9 Auburn football players land on preseason coaches All-SEC teams

Nine Auburn football players made the media’s All-SEC team last month, and the league’s coaches followed suit Wednesday with their selections. However, the coaches are a bit higher on the Tigers, who had nearly half of the conference’s second-team defense.

Kicker Daniel Carlson and offensive lineman Braden Smith made the coaches All-SEC first team, and six of their teammates landed on the second team — running back Kamryn Pettway, defensive end Marlon Davidson, defensive tackle Dontavius Russell, linebacker Tre’ Williams, cornerback Carlton Davis and safety Tray Matthews.

Running back Kerryon Johnson took the third-team all-purpose spot.

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The Auburn representation on the teams was identical to the one from the media with one exception. Russell was a third-teamer according to the media, but the coaches put him on the second team.

Auburn coach Gus Malzahn was not allowed to vote for any Tigers.

2017 Preseason Coaches All-SEC football teams

First Team Preseason All-SEC

OFFENSE
TE Hayden Hurst, South Carolina
OL Braden Smith, Auburn
Martez Ivey, Florida
Jonah Williams, Alabama
Ross Pierschbacher, Alabama
C Frank Ragnow, Arkansas
WR Christian Kirk, Texas A&M
Calvin Ridley, Alabama
QB Jalen Hurts, Alabama
RB Derrius Guice, LSU
Nick Chubb, Georgia
AP Christian Kirk, Texas A&M
DEFENSE
DL Da’Shawn Hand, Alabama
Da’Ron Payne, Alabama
Marquis Haynes, Ole Miss
Trenton Thompson, Georgia
LB Arden Key, LSU
Skai Moore, South Carolina
Roquan Smith, Georgia
DB Minkah Fitzpatrick, Alabama
Armani Watts, Texas A&M
Duke Dawson, Florida
Ronnie Harrison, Alabama
SPECIAL TEAMS
PK Daniel Carlson, Auburn
P JK Scott, Alabama
RS Christian Kirk, Texas A&M

Second Team Preseason All-SEC

OFFENSE
TE Isaac Nauta, Georgia
OL Martinas Rankin, Mississippi State
K.J. Malone, LSU
Koda Martin, Texas A&M
Paul Adams, Missouri*
Greg Little, Ole Miss
Isaiah Wynn, Georgia*
C Will Clapp, LSU
WR J’Mon Moore, Missouri
Antonio Callaway, Florida
QB Nick Fitzgerald, Mississippi State
RB Kamryn Pettway, Auburn
Bo Scarbrough, Alabama
AP Derrius Guice, LSU
DEFENSE
DL Cece Jefferson, Florida
Marlon Davidson, Auburn
Jabari Zuniga, Florida
Denzil Ware, Kentucky*
Dontavius Russell, Auburn*
LB Jordan Jones, Kentucky
Rashaan Evans, Alabama
Tre’ Williams, Auburn
DB Donte Jackson, LSU
Dominick Sanders, Georgia
Carlton Davis, Auburn
Tray Matthews, Auburn
SPECIAL TEAMS
PK Gary Wunderlich, Ole Miss
P Johnny Townsend, Florida
RS Evan Berry, Tennessee

Third Team Preseason All-SEC

OFFENSE
TE C.J. Conrad, Kentucky*
DeAndre Goolsby, Florida*
OL Jashon Robertson, Tennessee
Jawaan Taylor, Florida
Zack Bailey, South Carolina
Hjalte Froholdt, Arkansas
C Bradley Bozeman, Alabama
WR Deebo Samuel, South Carolina
Jauan Jennings, Tennessee
QB Austin Allen, Arkansas
RB Ralph Webb, Vanderbilt
Benny Snell, Kentucky
AP Brandon Powell, Florida*
Deebo Samuel, South Carolina*
Kerryon Johnson, Auburn*
Trevon Diggs, Alabama*
DEFENSE
DL Terry Beckner, Jr., Missouri
Jonathan Ledbetter, Georgia
Christian LaCouture, LSU
Marcell Frazier, Missouri
LB Oren Burks, Vanderbilt
Shaun Dion Hamilton, Alabama
Lorenzo Carter, Georgia
DB Anthony Averett, Alabama
Mike Edwards, Kentucky
Chauncey Gardner, Florida
Ryan Pulley, Arkansas
SPECIAL TEAMS
PK Austin MacGinnis, Kentucky*
Eddy Piniero, Florida*
P Trevor Daniel, Tennessee
RS Antonio Callaway, Florida

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