Players earn this distinction by being named to a consensus of the following All-America teams, recognized by the NCAA office: Associated Press, American Football Coaches Association, Football Writers Association of America, Walter Camp and The Sporting News.
Max Jean-Gilles and Greg Blue become Georgia's 22nd and 23rd players to reach Consensus All-American status. The Bulldogs have now earned the distinction a total of 28 times, as Frank Sinkwich, Terry Hoage and David Pollack were repeat-winners, while Herschel Walker was a three-time honoree. Georgia's 23 different Consensus All-Americans ranks fourth in the SEC while the Bulldogs have had more repeat-winners than anyone else. Georgia's 28 total selections ranks third all-time in the SEC.
The other two SEC players to earn Consensus All-America were Auburn offensive lineman Marcus McNeill and Alabama linebacker DeMeco Ryans.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Senior offensive lineman Max Jean-Gilles and senior defensive back Greg Blue were named Consensus All-Americans this week. With two selections to the distinguished squad, Georgia makes up half of the Southeastern Conference's players to be given this accolade.
Jean-Gilles and Blue were named Consensus All-Americans this week.