BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Alabama placed a league-leading 16 representatives on the 2019 Preseason Coaches All-Southeastern Conference Football Team, the SEC announced Thursday. Georgia was second with 10 representatives, while Auburn and LSU each had nine.
This marks the 17th consecutive year of the SEC Coaches Preseason All-SEC Team. Nine schools had at least one First Team All-SEC representative, including a conference-best nine from Alabama.
Coaches were not permitted to vote for their own players.
The SEC begins its 2019 season Saturday, Aug. 24 when Florida takes on Miami at 7 p.m. ET in Orlando.
2019 Preseason Coaches All-SEC Football Team (* - ties)
First Team Preseason All-SEC
OFFENSE TE Albert Okwuegbunam, Missouri
OL Andrew Thomas, Georgia; Alex Leatherwood, Alabama; Jedrick Wills Jr., Alabama*; Tre'Vour Wallace-Simms, Missouri*; Prince Tega Wanogho, Auburn*
C Lloyd Cushenberry, LSU
WR Jerry Jeudy, Alabama; Kalija Lipscomb, Vanderbilt
QB Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama
RB D'Andre Swift, Georgia; Najee Harris, Alabama; (AP) Jaylen Waddle, Alabama
DEFENSE DL Raekwon Davis, Alabama; Derrick Brown, Auburn; Rashard Lawrence, LSU; Justin Madubuike, Texas A&M
LB Dylan Moses, Alabama; Erroll Thompson, Mississippi State; Cale Garrett, Missouri
DB C.J. Henderson, Florida; Grant Delpit, LSU; J.R. Reed, Georgia; Trevon Diggs, Alabama*; Kristian Fulton, LSU*
SPECIAL TEAMS PK Rodrigo Blankenship, Georgia
P Braden Mann, Texas A&M
RS Jaylen Waddle, Alabama
OFFENSE TE Jared Pinkney, Vanderbilt
OL Damien Lewis, LSU; Logan Stenberg, Kentucky; Solomon Kindley, Georgia; Isaiah Wilson, Georgia
C Darryl Williams, Mississippi State
WR Henry Ruggs III, Alabama; Bryan Edwards, South Carolina
QB Jake Fromm, Georgia
RB Ke'Shawn Vaughn, Vanderbilt; Lamical Perine, Florida
AP Lynn Bowden, Kentucky
DEFENSE DL Jabari Zuniga, Florida; Marlon Davidson, Auburn; Javon Kinlaw, South Carolina; Nick Coe, Auburn
LB Anfernee Jennings, Alabama; De'Jon Harris, Arkansas; David Reese II, Florida
DB Xavier McKinney, Alabama; Patrick Surtain II, Alabama; DeMarkus Acy, Missouri; Cameron Dantzler, Mississippi State
SPECIAL TEAMS PK Evan McPherson, Florida
P Tommy Townsend, Florida
RS Jashaun Corbin, Texas A&M*; Marquez Callaway, Tennessee*