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Southland Conference unveils preseason team


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Updated: 7/17/2013 2:33 pm Published: 7/17/2013 2:33 pm


Frisco, TX (Sports Network) - Defending Southland Conference football co- champions Central Arkansas and Sam Houston State as well as McNeese State lead the way with 12 players each named to the preseason all-conference team on Wednesday.

Among the selections are some of last season's individual award winners: Sam Houston State senior running back Timothy Flanders, the league's two-time player of the year; Central Arkansas senior quarterback Wynrick Smothers, the reigning offensive player of the year; and his sophomore teammate, Jonathan Woodard, last season's top freshman at defensive end.

2013 Preseason All-Southland Conference Football Teams

First-Team Offense

QB- Wynrick Smothers, Central Arkansas, Sr.

RB- Timothy Flanders, Sam Houston State, Sr.

RB- Gus Johnson, Stephen F. Austin, Jr.

TE/HB- Nick Scelfo, Nicholls, Jr.

WR- D.J. Ward, Stephen F. Austin, Jr.

WR- Dezmin Lewis, Central Arkansas, Jr.

WR- Diontae Spencer, McNeese State, Sr.

OL- Arinze Agada, McNeese State, Sr.

OL- Gasten Gabriel, Southeastern Louisiana, Sr.

OL- Cole Caruthers, Central Arkansas, Jr.

OL- Donald Jackson, Sam Houston State, So.

OL- Antoine Everett, McNeese State, Jr.

AP- Richard Sincere, Sam Houston State, Sr.

PK- Eddie Camara, Central Arkansas, Jr.

First-Team Defense

DL- Jonathan Woodard, Central Arkansas, So.

DL- Darren Robinson, Stephen F. Austin, Jr.

DL- Matt Hornbuckle, Central Arkansas, Sr.

DL- Gary Lorance, Sam Houston State, Sr.

LB- Justin Heard, Central Arkansas, Sr.

LB- Deonte Thompson, McNeese State, Jr.

LB- Eric Fieilo, Sam Houston State, Sr.

DB- Jestin Love, Central Arkansas, Sr.

DB- Terence Cahee, McNeese State, Sr.

DB- Bookie Sneed, Sam Houston State, Sr.

DB- Guy Morgan, McNeese State, Sr.

DB- Radarius Winston, Central Arkansas, Sr.

P- Kollin Kahler, Lamar, Sr.

KR- Xavier Roberson, Southeastern Louisiana, So.

PR- Torrance Williams, Sam Houston State, Sr.

Second-Team Offense

QB- Brian Bell, Sam Houston State, Sr.

RB- Marcus Wiltz, McNeese State, Sr.

RB- Marcus Washington, Nicholls, Sr.

TE/HB- Nic Jacobs, McNeese State, Jr.

WR- Chance Nelson, Sam Houston State, So.

WR- Michael Brooks, Stephen F. Austin, Sr.

WR- Barry Ford, Lamar, Sr.

OL- Andrew Ratliff, Stephen F. Austin, Sr.

OL- Dominique Allen, Central Arkansas, Jr.

OL- Warren Jones, Northwestern State, Sr.

OL- Matt Boyles, Sam Houston State, Sr.

OL- Kyle Stouffer, Central Arkansas, So.

AP- Xavier Roberson, Southeastern Louisiana, So.

PK- Andrew Dolan, Nicholls, Sr.

Second-Team Defense

DL- Jesse Dickson, Lamar, Sr.

DL- Everett Ellefsen, McNeese State, Jr.

DL- Chris Loveless, McNeese State, Sr.

DL- Jarrett Brown, Sam Houston State, Sr.

LB- Jesse Beauchamp, Sam Houston State, Sr.

LB- Jermaine Longino, Lamar, Sr.

LB- Kaleb Muse, Southeastern Louisiana, Jr.

DB- Caleb Nelson, Stephen F. Austin, Sr.

DB- Bert White, Northwestern State, Sr.

DB- Marcus Peters, Central Arkansas, Sr.

DB- Todd Washington, Southeastern Louisiana, Sr.

DB- Chad Allen, Lamar, Sr.

P- Jean Breaux, McNeese State, So.

KR- Javaris Murray, McNeese State, Sr.

PR- Michael Brooks, Stephen F. Austin, Sr.


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