In addition, six LSU players were named to either the first or second teams of the preseason All-SEC teams selected by a group of 87 total voters.
The Tigers picked up
62 first-place votes and 121 total points in the voting done on a 1-2-3-4-5-6
points scale to easily outdistance the rest of the division.
The voters feel the
Tigers will meet
Senior offensive lineman Andrew Whitworth was named to the first-team All-SEC offense as one of four offensive linemen chosen, while senior wide receiver Skyler Green was chosen as the first team Return Specialist and second team wide receiver. Alley Broussard, junior running back, was also chosen to the second team offense.
Here is the complete team and balloting as chosen by the voters at SEC Media Days (Number of votes in parenthesis -- 87 total voters)
FIRST TEAM ALL-SEC --
TE/Leonard Pope (68)/Georgia/6-7/250/Jr./Americus,
OL/Marcus McNeill (84)/Auburn/6-9/337/Sr./Decatur,
OL/Andrew Whitworth (68)/LSU/6-7/325/Sr./West
OL/Max Jean-Gilles (63)/Georgia/6-4/340/Sr./Miami,
OL/Arron Sears (53)/Tennessee/6-4/338/Jr./Russellville,
C/Mike Degory (78)/Florida/6-6/306/Sr./Palm Bay,
QB/Chris Leak (66)/Florida/6-0/195/Jr./Charlotte, N.C.
RB/Gerald Riggs, Jr. (62)/Tennessee/6-0/217/Sr./Chattanooga,
SECOND-TEAM ALL-SEC -- OFFENSE
TE/Cooper Wallace (11)/Auburn/6-4/265/Sr./Nashville,
OL/Tre' Stallings (17)/Ole Miss/6-4/317/Sr./Magnolia, Miss.
OL /Cody Douglas (11)/Tennessee/6-4/330/Sr./LaMarque,
OL/Randy Hand (7)/Florida/6-6/305/Sr./Fort Myers,
OL/Zac Tubbs (6)/Arkansas/6-6/358/Sr./Cullman,
C/JB Closner (8)/Alabama/6-4/290/Sr./San Antonio,
WR/Skyler Green (17)/LSU/5-10/195/Sr./Westwego,
QB/Brodie Croyle (10)/Alabama/6-3/205/Sr./Rainbow City,
QB/Jay Cutler (10)/Vanderbilt/6-4/225/Sr./Santa Claus,
RB/Kenneth Darby (26)/Alabama/5-11/205/Jr./Huntsville,
RB/Alley Broussard (18)/LSU/6-0/233/Jr./Lafayette,
FIRST-TEAM ALL-SEC -- DEFENSE
DL/Stanley McClover (61)/Auburn/6-3/247/Jr./Fort Lauderdale,
DL/Jesse Mahelona (61)/Tennessee/6-2/297/Sr./Kailua-Kona,
DL/Parys Haralson (27)/Tennessee/6-2/248/Sr./Flora, Miss.
LB/DeMeco Ryans (76)/Alabama/6-2/232/Sr./Bessemer,
LB/Travis Williams (61)/Auburn/6-1/207/Sr./Columbia, S.C.
LB/Moses Osemwegie (60)/Vanderbilt/6-0/228/Sr./Nashville,
LB/ Freddie Roach (34)/Alabama/6-2/239/Sr./Killen,
DB/Jason Allen (77)/Tennessee/6-2/202/Sr./Muscle Shoals,
DB/LaRon Landry (65)/LSU/6-2/187/Jr./Ama,
DB/Roman Harper (65)/Alabama/6-1/197/Sr./Prattville,
DB/Ko Simpson (52)/South Carolina/6-1/199/So./Rock Hill, S.C.
SECOND-TEAM ALL-SEC -- DEFENSE
DL/McKinley Boykin (21)/Ole Miss/6-2/285/Sr/Bessemer,
DL/Claude Wroten (21)/LSU/6-3/293/Sr./Bastrop,
DL/Kyle Williams (16)/LSU/6-2/295/Sr./Ruston,
LB/Brandon Siler (27)/Florida /6-2/ 230/So./Orlando,
LB/Kevin Simon (25)/Tennessee/5-11/234/Sr./Walnut Creek,
LB/Omar Gaither (11)/Tennessee/6-2/230/Sr./Charlotte, N.C.
LB/Patrick Willis (9)/Ole Miss/6-2/230/Jr./Bruceton, Miss.
DB/Greg Blue (20)/Georgia/6-2/214/Sr./College Park,
DB/Charlie Peprah (15)/Alabama/5-11/ 193/ Sr./Plano,
DB/Muhammad Abdullah (13)/Kentucky/6-0/ 205/Sr./Folkston,
DB/Demetrice Webb (10)/Florida/5-11/190/Jr./Jacksonville,
ALL-SEC -- SPECIAL
PK/John Vaughn (52)/Auburn/6-1/201/Jr./Brentwood,
P/Kody Bliss (46)/Auburn/5-11/177/Jr./Brentwood,
RS/Skyler Green (49)/LSU/5-10/195/Sr./Westwego,
SECOND-TEAM ALL-SEC -- SPECIAL TEAMS
P/Eric Wilbur (30)/Florida/6-2/192/Jr./Winter Park,
RS/Tyrone Prothro (23)/Alabama/ 5-8/176/Jr./Heflin,
SEC PREDICTED ORDER OF FINISH
SEC Champion -
5. Vanderbilt 401
1. LSU (62) 121
5. Ole Miss (1) 439