Texas A&M’s Ausbon, Hines III named to 2017 Freshman All-SEC team

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Texas A&M’s Jhamon Ausbon and Anthony Hines III were named to the 2017 Freshmen All-SEC team as selected by the league’s head coaches.

Ausbon, a true freshman from Houston, started all 12 regular season games at wide receiver for the Aggies and was second on the squad with 38 receptions for 459 yards and two touchdowns.

Hines III, a true freshman from Plano, has played in all 12 regular season games at linebacker and on special teams. He recorded 32 tackles on the season. His top game was seven stops against Auburn.

Full release from the SEC:
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2017 SEC All-Freshman Football Team Announced

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Dec. 7, 2017)-----Missouri placed a league-leading five selections on the 2017 Southeastern Conference All-Freshman Football Team, it was announced Thursday. The team was voted on by the league’s head coaches, who were not permitted to vote for their own players.

Including Missouri with five selections, four SEC institutions placed three or more members on the All-Freshman Team. Georgia and LSU were represented with four selections, while Florida had three.

Missouri’s Larry Rountree III earned two selections to the All-Freshman Team. He garnered recognition as both an all-purpose athlete and a return specialist.

Georgia’s Jake Fromm, an SEC All-Freshman Team honoree at quarterback, was named the SEC’s Freshman of the Year on Wednesday.

2017 SEC All-Freshman Team

FRESHMAN ALL-SEC

OFFENSE
TE
Albert Okwuegbunam, Missouri

OL
Trey Smith, Tennessee
Andrew Thomas, Georgia
Solomon Kindley, Georgia
Saahdiq Charles, LSU

C
Trystan Castillo, Missouri

WR
D.K. Metcalf, Ole Miss
Jhamon Ausbon, Texas A&M

QB
Jake Fromm, Georgia

RB
D’Andre Swift, Georgia
Malik Davis, Florida

AP
Larry Rountree III, Missouri

DEFENSE
DL
Nick Coe, Auburn
K’Lavon Chaisson, LSU
Big Kat Bryant, Auburn
Tre Williams, Missouri

LB
Dylan Moses, Alabama
Erroll Thompson, Mississippi State
Anthony Hines III, Texas A&M

DB
Greedy Williams, LSU
CJ Henderson, Florida
Marco Wilson, Florida
Jamyest Williams, South Carolina

SPECIAL TEAMS
PK
Jace Christmann, Mississippi State

P
Zach Von Rosenberg, LSU

RS
Henry Ruggs III, Alabama*
Lynn Bowden, Kentucky*
Larry Rountree III, Missouri*
De'Vion Warren, Arkansas*

(* - Ties )