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Sun Belt Football 2022 All-Conference Team

Grayson McCall, Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Football

The 2022 All-Sun Belt Team is led by double-digit selections from Appalachian State (12), Georgia State (13), Troy (13), Louisiana (12), Marshall (10) and Texas State (10). The next tier features South Alabama (nine), Coastal Carolina (nine) and Old Dominion (seven) with the most picks on the All-Sun Belt Team for '22.

Athlon Sports has released its top 25 for 2022. 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 2022.

An important note on the all-conference teams: These are based on how players will perform in 2022. Career statistics and awards matter in the evaluation, but choosing players for the 2022 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 '22.

Sun Belt Football 2022 All-Conference Team

First-Team Offense

QB Grayson McCall, Coastal Carolina
RB Rasheen Ali, Marshall
RB Nate Noel, Appalachian State
AP Chris Smith, Louisiana
WR Ali Jennings, Old Dominion
WR Kris Thornton, James Madison
TE Zack Kuntz, Old Dominion
C Malik Sumter, Georgia State
OL Cooper Hodges, Appalachian State
OL Willie Lampkin, Coastal Carolina
OL Austin Stidham, Troy
OL Dalton Cooper, Texas State

First-Team Defense

DL Josaiah Stewart, Coastal Carolina
DL Javon Solomon, Troy
DL Zi'Yon Hill, Louisiana
DL Will Choloh, Troy
LB Kivon Bennett, Arkansas State
LB Carlton Martial, Troy
LB Abraham Beauplan, Marshall
LB Nick Hampton, Appalachian State
CB Steven Jones, Appalachian State
CB Darrell Luter, South Alabama
S Antavious Lane, Georgia State
S Keith Gallmon, South Alabama

First-Team Specialists

K Calum Sutherland, ULM
P Rhys Byrns, Louisiana
KR Camron Harrell, Southern Miss
PR Johnnie Lang, Arkansas State

Related: Athlon Sports' College Football Top 25 for 2022

Second-Team Offense

QB Chase Brice, Appalachian State
RB Tucker Gregg, Georgia State
RB Camerun Peoples, Appalachian State
RB/AP Blake Watson, Old Dominion
WR Tez Johnson, Troy
WR Corey Gammage, Marshall
WR Te'Vailance Hunt, Arkansas State
TE Lincoln Sefick, South Alabama
C Logan Langemeier, Georgia Southern
OL Anderson Hardy, Appalachian State
OL Khalil Crowder, Georgia Southern
OL AJ Gillie, Louisiana
OL Nick Saldiveri, Old Dominion

Second-Team Defense

DL Richard Jibunor, Troy
DL Andre Jones, Louisiana
DL Caleb Thomas, ULM
DL Koby Cumberlander, Marshall
LB Trey Cobb, Appalachian State
LB Blake Carroll, Georgia State
LB Eli Neal, Marshall
LB Zack Woodard, ULM
CB Derrick Canteen, Georgia Southern
CB D'Jordan Strong, Coastal Carolina
CB Steven Gilmore, Marshall
S R'Tarriun Johnson, Old Dominion
S Anthony Wilson, Georgia Southern

Second-Team Specialists

K Seth Keller, Texas State
P Anthony Beck II, Georgia Southern
KR LaMareon James, Old Dominion
PR Eric Garror, Louisiana

Third-Team Offense

QB Darren Grainger, Georgia State
RB Reese White, Coastal Carolina
RB Percy Agyei-Obese, James Madison
RB Frank Gore, Southern Miss
WR Boogie Knight, ULM
WR Jalen Wayne, South Alabama
WR Jason Brownlee, Southern Miss
WR Marcell Barbee, Texas State
TE Aubry Payne, Georgia State
C Russell Baker, Texas State
OL Kyle Hergel, Texas State
OL Pat Bartlett, Georgia State
OL Antwine Loper, Coastal Carolina
OL Jake Andrews, Troy

Third-Team Defense

DL Wy'Kevious Thomas, South Alabama
DL Isaac Ukwu, James Madison
DL Jordon Earle, Appalachian State
DL Jerrod Clark, Coastal Carolina
DL Thomas Gore, Georgia State
LB Hayes Maples, Southern Miss
LB Sione Tupou, Texas State
LB Jordan Veneziale, Georgia State
LB Jordan Revels, Texas State
CB Eric Garror, Louisiana
CB Quavian White, Georgia State
S Dell Pettus, Troy
S Ryan Huff, Appalachian State
S TJ Harris, Troy

Third-Team Specialists

K Diego Guajardo, South Alabama
P Mason Hunt, Southern Miss
KR Chris Smith, Louisiana
PR Natrone Brooks, Southern Miss

Fourth-Team Offense

QB Layne Hatcher, Texas State
RB Kimani Vidal, Troy
RB Braydon Bennett, Coastal Carolina
RB Jamyest Williams, Georgia State
RB Calvin Hill, Texas State
RB Jalen White, Georgia Southern
WR Khaleb Hood, Georgia Southern
WR Sam Pinckney, Coastal Carolina
WR Christian Wells, Appalachian State
WR Jamari Thrash, Georgia State
TE Emmanual Stevenson, Arkansas State
OL James Jackson, South Alabama
OL Nick Kidwell, James Madison
OL Carlos Rubio, Louisiana
OL Ethan Miner, Arkansas State
OL Antawn Lewis, South Alabama
OL Kendrick Sartor, Marshall

Fourth-Team Defense

DL Justin Ellis, Georgia Southern
DL Josh Carr, Southern Miss
DL Marcus Haynes, Old Dominion
DL Nico Ezidore, Texas State
LB Jamil Muhammad, Georgia State
LB A.J. DeShazor, South Alabama
LB KJ Robertson, Troy
LB AJ Riley, Louisiana
LB Brendan Harrington, Appalachian State
CB Micah Abraham, Marshall
CB Natrone Brooks, Southern Miss
CB Reddy Steward, Troy
S Kam Pedescleaux, Louisiana
S Bralen Trahan, Louisiana
S Malik Shorts, Southern Miss
S Jabari Johnson, ULM

Fourth-Team Specialists

K Brooks Buce, Troy
P Ryan Hanson, Arkansas State
KR Jayden Harrison, Marshall
PR Talik Keaton, Marshall

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