Josh Kendall

3 Gamecocks on coaches’ preseason All-SEC teams

South Carolina receiver Deebo Samuel at practice Monday, Aug. 6. 8/6/18
South Carolina receiver Deebo Samuel at practice Monday, Aug. 6. 8/6/18 dmclemore@thestate.com

The All-SEC team picked the conference’s coaches was released Thursday, and South Carolina senior wide receiver Deebo Samuel was placed on the first team at three different positions.

Samuel, a senior from Inman, was named to the first team as a wide receiver, an all-purpose back and as a return specialist.

Punter Joseph Charlton was a second-team choice and Zack Bailey earned a spot on the third team offensive line.

Georgia placed a league-high 12 on the All-SEC teams. Coaches cannot vote for their own players.

Here’s the full list. (* = ties)

First Team Preseason All-SEC

OFFENSE

TE Albert Okwuegbunam, Missouri

OL Jonah Williams, Alabama

Greg Little, Ole Miss

Martez Ivey, Florida

Trey Smith, Tennessee

C Ross Pierschbacher, Alabama

WR A.J. Brown, Ole Miss

Deebo Samuel, South Carolina

QB Drew Lock, Missouri

RB Damien Harris, Alabama

Benny Snell, Kentucky

AP Deebo Samuel, South Carolina

DEFENSE

DL Raekwon Davis, Alabama

Cece Jefferson, Florida

Jeffery Simmons, Mississippi State

Montez Sweat, Mississippi State

LB Devin White, LSU

Mack Wilson, Alabama

Josh Allen, Kentucky

DB Deandre Baker, Georgia

Greedy Williams, LSU

Mike Edwards, Kentucky

Chauncey Gardner-Johnson, Florida*

J.R. Reed, Georgia*

SPECIAL TEAMS

PK Rodrigo Blankenship, Georgia

P Corey Fatony, Missouri

RS Deebo Samuel, South Carolina

Second Team Preseason All-SEC

OFFENSE

TE Isaac Nauta, Georgia

OL Hjalte Froholdt, Arkansas

Andrew Thomas, Georgia

Garrett Brumfield, LSU

Lester Cotton, Alabama

C Lamont Gaillard, Georgia

WR Ryan Davis, Auburn

Terry Godwin, Georgia

QB Jarrett Stidham, Auburn

RB Trayveon Williams, Texas A&M

D’Andre Swift, Georgia

AP Trevon Diggs, Alabama

DEFENSE

DL Terry Beckner, Missouri

Derrick Brown, Auburn

Jonathan Ledbetter, Georgia

Isaiah Buggs, Alabama

LB Deshaun Davis, Auburn

Anfernee Jennings, Alabama

D’Andre Walker, Georgia

DB Jamel Dean, Auburn

CJ Henderson, Florida

Deionte Thompson, Alabama

Mark McLaurin, Mississippi State

SPECIAL TEAMS

PK Daniel LaCamera, Texas A&M

P Joseph Charlton, South Carolina

RS Mecole Hardman, Georgia

Third Team Preseason All-SEC

OFFENSE

TE C.J. Conrad, Kentucky

OL Zack Bailey, South Carolina

Darryl Williams, Mississippi State

Marquel Harrell, Auburn

Deion Calhoun, Mississippi State*

Brian Wallace, Arkansas*

Javon Patterson, Ole Miss*

C Erik McCoy, Texas A&M

WR Emanuel Hall, Missouri

D.K. Metcalf, Ole Miss

QB Jake Fromm, Georgia

RB Aeris Williams, Mississippi State

Jordan Scarlett, Florida

AP Lynn Bowden, Kentucky

DEFENSE

DL Rashard Lawrence, LSU

Marlon Davidson, Auburn

Landis Durham, Texas A&M

Dontavius Russell, Auburn

LB De’Jon Harris, Arkansas

Charles Wright, Vanderbilt*

David Reese, Florida*

Leo Lewis, Mississippi State*

DB Grant Delpit, LSU

Javaris Davis, Auburn

Marco Wilson, Florida

Jamal Peters, Mississippi State*

Zedrick Woods, Ole Miss*

Santos Ramirez, Arkansas*

LaDarius Wiley, Vanderbilt*

DeMarkus Acy, Missouri*

SPECIAL TEAMS

PK Tucker McCann, Missouri

P Braden Mann, Texas A&M

RS Lynn Bowden, Kentucky*

De’Vion Warren, Arkansas*

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