Conference USA Football 2014 All-Conference Team

Athlon projects C-USA's best for 2014.

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.

 

Related Content: Conference USA 2014 Conference Predictions

 

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 C-USA Team Previews

 
National
Rank:
91 127 112 40 90 86 116 87 115 109 117 89 92


Athlon's 2014 All-Conference USA Team

  First-Team Offense Second-Team Offense Third-Team Offense
QB Rakeem Cato
Marshall 
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Taylor Heinicke
Old Dominion 
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Jaquez Johnson
FAU 
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RB Kenneth Dixon
Louisiana Tech 
Aaron Jones
UTEP 
Leon Allen
WKU 
RB Jordan Howard
UAB 
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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 
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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 
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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 
Related Content: 2014 Conference USA Predictions

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

 

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