Five McNeese Football Players Named to Southland Preseason All-Conference Teams

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Published: Jul. 21, 2023 at 5:21 PM CDT
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LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - The Southland Conference Preseason All-Conference teams were revealed on Friday morning, and five McNeese Cowboy players were named.

First Team All-Conference Offense:

  • QB: Zachary Clement, Southeastern Louisiana, Jr.
  • RB: Collin Guggenheim, Nicholls, Jr.
  • RB: Khalan Griffen, Lamar, Jr.
  • TE/HB: Travon Jones, Northwestern State, So.
  • WR: Zach Patterson, Northwestern State, Sr.
  • WR: Karl Reynolds, Houston Christian, Sr.
  • WR: Brandon Porter, Incarnate Word, Gr.
  • OL: John Allen, Southeastern Louisiana, Sr.
  • OL: Evan Roussel, Nicholls, Jr.
  • OL: Jhy Orgeron, Southeastern Louisiana, Jr.
  • OL: Jalen Bell, Southeastern Louisiana, Sr.
  • OL: Stanley Mark, Incarnate Word, Gr.
  • OL: Mark Barthelemy, Nicholls, Sr.
  • PK: Garrison Smith, McNeese, So.
    • Transferred to McNeese from Ohio State ahead of the 2022 season
    • 2022 Stats: 10 Field Goals Made, 11 Field Goals Attempted, 90.9 FG%, 25-25 Extra Points
  • P: Austin Dunlap, Southeastern Louisiana, Sr.

First Team All-Conference Defense:

  • DL: Steven Parker, Incarnate Word, Jr.
  • DL: Perry Ganci, Nicholls, Sr.
  • DL: Jalyx Hunt, Houston Christian, Jr.
  • DL: Arlen Williams, Southeastern Louisiana, R-Sr.
  • LB: Rodney Dansby, Houston Christian, Jr.
  • LB: Donte’ Daniels, Southeastern Louisiana, Jr.
  • LB: Eli Ennis, Nicholls, So.
  • DB: Jordan Jackson, Nicholls, Sr.
  • DB: Devion Hargrove, Houston Christian, Jr.
  • DB: Kevin Davis, Northwestern State, Jr.
  • DB: Brandon Richard, Incarnate Word, Gr.
  • DB: Tyler Morton, Nicholls, Jr.
  • KR: Jaylon Spears, Nicholls, R-So.
  • PR: Darius Lewis, Southeastern Louisiana, R-Jr.

Second Team All-Conference Offense:

  • QB: Eli Sawyer, Southeastern Louisiana, R-So.
  • RB: Rodeo Graham jr., Southeastern Louisiana, So.
  • RB: Scooter Adams, Northwestern State, R-Sr.
  • TE/HB: Ivan Drobocky, Southeastern Louisiana, Jr.
  • WR: Ke’Nard King, Northwestern State, Jr.
  • WR: Sevonne Rhea, Lamar, So.
  • WR: CJ Hardy, Incarnate Word, Gr.
  • OL: Brockhim Wicks, Southeastern Louisiana, R-Jr.
  • OL: Cole Leclair, McNeese, So.
    • Transferred to McNeese from Valdosta State ahead of the 2022 season
  • OL: Christian Hood, Houston Christian, Sr.
  • OL: D’Andre Richard, Northwestern State, Jr.
  • OL: Dylan Dauzart, McNeese, Jr.
    • Entering his third season for the Cowboys
  • PK: Riley Callaghan, Southeastern Louisiana, So.
  • P: Kylan Dupre, Nicholls, So.

Second Team All-Conference Defense:

  • DL: Marcus Brown, Incarnate Word, Jr.
  • DL: Garrett Crawford, Southeastern Louisiana, Sr.
  • DL: Welland Williams, McNeese, R-So.
    • 2022 Stats: 17 total tackles, 5 solo tackles, 12 assisted tackles, 1 sack
  • DL: Leon Young, Texas A&M - Commerce, Jr.
  • LB: Kylin White, Nicholls, R-So.
  • LB: Herman Christophe IV, Southeastern Louisiana, Sr.
  • LB: Anthony Britton jr., Southeastern Louisiana, Sr.
  • DB: Max Epps, Texas A&M - Commerce, Jr.
  • DB: Javon Davis, McNeese, So.
    • 2022 Stats: 27 total tackles, 16 solo tackles, 11 assisted tackles, 1 pass deflection, 1.5 sacks, 1 forced fumble
  • DB: Kristian Pugh, Lamar, So.
  • DB: Ramond Stevens, Lamar, Jr.
  • DB: Tyrone Leggette, Southeastern Louisiana, Sr.
  • DB: Daryion Taylor, Texas A&M - Commerce, So.
  • PR: Dekaylon Taylor, Incarnate Word, So.