Conference USA Football 2015 All-Conference Team

Athlon honors the best in C-USA for 2015.

Could Conference USA have a contender for the Group of 5 bowl spot among college football’s top postseason destinations? WKU is a team to watch as the Hilltoppers return an explosive offense behind quarterback Brandon Doughty. The senior headlines the All-Conference USA team, along with two other members from WKU’s offense on the first team. In addition to WKU’s players, there’s no shortage of Louisiana Tech and Marshall players in the mix for all-conference honors.

 

Athlon Sports released its full predictions for the Conference USA last week. Now, it’s time to take a look at the best of the best and honor the top players in the league with a release of first, second, third and fourth all-conference teams for 2015.

 

Related: 2015 Conference USA Predictions

 

An important note on the all-conference teams: These are based on how players will perform in 2015. Career statistics and awards matter in the evaluation, but choosing players for the 2015 all-conference team is largely based on predicting and projecting the best for the upcoming year.

 

Conference USA 2015 Team Previews
East Division
 
National
Rank:
128 107 112 70 88 113 69
West Division
 
National
Rank:
86 117 89 116 100 123

 

Visit the Athlon Sports Online Store to order a copy of the 2015 National College Football Preview Magazine, which features in-depth analysis and previews for all 128 teams, predictions, rankings and features to prepare for the upcoming year. 

 

 

Athlon's 2015 All-Conference USA Team

  First-Team
Offense
Second-Team
Offense
Third-Team
Offense
Fourth-Team
Offense
QB Brandon Doughty
WKU 
Driphus Jackson
Rice 

Jaquez Johnson

FAU 

Jeff Driskel
Louisiana Tech 
RB Devon Johnson
Marshall 
Leon Allen
WKU 
Ray Lawry
ODU 
Shane Tucker
MTSU 
RB Kenneth Dixon
Louisiana Tech 
Aaron Jones
UTEP 
Kalif Phillips
Charlotte 
Jowan Davis
Rice 
WR Jared Dangerfield
WKU 
Zach Pascal
ODU 
Paul Turner
Louisiana Tech 
Carlos Henderson
Louisiana Tech 
WR Trent Taylor
Louisiana Tech 
Taywan Taylor
WKU 
Austin Duke
Charlotte 
David Washington
ODU 
AP Carlos Harris (WR)
North Texas 
Deon-Tay McManus (WR)
Marshall 
Michael Thomas (WR)
Southern Miss 
Jeffrey Wilson (RB)
North Texas 
TE Jonnu Smith
FIU 
Tyler Higbee
WKU 
Marcus Smith
North Texas 
David Morgan II
UTSA 
C Kaydon Kirby
North Texas 

