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2022 PFF College Preseason All-AAC Team

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; Houston Cougars wide receiver Nathaniel Dell (1) runs with the ball against the Cincinnati Bearcats in the first half during the American Athletic Conference championship game at Nippert Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Katie Stratman-USA TODAY Sports

• Houston leads the way with six players on the All-AAC first team.

• The All-AAC quarterbacks are Houston's Clayton Tune (first team), SMU's Tanner Mordecai (second team), Tulsa's Davis Brin (third team) and Memphis' Seth Henigan (HM).

• Check out PFF's 2023 NFL Draft Big Board to see which AAC stars are among the top preseason draft prospects.


Ahead of the 2022 college football season, PFF presents its preseason All-AAC Team.

Below are the first, second and third teams in addition to an honorable mention team. For in-depth analysis of these college football talents — and their respective programs — take a look at the 2022 PFF College Football Preview Guide.

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FIRST TEAM

QB: Clayton Tune, Houston

RB: Tyjae Spears, Tulane

RB: Alton McCaskill, Houston*

WR: Nathaniel “Tank” Dell, Houston

WR: Xavier Weaver, USF

WR: Ryan O'Keefe, UCF

TE: Josh Whyle, Cincinnati

OT: Isaac Moore, Temple

OT: Donovan Jennings, USF

G: Demetris Harris, USF

G: Lokahi Pauole, UCF

C: Sincere Haynesworth, Tulane

 

DI: Elijah Chatman, SMU

DI: Atlias Bell, Houston

Edge: Derek Parish, Houston

Edge: Anthony Goodlow, Tulsa

LB: Ivan Pace Jr., Cincinnati

LB: Donavan Mutin, Houston

CB: Davonte Brown, UCF

CB: Corey Thornton, UCF

S: Quindell Johnson, Memphis

S: Quadric Bullard, UCF

Flex D: Macon Clark, Tulane

 

K: Zack Long, Tulsa

P: Andrew Stokes, USF

PR/KR: Brian Battie, USF


SECOND TEAM

QB: Tanner Mordecai, SMU

RB: Keaton Mitchell, ECU

RB: Johnny Richardson, UCF

WR: Tre Tucker, Cincinnati

WR: Rashee Rice, SMU

WR: Kobe Hudson, UCF

TE: Kemore Gamble, UCF

OT: Jaylon Thomas, SMU

OT: Patrick Paul, Houston

G: Jeremy Cooper, Cincinnati

G: Cam'Ron Johnson, Houston

C: Matt Lee, UCF

 

DI: DeVere Levelston, SMU

DI: Joseph Anderson, Tulsa

Edge: Nelson Ceaser, Houston

Edge: D'Anthony Jones, Houston

LB: Deshawn Pace, Cincinnati

LB: Antonio Grier, USF

CB: Cameron Ruiz, Temple

CB: Malik Fleming, ECU

S: Divaad Wilson, UCF

S: Ja'von Hicks, Cincinnati

Flex D: Brandon Crossley, SMU

 

K: Spencer Shrader, USF

P: Lachlan Wilson, Tulsa

PR/KR: Bryan Massey, SMU


THIRD TEAM

QB: Davis Brin, Tulsa

RB: Jaren Mangham, USF

RB: Tre Siggers, SMU

WR: JuanCarlos Santana, Tulsa

WR: Nick Mardner, Cincinnati

WR: Tyler Scott, Cincinnati

TE: Christian Trahan, Houston

OT: Samuel Jackson, UCF

OT: James Tunstall, Cincinnati

G: Tank Jenkins, Houston

G: Lorenz Metz, Cincinnati

C: Jacob Likes, Memphis

 

DI: Chidozie Nwankwo, Houston

D: Latrell Bankston, Houston

Edge: Gary Wiley, SMU

Edge: Turner Coxe, SMU

LB: Jimmy Phillips Jr., SMU

LB: Nick Anderson, Tulane

CB: Greg Rubin, Memphis

CB: Alex Hogan, Houston

S: Rodney Owens, Memphis

S: Kendarin Ray, Tulsa

Flex D: Jadon Canady, Tulane

  

K: Bijan Nichols, Navy

P: Laine Wilkins, Houston

PR/KR: Tre Tucker, Cincinnati


HONORABLE MENTION

QB: Seth Henigan, Memphis

RB: Brandon Thomas, Memphis

RB: Anthony Watkins, Tulsa

WR: CJ Johnson, ECU

WR: Keylon Stokes, Tulsa

WR: KeSean Carter, Houston

TE: Ryan Jones, ECU

OT: Marcus Bryant, SMU

OT: Kip Frankland, Navy

G: Caleb Thomas, Tulane

G: Justin Osborne, SMU

C: Brad Cecil, USF

 

DI: Adonis Friloux, Tulane

DI: Keenan Hester, UCF

Edge: Tre'mon Morris-Brash, UCF

Edge: Malik Vann, Cincinnati

LB: Dorian Williams, Tulane

LB: Ty Van Fossen, Cincinnati

CB: Art Green, Houston

CB: Arquon Bush, Cincinnati

S: Gervarrius Owens, Houston

S: Jaise Oliver, Tulsa

Flex D: Jireh Wilson, ECU

 

K: Owen Daffer, ECU

P: Joe Doyle, Memphis

PR/KR: Maquel Haywood, Navy

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