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Dylan Moses, Henry Ruggs III make SEC All-Freshman team

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Alabama linebacker Dylan Moses was named to the SEC All-Freshman team on Thursday. Photo | Getty Images

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama landed two players on the SEC All-Freshman team, the conference announced Thursday. Linebacker Dylan Moses was named to defense, while receiver Henry Ruggs III was named as a return specialist.

Through 11 games Moses tallied 30 tackles, 5.5 for a loss, with 1.5 sacks. He also had an interception and a forced fumble. The linebacker’s best game came during his first career start against Mercer where he recorded 11 tackles, four for a loss with an interception. Moses was a former five-star recruit and was rated as the No. 2 outside linebacker and No. 32 player overall in the 2017 class.

Ruggs tallied seven receptions for 175 yards and a team-high five touchdowns. The first five catches of his career were for touchdowns, including a season-long 60-yard score against Tennessee. Ruggs returned eight punts for a combined total of 46 yards (5.75 yards per return). He also returned 10 kickoffs for a total of 191 yards (19.10 yards per return). Ruggs came to Alabama as a four-star recruit and was rated as the No. 19 receiver and No. 125 in overall in the 2017 class.

SEC All-Freshman team

OFFENSE

QB

Jake Fromm, Georgia

RB

D’Andre Swift, Georgia

Malik Davis, Florida

WR

D.K. Metcalf, Ole Miss

Jhamon Ausbon, Texas A&M

TE

Albert Okwuegbunam, Missouri

OL

Trey Smith, Tennessee

Andrew Thomas, Georgia

Solomon Kindley, Georgia

Saahdiq Charles, LSU

C

Trystan Castillo, Missouri

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 )


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