Rebels Willis/Oher Honored by Sporting News May 12, 2006 at 10:12 PM CDT - Updated July 9 at 8:28 AM Ole Miss senior linebacker Patrick Willis, and sophomore offensive tackle Michael Oher, both pick up preseason honors from The Sporting News. Willis is named preseason first team All-American, and All-Southeastern Conference. The Sporting News also tabs him as the nation's No. 1 inside linebacker for 2006. As a Junior, Willis led the nation in solo tackles. TSN selects Oher, a former Briarcrest High star, as preseason second team All-SEC. The 6'5" 330 pounder will play left tackle this fall. Oher earned first team Freshman All-America honors last season.