Coaches' preseason all-SEC football team released

Monday, July 21, 2008 at 2:34pm

Defending national champion LSU had 14 players selected to the 2008 coaches’ preseason all-Southeastern Conference football team released Monday.

Florida was the only other SEC team with double figure selections with 10. There were first, second and third-teams selected for this year’s squad.

Vanderbilt cornerback D.J. Moore is a first-team pick. Tennessee safety Eric Berry, linebacker Rico McCoy, offensive lineman Anthony Parker and running back Arian Foster also received first-team recognition.

Ole Miss offensive lineman Michael Oher, Arkansas center Jonathan Luigs and Mississippi State defensive back Derek Pegues were repeat first-team selections from the 2007 Coaches Pre-Season all-SEC team.

Coaches could not vote for players on their own teams.

First-team offense


TE – Cornelius Ingram, Florida

OL – Andre Smith, Alabama

OL – Michael Oher, Ole Miss

OL – Anthony Parker, Tennnessee

OL – Herman Johnson, LSU

C – Jonathan Luigs, Arkansas

WR – Percy Harvin, Florida

WR – Kenny McKinley, South Carolina

QB – Tim Tebow, Florida

RB – Knowshon Moreno, Georgia

RB – Arian Foster, Tennessee

Second-team offense

TE – Richard Dickson, LSU

OL – Ciron Black, LSU

OL – Tyronne Green, Auburn

OL – Ramon Foster, Tennessee

OL – Lee Ziemba, Auburn

OL – Mitch Petrus, Arkansas

OL – Garry Williams, Kentucky

C – Antoine Caldwell, Alabama

C -- Brett Helms, LSU

WR – Demetrius Byrd, LSU

WR – Mohamed Massaquoi, Georgia

QB – Matthew Stafford, Georgia

RB – Anthony Dixon, Mississippi State

RB – Ben Tate, Auburn

Third-team offense


TE – Jared Cook, South Carolina

OL – Phil Trautwein, Florida

OL – Jim Tartt, Florida

OL – John Jerry, Ole Miss

OL – Anthony Strauder, Mississippi State

C – Josh McNeil, Tennessee

WR – Lucas Taylor, Tennessee

WR – Brandon LaFell, LSU

QB – John Parker Wilson, Alabama

RB – Keiland Williams, LSU

RB – Terry Grant, Alabama

First-team defense

DL – Greg Hardy, Ole Miss

DL – Sen’Derrick Marks, Auburn

DL – Tyson Jackson, LSU

LB – Brandon Spikes, Florida

LB – Rico McCoy, Tennessee

LB – Darry Beckwith, LSU

LB – Dannell Ellerbe, Georgia

DB – Eric Berry, Tennessee

DB – Derek Pegues, Mississippi State

DB – Rashad Johnson, Alabama

DB – Captain Munnerlyn, South Carolina

DB – D.J. Moore, Vanderbilt

Second-team defense

DL – Ricky Jean-Francois, LSU

DL – Geno Atkins, Georgia

DL – Jeremy Jarmon, Kentucky

DL – Peria Jerry, Ole Miss

LB – Jasper Brinkley, South Carolina

LB – Rolando McClain, Alabama

LB – Eric Norwood, South Carolina

LB – Tray Blackmon, Auburn

LB – Jamar Chaney, Mississippi State

DB – Emanuel Cook, South Carolina

DB – Asher Allen, Georgia

DB – Trevard Lindley, Kentucky

DB – Jerraud Powers, Auburn

Third-team defense

DL – Antonio Coleman, Auburn

DL – Antwain Robinson, Arkansas

DL – Kirston Pittman, LSU

DL – Jeff Owens, Georgia

LB – Rennie Curran, Georgia

LB – Micah Johnson, Kentucky

LB – Braxton Kelly, Kentucky

DB – Reshard Langford, Vanderbilt

DB – Chad Jones, LSU

DB – Major Wright, Florida

DB – Joe Haden, Florida

DB – Wondy Pierre-Louis, Florida

First-team special teams

PK – Colt David, LSU

P – Ryan Shoemaker, Auburn

RS – Brandon James, Florida

Second-team special teams

PK – Ryan Succop, South Carolina

P – Ryan Succop, South Carolina

RS – Javier Arenas, Alabama

Third-team special teams

PK – Leigh Tiffin, Alabama

P – Brian Mimbs, Georgia

RS – Trindon Holliday, LSU

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