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Nick Marshall preseason SEC pick, Tide have nine first team selections

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Auburn's Nick Marshall didn't attend SEC Media Days but is front and center in the preseason predictions.

Marshall is a preseason All-SEC First Team pick as voted on my the media. He's one of four Tigers on the first team, joined by receiver Sammie Coates, center Reese Dismukes and defensive end Gabe Wright.

Alabama has an SEC best eight players on the All-SEC First Team. Running back T.J. Yeldon and receiver Amari Cooper received the most votes in the poll. Tight end O.J. Howard, guard Arie Kouandjio, defensive tackle A'Shawn Robinson, linebacker Trey DePriest, safety Landon Collins and return specialist Christion Jones were also named to the first team.

2014 PRE-SEASON MEDIA DAYS ALL-SEC TEAM

OFFENSE

First-Team (Points)

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)

 

DEFENSE

First Team (Points)

DL    Robert Nkemdiche, Ole Miss (239)

DL    Dante Fowler Jr., Florida (212)

DL    A'Shawn Robinson, Alabama    (208)

DL    Gabe Wright, Auburn (192)

LB    Trey DePriest, Alabama (253)

LB    A.J. Johnson, Tennessee (186)

LB    Ramik Wilson, Georgia (147)

DB    Landon Collins, Alabama (274)

DB    Vernon Hargreaves III, Florida (243)

DB    Cody Prewitt, Ole Miss (210)

DB    Deshazor Everett, Texas A&M (183)

 

SPECIALISTS

First Team (Points)

P       Drew Kaser, Texas A&M (221)

PK    Marshall Morgan, Georgia (224)

RS    Christion Jones, Alabama (262)

AP    Christion Jones, Alabama (130)

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