July 19, 2007
Birmingham, Al. - Georgia has produced its share of great football players especially kickers.
Georgia senior Brandon Coutu has been named to first team All-SEC preseason team selected by conference coaches.
Coutu, who has grandparents living here in Albany and in Lee County, has never missed an extra point and is 35-43 in field goals in his first three seasons.
Brandon says he still has a lot to prove before he can be placed in the same class with all of the great Bulldog kickers.
Brandon Coutu said "They have proven themselves and they have proven themselves in the NFL as well. I feel like I have a lot to prove next season and I am just excited about the opportunity."
Georgia wide receiver Mikey Henderson makes the coaches all-conference preseason first team as a return man.
Colquitt's Brandon Miller makes the second team as a linebacker for Georgia and center Fernando Velasco and safety Kelin Johnson make the third team.
LSU and Arkansas both has 12 players make preseason all-sec team. Auburn had eight players and the Florida Gators had six.