MAC Football 2014 All-Conference Team

Athlon projects the best in the MAC 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-MAC teams for 2014.

 

Related Content: MAC 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 MAC Team Previews
 


Athlon's 2014 All-MAC Team

  First-Team Offense Second-Team Offense Third-Team Offense
QB Matt Johnson
Bowling Green 
Kyle Pohl
Akron 
Joe Licata
Buffalo 
RB Travis Greene
Bowling Green 
Jahwan Edwards
Ball State 
Akeem Daniels
Northern Illinois 
RB Kareem Hunt
Toledo 
Jawon Chisholm
Akron 
Bronson Hill
Eastern Michigan 
WR Titus Davis
Central Michigan 
Corey Davis
Western Michigan 
Zach D'Orazio
Akron 
WR Alonzo Russell
Toledo 
Tommylee Lewis
Northern Illinois 
Tajae Sharpe
UMass 
TE Tyreese Russell
Eastern Michigan 
Jordan Williams (WR)
Ball State 
Alex Welch
Miami (Ohio) 
C Jacob Richard
Ball State 
Alex Huettel
Bowling Green 
Andrew Ness
Northern Illinois 
G Greg Mancz
Toledo 
Andre Davis
Buffalo 
Aidan Conlon
Northern Illinois 
G Andy Phillips
Central Michigan 
Jeff Myers
Toledo 
Jake Hurcombe
Eastern Michigan 
T Tyler Loos
Northern Illinois 
Willie Beavers
Western Michigan 
Steven Bell
Ball State 
T Lincoln Hansen
Eastern Michigan 
Josh Hendershot
Toledo 
Jacob Bennett
Bowling Green 
  First-Team Defense Second-Team Defense Third-Team Defense
DE Tarell Basham
Ohio 
Bryson Albright
Miami (Ohio) 
Nordly Capi
Akron 
DE Jason Meehan
Northern Illinois 
Nick Miles 
Ball State 
Bryan Thomas
Bowling Green 
DT Antwan Crutcher
Ohio 
Nate Terhune
Kent State 
Pat O'Connor
Eastern Michigan 
DT Treyvon Hester
Toledo 
Leterrius Walton
Central Michigan 
Kristjan Sokoli
Buffalo 
LB Jamaal Bass
Northern Illinois 
Ben Ingle
Ball State 
Justin Cherocci
Central Michigan 
LB Junior Sylvestre
Toledo 
Kent Kern
Miami (Ohio) 
D.J. Lynch
Bowling Green 
LB Jatavis Brown
Akron 
Gabe Martin
Bowling Green 
Adam Redden
Buffalo 
CB Devin Bass
Ohio 
Heath Harding
Miami (Ohio) 
Cortney Lester
Buffalo  
CB Donald Celiscar
Western Michigan 
Cheatham Norrils
Toledo 
Marlon Moore
Northern Illinois 
S Ryland Ward
Bowling Green 
Jordan Italiano
Kent State 
Brian Jones
Ball State 
S Dechane Durante
Northern Illinois 
Justin Currie
Western Michigan 
Josh Kristoff
Ohio 
  First-Team Specialists Second-Team Specialists Third-Team Specialists
K Jeremiah Detmer
Toledo 
Scott Secor
Ball State 
Tyler Tate
Bowling Green 
P Zach Paul
Akron 
Anthony Melchiori
Kent State 
Tyler Grassman
Buffalo 
KR Devin Campbell
Buffalo 
Trey Dudley-Giles
UMass 
Paris Logan
Northern Illinois 
PR Ryan Burbrink
Bowling Green 
Trey Dudley-Giles
UMass 
Titus Davis
Central Michigan 
  First Second Third
Akron
Offense: 0
Defense: 1 
Sp. Teams: 1
Offense: 2
Defense: 0
​Sp. Teams: 0
Offense: 1
Defense: 1
​Sp. Teams: 0
Ball State
Offense: 1
Defense: 0
​Sp. Teams: 0
Offense: 2
Defense: 2
​Sp. Teams: 1
Offense: 1
Defense: 1
​Sp. Teams: 0 
Bowling Green
Offense: 2
Defense: 1
​Sp. Teams: 1
Offense: 1
Defense: 1
​Sp. Teams: 0
Offense: 1
Defense: 2
​Sp. Teams: 1
Buffalo
Offense: 0
Defense: 0
​Sp. Teams: 1
Offense: 1
Defense: 0
​Sp. Teams: 0
Offense: 1
Defense: 3
​Sp. Teams: 1
Central Michigan
Offense: 2
Defense: 0
​Sp. Teams: 0
Offense: 0
Defense: 1
​Sp. Teams: 0
Offense: 0
Defense: 1
​Sp. Teams: 1
Eastern Michigan
Offense: 2
Defense: 0
​Sp. Teams: 0
Offense: 0
Defense: 0
​Sp. Teams: 0
Offense: 2
Defense: 1
​Sp. Teams: 0
Kent State
Offense: 0
Defense: 0
​Sp. Teams: 0
Offense: 0
Defense: 2
​Sp. Teams: 1
Offense: 0
Defense: 0
​Sp. Teams: 0 
Miami (Ohio)
Offense: 0
Defense: 0
​Sp. Teams: 0 
Offense: 0
Defense: 3
​Sp. Teams: 0
Offense: 1
Defense: 0
​Sp. Teams: 0
Northern Illinois
Offense: 1
Defense: 3
​Sp. Teams: 0
Offense: 1
Defense: 0
​Sp. Teams: 0
Offense: 3
Defense: 1
​Sp. Teams: 1
Ohio
Offense: 0
Defense: 3
​Sp. Teams: 0
Offense: 0
Defense: 0
​Sp. Teams: 0 
Offense: 0
Defense: 1
​Sp. Teams: 0
Toledo
Offense: 3
Defense: 2
​Sp. Teams: 1
Offense: 2
Defense: 1
​Sp. Teams: 0
Offense: 0
Defense: 0
​Sp. Teams: 0
UMass
Offense: 0
Defense: 0
​Sp. Teams: 0
Offense: 0
Defense: 0
​Sp. Teams: 2 
Offense: 1
Defense: 0
​Sp. Teams: 0
Western Michigan
Offense: 0
Defense: 1
​Sp. Teams: 0
Offense: 2
Defense: 1
​Sp. Teams: 0
Offense: 0
Defense: 0
​Sp. Teams: 0

 

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