Seven Make Athlon's All-Conference List
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Arkansas landed seven players on Athlon Sports’ SEC Football 2018 All-Conference Team, which was released Tuesday.
Below is the list of Razorbacks’ who were selected to one of the publication’s four all-conference teams — two on offense and five on defense. Arkansas’ five defensive selections tied with Georgia and Texas A&M for the most defensive players from a team in the conference.
LB De’Jon Harris — First-Team Defense
Behind seven games with double-digit tackles, Harris racked up 115 total stops to rank third in the SEC last season. He was also third in the conference with 66 solo tackles. Of his seven 10-plus tackle performances, six came against SEC opponents to tie for the league lead.
DL McTelvin Agim — Second-Team Defense
The Hogs’ active career leader in tackles for loss (13.0) and sacks (5.0), Agim started 11 of 12 games played last season. He turned in 37 tackles, including 7.5 for loss with 2.5 sacks. The Texarkana, Texas, native had a career day against Mississippi State in 2017 when he forced two fumbles, recorded 2.5 tackles for loss, including one sack, and finished with nine tackles.
KR De’Vion Warren — Second-Team Specialists
Warren led the SEC and ranked 13th nationally with a 26.38 kickoff return average. He returned 29 kicks for 765 yards, which ranks third in single-season school history, including one for a 100-yard touchdown against Auburn. It was the longest kickoff return for a score since Felix Jones’ 100-yard kickoff return in 2006 against Ole Miss, it equaled the longest touchdown in Arkansas history.
OL Hjalte Froholdt — Third-Team Offense
Froholdt was the second-highest graded guard in the SEC at 85.8 last season, earning a spot on Pro Football Focus’ All-SEC first team. He started all 12 games at left guard in 2017 to run his streak to 25 straight dating back to last season. Froholdt played 89.2 percent of the team’s offensive snaps and didn’t allow a sack across 388 snaps in pass protection.
S Santos Ramirez — Third-Team Defense
A team captain in 2017, Ramirez was one of only three players in the FBS in 2017 to record at least 60 tackles, an interception, eight pass breakups and three fumbles forced. Known for his heavy hitting and ball-hawking efforts, Ramirez racked up eight or more tackles four times this past season, including a career-high 10 stops and a game-changing forced fumble at Ole Miss.
LB Dre Greenlaw — Fourth-Team Defense
Greenlaw, from Fayetteville, racked up more than 100 tackles (103) for the first time in his career last year to finish No. 2 on the team for the second time in his three seasons. He joined Harris as the only SEC teammates to each record 100 or more tackles in 2017. Greenlaw will enter his senior season with 240 career tackles, the fourth most by an SEC player across the last three seasons.
CB Ryan Pulley — Fourth-Team Defense
Pulley returns in 2018 after sustaining a right pectoral injury in the second quarter of last year’s season opener and missing the rest of the season. The Fort Myers, Florida, product has shown impressive ability in coverage throughout his career. In 2016, he started the final 12 games, led the team with 13 pass breakups and finished with 47 tackles and two interceptions.