ATHENS, Ga. --- Sixteen Bulldogs, including a league high 11 on the First Team, were included on the 2023 Preseason Media Days All-Southeastern Conference Team, according to a league announcement Friday.
In addition, Georgia is picked to win the SEC Eastern Division as well as the overall conference championship. The Bulldogs have won the Eastern Division five out of the last six years and are the defending SEC champions.
Junior tight end Brock Bowers, junior receiver Ladd McConkey, junior tackle Amarius Mims, redshirt sophomore guard Tate Ratledge and junior Sedrick Van Pran were named to the First Team offense while sophomore lineman Mykel Williams, senior lineman Nazir Stackhouse, junior linebacker Jamon Dumas-Johnson, sophomore safety Malaki Starks, junior defensive back Kamari Lassiter and junior defensive back Javon Bullard were voted to the defense’s First Team.
Second Team Bulldog selections included senior running back Kendall Milton, senior guard Xavier Truss, junior linebacker Smael Mondon. Linebacker Jalon Walker and senior snapper William Mote concluded Georgia’s selections after being voted to the Third Team.
The Bulldogs start their 2023 campaign at home versus UT Martin in Sanford Stadium on Sept. 2. ESPN+/SEC+ will cover the matchup at 6 p.m.