SEC announces coaches’ preseason all-conference teams

Earlier this month, the preseason All-SEC teams were released with names like Myles Garrett and Leonard Fournette topping the list. The coaches released their all-conference teams on Thursday and they didn’t differ much from the official teams.

The teams have some pretty big names that will make a huge impact in the conference this year. In addition to Fournette, quarterback Chad Kelly, wide receiver Christian Kirk and tight end OJ Howard joined the first-team offense while Garrett was joined by linebacker Jalen Reeves-Maybin and safety Eddie Jackson on the defense.

Texas A&M’s Kirk was the only person to make the list twice as a receiver and a return specialist. This comes after he recorded over 1,000 yards receiving and returned punts for a nation-leading 24.4 yards per return and two touchdowns.

First Team Offense
QB – Chad Kelly, Ole Miss
RB – Leonard Fournette, LSU
RB – Nick Chubb, Georgia
WR – Calvin Ridley, Alabama
WR – Christian Kirk, Texas A&M
TE – O.J. Howard, Alabama
C – Ethan Pocic, LSU
OL – Cam Robinson, Alabama
OL – Dan Skipper, Arkansas
OL – Greg Pyke, Georgia
OL – Alex Kozan, Auburn
AP – Christian Kirk, Texas A&M

First Team Defense
DL – Myles Garrett, Texas A&M
DL – Jonathan Allen, Alabama
DL – Derek Barnett, Tennessee
DL – Carl Lawson, Auburn
LB – Reuben Foster, Alabama
LB – Kendell Beckwith, LSU
LB – Jalen Reeves-Maybin, Tennessee
LB – Jarrad Davis, Florida
DB – Eddie Jackson, Alabama
DB – Jalen Tabor, Florida
DB – Cameron Sutton, Tennessee
DB – Tre’Davious White, LSU

PK – Daniel Carlson, Auburn
P – J.K. Scott, Alabama
RS – Christian Kirk, Texas A&M
RS – Evan Berry, Tennessee

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