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Alabama Lands 10 on Preseason All-SEC Squad; Picked to Win SEC by Media

ROLLTIDEDOTCOM Alabama Crimson Tide wide receiver Amari Cooper talks to the media during the SEC football media days at the Wynfrey Hotel.
Alabama Crimson Tide wide receiver Amari Cooper talks to the media during the SEC football media days at the Wynfrey Hotel.

July 17, 2014

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - - The University of Alabama had 10 players selected to the 2014 SEC Media Days All-SEC Team on Thursday while the team was picked to win both the SEC Western Division and the overall SEC Championship.

The Crimson Tide had eight players selected to the first team with RB T.J. Yeldon, WR Amari Cooper, TE O.J. Howard and OG Arie Kouandjio tabbed on offense. DL A'Shawn Robinson, LB Trey Depriest and S Landon Collins were named to the first-team defense while senior Christion Jones was the first team return specialist and all-purpose player.

Junior C Ryan Kelly was named to the second team offense while senior OT Austin Shepherd was a third-team choice.

The Crimson Tide was picked to win the SEC Championship by the media with 154 points while Auburn came in second with 75 points. Alabama earned 1,915 points in voting for the SEC Western Division, with the Tigers second at 1,735 points.

Alabama opens the 2014 season on Aug. 30 against West Virginia in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Classic at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta at 2:30 p.m. on ABC/ESPN2.

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(Total points earned in parenthesis)

QBNick Marshall, Auburn (241)
RBT.J. Yeldon, Alabama (281)
RBTodd Gurley, Georgia (280)
WRAmari Cooper, Alabama (282)
WRSammie Coates, Auburn (207)
TEO.J. Howard, Alabama (188)
OLLa'el Collins, LSU (231)
OLArie Kouandjio, Alabama (188)
OLLaremy Tunsil, Ole Miss (183)
OLCedric Ogbuehi, Texas A&M (174)
C Reese Dismukes, Auburn (226)
QBDak Prescott, Mississippi State (118)
RBMike Davis, South Carolina (240)
RBAlex Collins, Arkansas (126)
WRLaquon Treadwell, Ole Miss (182)
WRMalcolm Mitchell, Georgia (71)
TEC.J. Uzomah, Auburn (141)
OLA.J. Cann, South Carolina (166)
OLVadal Alexander, LSU (112)
OLAlex Kozan, Auburn (112)
OLCorey Robinson, South Carolina (107)
CRyan Kelly, Alabama (126)
QBBo Wallace, Ole Miss (94)
RBCorey Grant, Auburn (52)
RBKeith Marshall, Georgia (44)
WRJameon Lewis, Mississippi State (67)
WRMarquez North, Tennessee (66)
TEHunter Henry, Arkansas (72)
OLAustin Shepherd, Alabama (106)
OLChad Slade, Auburn (101)
OLJohn Theus, Georgia (96)
OLChaz Green, Florida (94)
CEvan Boehm, Missouri (77)
DLRobert Nkemdiche, Ole Miss (239)
DLDante Fowler, Jr., Florida (212)
DLA'Shawn Robinson, Alabama (208)
DLGabe Wright, Auburn (192)
LBTrey Depriest, Alabama (253)
LBA.J. Johnson, Tennessee (186)
LBRamik Wilson, Georgia (147)
DBLandon Collins, Alabama (274)
DBVernon Hargreaves, III, Florida (243)
DBCody Prewitt, Ole Miss (210)
DBDeshazor Everett, Texas A&M (183)
DLTrey Flowers, Arkansas (181)
DLChris Jones, Mississippi State (150)
DLAlvin "Bud" Dupree, Kentucky (134)
DLMarkus Golden, Missouri (125)
LBBenardrick McKinney, Mississippi State (143)
LBJordan Jenkins, Georgia (137)
LBDenzel Nkemdiche, Ole Miss (116)
DBRobenson Therezie, Auburn (144)
DBTre'Davious White, LSU (141)
DBDamian Swann, Georgia (127)
DBTony Conner, Ole Miss (116)
DLRay Drew, Georgia (102)
DLMontravius Adams, Auburn (94)
DLCarl Lawson, Auburn (87)
DLJermauria Rasco, LSU (79)
LBKwon Alexander, LSU (112)
LBCassanova McKinzy, Auburn (82)
LBSerderius Bryant, Ole Miss (76)
DBJon Mincy, Auburn (99)
DBCorey Thompson, LSU (86)
DBRashard Robinson, LSU (84)
DBBrison Williams, South Carolina (81)
PDrew Kaser, Texas A&M (221)
PKMarshall Morgan, Georgia (224)
RSChristion Jones, Alabama (262)
APChristion Jones, Alabama (130)
PSam Irwin-Hill, Arkansas (136)
PKColby Delahoussaye, LSU (142)
RSAndre Debose, Florida (97)
APTerrence Magee, LSU (111)
PJamie Keehn, LSU (81)
PKAndrew Baggett, Missouri (103)
RSMarcus Murphy, Missouri (72)
APTrey Williams, Texas A&M (89)