These K-State, Mizzou, KU football players made preseason watch lists, all-league teams

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Ahead of next month’s college football kickoff, several Tigers, Jayhawks and Wildcats made preseason watch lists and all-league squads.

Here’a a rundown:

BEDNARIK AWARD (Best defensive player)

DE Trajan Jeffcoat, Missouri

BRONKO NAGURSKI TROPHY (Best defensive player)

LB Blaze Alldredge, Missouri

DE Trajan Jeffcoat, Missouri

BUTKUS AWARD (Best linebacker)

LB Blaze Alldredge, Missouri

DAVEY O’BRIEN AWARD (Best quarterback)

QB Connor Bazelak, Missouri

DOAK WALKER AWARD (Best running back)

RB Deuce Vaughn, Kansas State

LOU GROZA AWARD (Best kicker)

K Harrison Mevis, Missouri

MAXWELL AWARD (College player of the year)

QB Skylar Thompson, Kansas State

RB Deuce Vaughn, Kansas State

PAUL HORNUNG AWARD (Most versatile player)

RB Tyler Badie, Missouri

WR Phillip Brooks, Kansas State

S Kenny Logan, Jr., Kansas

RIMINGTON TROPHY (Best center)

C Mike Novitsky, Kansas

WUERFFEL TROPHY (Exemplary community service with athletic and academic achievement)

RB Tyler Badie, Missouri

WR Kwamie Lassiter II, Kansas

QB Skylar Thompson, Kansas State

PRESEASON ALL-CONFERENCE TEAMS

Southeastern Conference

First-Team Offense

QB Matt Corral, Ole Miss

RB Tank Bigsby, Auburn

RB Isaiah Spiller, Texas A&M

WR John Metchie III, Alabama

WR Treylon Burks, Arkansas

TE Jalen Wydermyer, Texas A&M

OL Evan Neal, Alabama

OL Darian Kinnard, Kentucky

OL Kenyon Green, Texas A&M

OL Cade Mays, Tennessee

C Nick Brahms, Auburn

Second-Team Offense

QB JT Daniels, Georgia

RB Kevin Harris, South Carolina

RB Zamir White, Georgia

WR Kayshon Boutte, LSU

WR George Pickens, Georgia

TE Jahleel Billingsley, Alabama

OL Jamaree Salyer, Georgia

OL Emil Ekiyor, Jr., Alabama

OL Ed Ingram, LSU

OL Austin Deculus, LSU

C Ricky Stromberg, Arkansas

Third-Team Offense

QB Bo Nix, Auburn

RB Brian Robinson, Jr., Alabama

RB Chris Rodriguez, Jr., Kentucky

WR Ainias Smith, Texas A&M

WR Jacob Copeland, Florida

TE Nick Muse, South Carolina

OL Charles Cross, Mississippi State

OL Nick Broeker, Ole Miss

OL Myron Cunningham, Arkansas

OL Luke Fortner, Kentucky

C Michael Maietti, Missouri

C Ben Brown, Ole Miss

First-Team Defense

DL Jordan Davis, Georgia

DL Phidarian Mathis, Alabama

DL Kingsley Enagbare, South Carolina

DL Zachary Carter, Florida

DL DeMarvin Leal, Texas A&M

LB Henry To’o To’o, Alabama

LB Christian Harris, Alabama

LB Will Anderson, Jr., Alabama

DB Derek Stingley, LSU

DB Josh Jobe, Alabama

DB Malachi Moore, Alabama

DB Kaiir Elam, Florida

Second-Team Defense

DL Josh Paschal, Kentucky

DL LaBryan Ray, Alabama

DL Ali Gaye, LSU

DL Trajan Jeffcoat, Missouri

LB Grant Morgan, Arkansas

LB Ventrell Miller, Florida

LB Zakoby McClain, Auburn

DB Smoke Monday, Auburn

DB Jordan Battle, Alabama

DB Jalen Catalon, Arkansas

DB Elias Ricks, LSU

Third-Team Defense

DL D.J. Dale, Alabama

DL Jayden Peevy, Texas A&M

DL Travon Walker, Georgia

DL Derick Hall, Auburn

LB Owen Pappoe, Auburn

LB Nakobe Dean, Georgia

LB Christopher Allen, Alabama

DB Roger McCreary, Auburn

DB Lewis Cine, Georgia

DB Alontae Taylor, Tennessee

DB Yusuf Corker, Kentucky

First-Team Specialists

P Jake Camarda, Georgia

K Cade York, LSU

KR Jerrion Ealy, Ole Miss

PR Jerrion Ealy, Ole Miss

Second-Team Specialists

P Paxton Brooks, Tennessee

K Will Reichard, Alabama

KR Ainias Smith, Texas A&M

PR Tank Bigsby, Auburn

Third-Team Specialists

P Mac Brown, Ole Miss

K Anders Carlson, Auburn

KR Kearis Jackson, Georgia

PR Ainias Smith, Texas A&M

Big 12 Conference

Offense

QB Spencer Rattler, Oklahoma

RB Breece Hall, Iowa State

RB Bijon Robinson, Texas

FB Jeremiah Hall, Oklahoma

WR Xavier Hutchinson, Iowa State

WR Marvin Mims, Oklahoma

WR Erik Ezukanma, Texas Tech

TE Charlie Kolar, Iowa State

OL Trevor Downing, Iowa State

OL Colin Newell, Iowa State

OL Marquis Hayes, Oklahoma

OL Wanya Morris, Oklahoma

OL Josh Sills, Oklahoma State

OL Dawson Deaton, Texas Tech

K Gabe Brkic, Oklahoma

KR/PR Phillip Brooks, Kansas State

Defense

DL Will McDonald, Iowa State

DL Isaiah Thomas, Oklahoma

DL Perrion Winfrey, Oklahoma

DL Ochaun Mathis, TCU

DL Dante Stills, West Virginia

LB Terrel Bernard, Baylor

LB Mike Rose, Iowa State

LB Nik Bonitto, Oklahoma

DB Jalen Pitre, Baylor

DB Greg Eisworth, Iowa State

DB Kolby Harvell-Peel, Oklahoma State

DB Tre’Vius Hodges-Tomlinson, TCU

DB D’Shawn Jamison, Texas

P Austin McNamara, Texas Tech

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