On Wednesday, it was announced in a press release from the school, that Alabama center Chris Owens would be named to the SEC Community Service Team. Owens is one of 14 student-athletes to be honored with the selection.
The junior was a volunteer for nearly 20 different initiatives with an emphasis on the youth of Tuscaloosa. Since 2016, Owens has been going around to several different schools promoting the importance of reading and also helped rebuild homes in Lee Country following the tornado.
The SEC names a community service team for each of its 21 league-sponsored sports, highlighting athletes from each school who give back to their communities through superior service efforts.
Below is the full 2019 SEC Football Community Service Team:
Alabama: Chris Owens
Arkansas: T.J. Smith
Auburn: Derrick Brown
Florida: Tyrie Cleveland
Georgia: Jake Fromm
Kentucky: Landon Young
LSU: Blake Ferguson
Ole Miss: Mac Brown
Mississippi State: Kody Schexnayder
Missouri: Daniel Ellinger
South Carolina: Spencer Eason-Riddle
Tennessee: Mathew Butler
Texas A&M: Braden Mann
Vanderbilt: Cody Marke
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