Playboy Honors Auburn Defensive Lineman

Auburn, Ala.--Auburn junior defensive tackle Sen'Derrick Marks has been named to the 52nd annual Playboy Preseason All-American Football team.

He is the first Tiger to be selected to the team since Karlos Dansby was honored in 2003.

As part of making the team, Marks traveled to Phoenix last weekend with the other members of the All-American team for a sports competition on Friday, team photo shoot on Saturday afternoon and an awards dinner on Saturday evening.

Sen'Derrick Marks is a player who has steadily improved for the Tigers.

Marks has started in 26 consecutive games during his career, tallying 82 tackles, including 20.0 for loss and 5.5 quarterback sacks. He moved back to defensive tackle this past spring after starting at end as a sophomore. He played tackle as a redshirt freshman.

As a sophomore in 2007, Marks had 43 tackles while starting all 13 games. He had nine tackles for loss including a pair of quarterback sacks, seven quarterback hurries, two pass break-ups, a fumble recovery, a forced fumble and an interception. He also blocked two kicks.

Marks was named on Monday to the 2008 Bronko Nagurski Watch List and also the Outland Trophy Watch List last month.


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