The SEC has seven players on the 2012 preseason watch list for the John Mackey Award, which is presented annually to the nation's most outstanding tight end.
Here are the seven SEC players who made the Mackey watch list:
Chase Clement, Sr., LSU
Chris Gragg, Sr., Arkansas
Malcolm Johnson, So., Mississippi State
Philip Lutzenkirchen, Sr., Auburn
Mychal Rivera, Sr., Tennessee
Jordan Reed, Jr., Florida
Michael Williams, Sr., Alabama
For the full Mackey watch list, go here.
The SEC leads the nation with 10 players on the 2012 preseason watch list for the Rimington Trophy, which is presented annually to the nation's most outstanding center.
Here are the 10 SEC players:
Dillon Day, RSo., Mississippi State
Reese Dismukes, So., Auburn
Jonotthan Harrison, RJr., Florida
T.J. Johnson, Sr., South Carolina
Barrett Jones, Sr., Alabama
Patrick Lewis, Sr., Texas A&M
P.J. Lonergan, Sr., LSU
Matt Smith, Sr., Kentucky
Travis Swanson, Jr., Arkansas
Evan Swindall, Jr., Ole Miss
For the full Rimington watch list, go here.