(Update, noon Tuesday: Mark Richt and two UGA players, Akeem Dent and Kris Durham, appeared this morning at the “Pigskin Preview” event at the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in Macon. See what they had to say at twitter.com/ajcuga.)
Two Georgia players, wide receiver A.J. Green and punter Drew Butler, were named Monday to Playboy Magazine’s 2010 Preseason All-America football team.
This marks the first time since 1982 that Georgia placed two players on the Playboy preseason team, which the magazine has chosen annually since 1957.
In all, at least 18 other Georgia players have been on Playboy preseason All-America teams over the years: Knowshon Moreno (2008), Quentin Moses (2006), Jon Stinchcomb (2002), Richard Seymour (2000), Matt Stinchcomb (1998), Eric Zeier (1994), Bernard Williams (1993), Terry Hoage (1983), Jimmy Payne (1982), Herschel Walker (1981-82), Rex Robinson (1979-80), Bill Krug (1977), Joel Parrish (1976), Royce Smith (1971), Jake Scott (1968), Bill Stanfill (1968), Lynn Hughes (1966) and Edgar Chandler (1966).
More UGA news and notes: Poll puts Dogs No. 2 in SEC East.