Eleven Bulldogs Named To Athlon Sports Preseason All-SEC Team

Eleven members of the Georgia football team have named to the Athlon Sports Preseason All-SEC Team, it was announced Wednesday.

Tailback Todd Gurley, inside linebacker Ramik Wilson and placekicker Marshall Morgan garnered first team honors, while flanker Malcolm Mitchell, center David Andrews and outside linebackers Leonard Floyd and Jordan Jenkins were named to the second team. Tackle John Theus and cornerback Damian Swann landed on the third team, and defensive end Ray Drew and inside linebacker Amarlo Herrera were named to the fourth team.

Gurley has rushed for 2,374 yards and 27 touchdowns in his first two seasons. The Tarboro, N.C., native also led the Bulldogs with six touchdown catches in 2013.

Wilson, a native of Tampa, Fla., was a first team All-SEC selection after he led the league with 133 tackles last season. He finished his junior campaign with 11 tackles for loss, including four sacks.

Morgan set the SEC record for best field goal percentage (91.67) with a minimum of 20 made in 2013, going 22-for-24. The junior from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., also set the school record for most consecutive field goals made in a season with 17.

Gurley, Wilson and Floyd were also named to Phil Steele’s Preseason All-America Team.

Courtesy of UGA Sports Communications

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