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2022 PFF College Preseason All-Sun Belt Team

Jonesboro, Arkansas, USA; Coastal Carolina Chanticleers quarterback Grayson McCall (10) passes the ball during the first half against the Arkansas State Red Wolves at Centennial Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Petre Thomas-USA TODAY Sports

• Appalachian State leads the way with five players on the All-Sun Belt first team.

• The All-Sun Belt quarterbacks are Coastal Carolina's Grayson McCall (first team), Appalachian State's Chase Brice (second team), Georgia State's Darren Grainger (third team) and Texas State's Layne Hatcher (HM).

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


Ahead of the 2022 college football season, PFF presents its preseason All-Sun Belt 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: Grayson McCall, Coastal Carolina

RB: Rasheen Ali, Marshall

RB: Camerun Peoples, App State

WR: Te’Vailance Hunt, Ark State

WR: Jason Brownlee, Southern Miss

WR: Marcell Barbee, Texas State

TE: Zack Kuntz, Old Dominion

OT: Dalton Cooper, Texas State

OT: Cooper Hodges, App State

G: Kyle Hergel, Texas State

G: A.J. Gillie, Louisiana

C: Jake Andrews, Troy

 

DI: Thomas Gore, Georgia State

DI: Zi’Yon Hill-Green, Louisiana

Edge: Josaiah Stewart, Coastal Carolina

Edge: Nick Hampton, App State

LB: Carlton Martial, Troy

LB: Eli Neal, Marshall

CB: Darrell Luter Jr., South Alabama

CB: Steven Jones Jr., App State

S: Antavious Lane, Georgia State

S: R’Tarriun Johnson, Old Dominion

Flex D: Kam Pedescleaux, Louisiana

 

K: Seth Keller, Texas State

P: Jack Brooks, South Alabama

PR/KR: LaMareon James, Old Dominion


SECOND-TEAM

QB: Chase Brice, App State

RB: Nate Noel, App State

RB: Frank Gore Jr., Southern Miss

WR: Tez Johnson, Troy

WR: Ali Jennings III, Old Dominion

WR: Corey Gammage, Marshall

TE: Aubry Payne, Georgia State

OT: Austin Stidham, Troy

OT: Nick Saldiveri, Old Dominion

G: Isaiah Helms, App State

G: Ethan Miner, Ark State

C: Willie Lampkin, Coastal Carolina

 

DI: Will Choloh, Troy

DI: Javon Denis, Georgia State

Edge: Kivon Bennett, Ark State

Edge: Richard Jibunor, Troy

LB: Abraham Beauplan, Marshall

LB: Hayes Maples, Southern Miss

CB: Micah Abraham, Marshall

CB: Reddy Steward, Troy

S: Dell Pettus, Troy

S: Keith Gallmon Jr., South Alabama

Flex D: Bralen Trahan, Louisiana

 

K: Calum Sutherland, UL-Monroe

P: Mason Hunt, Southern Miss

PR/KR: Camron Harrelll, Southern Miss


THIRD-TEAM

QB: Darren Grainger, Georgia State

RB: Jamyest Williams, Georgia State

RB: Blake Watson, Old Dominion

WR: Javen Banks, Texas State

WR: Boogie Knight, UL-Monroe

WR: Sam Pinckney, Coastal Carolina

TE: Neal Johnson, Louisiana

OT: Russell Baker, Texas State

OT: Caleb Kelly, Georgia Southern

G: Pat Bartlett, Georgia State

G: Deandre Butler, Troy

C: Malik Sumter, Georgia State

 

DI: Caleb Thomas, UL-Monroe

DI: Wy’Kevious Thomas, South Alabama

Edge: Javon Solomon, Troy

Edge: Andre Jones, Louisiana

LB: Santrell Latham, Southern Miss

LB: Zack Woodard, UL-Monroe

CB: Natrone Brooks, Southern Miss

CB: Steven Gilmore, Marshall

S: TJ Harris, Troy

S: Anthony Wilson, Georgia Southern

Flex D: D’Jordan Strong, Coastal Carolina

 

K: Brooks Buce, Troy

P: Ryan Hanson, Ark State

PR/KR: Chris Smith, Louisiana


HONORABLE MENTION

QB: Layne Hatcher, Texas State

RB: Chris Smith, Louisiana

RB: Tucker Gregg, Georgia State

WR: Ashtyn Hawkins, Texas State

WR: Jamari Thrash, Georgia State

WR: Peter LeBlanc, Louisiana

TE: Henry Pearson, App State

OT: Brian Miller, Georgia Southern

OT: Kendrick Sartor, Marshall

G: Luke Smith, App State

G: David Hudson, Louisiana

C: Logan Langemeier, Georgia Southern

 

DI: Akeem Smith, Georgia State

DI: Jerrod Clark, Coastal Carolina

Edge: Jordan Revels, Texas State

Edge: Issiah Nixon, Texas State

LB: Jordan Veneziale, Georgia State

LB: Jayden McDonald, Troy

CB: Derrick Canteen, Georgia Southern

CB: Eric Garror, Louisiana

S: Jontrey Hunter, Georgia State

S: Jacorey Crawford, Georgia State

Flex D: Quavian White, Georgia State

 

K: Alex Raynor, Georgia Southern

P: Michael Hayes, Georgia State

PR/KR: Johnnie Lang, Ark State

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