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American Athletic 2014 All-Conference Team

Shane Carden

Shane Carden

The 2014 college football season kicks off on Aug. 27 and concludes in Dallas with the first four-team playoff in the FBS ranks on January 12, 2015. Since it’s never too early to start thinking about the upcoming college football season, Athlon Sports has already released its projected rankings for 2014, as well as conference predictions.

With the predictions released, it’s time to take a look at the best players by conference.

Athlon Sports continues its release of preseason all-conference teams with a look at our first, second and third American Athletic All-Conference teams for 2014.

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An important note on the all-conference teams: These are based on how players will perform in 2014. Career statistics and awards matter in the evaluation, but choosing players for the 2014 all-conference team is largely based on predicting and projecting the best for the upcoming year.

2014 American Athletic All-Conference Team

 

First-Team Offense

Second-Team Offense

Third-Team Offense

QB

Shane Carden
East Carolina 
________________

John O'Korn
Houston 
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P.J. Walker
Temple 
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RB

William Stanback
UCF 

Ralph David Abernathy IV
Cincinnati 

Kenneth Farrow
Houston 

RB

Hosey Williams
Cincinnati 
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Breon Allen
East Carolina 
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Kenneth Harper
Temple 
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WR

Deontay Greenberry
Houston

Geremy Davis
UConn 

Andre Davis
USF 

WR

Justin Hardy
East Carolina 

J.J. Worton
UCF 

Chris Moore
Cincinnati 

TE

Sean McQuillan
UConn 
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Mike McFarland
USF 
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Darius Joseph
SMU 
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C

Austin Reiter
USF 

Taylor Lasecki
SMU 

Bryce Redman
Houston

G

Parker Ehinger
Cincinnati 

Quinterrius Eatmon
USF 

Thor Jozwiak
USF 

G

Torrian Wilson
UCF 

Rowdy Harper
Houston

Deyshawn Bond (C)
Cincinnati 

T

Ike Harris
East Carolina 

Garrett Stafford
Tulsa 

Sean Donnelly
Tulane 

T

Eric Lefeld
Cincinnati 

Darrell Williams
USF 

Kris Weeks
SMU 

 

First-Team Defense

Second-Team Defense

Third-Team Defense

DE

Martin Ifedi
Memphis 

Derrick Alexander
Tulsa 

Beau Barnes
SMU 

DE

Silverberry Mouhon
Cincinnati 

Royce LaFrance
Tulane 

Thomas Niles
UCF 

DT

Joey Mbu
Houston 

Julian Campenni
UConn 

Derrick Calloway
USF 

DT

Terry Williams
East Carolina 
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Derrick Luetjen
Tulsa 
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Matt Ioannidis
Temple 
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LB

Tyler Matakevich
Temple 

Zeek Bigger
East Carolina 

Jeff Luc
Cincinnati 

LB

Derrick Mathews
Houston 

Efrem Oliphant
Houston 

Nico Marley
Tulane 

LB

Terrance Plummer
UCF 
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Nick Temple
Cincinnati 
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Stephon Sanders
SMU 
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CB

Lorenzo Doss
Tulane 

Byron Jones
UConn 

Bobby McCain
Memphis 

CB

Jacoby Glenn
UCF 

Darion Monroe
Tulane 

Obi Melifonwu (S)
UConn 

S

Clayton Geathers
UCF 

Demarco Nelson
Tulsa 

Adrian McDonald
Houston 

S

Trevon Stewart
Houston 

Sam Scofield
Tulane 

Michael Mudoh
Tulsa 

 

First-Team Specialists

Second-Team Specialists

Third-Team Specialists

K

Marvin Kloss
USF 

Shawn Moffitt
UCF 

Jake Elliott
Memphis 

P

Mattias Ciabatti
USF 

Peter Picerelli
Tulane 

Caleb Houston
UCF 

KR

Demarcus Ayers
Houston 

Joe Craig
Memphis 

Chris Dunkley
USF 

PR

Justin Hardy
East Carolina 

Chris Dunkley
USF 

Keiwone Malone
Memphis 

Team-by-Team Breakdown of Athlon's 2014 American All-Conference Team

 

First

Second

Third

Cincinnati

Offense: 3
Defense: 1
Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1
Defense: 1
​Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 2
Defense: 1
​Sp. Teams: 0

Connecticut

Offense: 1
Defense: 0
​Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1
Defense: 2
​Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0
Defense: 1
​Sp. Teams: 0

East Carolina

Offense: 3
Defense: 1
​Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 1
Defense: 1
​Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0
Defense: 0
​Sp. Teams: 0

Houston

Offense: 1
Defense: 3
​Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 2 
Defense: 1
​Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 2
Defense: 1
​Sp. Teams: 0

Memphis

Offense: 0
Defense: 1
​Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0
Defense: 0
​Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 0
Defense: 1
​Sp. Teams: 2

SMU

Offense: 0
Defense: 0
​Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1
Defense: 0
​Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 2
Defense: 2
​Sp. Teams: 0

South Florida

Offense: 1
Defense: 0
​Sp. Teams: 2

Offense: 3
Defense: 0
​Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 2
Defense: 1
​Sp. Teams: 1

Temple

Offense: 0
Defense: 1
​Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0
Defense: 0
​Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 2
Defense: 1
​Sp. Teams: 0

Tulane

Offense: 0
Defense: 1
​Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0
Defense: 3
​Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 1
Defense: 1
​Sp. Teams: 0

Tulsa

Offense: 0
Defense: 0
​Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1
Defense: 3
​Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0
Defense: 1
​Sp. Teams: 0

UCF

Offense: 2
Defense: 3
​Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1
Defense: 0
​Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 0
Defense: 1
​Sp. Teams: 1