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2 Bulldogs, 2 Rebels picked for Senior Bowl

A pair of Ole Miss and Mississippi State football players were chosen to participate in the 2020 Senior Bowl.

Posted: Jan 20, 2020 10:52 PM
Updated: Jan 21, 2020 3:43 PM

MOBILE, Ala. (WTVA) -- Two football players from each Ole Miss and Mississippi State will participate in the 2020 Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama, on Saturday, Jan. 25.

For Ole Miss, defensive tackle tandem Benito Jones and Josiah Coatney got the nod. Coatney was sixth on the team in tackles with 48 and Jones was second on the team in sacks with 5.5. Jones is the only player of the four to earn All-SEC honors, he was named to the 2nd-Team All-SEC back in December. 

Mississippi State safety Brian Cole II was third on the team in tackles and second on the team in tackles for loss, he gets the nomination as well as offensive tackle Tyre Phillips. 

The Michigan Wolverines are sending the most seniors to the contest with six, LSU had the most on the South team with five players. 

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