Media Preseason All-SEC Teams Announced; Dupree Only Cat On Football List
Preseason league champion Alabama, not surprisingly, leads all SEC schools with the most first-team All-SEC selections with nine, according to 293 media members who participated in the annual preseason balloting at 2014 SEC Media Days in Hoover, Ala.
The top vote-getters for 2014 were wide receiver Amari Cooper (Alabama), running back T.J. Yeldon (Alabama) and running back Todd Gurley (Georgia). All three were voted to the preseason media team as well in 2013.
According to the news media, Alabama, which finished last season with two straight losses during its 11-2 campaign, is expected to capture the Western Division and SEC championships, beating out second-place Auburn. Coach Steve Spurrier’s South Carolina club is the favorite to win the Eastern Division, edging second-place Georgia.
Kentucky is picked to finish last in the seven-team Eastern Division behind No. 5 Tennessee and No. 6 Vanderbilt.
2014 PRE-SEASON MEDIA DAYS ALL-SEC TEAM
(Total points earned in parenthesis)
QB Nick Marshall, Auburn (241)
RB T.J. Yeldon, Alabama (281)
RB Todd Gurley, Georgia (280)
WR Amari Cooper, Alabama (282)
WR Sammie Coates, Auburn (207)
TE O.J. Howard, Alabama (188)
OL La'el Collins, LSU (231)
OL Arie Kouandjio, Alabama (188)
OL Laremy Tunsil, Ole Miss (183)
OL Cedric Ogbuehi, Texas A&M (174)
C Reese Dismukes, Auburn (226)
QB Dak Prescott, Mississippi State (118)
RB Mike Davis, South Carolina (240)
RB Alex Collins, Arkansas (126)
WR Laquon Treadwell, Ole Miss (182)
WR Malcolm Mitchell, Georgia (71)
TE C.J. Uzomah, Auburn (141)
OL A.J. Cann, South Carolina (166)
OL Vadal Alexander, LSU (112)
OL Alex Kozan, Auburn (112)
OL Corey Robinson, South Carolina (107)
C Ryan Kelly, Alabama (126)