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Texas A&M Football Places Eight on 2021 Media Preseason All-SEC Teams

Kenyon Green, Jalen Wydermyer, Isaiah Spiller and DeMarvin Leal represented the Maroon & White on the first team
Credit: KAGS-TV

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Texas A&M football placed eight student-athletes on the 2021 Preseason  All-Southeastern Conference Football Team according to a preseason poll of media covering SEC football, announced Friday by the league office.

Kenyon Green, Jalen Wydermyer, Isaiah Spiller and DeMarvin Leal represented the Maroon & White on the first team while Jayden Peevy and Ainias Smith were among the third-team honorees. Smith also earned second team honors as a return specialist and a third team place as an all-purpose player.

 

Additionally, the Aggies were slotted second in the Western Division in the preseason media poll behind Alabama. The media rounded out the west standings with LSU, Ole Miss, Auburn, Arkansas and Mississippi State behind Texas A&M. In the East, Georgia was picked as the favorite followed by Florida, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee, South Carolina and Vanderbilt. Overall, the media tabbed Alabama to hoist the trophy at the end of the season followed by Georgia in second and Texas A&M, Ole Miss, Florida, Kentucky and South Carolina in a tie for third.

Texas A&M is slated to open the highly anticipated 2021 season on Sept. 4 at Kyle Field against Kent State at 7 p.m. (CT) on ESPNU.

 

 

2021 PRESEASON MEDIA DAYS ALL-SEC TEAM

 

OFFENSE

 

First-Team

QB – Matt Corral, Ole Miss

RB - Tank Bigsby, Auburn

RB – Isaiah Spiller, Texas A&M

WR - John Metchie III, Alabama

WR - Treylon Burks, Arkansas

TE - Jalen Wydermyer, Texas A&M

OL - Evan Neal, Alabama

OL - Darian Kinnard, Kentucky

OL - Kenyon Green, Texas A&M

OL - Cade Mays, Tennessee

C - Nick Brahms,  Auburn

 

Second-Team

QB – JT Daniels, Georgia

RB - Kevin Harris, South Carolina

RB - Zamir White, Georgia

WR - Kayshon Boutte, LSU

WR - George Pickens, Georgia

TE - Jahleel Billingsley, Alabama

OL - Jamaree Salyer, Georgia

OL - Emil Ekiyor Jr., Alabama

OL - Ed Ingram, LSU

OL - Austin Deculus, LSU

C - Ricky Stromberg, Arkansas

 

Third-Team

QB – Bo Nix, Auburn

RB - Brian Robinson Jr., Alabama

RB - Chris Rodriguez Jr., Kentucky

WR - Ainias Smith, Texas A&M

WR - Jacob Copeland, Florida

TE - Nick Muse, South Carolina

OL - Charles Cross, Mississippi State

OL - Nick Broeker, Ole Miss

OL - Myron Cunningham, Arkansas

OL - Luke Fortner, Kentucky

*C - Michael Maietti, Missouri

*C - Ben Brown, Ole Miss

 

DEFENSE

 

First-Team

DL - Jordan Davis, Georgia

DL - Phidarian Mathis, Alabama

DL - Kingsley Enagbare, South Carolina

*DL - Zachary Carter, Florida

*DL - DeMarvin Leal, Texas A&M

LB - Henry To'o To'o, Alabama

LB - Christian Harris, Alabama

LB - Will Anderson Jr., Alabama

DB - Derek Stingley, LSU

DB - Josh Jobe, Alabama

DB - Malachi Moore, Alabama

DB - Kaiir Elam, Florida

 

Second-Team

DL - Josh Paschal, Kentucky

DL - LaBryan Ray, Alabama

DL - Ali Gaye, LSU

DL - Trajan Jeffcoat, Missouri

LB - Grant Morgan, Arkansas

LB - Ventrell Miller, Florida

LB - Zakoby McClain, Auburn

DB - Smoke Monday, Auburn

DB - Jordan Battle, Alabama

DB - Jalen Catalon, Arkansas

DB - Elias Ricks, LSU

 

Third-Team

DL - DJ Dale, Alabama

DL - Jayden Peevy, Texas A&M

DL - Travon Walker, Georgia

DL - Derick Hall, Auburn

LB - Owen Pappoe, Auburn

LB - Nakobe Dean, Georgia

LB - Christopher Allen, Alabama

DB - Roger McCreary, Auburn

DB - Lewis Cine, Georgia

DB - Alontae Taylor, Tennessee

DB - Yusuf Corker, Kentucky

 

SPECIALISTS

 

First-Team

P - Jake Camarda, Georgia

PK - Cade York, LSU

RS - Jerrion Ealy, Ole Miss

AP - Jerrion Ealy, Ole Miss

 

Second-Team

P - Paxton Brooks, Tennessee

PK - Will Reichard, Alabama

RS - Ainias Smith, Texas A&M

AP - Tank Bigsby, Auburn

 

Third-Team

P - Mac Brown, Ole Miss

PK - Anders Carlson, Auburn

RS - Kearis Jackson, Georgia

AP - Ainias Smith, Texas A&M

 

* - Indicates a tie

 

 

SEC PRESEASON MEDIA POLL

First place votes in ()

 

EASTERN DIVISION

Georgia (124)

923

Florida (7)

784

Kentucky (2)

624

Missouri

555

Tennessee

362

South Carolina (1)

355

Vanderbilt

149

 

 

WESTERN DIVISION

Alabama (130)

932

Texas A&M (1)

760

LSU (1)

633

Ole Miss (1)

529

Auburn

440

Arkansas (1)

241

Mississippi State

217

 

SEC CHAMPION

Alabama (84)

84

Georgia (45)

45

Ole Miss (1)

1

Texas A&M (1)

1

Florida (1)

1

Kentucky (1)

1

South Carolina (1)

1