Alligator Army All-Decade Team: Safeties

You know this is an outstanding group when two of the guys have highlight videos. 

Lito Sheppard (1999-2001): 2000 First Team AP, Coaches, Football Writers, Sporting News All-American. 2000 and 2001 First Team AP, Coaches All-SEC. 87 total tackles, 13 passes defended, 8 interceptions. 1031 return yards, 2 touchdowns.

Todd Johnson (1999-2002): Had five interceptions and 102 total tackles as a sophomore in 2000. 286 total tackles, 14 passes defended, 9 interceptions.

Guss Scott (2000-03): Was on the field for an astounding 3427 plays in his career, playing special teams as well as starting on defense. 310 total yards, 7.5 sacks, 25 passes defended, 4 interceptions.

Reggie Nelson (2005-06): 75 percent of the world is covered by water. The rest is covered by Reggie Nelson. 2006 First Team AP, Walter Camp, Football Writers All-American. 2006 Tatum Award (outstanding defensive back). 2006 First Team AP, Coaches All-SEC. Six interceptions in 2006. 97 total tackles, 6 tackles for loss, 4 sacks, 12 passes defended (11 in 2006), 7 interceptions (6 in 2006).


Tony Joiner (2004-07): Team captain, Tebow roommate, tow truck avenger. 156 total tackles, 9.5 tackles for loss, 13 passes defended, 5 interceptions.

Ahmad Black (2007-09): Unknown as a backup freshman corner, Black became a star as a ballhawking sophomore safety. 98 total tackles, 8 passes defended, 8 interceptions, 2 returned for touchdowns.

Major Wright (2007-09): Following in the footsteps of Reggie F. Nelson, The Major prefers to knock people out. 135 total tackles, 9 passes defended, 4 forced fumbles, 8 interceptions, 1 returned for touchdown.


 

pollcode.com free polls
Who are the All-Decade safeties? (select 2)
Lito Sheppard Todd Johnson Guss Scott Reggie Nelson Tony Joiner Ahmad Black Major Wright
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Alligator Army

You must be a member of Alligator Army to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Alligator Army. You should read them.

Join Alligator Army

You must be a member of Alligator Army to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Alligator Army. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker