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Sun Belt Football 2021 All-Conference Team

Carlton Martial, Troy Trojans, Sun Belt Football 2021 All-Conference Team

Carlton Martial, Troy Trojans, Sun Belt Football 2021 All-Conference Team

The 2021 All-Sun Belt team is led by 20 selections from Louisiana, with Coastal Carolina (19) and Appalachian State (16) up next. Troy (13), Georgia State (13) and Arkansas State (10) headline the next tier of teams with the most picks on the Sun Belt All-Conference Team for '21.

Athlon Sports has released its top 25 for 2021Now, 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 2021.

An important note on the all-conference teams: These are based on how players will perform in 2021. Career statistics and awards matter in the evaluation, but choosing players for the 2021 all-conference team is largely based on predicting and projecting the best for the upcoming year. Also, team strength does not play a role in selections. These are the best individual players at each position in the league for '21.

Sun Belt Football 2021 All-Conference Team

First-Team Offense  

QB       Grayson McCall, Coastal Carolina

RB       Camerun Peoples, Appalachian State

RB       Reese White, Coastal Carolina

RB/AP  Chris Smith, Louisiana

WR      Jaivon Heiligh, Coastal Carolina

WR      Jalen Tolbert, South Alabama

TE       Isaiah Likely, Coastal Carolina

C          Baer Hunter, Appalachian State

OL       Max Mitchell, Louisiana

OL       Trey Carter, Coastal Carolina

OL       Shamarious Gilmore, Georgia State

OL       Austin Stidham, Troy

First-Team Defense 

DL       Demetrius Taylor, Appalachian State

DL       Jeffrey Gunter, Coastal Carolina

DL       C.J. Brewer, Coastal Carolina

DL       Zi'Yon Hill, Louisiana

LB        Carlton Martial, Troy

LB        D'Marco Jackson, Appalachian State

LB        Silas Kelly, Coastal Carolina

DB       D'Jordan Strong, Coastal Carolina

DB       Shaun Jolly, Appalachian State

DB       Derrick Canteen, Georgia Southern

DB       Keith Gallmon, South Alabama

First-Team Specialists

K         Noel Ruiz, Georgia State

P         Rhys Byrns Louisiana

KR       Chris Smith, Louisiana

PR       Eric Garror, Louisiana

Second-Team Offense         

QB       Levi Lewis, Louisiana

RB       Kimani Vidal, Troy

RB       Destin Coates, Georgia State

AP       Kaylon Geiger, Troy (transferred to Texas Tech)

WR      Sam Pinckney, Georgia State

WR      Corey Sutton, Appalachian State

WR      Marcell Barbee, Texas State

TE       Roger Carter, Georgia State

C          Dylan Bradshaw, Troy

OL       Cooper Hodges, Appalachian State

OL       Willie Lampkin, Coastal Carolina

OL       O'Cyrus Torrence, Louisiana

OL       Aaron Dowdell, Georgia Southern

Second-Team Defense

DL       Hardrick Willis, Georgia State

DL       Nico Ezidore, Texas State

DL       Will Choloh, Troy

DL       Dontae Wilson, Georgia State

LB        Teddy Gallagher, Coastal Carolina

LB        Lorenzo McCaskill, Louisiana

LB        Nick Mobley, South Alabama

CB       Jarron Morris, Texas State

CB       Quavian White, Georgia State

S          Bralen Trahan, Louisiana

S          Antavious Lane, Georgia State

Second-Team Specialists     

K         Massimo Biscardi, Coastal Carolina

P         Anthony Beck, Georgia Southern

KR       Jalen Virgil, Appalachian State

PR       Khaleb Hood, Georgia Southern

Third-Team Offense

QB       Layne Hatcher, Arkansas State

RB       Logan Wright, Georgia Southern

RB       Brock Sturges, Texas State

WR/AP Thomas Hennigan, Appalachian State

WR       Dahu Green, Arkansas State