Daniel Carlson wins another honor, this time from the Associated Press
By Charles Goldberg
AUBURN, Ala. — Auburn kicker Daniel Carlson's post-season recognition continued Monday when won a spot on the Associated Press' All-Southeastern Conference football team, becoming one of only four players to earn first-team honors by a unanimous vote.
Carlson was a finalist for the Lou Groza Award, which goes to the nation's top kicker. He also was named first-team All-SEC by the league coaches and was named second-team All-American by the Walter Camp Foundation.
He was named the team's MVP at Auburn annual football banquet Saturday night.
Offensive lineman Braden Smith was named to the All-SEC second-team by the league coaches Monday.
Carlson who has four field goals of more than 51 yards, and has hit 22 of 26 field goal tries. Forty-five of his 63 kickoff attempts went for touchbacks.
The team's football banquet also saw the selection of running back Peyton Barber as the top offensive player and DB Blake Countess at the top defensive player.
The complete Associated Press All-SEC team is here.
Charles Goldberg is a Senior Writer at AuburnTigers.com. Follow him on Twitter: Follow @AUGoldMine