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Conference USA Football 2014 All-Conference Team

Rakeem Cato

Rakeem Cato

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 All-Conference USA 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.


Athlon's 2014 All-Conference USA Team

 

First-Team Offense

Second-Team Offense

Third-Team Offense

QB

Rakeem Cato
Marshall 
________________

Taylor Heinicke
Old Dominion 
________________

Jaquez Johnson
FAU 
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RB

Kenneth Dixon
Louisiana Tech 

Aaron Jones
UTEP 

Leon Allen
WKU 

RB

Jordan Howard
UAB 
________________

Jordan Parker
MTSU 
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Antoinne Jimmerson
North Texas 
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WR

Tommy Shuler
Marshall 

William Dukes
FAU 

Kam Jones
UTSA 

WR

Jordan Taylor
Rice 

Jamarcus Nelson
UAB 

Antonio Vaughan
Old Dominion 

TE

Jonnu Smith
FIU 
________________

Eric Tomlinson
UTEP 
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Mitchell Henry
WKU 
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C

Chris Jasperse
Marshall 

Nate Leonard
UTSA 

Josh Mann
Old Dominion 

G

Scott Inskeep
UTSA 

Nico Carlson
Rice 

Jordan Budwig
FIU 

G

Cyril Lemon
North Texas 

Mason Y'Barbo
North Texas 

Sebastian Johansson
Marshall 

T

Cameron Clemmons
WKU 

Darius Johnson
MTSU 

Antonio Johnson
North Texas 

T

Cody Harris
UTSA 

Caleb Williams
Rice 

Clint Van Horn
Marshall 

 

First-Team Defense

Second-Team Defense

Third-Team Defense

DE

Houston Bates
Louisiana Tech 

Ra'Shawde Myers
Marshall 

Vontarrius Dora
Louisiana Tech 

DE

Robert Singletary
UTSA 

Diaheem Watkins
UAB 

Gavin Rocker
WKU 

DT

Christian Covington
Rice 

Brandin Bryant
FAU 

Trevon Coley
FAU 

DT

James Rouse
Marshall 
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Ashaad Mabry
UTSA 
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Rakeem Nunez-Roches
Southern Miss 
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LB

Derek Akunne
North Texas 

Alan Howze
Southern Miss 

Stefan Houston
Marshall 

LB

T.T. Barber
MTSU 

Andrae Kirk
FAU 

Jake Ganus
UAB 

LB

Jermaine Holmes
Marshall 
________________

Evan McKelvey
Marshall 
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James Radcliffe
Rice 
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CB

D'Joun Smith
FAU 

Bryce Callahan
Rice 

Le'Vander Liggins
Louisiana Tech 

CB

Cam Thomas
WKU 

Bennett Okotcha
UTSA 

Daryl Roberts
Marshall 

S

Kevin Byard
MTSU 

Lairamie Lee
North Texas 

A.J. Leggett
Marshall 

S

Triston Wade
UTSA 

Damian Parms
FAU 

Xavier Woods
Louisiana Tech 

 

First-Team Specialists

Second-Team Specialists

Third-Team Specialists

K

Ty Long
UAB 

Kyle Fischer
Louisiana Tech 

Garrett Schwettman
WKU 

P

Hunter Mullins
UAB 

Tyler Williams
Marshall 

James Farrimond
Rice 

KR

Autrey Golden
UTEP 

Deandre Reaves
Marshall 

Reggie Whatley
MTSU 

PR

Deandre Reaves
Marshall 

Bryce Callahan
Rice 

Jalen Richard
Southern Miss 

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Team-by-Team Breakdown of Athlon's 2014 All C-USA Team

 

First

Second

Third

FAU

Offense: 0
Defense: 1
Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1
Defense: 3
Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1
Defense: 1
Sp. Teams: 0

FIU

Offense: 1
Defense: 0
Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0
Defense: 0
Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1
Defense: 0
Sp. Teams: 0

Louisiana Tech

Offense: 1
Defense: 1
Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0
Defense: 0
Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 0
Defense: 3
Sp. Teams: 0

Marshall

Offense: 3
Defense: 2
Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 0
Defense: 2
Sp. Teams: 2

Offense: 2
Defense: 3
Sp. Teams: 0

MTSU

Offense: 0
Defense: 2
Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 2
Defense: 0
Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0
Defense: 0
Sp. Teams: 1

North Texas

Offense: 1
Defense: 1
Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1
Defense: 1
Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 2
Defense: 0
Sp. Teams: 0

Old Dominion

Offense: 0
Defense: 0
Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1
Defense: 0
Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 2
Defense: 0
Sp. Teams: 0

Rice

Offense: 1
Defense: 1
Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 2
Defense: 1
Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 0
Defense: 1
Sp. Teams: 1

Southern Miss

Offense: 0
Defense: 0
Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0
Defense: 1
Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0
Defense: 1
Sp. Teams: 1

UAB

Offense: 1
Defense: 0
Sp. Teams: 2

Offense: 1
Defense: 1
Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0
Defense: 1
Sp. Teams: 0

UTEP

Offense: 0
Defense: 0
Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 2
Defense: 0
Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0
Defense: 0
Sp. Teams: 0

UTSA

Offense: 2
Defense: 2
Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1
Defense: 2
Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1
Defense: 0
Sp. Teams: 0

WKU

Offense: 1
Defense: 1
Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0
Defense: 0
Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 2
Defense: 1
Sp. Teams: 1