Claiborne pulls biggest upset in SEC Greatest Player Tourney

BY foxsports • September 18, 2013

New school is trumping old school, at least on the defensive side of the
bracket.

The first round of voting in the Vaught
(offense) and Neyland (defense) regions in SEC Gridiron LIVE Greatest
Player tournament presented by Direct
Auto Insurance
is complete and while each of the
higher seeds advanced in the Vaught Region, there were upsets aplenty in
the Neyland Region.

The biggest came courtesy of
LSU's Morris Claiborne, the 12th seed, who knocked off No. 5 seed Bill
Stanfill (Georgia), while 10th-seeded Patrick Willis (Ole Miss) advanced
by ousting No. 7 seed Tracy Rocker of Auburn and Tennessee's John
Henderson (No. 9), beat Mississippi State's D.D. Lewis (No.
8).

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The No. 1 seeds, Tim
Tebow (Vaught) and Glenn Dorsey (Neyland) both moved on, along with
those regions No. 2s, Bo Jackson -- who ousted another Heisman Trophy
winner in 15th-seed Mark Ingram (Alabama) -- and Eric
Berry.

Your votes set up some intriguing second-round
clashes as two Heisman winners meet in No. 4 Billy Cannon vs. No. 4 Cam
Newton and Jackson faces seventh-seeded Darren McFadden. Meanwhile on
the defensive side, Berry faces Willis and sixth-seeded Cornelius
Bennett takes on fellow ex-Alabama star Rolando McClain, the third
seed.

The round's complete results are below and the
Vaught and Neyland regions next matchups will be votable beginning on
Sept. 25.

Voting now turns back to the Dooley
(offense) and Bryant (defense) portions of the bracket, where the matchup
of No. 2 Danny Wuerffel vs. No. 7 Steve Spurrier

takes center stage.

Below are the complete results
from the Vaught and Neyland voting.

· No. 1 Tim Tebow
over 16 Johnny Musso
· No. 8 Terry Beasley over No. 9 C.
Alexander
· No. 5 Billy Cannon over No. 12 Don
Hutson
· No. 4 Cam Newton over No. 13 Kevin Faulk
·
No. 6 Frank Sinkwich over No. 11 Charley Trippi
· No. 3 Peyton
Manning over No. 14 Chris Samuels
· No. 7 Darren McFadden over
No. 10 Tim Couch
· No. 2 Bo Jackson over No. 15 Mark
Ingram


· No. 1
Glenn Dorsey over No. 16 Woodrow Lowe
· No. 9 John Henderson
over No. 8 D.D. Lewis
· No. 12 Morris Claiborne over No. 5 Bill
Stanfill
· No. 4 Reggie White over No. 13 Derrick
Thomas
· No. 6 Cornelius Bennett over No. 11 Patrick
Peterson
· No. 3 Rolando McClain over No. 14 Steve
Kiner
· No. 10 Patrick Willis over No. 7 Tracy
Rocker
· No. 2 Eric Berry over No. 15 Frank
Emanuel


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