Birmingham, Ala. -- Missouri placed a league-leading four selections on the 2016 Southeastern Conference All-Freshman Football Team, it was announced Thursday. The team was voted on by the league's 14 head coaches, who were not permitted to vote for their own players.
Including Missouri's four selections, three SEC institutions placed three or more members on the All-Freshman Team. LSU and Ole Miss were represented with three selections.
Missouri's Jonathan Johnson earned two selections to the All-Freshman Team. He garnered recognition as both an all-purpose athlete and a return specialist.
Alabama's Jalen Hurts, an SEC All-Freshman Team honoree at quarterback, was named the SEC's Offensive Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year on Wednesday.
2016 Freshman All-SEC Team
|OL||Greg Little||Ole Miss|
|C||Erik McCoy||Texas A&M|
|WR||Van Jefferson||Ole Miss|
|RB||Benny Snell, Jr.||Kentucky|
|RB||Trayveon Williams||Texas A&M|
|DL||Jeffery Simmons*||Mississippi State|
|LB||Leo Lewis||Mississippi State|
|DB||Jaylon Jones||Ole Miss|