Trey Smith Tabbed Associated Press Preseason First Team All-American

Trey Smith / Credit: UT Athletics

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The preseason accolades continue to roll in for Tennessee offensive guard Trey Smith as the senior garnered first-team All-America honors from the Associated Press, the organization announced Tuesday.

Smith has picked up multiple first-team All-America accolades, including from Athlon,, Phil Steele and Sporting News.

Smith is considered one of the top three interior offensive line prospects available for the 2021 NFL Draft according to Pro Football Focus. A member of the Outland and Wuerffel Trophy watch lists, Smith has appeared in 32 games with 31 starts. The Jackson, Tennessee, native did not allow a sack in 13 appearances a season ago.

Smith and the Volunteers continue to preparations for their Sept. 26 season-opener at South Carolina.

2020 Tennessee Football Preseason Honors

Brent Cimaglia, Sr., PK
Lou Groza Award Watch List
All-SEC First Team (Athlon, College Football News, PFF, Phil Steele)

Eric Gray, So., RB
Doak Walker Award Watch List
All-SEC Fourth Team (Athlon)

Jarrett Guarantano, Sr., QB
Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Watch List

Velus Jones Jr., Sr., WR/RS
Paul Hornung Award Watch List
All-SEC Third Team (Athlon, Phil Steele)

Brandon Kennedy, Sr., OL
All-SEC Third Team (Phil Steele)

Cade Mays, Jr., OL
Outland Trophy Watchlist
Second-Team All-American (Sporting News)
All-SEC Second Team (Athlon, Phil Steele)

Wanya Morris, So., OL
All-SEC First Team (College Football News)
All-SEC Fourth Team (Phil Steele)

Josh Palmer, Sr., WR
All-SEC Fourth Team (Athlon)

Trey Smith, Sr., OL
Wuerffel Trophy Watch List
Outland Trophy Watch List
First-Team All-American (Associated Press, Athlon,, Phil Steele, Sporting News)
Second-Team All-American (Walter Camp)
All-SEC First Team (Athlon, College Football News, PFF, Phil Steele)

Bryce Thompson, Jr., DB
All-SEC Fourth Team (Athlon, Phil Steele)

Henry To’o To’o, So., LB
Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List
Butkus Award Watch List
Bednarik Award Watch List
All-SEC First Team (Phil Steele)
All-SEC Second Team (Athlon)

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