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Georgia puts nine total players on preseason coaches' All-SEC team

Jason Butt

jbutt@macon.com

Nick Chubb ran for 1,547 yards and 14 touchdowns a year ago.
Nick Chubb ran for 1,547 yards and 14 touchdowns a year ago.

Nine Georgia players were named to the preseason coaches All-SEC teams, the league announced on Tuesday.

Senior left tackle John Theus, sophomore running back Nick Chubb, senior outside linebacker Jordan Jenkins and senior kicker Marshall Morgan all made the first team. Junior right guard Greg Pyke, senior receiver Malcolm Mitchell and sophomore receiver/return specialist Isaiah McKenzie were second-teamers.

Junior outside linebacker Leonard Floyd and sophomore outside linebacker Lorenzo Carter were named to the third team.

Georgia's four first-teamers tied Mississippi for second-most behind Alabama's five. South Carolina's Pharoh Cooper earned two first-team nods at receiver and return specialist.

Here are the preseason coaches' All-SEC teams:

PRESEASON FIRST TEAM ALL-SEC

Offense

TE Evan Engram, Ole Miss

OL Laremy Tunsil, Ole Miss

OL Vadal Alexander, LSU

OL Cam Robinson, Alabama

OL John Theus, Georgia

C Mike Matthews, Texas A&M

WR Pharoh Cooper, South Carolina

WR Laquon Treadwell, Ole Miss

QB Dak Prescott, Mississippi State

RB Nick Chubb, Georgia

RB Leonard Fournette, LSU

AP Pharoh Cooper, South Carolina    

Defense

DL Myles Garrett, Texas A&M

DL Robert Nkemdiche, Ole Miss

DL A’Shawn Robinson, Alabama

DL Chris Jones, Mississippi State

LB Reggie Ragland, Alabama

LB Curt Maggitt, Tennessee

LB Jordan Jenkins, Georgia

DB Vernon Hargreaves, Florida

DB Cyrus Jones, Alabama

DB Jalen Mills, LSU

DB Jonathan Jones, Auburn

Special teams

PK Marshall Morgan, Georgia   

P JK Scott, Alabama

RS Pharoh Cooper, South Carolina

PRESEASON SECOND-TEAM ALL-SEC

Offense

TE Hunter Henry, Arkansas 

OL Dan Skipper, Arkansas

OL Greg Pyke, Georgia

OL Germain Ifedi, Texas A&M

OL Denver Kirkland, Arkansas

C Ryan Kelly, Alabama

WR D’haquille Williams, Auburn

WR Malcolm Mitchell, Georgia

QB Maty Mauk, Missouri

RB Derrick Henry, Alabama

RB Alex Collins, Arkansas

AP Leonard Fournette, LSU

Defense

DL Jonathan Bullard, Florida

DL Derek Barnett, Tennessee

DL Jonathan Allen, Alabama

DL Montravius Adams, Auburn

LB Antonio Morrison, Florida

LB Kentrell Brothers, Missouri

LB Kendell Beckwith, LSU

DB Will Redmond, Mississippi State

DB Tre’Davious White, LSU

DB Cameron Sutton, Tennessee

DB Tony Conner, Ole Miss

Special teams

PK Austin MacGinnis, Kentucky

P Jamie Keehn, LSU

RS Leonard Fournette, LSU *

RS Isaiah McKenzie, Georgia *

PRESEASON ALL-SEC THIRD TEAM

Offense

TE O.J. Howard, Alabama

OL Alex Kozan, Auburn

OL Sebastian Tretola, Arkansas

OL Devonte Danzey, Auburn

OL Jordan Swindle, Kentucky *

OL Brandon Shell, South Carolina *

C Evan Boehm, Missouri

WR Demarcus Robinson, Florida *

WR Travin Dural, LSU *

WR Josh Reynolds, Texas A&M *

QB Jeremy Johnson, Auburn *

QB Joshua Dobbs, Tennessee *

RB Jonathan Williams, Arkansas

RB Russell Hansbrough, Missouri

RB Kelvin Taylor, Florida

AP Speedy Noil, Texas A&M

Defense

DL Carl Lawson, Auburn

DL Davon Godchaux, LSU

DL Caleb Azubike, Vanderbilt

DL Ryan Brown, Mississippi State

LB Leonard Floyd, Georgia

LB  Cassanova McKinzy, Auburn

LB Lorenzo Carter, Georgia

DB A.J. Stamps, Kentucky

DB Rohan Gaines, Arkansas

DB Trae Elston, Ole Miss

DB Johnathan Ford, Auburn

DB Eddie Jackson, Alabama

Special teams

PK Elliott Fry, South Carolina

P Drew Kaser, Texas A&M

RS Darrius Sims, Vanderbilt

RS Speedy Noil, Texas A&M

*indicates a tie

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