Sporting News has announced its All-American team for 2016, and 14 players from the SEC make the team, including six first-team selections.

First team Sporting News All-Americans:

  • Ole Miss TE Evan Engram
  • Alabama OL Cam Robinson
  • Texas A&M DE Myles Garrett
  • Alabama DE Jonathan Allen
  • Alabama LB Reuben Foster
  • Vanderbilt LB Zach Cunningham

Eight more made the second team:

  • LSU C Ethan Pocic
  • Auburn G Alex Kozan
  • Tennessee DE Derek Barnett
  • LSU LB Kendall Beckwith
  • Florida LB Jarrad Davis
  • LSU CB Tre’Davious White
  • Alabama CB Minkah Fitzpatrick
  • Auburn K Daniel Carlson

The six first-team All-Americans have one of three qualifications to be consensus All-Americans. The consensus label is awarded to players who make three of the five following All-America teams: Associated Press, American Football Coaches Association, Football Writers Association of America, Walter Camp Football Foundation and the Sporting News. Unanimous All-Americans are those named to all five teams.