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Conference USA Football 2015 All-Conference Team

Brandon Doughty

Brandon Doughty

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.

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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 JohnsonFAU 

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 TomSouthern 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: 0Defense: 0Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0Defense: 0Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 2Defense: 0Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1Defense: 0Sp. Teams: 0

FAU

Offense: 0Defense: 1Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1 Defense: 2Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 1Defense: 1Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1Defense: 0 Sp. Teams: 0

FIU

Offense: 1Defense: 2Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 0Defense: 0 Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 2Defense: 2Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0Defense: 1Sp. Teams: 2

Louisiana Tech

Offense: 2Defense: 4Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0Defense: 1Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 2Defense: 0Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 2 Defense: 2Sp. Teams: 1

Marshall

Offense: 2 Defense: 1Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 1Defense: 2Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 0Defense: 1Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0Defense: 1Sp. Teams: 0

MTSU

Offense: 1Defense: 2Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0Defense: 0 Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0Defense: 1 Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1Defense: 0Sp. Teams: 0

North Texas

Offense: 2Defense: 0 Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 0 Defense: 0 Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 1Defense: 0Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1Defense: 3Sp. Teams: 1

Old Dominion

Offense: 0Defense: 0Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 2Defense: 0 Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 2Defense: 2Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1Defense: 1Sp. Teams: 0

Rice

Offense: 1Defense: 0Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 2 Defense: 2 Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0Defense: 1Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 1Defense: 0Sp. Teams: 0

Southern Miss

Offense: 0 Defense: 0 Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1Defense: 0Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1Defense: 0Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 1Defense: 0Sp. Teams: 0

UTEP

Offense: 0Defense: 0Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 2 Defense: 1Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 0Defense: 1Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 2Defense: 1Sp. Teams: 0

UTSA

Offense: 0Defense: 0Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0Defense: 2Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 0Defense: 0Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1Defense: 1Sp. Teams: 0

WKU

Offense: 3Defense: 1Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 3Defense: 1Sp. Teams: 0

Offense: 1Defense: 2Sp. Teams: 1

Offense: 0Defense: 1Sp. Teams: 0