townsend Named to SEC All-Freshman Team

Gainesville, Fla.

Vernon Hargreaves III, Kelvin Taylor and Johnny Townsend were named to the 2013 Freshman All-Southeastern Conference football team, which was released on Thursday. Florida’s three players selected to the Freshman All-SEC team is fourth-most in the conference behind Arkansas, Ole Miss and South Carolina – who each had four players selected.

 

Hargreaves was the only freshman to be a first team All-SEC selection in 2013. He totaled 38 tackles on the season, with three interceptions and 11 passes broken up. His 11 pass break ups equal the most by a freshman in school history, matching the total Janoris Jenkins had in 2008.

 

Taylor saw action in 10 games and earned four starts in his true freshman campaign, finishing second on the team with for 508 rushing yards on 111 carries. He also caught five passes for 37 yards. Taylor tied for second among Gators with four rushing touchdowns and finished fourth in total offense.

 

Townsend led the Gators in punting this season with a 42.0 yard average on 29 punts. He landed six inside the 20-yard line and had five go for more than 50 yards, with a long of 61 yards. Townsend took over the punting responsibilities for Florida for the final six games of the season.

 

 

Offense

TE – Hunter Henry, Arkansas

OL – Laremy Tunsil, Ole Miss

OL – Andrew Jelks, Vanderbilt

OL – Alex Kozan, Auburn

OL – Denver Kirkland, Arkansas

C – Jon Toth, Kentucky

WR – Laquon Treadwell, Ole Miss

WR – Marques North, Tennessee

QB – Maty Mauk, Missouri

RB – Alex Collins, Arkansas

RB – KELVIN TAYLOR, FLORIDA

All-Purpose – Pharoh Cooper, South Carolina

 

Defense

DL – Chris Jones, Mississippi State

DL – A’Shawn Robinson, Alabama

DL – Robert Nkemdiche, Ole Miss

DL – Darius Philon, Arkansas

LB – Darian Claiborne, Texas A&M

LB – Leonard Floyd, Georgia

LB – Skai Moore, South Carolina

DB – VERNON HARGREAVES, FLORIDA

DB – Tony Conner, Ole Miss

DB – Tre'Davious White, LSU

DB – Cameron Sutton, Tennessee     

 

Special teams

PK – Elliott Fry, South Carolina

P – JOHNNY TOWNSEND, FLORIDA 

Return Specialist – Pharoh Cooper, South Carolina

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