It is nearly impossible to replicate this feat: Alabama players earned Blocker of the Year (Ryan Kelly,) Student-Athlete of the Year (Ryan Kelly,) Offensive Player of the Year (Derrick Henry,) and Defensive Player of the Year, an unprecedented first in SEC history.
Alabama's Derrick Henry was named the SEC Offensive Player of the Year, while teammate Reggie Ragland was named the SEC Defensive Player of the Year. Tennessee's Evan Berry was named the SEC Special Teams Player of the Year, Texas A&M's Christian Kirk was named the SEC Freshman of the Year...
Alabama's Ryan Kelly was named the SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Kelly, along with Arkansas' Sebastian Tretola earned the Jacobs Blocking Trophy. First-year Florida head coach Jim McElwain was named the SEC Coach of the Year.
The Crimson Tide are the first to have both an offensive and defensive player of the year winner in the same year since the league began the award in 2003. Alabama has also claimed either the offensive or defensive player of the year the last three seasons.
Henry leads the nation in rushing yards, touchdowns, and owns the SEC's single-season rushing record. He scored a rushing touchdown in 18-straight games, which stands as the longest active streak in the conference and the most by an SEC player in the last 25 seasons.
Ragland had 90 total tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks, 5 pass breakups, 4 quarterback hurries and 2 forced fumbles. He is also a finalist for the Bednarik, Butkus and Nagurski trophies.
For Ryan Kelly's superlatives, check out yesterday's Rimington Trophy post (which he will also certainly win.)