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Sun Belt Football 2019 All-Conference Team

Trey Ragas, Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Football

Trey Ragas, Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Football

The 2019 All-Sun Belt team is led by 16 selections from Troy, followed by Appalachian State and Louisiana with 15 apiece. Arkansas State isn't far behind the Mountaineers and Ragin' Cajuns, as coach Blake Anderson's team places 13 selections on the all-conference team. Texas State (11), Georgia Southern (11) and ULM (10) also reach the double-digit mark in total picks on the 2019 All-Sun Belt squad.

Athlon Sports has released its top 25 for 2019Now, 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 2019.

An important note on the all-conference teams: These are based on how players will perform in 2019. Career statistics and awards matter in the evaluation, but choosing players for the 2019 all-conference team is largely based on predicting and projecting the best for the upcoming year.

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Sun Belt Football 2019 All-Conference Team

 

First-Team Offense

Second-Team Offense

Third-Team Offense

Fourth-Team Offense

QB

Zac Thomas
App. State 

Caleb Evans
ULM 

Shai Werts
Ga. Southern 

Kaleb Barker Troy 

RB

Darrynton Evans
App. State 

Elijah Mitchell
Louisiana 

Raymond Calais
Louisiana 

Logan Wright Ga. Southern 

RB

B.J. Smith
Troy 

Marcel Murray
Ark. State 

CJ Marable
Coastal Carolina 

Marcus Williams App. State   

AP

Trey Ragas
Louisiana 

Tra Minter
South Alabama 

Wesley Kennedy 
Ga. Southern 

Jeremiah Haydel (WR) Texas State 

WR

Kirk Merritt
Ark. State 

Kawaan Baker
South Alabama 

Omar Bayless
Ark. State 

Tray Eafford Troy 

WR

Corey Sutton
App. State 

Ja'Marcus Bradley
Louisiana 

Cornelius McCoy
Ga. State 

Ky'Jon Tyler Coastal Carolina 

TE

Javonis Isaac
Ark. State 

Collin Reed
App. State 

Josh Pederson
ULM 

Xavier Brown (WR) ULM 

C

Noah Hannon
App. State 

Aaron Brewer
Texas State 

Cole Prudhomme
Louisiana 

Trey Carter Coastal Carolina 

OL

Robert Hunt
Louisiana 

Hunter Atkinson
Ga. State 

Tristan Crowder
Troy 

Ryan Neuzil App. State 

OL

Kevin Dotson
Louisiana 

T.J. Fialoa
ULM 

Brian Miller
Ga. Southern 

Eastwood Thomas ULM 

OL

Victor Johnson
App. State 

J.L. Gaston
Troy 

Bobby Reynolds
ULM  

Jacob Rowland Texas State 

OL

Kirk Kelley
Troy 

Shamarious Gilmore
Ga. State 

Jacob Still
Ark. State 

Austin Stidham Troy 

 

First-Team Defense

Second-Team Defense

Third-Team Defense

Fourth-Team Defense

DL

William Bradley-King
Ark. State 

Antione Barker
Troy 

Ishmael Davis
Texas State 

Ty Phillips Ga. Southern 

DL

Raymond Johnson III
Ga. Southern 

Jarvis Hayes
Troy 

Zi'Yon Hill
Louisiana 

Demetrius Taylor App. State 

DL

Forrest Merrill
Ark. State 

Bennie Higgins
Louisiana 

Kevin Thurmon
Ark. State 

Terry Thomas Ga. State 

DL

Tyree Turner
South Alabama 

Tarron Jackson
Coastal Carolina 

Larance Shaw
ULM 

Donald Louis ULM 

LB

Akeem Davis-Gaither
App. State 

Jacques Boudreaux
Louisiana 

Tajhea Chambers
Ark. State 

Silas Kelly Coastal Carolina 

LB

Bryan London II
Texas State 

Nikolas Daniels
Texas State 

Frankie Griffin
Texas State 

Cortez Sisco ULM 

LB

Carlton Martial
Troy 

Jordan Fehr
App. State 

Chauncey Manac
Louisiana 

Joe Dillon Louisiana 

CB

Monquavion Brinson
Ga. Southern 

Terence Dunlap
Troy 

Jarron Morris
Texas State 

Michael Jacquet Louisiana  

CB

Kindle Vildor
Ga. Southern 

Jerry Jacobs
Ark. State 

Corey Straughter
ULM 

Will Sunderland Troy 

S

Desmond Franklin
App. State 

Darreon Jackson
Ark. State 

B.J. Edmonds
Ark. State 

JaShon Waddy Texas State 

S

Josh Thomas
App. State 

Tyler Murray
Troy 

Anthony J. Taylor
Texas State 

Melvin Tyus Troy 

 

First-Team Specialists

Second-Team Specialists

Third-Team Specialists

Fourth-Team Specialists

K

Tyler Bass
Ga. Southern 

Tyler Sumpter
Troy 

Massimo Biscardi
Coastal Carolina 

Stevie Artigue Louisiana 

P

Cody Grace
Ark. State 

Brandon Wright
Ga. State 

Tyler Sumpter
Troy 

Charles Ouverson Coastal Carolina 

KR

Raymond Calais
Louisiana 

Tra Minter
South Alabama 

Darrynton Evans
App. State 

Wesley Kennedy Ga. Southern 

PR

Hutch White
Texas State 

Wesley Kennedy 
Ga. Southern 

Thomas Hennigan
App. State 

Tra Minter South Alabama 

Team-by-Team Breakdown of Athlon's 2019 All-Sun Belt Team

 

First

Second

Third

Fourth

Appalachian State

Offense: 5 Defense: 3 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 1 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 0 Defense: 0 Special Teams: 2

Offense: 2 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 0

Arkansas State

Offense: 2 Defense: 2 Special Teams: 1

Offense: 1 Defense: 2 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 2 Defense: 3 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 0 Defense: 0 Special Teams: 0

Coastal Carolina

Offense: 0 Defense: 0 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 0 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 1 Defense: 0 Special Teams: 1

Offense: 2 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 1

Georgia State

Offense: 0 Defense: 0 Special Teams: 0 

Offense: 2 Defense: 0 Special Teams: 1

Offense: 1 Defense: 0 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 0 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 0

Georgia Southern

Offense: 0 Defense: 3 Special Teams: 1

Offense: 0
Defense: 0 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 3 Defense: 0 Special Teams: 1

Offense: 1 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 1

Louisiana

Offense: 3 Defense: 0 Special Teams: 1

Offense: 2 Defense: 2 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 2 Defense: 2 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 0 Defense: 2 Special Teams: 1

South Alabama

Offense: 0 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 2 Defense: 0 Special Teams: 1

Offense: 0 Defense: 0 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 0 Defense: 0  Special Teams: 1

Texas State

Offense: 0 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 1

Offense: 1 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 0 Defense: 4  Special Teams: 0

Offense: 2 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 0

Troy

Offense: 2 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 1 Defense: 4 Special Teams: 1

Offense: 1 Defense: 0 Special Teams: 1

Offense: 3 Defense: 2 Special Teams: 0

ULM

Offense: 0 Defense: 0 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 2 Defense: 0 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 2 Defense: 2 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 2 Defense: 2 Special Teams: 0

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