Harris receives first-team All-SEC honors

The University of South Carolina football team had two members of the Associated Press All-SEC teams, it was announced this afternoon (Wednesday, December 23). Sophomore running back Kevin Harris was a first team selection while BUCK junior Kingsley Enagbare won second team honors.

Harris, a 5-10 sophomore from Hinesville, Georgia, played and started in all 10 games and led the SEC in the regular season and was seventh nationally with 1,138 running yards. He had 15 touchdowns running and 16 touchdowns in total, which is the third at the SEC. Harris had five games over 100 yards and a pair of games over 200 yards against Ole Miss (243) and Kentucky (210).

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Harris had five touchdowns in Ole Miss’ victory, which set Carolina’s record for a single game and scored in eight of Carolina’s 10 SEC games. His average of 6.2 yards per carry leads the nation in running backs with more than 160 carry and Harris only the third Gamecock, joining Marcus Lattimore and George Rogers, to have several 200-yard running contests.

Harris was named to the second All-SEC team by the 14 league coaches yesterday (December 22). He is the first Gamecock to receive AP All-SEC first team honors since Deebo Samuel in 2018 and the first running back since Marcus Lattimore in 2010.

Enagbare, a 6-4 junior from Atlanta, Georgia, played and started eight games for the Gamecocks in 2020 and led the SEC with three forced fumbles and was second in the league with 6.0 sacks. Enagbare had 30 tackles in the year, seven of them losing. At the season opener against Tennessee (September 26), he had the best of his career with nine tackles, with 2.5 tackles for defeat, 2.0 sacks and a forced fumble. He had six tackles, a sack and a forced fumble at Ole Miss (14 November) and had a pair of defenders in the win over Auburn (17 October).

Enagbare was named to the first All-SEC team by the coaches yesterday.