FAYETTEVILLE – Four members of the Arkansas football team were named a preseason All-SEC selection by Phil Steele, it was announced Tuesday.
The quartet is led by Rimington Trophy candidate Travis Swanson, who is the first-team All-SEC center after garnering second-team All-SEC recognition from the Associated Press following the 2012 season. Defensive end Chris Smith, an honorable mention All-SEC performer in 2012, is on the second team. Defensive tackle Byran Jones and kicker Zach Hocker each were named third-team All-SEC.
Phil Steele’s College Football Preview is the nation’s most informative preseason football magazine and has always provided a preseason All-American team as well as preseason All-Conference teams. For more information, visit PhilSteele.com.
The Razorbacks begin their 2013 season Aug. 31 when they host Louisiana inside Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville. To purchase tickets for the 2013 football season, call the Razorback Ticket Office at 800-982-HOGS or visit ArkansasRazorbacks.com.
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