The latest sign that the college football season is finally here? The 2019 edition of the Herbies are out.

ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit has just released his annual preseason superlatives list, including his SEC and College Football Playoff selections for the upcoming season over at

Here is every single SEC selection Herbstreit listed on his 2019 list:

Ultimate game-changers

Jerry Jeudy, Alabama
Auburn defensive line
Grant Delpit, LSU

Most exciting players

Jaylen Waddle, Alabama

Best tandems

Tua Tagovailoa and Jerry Jeudy, Alabama
Nick Coe and Derrick Brown, Auburn

Throwback player

David Reese, Florida

Breakout star

Dylan Moses, Alabama
Kellen Mond, Texas A&M

Rodney Dangerfield (‘no respect’)

Ke’Shawn Vaughn, Vanderbilt

Best-kept secret

Brian Robinson, Alabama
Quartney Davis, Texas A&M


Grant Delpit, LSU

Welcome back

Terrell Lewis, Alabama
K’Lavon Chaisson, LSU 

Best stadium entrance

South Carolina

Best student sections

Texas A&M

Ultimate Herbie

Jake Fromm, Georgia

Most pro ready

Grant Delpit, LSU
Albert Okwuegbunam, Missouri
Derrick Brown, Auburn

Best restaurants

Chuck’s Fish, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Best WR

Jerry Jeudy, Alabama

Best pass-rusher

Terrell Lewis, Alabama
Nick Coe, Auburn
K’Lavon Chaisson, LSU

Best tight end

Albert Okwuegbunam, Missouri
Grant Calcaterra, Oklahoma
Hunter Bryant, Washington
Jared Pinkney, Vanderbilt

Best linebacker

Dylan Moses, Alabama
Erroll Thompson, Mississippi State

Top guy on an island — CB

Patrick Surtain, Alabama
Noah Igbinoghene, Auburn


Joe Burrow, LSU
Richard LeCounte, Georgia
Noah Igbinoghene, Auburn

Question mark THAT ISN’T actually a question

Georgia WR

Best true freshman

Derek Stingley Jr., LSU
DJ Dale, Alabama
Bo Nix, Auburn

College Football Playoff

Alabama over Texas
Clemson over Ohio State

National champion

Alabama over Clemson

SEC Picks
Alabama over Georgia
Sleeper: Missouri