Earned preseason first team All-American honors from ESPN and Athlon Sports … Named a preseason second team All-American by Lindy’s and Sports Illustrated … Earned preseason fourth team All-American honors from Phil Steele … Listed as the SEC’s top tight end by ESPN, appearing on their All-SEC first team … Earned All-SEC second team honors from the coaches and media … Named to Phil Steele’s All-SEC third team … Recognized on the John Mackey Award Watch List, given annually to the most outstanding collegiate tight end. Started 10 of 13 contests participated in … Selected to the Coaches All-SEC second team and an AP All-SEC honorable mention … Named to the preseason John Mackey Award Watch List and the CFPA Tight End Award Watch List … Selected preseason All-SEC second team by Phil Steele, Athlon, coaches and media … Hauled in 37 receptions for 513 yards and two touchdowns … Ranked No. 3 among league tight ends in both receptions (37) and receiving yards (513) … One of only two tight ends in the conference to tally a 100-plus receiving game … at No. 6 Auburn (Aug. 31): Caught a 14-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter of the season-opener … vs. No. 10 Georgia (Oct. 18): Caught five passes for 92 yards, including a four-yard touchdown reception … at No. 1 Mississippi State (Nov. 1):Caught a career-high seven receptions for a career-high 110 yards.