Four Mississippi State players were represented on the Preseason All-SEC Team selected at SEC Media Days this past week.
Senior quarterback Dak Prescott headlined the group on the first team while junior wide receiver De’Runnya Wilson, junior defensive lineman Chris Jones and senior cornerback Will Redmond were selected to the second team.
Prescott broke 12 MSU records in 2014. The 6-foot-2, 230-
pounder from Haughton, La., completed 61.6 percent of his passes for 3,449 yards, 27 touchdowns and 11 interceptions while rushing for an additional 986 yards and 14 more scores. He also caught two passes for 35 yards and a touchdown.
Wilson was MSU’s top receiver in 2014 and finished fourth in the SEC with 47 catches for 680 yards and nine touchdowns. The 6-foot-5, 215-pounder from Birmingham, Ala., played in 12 games and drew 10 starts.
Jones, a 6-foot-6, 308-pounder from Houston, appeared in all 13 games last season. He finished with 26 tackles including 3.5 for loss, three sacks, two pass deflections and eight quarterback hurries.
Redmond played in a dozen games and recorded 51 tackles, three for loss, broke up eight passes and had two quarterback hurries. The 6-foot, 186-pounder from Memphis, Tenn., was also tied for the team lead with three interceptions.
|QB||Dak Prescott||Mississippi State||170|
|WR||Laquon Treadwill||Ole Miss||128|
|TE||Evan Engram||Ole Miss||128|
|OL||Laremy Tunsil||Ole Miss||159|
|WR||Pharoh Cooper||South Carolina||147|
|WR||De’Runnya Wilson||Mississippi State||59|
|OL||Germain Ifedi||Texas A&M||124|
|C||Mike Matthews||Texas A&M||108|
|WR||Josh Reynolds||Texas A&M||39|
|OL||Brandon Shell||South Carolina||50|
|DL||Robert Nkemdiche||Ole Miss||173|
|DL||Myles Garrett||Texas A&M||155|
|DB||Vernon Hargreaves III||Florida||186|
|DL||Chris Jones||Mississippi State||93|
|DB||Tony Conner||Ole Miss||117|
|DB||Will Redmond||Mississippi State||79|
|DL||Marquis Haynes||Ole Miss||34|
|RS||Speedy Noil||Texas A&M||117|
|AP||Pharoh Cooper||South Carolina||112|
|P||Drew Kaser||Texas A&M||92|
|PK||Elliott Fry||South Carolina||87|
|RS||Pharoh Cooper||South Carolina||75|
|AP||Speedy Noil||Texas A&M||84|
• The top vote-getters in 2015 were Nick Chubb (Georgia), Vernon Hargreaves (Florida) and Reggie Ragland (Alabama). Hargreaves was voted to the preseason media team as well in 2014.
• Since 2000, Arkansas’ Darren McFadden is the only unanimous selection to the SEC Media Days First Team at his position, collecting possible votes that year.
• Alabama had the most first-team selections this season with six. Since 1992, the most players on a first-team nine by Alabama in 2011, followed by eight by Alabama (2010) and Florida (2009).