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Phil Steele releases 2014 preseason All-America team

Phil Steele released his 2014 preseason All-America team. 10 SEC players made Steele's first team. The Tide lead SEC school with eight team members. Alabama receiver Amari Cooper and safety Landon Collins represent the Tide. Cooper led Alabama in receiving last year while Collins racked up 70 tackles and two interceptions on defense. Reigning Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston did not land on the first team. He's the second-team QB. Oregon's Marcus Mariota is number one.

Five Tide athletes made Steele's second team. T.J Yeldon, Arie Kouandjio, O.J. Howard, Trey DePriest and Christion Jones made the cut. Reese Dismukes is the lone Auburn Tiger to make any team. The center made the second team for the Tigers.

Alabama defensive lineman A'Shawn Robinson was named to the fourth team.

Below is a list of the SEC players on Phil Steele's preseason All-America team:

First-team offense
RB: Todd Gurley, Georgia
WR: Amari Cooper, Alabama
OG: A.J. Cann, South Carolina
OT: Cedric Ogbuehi, Texas A&M

First-team defense
LB: Ramik Wilson, Georgia
LB: A.J. Johnson, Tennessee
CB: Vernon Hargreaves III, Florida
S: Landon Collins, Alabama
S: Cody Prewitt, Ole Miss

First-team special-teams
P: Drew Kaser, Texas A&M

Second-team offense
RB: T.J. Yeldon, Alabama
TE: O.J. Howard, Alabama
C: Reese Dismukes, Auburn
OG: Arie Kouandjio, Alabama

Second-team defense
DL: Dante Fowler, Florida
LB: Trey DePriest, Alabama

Second-team special teams
LS: Reid Ferguson, LSU
All-Purpose: Christion Jones, Alabama

Third-team offense
RB: Mike Davis, South Carolina
OT: La'el Collins, LSU

Third-team defense
LB: Leonard Floyd, Georgia

Fourth-team defense
DL: Trey Flowers, Arkansas
DL: A'Shawn Robinson, Alabama
DL: Robert Nkemdiche, Ole Miss
LB: Benardrick McKinney, Mississippi State

Fourth-team special teams
PR: Marcus Murphy, Missouri


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