FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — University of Arkansas defensive end Trey Flowers has been named to the preseason All-Southeastern Conference team in a vote of conference coaches.

UA announced the selection Thursday.

Flowers was previously named to the watch lists for the Nagurski, Bednarik, Hendricks and Lombardi Awards.

Arkansas opens the season on Aug. 30 with an SEC game at Auburn. Kickoff is set for 3 p.m.