College football’s preseason hype is flowing at full force. Analyst/publisher Phil Steele’s various preseason All-America and all-conference teams came out this week. Georgia is well represented.
The Bulldogs have six players on the preseason All-SEC first team, tying Alabama for the most, and 14 selections on the four all-conference teams combined, tying Florida for the most.
Also, Georgia has two players on the preseason All-America first team –- one of five schools with two or more — and five players on the four All-America teams.
Here are the details on Georgia’s representation on the Phil Steele College Football preseason teams:
All-America first team: Wide receiver A.J. Green and punter Drew Butler.
All-America second team: Placekicker Blair Walsh.
All-America third team: Offensive tackle Clint Boling.
All-America fourth team: Kickoff returner Brandon Boykin.
All-SEC first team: Green, Boling, Boykin (as kickoff returner), Walsh, Butler and outside linebacker Justin Houston.
All-SEC second team: center Ben Jones, offensive guard Cordy Glenn and running back Washaun Ealey.
All-SEC third team: Tight end Orson Charles, offensive guard Chris Davis, linebacker Marcus Dowtin and Boykin (as cornerback).
All-SEC fourth team: Safety Bacarri Rambo.
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