Four Ole Miss Players Earn Preseason Coaches All-SEC Honors
OXFORD, Miss. — Ole Miss has been well-represented on several of the preseason award watch lists.
Now the Southeastern Conference head coaches have taken notice of the Rebels. Tuesday, Ole Miss had four players in six positions receive honors from the league.
Across the state, Mississippi State was only able to place one player on the preseason team.
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Corral is the top returning SEC quarterback and he outpaced Georgia’s J.T. Daniels for the first-team slot.
Ealy made the first team as an all-purpose player and as a return specialist. He received third-team accolades as a running back.
Brown was the second-team punter while Broeker was selected as an offensive lineman on the third team.
Corral threw for 3,337 yards last season and 29 touchdowns. Ealy had 900 all-purpose yards in 2020 and scored ten touchdowns. He also averaged 28.90 yards per kick return and took one back 100 yards for a score against LSU.
Brown averaged 46.63 yards per punt a year ago on 27 kicks. Broecker helped the offensive line lead the way for a conference best 210.6 rushing yards per game.
The SEC West dominated the first-team selections. Teams from the division were named first team in all but two positions on the offense and took nine spots on defense and special teams.
Ole Miss opens its 2021 season Labor Day evening against Louisville in Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium.