Several Alabama, Auburn players named to 2014 All-SEC teams
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Alabama and LSU both placed 11 players on the coaches' preseason All-Southeastern Conference teams. The SEC teams released on Thursday had representatives from all 14 teams and half of them had seven or more selections. The Crimson Tide placed eight on the first-team, including Christion Jones as both an all-purpose player and return specialist. Coaches aren't allowed to vote for their own players. Auburn's Nick Marshall was the first-team quarterback, followed by Mississippi's Bo Wallace and Mississippi State's Dak Prescott. Georgia's Todd Gurley and South Carolina's Mike Davis outpolled T.J. Yeldon of Alabama at running back.
The SEC season opens Thursday, Aug. 28 with No. 9 South Carolina facing Texas A&M in the first game on the new SEC Network.
2014 Preseason Coaches All-SEC Football TeamsFirst Team Preseason All-SEC OFFENSE TE - O.J. Howard, Alabama OL - La'el Collins, LSU Cedric Ogbuehi, Texas A&M Arie Kouandjio, Alabama Laremy Tunsil, Ole Miss C - Reese Dismukes, Auburn WR - Amari Cooper, Alabama WR - Sammie Coates, Auburn QB - Nick Marshall, Auburn RB - Todd Gurley, Georgia Mike Davis, South Carolina AP - Christion Jones, Alabama DEFENSE DL - Dante Fowler, Jr., Florida Robert Nkemdiche, Ole Miss Trey Flowers, Arkansas A'Shawn Robinson, Alabama LB - Trey DePriest, Alabama A.J. Johnson, Tennessee Ramik Wilson, Georgia DB - Landon Collins, Alabama Vernon Hargreaves III, Florida Cody Prewitt, Ole Miss Deshazor Everett, Texas A&M SPECIAL TEAMS PK - Marshall Morgan, Georgia P - Drew Kaser, Texas A&M RS - Christion Jones, Alabama Second Team Preseason All-SEC OFFENSE TE - C.J. Uzomah, Auburn OL - A.J. Cann, South Carolina Vadal Alexander, LSU Corey Robinson, South Carolina Chaz Green, Florida Alex Kozan, Auburn John Theus, Georgia C - Evan Boehm, Missouri WR - Laquon Treadwell, Ole Miss Malcolm Mitchell, Georgia QB - Bo Wallace, Ole Miss RB - T.J. Yeldon, Alabama Alex Collins, Arkansas AP - Terrence Magee, LSU DEFENSE DL - Chris Jones, Mississippi State Gabe Wright, Auburn Alvin Dupree, Kentucky Markus Golden, Missouri LB - Jordan Jenkins, Georgia Benardrick McKinney, Mississippi State Kwon Alexander, LSU DB - Damian Swann, Georgia Tre'Davious White, LSU Jon Mincy, Auburn Tony Conner, Ole Miss Corey Thompson, LSU SPECIAL TEAMS PK - Colby Delahoussaye, LSU P - Sam Irwin-Hill, Arkansas RS - Pharoh Cooper, South Carolina Third Team Preseason All-SEC OFFENSE TE - Hunter Henry, Arkansas OL - Chad Slade, Auburn Austin Shepherd, Alabama Brandon Shell, South Carolina Jarvis Harrison, Texas A&M Mike Matthews, Texas A&M DJ Humphries, Florida C - Ryan Kelly, Alabama WR - Jameon Lewis, Mississippi State Marquez North, Tennessee QB - Dak Prescott, Mississippi State RB - Keith Marshall, Georgia Matt Jones, Florida Jonathan Williams, Arkansas AP - Pharoh Cooper, South Carolina DEFENSE DL - Montravius Adams, Auburn Jermauria Rasco, LSU J.T. Surratt, South Carolina Danielle Hunter, LSU LB - Serderius Bryant, Ole Miss Denzel Nkemdiche, Ole Miss Antonio Morrison, Florida DB - Robenson Therezie, Auburn Rashard Robinson, LSU Brison Williams, South Carolina Jamerson Love, Mississippi State SPECIAL TEAMS PK - Andrew Baggett, Missouri P - Jamie Keehn, LSU Taylor Hudson, Vanderbilt RS - Andre Debose, Florida