No. 12 Courtney Upshaw


Alabama linebacker Courtney Upshaw finished with seven sacks in 2010 and forced three fumbles. (The Associated Press)

Published: Friday, July 8, 2011 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, July 7, 2011 at 11:14 p.m.

SEC's Top 25 Players

Gatorsports counts down the top 25 players in the SEC, leading right up to SEC Media Days.

No. 12 COURTNEY UPSHAW

Alabama linebacker

Why he's No. 12: The 6-foot-2, 265-pound Upshaw possesses exceptional size and pass rushing ability from the linebacker position. Upshaw finished with seven sacks in 2010 and forced three fumbles.

Key number: 14.5. Number of tackles for loss Upshaw had last season in his first season starting at linebacker

Fun fact: Upshaw won the Sylvester Croom Commitment to Excellence Award in the spring of 2011.

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