Sports Illustrated has released their preseason All-America Team, and the Georgia Bulldogs have two names who made the cut. We’ll give you three guesses who they are, and the first two don’t count.
Yes, as seen in just about every preseason watch list and All-Conference or America team, running back Todd Gurley and linebacker Ramik Wilson are once again singled out for the Bulldogs.
There are only first and second teams in the SI.com list, and both Gurley and Wilson were named first-teamers.
The oddity of this All-America team is the lack of any Bulldogs on the second team, such as linebackers Amarlo Herrera and Leonard Floyd, or center David Andrews – all of whom commonly appear on such teams and award watch lists.
The SEC has nine players on the first team and seven players on the second team, leading the way for all conferences. Florida State leads with six players selected overall, including quarterback Jameis Winston, who is the first team quarterback.
If you put a lot of stock in these preseason rankings and lists, you’ll probably be annoyed at the lack of Georgia players on this particular list, however it doesn’t make much of a difference when December and January arrive.