Tech’s Mason, UGA’s Sanders on All-Bowl team

Georgia Tech senior guard Shaquille Mason and Georgia freshman safety Dominick Sanders were chosen for the Associated Press All-Bowl team.

Mason was the key lineman for the Yellow Jackets as they rushed for an Orange Bowl-record 452 yards in a 49-34 victory against Mississippi State on Dec. 31.

Sanders picked off two passes, returning one of them 40 yards, in the Bulldogs’ 37-14 win over Louisville in the Belk Bowl on Dec. 30.

SPORTS_FBC-GEORGIA-LOUISVIL.JPG Content Date: 12/30/2014 Headline: Georgia Beats Louisville 37-14 in Belk Bowl Byline: 	Jeff Siner Caption: 	Georgia Bulldogs defensive back Dominick Sanders (24) rushes for yardage following his interception of a Louisville Cardinals pass meant for wide receiver DeVante Parker (9) during second quarter action in the Belk Bowl on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. The Bulldogs won 37-14. (Jeff Siner/Charlotte Observer/TNS)

Georgia defensive back Dominick Sanders (24) rushes for yardage following his interception of a Louisville pass meant for wide receiver DeVante Parker (9) during second quarter action in the Belk Bowl on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. The Bulldogs won 37-14. (Jeff Siner/Charlotte Observer/TNS)

Mason started all 14 of Tech’s games at right guard. He was the Jackets’ top lineman on an offense that rushed for a school-record 4,789 rushing yards.

Sanders started all 13 of Georgia’s games, finishing the season with 34 tackles and three interceptions. He scored on a 54-yard fumble return against Arkansas.

The AP All-Bowl Team:

OFFENSE

QB – Marcus Mariota, Oregon

RB – Ezekiel Elliott, Ohio State

RB – Melvin Gordon, Wisconsin

RB – Kareem Hunt, Toledo

WR – Titus Davis, Central Michigan

WR – Deontay Greenberry, Houston

WR – Tommy Shuler, Marshall

OT – Taylor Decker, Ohio State

OT – Jacob Gilliam, Tennessee

C – Jack Allen, Michigan State

OG – Kyle Costigan, Wisconsin

OG – Shaquille Mason, Georgia Tech

DEFENSE

DE – Houston Bates, Louisiana Tech

DE – Markus Golden, Missouri

DT – Chucky Hunter, TCU

DT – Grady Jarrett, Clemson

LB – Darron Lee, Ohio State

LB – Jordan Pierce, Air Force

LB – Martrell Spaight, Arkansas

CB – Troy Hill, Oregon

CB – Brian Poole, Florida

S – Dominick Sanders, Georgia

S – Lorenzo Waters, Rutgers

SPECIAL TEAMS

PK – Sam Ficken, Penn State

P – J.K. Scott, Alabama

AP – Leonard Fournette, LSU

 

 


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