2012 All-SEC football team

The 2012 All-SEC football team consists of American football players selected to the All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) chosen by various selectors for the 2012 Southeastern Conference football season.

The Alabama Crimson Tide won the conference, beating the Georgia Bulldogs 32 to 28 in the SEC Championship. The Crimson Tide then won a national championship, defeating the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 42 to 14 in the 2013 BCS National Championship Game.

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, a unanimous AP selection, won the Heisman Trophy, the first freshman to do so, and was unanimously voted the SEC Offensive Player of the Year by both AP and the coaches. Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones, also a unanimous AP selection, was voted the AP SEC Defensive Player of the Year. South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, also a unanimous AP selection, was voted the coaches' SEC Defensive Player of the Year.

Offensive selections


Running backs

Wide receivers




Tight ends

Defensive selections

Defensive ends

Defensive tackles




Special teams



All purpose/return specialist


Bold = Consensus first-team selection by both the coaches and AP

AP = Associated Press[1]

Coaches = Selected by the SEC coaches[2]

* = Unanimous selection of AP

See also


  1. "AP All-SEC team announced". December 3, 2012.
  2. "2012 All-SEC Football Team Announced". SEC Sports. 2012-12-04. Retrieved 2013-08-02.
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