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LSU cornerback Greedy Williams and linebacker Devin White were both named first-team Associated Press Preseason All-Americans on Tuesday. Per

White and Williams return as the leaders of an LSU defense that ranked among the best in the nation last year, allowing only 18.9 points and 316.2 total yards per game.

Last year, White and Williams became the first set of players from the same team to lead the Southeastern Conference tackles and interceptions in the same year since 1993.

White paced the league with 10.2 tackles a contest and ranked No. 2 in the conference in total tackles with 133. Williams, as a redshirt freshman, topped the conference in both interceptions (6) and passes defended (13).

2018 AP Preseason All-America Teams

First Team

QB Will Grier, senior, West Virginia
RB Bryce Love, senior, Stanford
RB Jonathan Taylor, sophomore, Wisconsin
OT Jonah Williams, junior, Alabama
OT Mitch Hyatt, senior, Clemson
OG Beau Benzschawel, senior, Wisconsin
OG Nate Herbig, junior, Stanford
C Ross Pierschbacher, senior, Alabama
TE Noah Fant, junior, Iowa
WR A.J. Brown, junior, Ole Miss
WR David Sills V, senior, West Virginia
AP Myles Gaskins, senior, Washington
PK Matt Gay, senior, Utah

DE Nick Bosa, junior, Ohio State
DE Clelin Ferrell, junior, Clemson
DT Ed Oliver, junior, Houston
DT Christian Wilkins, Senior, Clemson
LB Devin White, junior, LSU
LB Devin Bush, junior, Michigan
LB T.J. Edwards, senior, Wisconsin
CB Greedy Williams, sophomore, LSU
CB Deandre Baker, senior, Georgia
S Jaquan Johnson, senior, Miami (Fla.)
S Taylor Rapp, junior, Washington
P Mitch Wishnowsky, senior, Utah
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