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A.J. Stamps, Austin MacGinnis earn Preseason All-SEC Selections

Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

Kentucky Wildcats safety A.J. Stamps and kicker Austin MacGinnis have been named to the 2015 Preseason Media Days All-SEC Team, the league office announced Friday.

Stamps was named to the third-team defense as a defensive back, while MacGinnis was a third-team placekicker. Stamps had a solid first season for the Wildcats after transferring to UK from East Mississippi Community College. The senior DB moved from cornerback to safety his first season and started all 12 games while notched 56 tackles, four interceptions and five pass breakups.

MacGinnis set six school records in his collegiate debut season, totaling 21 field goals, the most in Kentucky history. He had the most field goals in the SEC last fall, also leading all NCAA freshmen. MacGinnis finished with a school-record 104 points -- equaling the SEC lead -- and was one of only five kickers in the nation with three field goals of 50+ yards.


(Total points earned in parenthesis)



QB       Dak Prescott, Mississippi State (170)                

RB        Nick Chubb, Georgia (189)    

RB        Leonard Fournette, LSU (180)             

WR      Laquon Treadwell, Ole Miss (169)           

WR      D'haquille Williams, Auburn (154)                       

TE        Evan Engram, Ole Miss (128)                    

OL        Cam Robinson, Alabama (167)                  

OL        Laremy Tunsil, Ole Miss (159)            

OL        Vadal Alexander, LSU (131)              

OL        John Theus, Georgia (129)        

C          Ryan Kelly, Alabama (144)                 


QB       Jeremy Johnson, Auburn (89)                       

RB        Derrick Henry, Alabama (151)         

RB        Jonathan Williams, Arkansas (82)      

WR      Pharoh Cooper, South Carolina (147)              

WR      De'Runnya Wilson, Mississippi State (59)           

TE        Hunter Henry, Arkansas (97)             

OL       Germain Ifedi, Texas A&M (124)               

OL        Dan Skipper, Arkansas (95)          

OL        Denver Kirkland, Arkansas (85)    

OL        Greg Pyke, Georgia (83)            

C          Mike Matthews, Texas A&M (108)                        


QB       Joshua Dobbs, Tennessee (62)                                   

RB        Alex Collins, Arkansas (80)            

RB        Kenyan Drake, Alabama (34)      

WR      Malcolm Mitchell, Georgia (50)            

WR      Josh Reynolds, Texas A&M (39)         

TE        O.J. Howard, Alabama (87)               

OL        Sebastian Tretola, Arkansas (72)       

OL        Alex Kozan, Auburn (69)    

OL        Avery Young, Auburn (57)      

OL        Brandon Shell, South Carolina (50)          

C          Evan Boehm, Missouri (81)             



DL        Robert Nkemdiche, Ole Miss (173)               

DL        A'Shawn Robinson, Alabama (160)            

DL        Myles Garrett, Texas A&M (155)             

DL        Carl Lawson, Auburn (131)          

LB        Reggie Ragland, Alabama (181)            

LB        Jordan Jenkins, Georgia (121)              

LB        Curt Maggitt, Tennessee (102)            

DB       Vernon Hargreaves, Florida (186)            

DB       Cyrus Jones, Alabama (126)          

DB       Jonathan Jones, Auburn (122)              

DB       Jalen Mills, LSU (118)   


DL        Jonathan Bullard, Florida (115)                     

DL        Derek Barnett, Tennessee (105)            

DL        Jonathan Allen, Alabama (99)          

DL        Chris Jones, Mississippi State (93)     

LB        Kendell Beckwith, LSU (93)          

LB        Leonard Floyd, Georgia (92)           

LB        Cassanova McKinzy, Auburn (80)             

DB       Tony Conner, Ole Miss (117)              

DB       Cameron Sutton, Tennessee (115)               

DB       Will Redmond, Mississippi State (79)               

DB       Tre'Davious White, LSU (61)      


DL        Montravius Adams, Auburn (90)                        

DL        Jarran Reed, Alabama (60)             

DL        Davon Godchaux, LSU (40)           

DL        Marquis Haynes, Ole Miss (34)          

LB        Kris Frost, Auburn (77)               

LB        Antonio Morrison, Florida (66)           

LB        Kentrell Brothers, Missouri (61)          

DB       A.J. Stamps, Kentucky (59)       

DB       Eddie Jackson, Alabama (58)            

DB       Jamal Adams, LSU (56)       

DB       Johnathan Ford, Auburn (52)                



P          JK Scott, Alabama (161)          

PK        Marshall Morgan, Georgia (100)                     

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        Leonard Fournette, LSU (85)            


P          Jamie Keehn, LSU (52)               

PK        Austin MacGinnis, Kentucky (59)                         

RS        Leonard Fournette, LSU (66)          

AP        Speedy Noil, Texas A&M (84)