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LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase and cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. were both named to the Walter Camp Preseason All-America First Team on Thursday. Per LSUSports.net:
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Chase, a junior from Harvey, Louisiana, set the Southeastern Conference record for touchdown receptions last year with 20 as he helped the Tigers to a 15-0 overall record and the national title. Chase capped his record-setting sophomore season with 84 reception for 1,780 yards. Chase is the first player in in LSU history to reach the 2,000-yard mark for receiving yards in his first two years with the Tigers.

Chase, the 2019 winner of the Biletnikoff Award as the nation's top receiver, was a unanimous All-America last year becoming the first wide receiver in school history to earn that status.

For his career, Chase has caught 107 passes for 2,093 yards and 23 touchdowns.

Stingley, one of the most decorated true freshmen in LSU history a year ago, started all 15 games at cornerback for the Tigers during their national championship season. Stingley led the SEC in both interceptions (6) and passes defended (21) in 2019. He added 38 tackles and recovered a fumble last year.

Stingley, a Baton Rouge native, earned consensus All-America status in 2019 and was named second team All-America by Walter Camp a year ago. He was also named the SEC Newcomer of the Year and first team All-SEC.

2020 Walter Camp PRESEASON All-America Teams

First Team Offense


Pos. Name, School Hgt Wgt Class Hometown
WR Ja'Marr Chase, LSU * 6-1 200 Jr. Harvey, LA
WR DeVonta Smith, Alabama 6-1 175 Sr. Amite, LA
TE Kyle Pitts, Florida 6-6 239 Jr. Philadelphia, PA
OL Penei Sewell, Oregon * 6-6 325 Jr. Malaeimi, American Samoa
OL Cole Van Lanen, Wisconsin 6-5 312 Sr, Greenbay, WI
OL Samuel Cosmi, Texas 6-7 310 Jr. Humble, TX
OL Creed Humphrey, Oklahoma # 6-3 315 Jr. Shawnee, OK
OL Wyatt Davis, Ohio State # 6-4 313 Jr. Bellflower, CA
QB Trevor Lawrence, Clemson 6-6 220 Jr. Cartersville, GA
RB Chuba Hubbard, Oklahoma State * 6-1 207 Soph. Sherwood Park, CA
RB Travis Etienne, Clemson % 5-10 200 Sr. Jennings, LA
PK Keith Duncan, Iowa # 5-10 180 Sr. Weddington, NC

First Team Defense

Pos. Name, School Hgt Wgt Class Hometown
DL Kayvon Thibodeaux, Oregon 6-5 250 Soph. Los Angeles, CA
DL Gregory Rousseau, Miami Fla. 6-7 253 Soph. Coconut Creek, FL
DL Marvin Wilson, Florida State 6-5 310 Sr. Houston, TX
DL Jaylen Twyman, Pittsburgh # 6-2 290 R-Soph. Washington, DC
LB Micah Parsons, Penn State # 6-3 245 Jr. Harrisburg, PA
LB Hamilcar Rashed, Oregon State # 6-4 236 R-Sr. Phoenix, AZ
LB Carlton Martial, Troy 5-10 216 Jr. Mobile, AL
DB Shaun Jolly, Appalachian State 5-9 175 Jr. Stone Mountain, GA
DB Jevon Holland, Oregon 6-1 200 Jr. Pleasanton, CA
DB Elijah Molden, Washington 5-10 191 Sr. West Linn, OR
DB Derek Stingley Jr., LSU # 6-1 190 Fr. Baton Rouge, LA
P Max Duffy, Kentucky * 6-1 186 Sr. Perth, Australia
KR Rondale Moore, Purdue 5-9 180 Jr. New Albany, IN
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12 Comments
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NastyTiger48 months
No stevens? Smh
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CaliTigerHB48 months
Crazy only one Bama player
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TouchdownTony48 months
This actually looks like somebody put a good list together. I guess u could make a case for Waddell as kick returner but honestly. The freshmen we had to play last year were lost. It will be interesting to see the 3 Bama starting defenders who were also our best returning defenders last year and missed all or most of the season do this year, ie, Moses, Josh mcmillon and labryan ray do. Bama also was without starters Chris Allen who was Bamas best pass rusher and DJ Dale. All those guys, IF they can get back to form, Will garner some national attention.
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LSU Coyote48 months
DL Kayvon Thibodeaux, Oregon.. with a name like Thibodaux, he should be at LSU.
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Freddy23848 months
Jacoby Stevens should have been on this list. He will be at the end of the year tho. It's all good.
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Bigryno748 months
4 guys from Louisiana. Solid
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Russianblue48 months
ladies and gents, give it up for the 2019 SEC Freshman of the Year. Put your hands together for All American Der...err...wait a sec..um...make that Bo Nix!!! Yes! Big hand for Bo Nix!!
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Lsu10120548 months
These two get to go up against each other every day in practice. Just crazy to think about.
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Black n Gold48 months
You would have a difficult time convincing me any of the guys listed there are better than Stingley.
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X Carter Is Fast48 months
Who said they were?
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GeauxTGRZ48 months
* – 2019 Walter Camp First Team All-American # – 2019 Walter Camp Second Team All-American
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Tigerpride1848 months
You read that wrong
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