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2022 PFF College Preseason All-CUSA Team

Huntington, West Virginia, USA; UAB Blazers running back DeWayne McBride (22) runs the ball against the Marshall Thundering Herd during the fourth quarter at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ben Queen-USA TODAY Sports

• UTEP and UTSA lead the way with four players apiece on the All-CUSA first team.

• The All-CUSA quarterbacks are UTSA's Frank Harris (first team), Charlotte's Chris Reynolds (second team), UAB's Dylan Hopkins (third team) and FAU's N'Kosi Perry (honorable mention).

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


Ahead of the 2022 college football season, PFF presents its preseason All-CUSA 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: Frank Harris, UTSA

RB: DeWayne McBride, UAB

RB: Johnny Ford, FAU

WR: Victor Tucker, Charlotte

WR: Tyrese Chambers, FIU

WR: Zakhari Franklin, UTSA

TE: Rivaldo Fairweather, FIU

OT: Jeremiah Byers, UTEP

OT: Kadeem Telfort, UAB

G: Joshua Mote, LA Tech

G: Elijah Klein, UTEP

C: Rusty Staats, Western Kentucky

    

DI: Keenan Stewart, UTEP

DI: Ikenna Enechukwu, Rice

Edge: Jordan Ferguson, Middle Tennessee

Edge: Praise Amaewhule, UTEP

LB: KD Davis, North Texas

LB: Tyrice Knight, UTEP

CB: Corey Mayfield Jr., UTSA

CB: Starling Thomas V, UAB

S: Teja Young, FAU

S: Rashad Wisdom, UTSA

Flex D: Keondre Swoopes, UAB

 

K: Brayden Narveson, Western Kentucky

P: Lucas Dean, UTSA

PR/KR: Shadrick Byrd, Charlotte


SECOND TEAM

QB: Chris Reynolds, Charlotte

RB: Jermaine Brown Jr., UAB

RB: Ronald Awatt, UTEP

WR: De'Corian Clark, UTSA

WR: Grant Dubose, Charlotte

WR: Smoke Harris, LA Tech

TE: Oscar Cardenas, UTSA

OT: Makai Hart, UTSA

OT: Zuri Henry, UTEP

G: Quantavious Leslie, Western Kentucky

G: Shea Baker, Rice

C: Will Rykard, UAB

 

DI: Roderick Brown, North Texas

DI: Evan Anderson, FAU

Edge: Markees Watts, Charlotte

Edge: Deshon Hall Jr., LA Tech

LB: Breon Hayward, UTEP

LB: Jaden Hunter, Western Kentucky

CB: Decorian Patterson, Middle Tennessee

CB: Romain Mungin, FAU

S: Damon Miller, UAB

S: Rome Weber, Western Kentucky

Flex D: Dadrian Taylor, UTSA

 

K: Jacob Barnes, LA Tech

P: Joshua Sloan, UTEP

PR/KR: Jaylin Lane, Middle Tennessee


THIRD TEAM

QB: Dylan Hopkins, UAB

RB: Shadrick Byrd, Charlotte

RB: Calvin Camp, Charlotte

WR: Tre Harris, LA Tech

WR: Jaylin Lane, Middle Tennessee

WR: Trea Shropshire, UAB

TE: Joey Beljan, Western Kentucky

OT: Lyndell Hudson Jr., FIU

OT: Brendan Bordner, FAU

G: Dorian Hinton, FAU

G: Matthew Trehern, UAB

C: Nick Weber, FAU

 

DI: Davon Strickland, FIU

DI: Darius Shipp, Western Kentucky

Edge: Trey Schuman, Rice

Edge: Mykol Clark, LA Tech

LB: Noah Wilder, UAB

LB: Kevin Wood, North Texas

CB: Kahlef Hailassie, Western Kentucky

CB: Mac McWilliams, UAB

S: Grayson Cash, UAB

S: Will Boler, UAB

Flex D: Teldrick Ross, Middle Tennessee

 

K: Matt Quinn, UAB

P: Kyle Greenwell, UAB

PR/KR: Sean Fresch, Rice


HONORABLE MENTION

QB: N'Kosi Perry, FAU

RB: Oscar Adaway III, North Texas

RB: Ayo Adeyi, North Texas

WR: Joshua Cephus, UTSA

WR: LaJohntay Wester, FAU

WR: Yusuf Ali, Middles Tennessee

TE: Trent Thompson, UTEP

OT: Sidney Wells, UAB

OT: Jacqui Graham, Middle Tennessee

G: Kevin Davis, UTSA

G: Terrell Haynes, UTSA

C: Manase Mose, North Texas

 

DI: Trumane Bell II, UTSA

DI: Keivie Rose, LA Tech

Edge: Josh Pearcy, Rice

Edge: Jadrian Taylor, UTEP

LB: Tyler Grubbs, LA Tech

LB: Larry Nixon III, North Texas

CB: John Davis, North Texas

CB: Trey Creamer, Charlotte

S: BeeJay Williamson, LA Tech

S: George Nyakwol, Rice

Flex D: Gabe Taylor, Rice

 

K: Ethan Mooney, North Texas

P: Charlie Mendes, Rice

PR/KR: Lexington Joseph, FIU

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