It’s finally time to release our SIS All-Conference teams. We used our all-encompassing player value stat, Total Points, along with other metrics and our scouting work as leading references in putting together our team of selections for 2023, plus some honorable mentions.

You can learn more about Total Points and the statistics referenced here.

These picks are meant to honor this season’s best-of-the-best in the SEC.


Position Name School
QB Jayden Daniels LSU
RB Cody Schrader Missouri
WR Malik Nabers LSU
WR Luther Burden III Missouri
TE Brock Bowers Georgia
FLEX Quinshon Judkins Ole Miss
OT Javon Foster Missouri
OT JC Latham Alabama
OG Garrett Dellinger LSU
OG Tate Ratledge Georgia
OC Charles Turner III LSU

It’s no surprise that this past season’s Heisman Trophy Award winner, Jayden Daniels, leads our All-SEC team at Quarterback. He was 2nd in Total Points among QBs. However, he posted a staggering 0.52 Points Earned Per Play, which was a whole .12 points higher than the next QB. 

Not only did Daniels have a tremendous season throwing the ball, he led the country at the QB position with 64 Total Points rushing, 24 points higher than 2nd place. Daniels’ teammate, Malik Nabers, headlines the pass catching group where he led all WRs in Points Earned with 48.

While LSU leads the SEC with 4 selections on the offensive side, the Missouri Tigers have good representation as well. Tackle Javon Foster led the conference in Total Points among all positions on the offensive line with 41.


Position Name School
DT Marcus Harris Auburn
DT Nathan Pickering Mississippi State
EDGE James Pearce Jr. Tennessee
EDGE Dallas Turner Alabama
LB Edgerrin Cooper Texas A&M
LB Jett Johnson Mississippi State
CB Terrion Arnold Alabama
CB Tykee Smith Georgia
S Shawn Preston Jr. Mississippi State
S Malaki Starks Georgia
FLEX Maxwell Hairston Kentucky

On the defensive side, edge rushers James Pearce Jr. from Tennessee and Dallas Turner from Alabama lead the way. Pearce led the conference in Total Points Per Pass Rush attempt, and was tied for 1st in total hurries while starting in only three games. Turner flourished in his first season as a full-time starter, placing 3rd among pass rushers in both Total Points and Total Points Per Rush. 

Mississippi State’s Jett Johnson displayed his versatility against both the pass and run, placing 2nd in Total Points against the run and 1st in Total Points against the pass among all LBs in the conference. Alabama’s Terrion Arnold and Kentucky’s Maxwell Hairston headline the defensive backs, as they were tied leading the SEC with 5 interceptions and ranked 1st and 2nd in Total Points in the conference, respectively. 


Position Name School
K Will Reichard Alabama
P Matthew Hayball Vanderbilt
Returner Barion Brown Kentucky

Alabama’s Will Reichard was one of the most reliable kickers in not just the SEC but all of college football, converting on 88% of his field goal attempts, with 12 of his 22 makes coming from 40+ yards.

Vanderbilt’s sole selection on the All-SEC team is punter Matthew Hayball. In the SEC, he ranked 2nd in punt average with 47.6, and total number of punts that landed inside both the 20 and 10-yard line.

Rounding out the special teams selections is Kentucky’s Barion Brown, who led the entire country with 3 kickoff returns for touchdowns this past season, while also ranking 3rd in punt return average among all players in the SEC with 17.6 yards per attempt.

Honorable Mentions

Name School
WR Brian Thomas Jr. LSU
WR Xavier Legette South Carolina
OL Will Campbell LSU
OL Miles Frazier LSU
OL Sedrick Van Pran Georgia
DT Deone Walker Kentucky
ED Chris Braswell Alabama
LB Nathaniel Watson Mississippi State
CB Kool-Aid McKinstry Alabama
CB Kamari Lassiter Georgia
CB Kris Abrams-Draine Missouri
S Javon Bullard Georgia

The SEC was loaded with players who are worthy of 1st-Team selections, so here are some players with accolades worth noting. While his teammate got the 1st Team selection, LSU’s Brian Thomas led the entire country with 17 touchdowns. Kentucky’s Deone Walker led all defenders in the SEC with 36 hurries. Alabama’s Chris Braswell led the SEC in Total Points among all pass rushers. Almost all of Georgia’s secondary is represented when accounting for 1st Team and Honorable Mention selections with Tykee Smith, Malaki Starks, Kamari Lassiter and Javon Bullard

Check out this year’s NFL Draft site to see how we feel some of these players project to the NFL.

Total Points, stats, and ranks as of 3/5/2024