FAYETTEVILLE – Eight University of Arkansas football players were among those honored in the 65th Annual Birmingham News SEC Football Preview, which was released Sunday.
Wide receiver Greg Childs and defensive end Jake Bequette were named to the Preseason All-SEC First-Team, while wide receiver Joe Adams, offensive guard Alvin Bailey, running back Knile Davis, linebacker Jerry Franklin, safety Tramain Thomas and kicker Zach Hocker earned second-team recognition.
In addition, Davis was voted as the most underrated player in the conference. Childs was selected as the second-best receiver in the SEC, and Hocker was voted the conference’s second-best kicker.
The Razorbacks finished third in the SEC Western Division in the poll, which is conducted each year by the conference’s sports information directors.