Cameron Tom

Southern Miss 

Kirby Wixson
Louisiana Tech 
Eric Lee
UTEP 
OG Darius Johnson
MTSU 
Will Hernandez
UTEP 
Brandon Ray
WKU  
Mikingson Marsaille
FAU 
OG Andrew Reue
Rice 
Tyler Fisher
ODU 
Jordan Budwig
FIU 
Derek Elmendorff
UTEP 
OT Clint Van Horn
Marshall 
Reggie Bain
FAU 
Connor Mewbourne
ODU 
Rashod Hill
Southern Miss 
OT Forrest Lamp
WKU 
Caleb Williams
Rice 
Aaron Nielsen
FIU 
Jamal Covington
Charlotte 
  First-Team
Defense
Second-Team
Defense
Third-Team
Defense
Fourth-Team
Defense
DE Michael Wakefield
FIU 
Roy Robertson-Harris
UTEP 
Trey Hendrickson
FAU 
Gary Thompson
Marshall 
DE Vontarrius Dora
Louisiana Tech 
Gavin Rocker
WKU 
Denzell Perine
FIU 
Chad Polk
North Texas 
DT Vernon Butler
Louisiana Tech 
Brandin Bryant
FAU 
Jontavious Morris
WKU 
Poncho Barnwell
ODU 
DT Trevon Coley
FAU 
Stuart Mouchantaf
Rice 
Patrick McNeil
MTSU  
Brian Price
UTSA 
LB T.T. Barber
MTSU 
Alex Lyons
Rice 
Alvin Jones
UTEP 
Nick Thomason
Louisiana Tech 
LB D.J. Hunter
Marshall 
Drew Douglas
UTSA 
T.J. Ricks
ODU 
Fred Scott
North Texas 
LB Nick Holt
WKU 
Evan McKelvey
Marshall 
Davison Colimon
FIU 
Treyvon Williams
FIU 
CB Richard Leonard
FIU 
Cre'von LeBlanc
FAU 
Wonderful Terry
WKU 
Kenny Buyers
North Texas 
CB Adairius Barnes
Louisiana Tech 
Bennett Okotcha
UTSA 
Ryan Pollard
Rice 
Bryson Abraham
Louisiana Tech 
S Xavier Woods
Louisiana Tech 
Taj Letman
Marshall 
A.J. Leggett
Marshall 
Devin Cockrell
UTEP 
S Kevin Byard
MTSU 
Kentrell Brice
Louisiana Tech 
Fellonte Misher
ODU 
Branden Leston
WKU 
  First-Team
Specialists
Second-Team
Specialists
Third-Team
Specialists
Fourth-Team
Specialists
K Trevor Moore
North Texas 
Jay Mattox
UTEP 
Garrett Schwettman
WKU 
Austin Taylor
FIU 
P Tyler Williams
Marshall 
Dalton Schomp
FAU 
James Farrimond
Rice 
Eric Keena
North Texas 
KR Autrey Golden
UTEP 
Deandre Reaves
Marshall 
Carlos Henderson
Louisiana Tech 
Richard Leonard
FIU 
PR Richard Leonard
FIU 
Darvin Kidsy
North Texas 
Casey Martin
Southern Miss 
Trent Taylor
Louisiana Tech 

 

Related: 2015 Conference USA Predictions

 

Team-by-Team Breakdown of Athlon's 2015 All-C-USA Team
  First Second Third Fourth
Charlotte

Offense: 0

Defense: 0

Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0

Defense: 0

Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 2

Defense: 0

Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1

Defense: 0

Sp. Teams: 0

FAU

Offense: 0

Defense: 1

Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1 

Defense: 2

Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 1

Defense: 1

Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1

Defense: 0 

Sp. Teams: 0

FIU

Offense: 1

Defense: 2

Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 0

Defense: 0 

Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 2

Defense: 2

Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0

Defense: 1

Sp. Teams: 2

Louisiana Tech

Offense: 2

Defense: 4

Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0

Defense: 1

Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 2

Defense: 0

Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 2 

Defense: 2

Sp. Teams: 1

Marshall

Offense: 2 

Defense: 1

Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 1

Defense: 2

Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 0

Defense: 1

Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0

Defense: 1

Sp. Teams: 0

MTSU

Offense: 1

Defense: 2

Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0

Defense: 0 

Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0

Defense: 1 

Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1

Defense: 0

Sp. Teams: 0

North Texas

Offense: 2

Defense: 0 

Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 0 

Defense: 0 

Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 1

Defense: 0

Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1

Defense: 3

Sp. Teams: 1

Old Dominion

Offense: 0

Defense: 0

Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 2

Defense: 0 

Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 2

Defense: 2

Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1

Defense: 1

Sp. Teams: 0

Rice

Offense: 1

Defense: 0

Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 2 

Defense: 2 

Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0

Defense: 1

Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 1

Defense: 0

Sp. Teams: 0

Southern Miss

Offense: 0 

Defense: 0 

Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1

Defense: 0

Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1

Defense: 0

Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 1

Defense: 0

Sp. Teams: 0

UTEP

Offense: 0

Defense: 0

Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 2 

Defense: 1

Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 0

Defense: 1

Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 2

Defense: 1

Sp. Teams: 0

UTSA

Offense: 0

Defense: 0

Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0

Defense: 2

Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0

Defense: 0

Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1

Defense: 1

Sp. Teams: 0

WKU

Offense: 3

Defense: 1

Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 3

Defense: 1

Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1

Defense: 2

Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 0

Defense: 1

Sp. Teams: 0

 

More Stories: