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Four Rebels appear on CBS Sports Preseason All-America Team

Four Rebels appear on CBS Sports Preseason All-America Team

Ole Miss had four of its top juniors named to the CBS Sports 2015 Preseason All-America Team early Tuesday morning.

Wide receiver Laquon Treadwell, tight end Evan Engram, offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil, and defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche represent the Rebels on the first-team.

The Southeastern Conference led all conferences with seven first-team picks, while the Big Ten (six) and Big 12 (five) weren’t far behind. The seven first-team picks from the SEC were represented by Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and the Rebels.

Ole Miss and Ohio State were tied for most players on the first team (four), while Baylor landed two players on the first-team. The Buckeyes’ defensive end Joey Bosa and Arizona’s linebacker Scooby Wright III were the only unanimous first-team selections.

To see the complete list of first and second-team selections, click here.

(Feature image and player photo credits: Bentley Breland, The Rebel Walk)

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Courtney Smith

Courtney is from Memphis and received his Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts from the University of Memphis in May of 2014. He began his journalism career covering the Memphis Tigers Men's basketball team, which landed him an intern position on 730 Yahoo Sports Radio and a position with Rivals.com. A freelance writer for the Associated Press, Courtney is also a member of The Rebel Walk team and reports regularly on Ole Miss football and basketball. Courtney, the father of a six-year old girl named Soniyah, prefers to cover NCAA basketball and football, but is happy to report on any other sport that comes his way.

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