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PFF Preseason 2019 All-Conference USA Team

Dec 15, 2018; Albuquerque, NM, USA; North Texas Mean Green quarterback Mason Fine (6) warms up prior to the game against the Utah State Aggies at Dreamstyle Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

After grading and analyzing every player on every play of every game during the 2018 college football season, it’s time we unveil the 2019 Preseason PFF All-C-USA first team, second team and honorable mention for every position on offense and defense as well as for the first time ever, specialists.

The Preseason All-C-USA list may differ a bit from any year-end look back at the previous season as we project to the 2019 season ahead of us. Find out which of these athletes made the PFF All-American team as well.

First-Team Offense

The first-team offense for the Conference-USA is headlined by Mason Fine, our No. 5 overall quarterback in the country to start the year. There are some talented guys across the board, including skillplayers and some stout defensive backs that should keep this season's C-USA slate competitive.

QB

Mason Fine, North Texas

Second-Team: Tyler Johnston III, UAB
Honorable Mention: J'Mar Smith, Louisiana Tech

RB

Benny Lemay, Charlotte

Second-Team: DeAndre Torrey, North Texas
Honorable Mention: D'Vonte Price, FIU

RB

Jaqwis Dancy, Louisiana Tech

Second-Team: Chaton Mobley, Middle Tennessee
Honorable Mention: Spencer Brown, UAB

WR

Quez Watkins, Southern Miss

Second-Team: Eric Kumah, ODU
Honorable Mention: Bryce Singleton, FIU

WR

Adrian Hardy, Louisiana Tech

Second-Team: Jaelon Darden, North Texas
Honorable Mention: Aaron Cephus, Rice

WR

Rico Bussey, North Texas

Second-Team: C.J. Worton, FIU
Honorable Mention: Austin Maloney, FIU

TE

Harrison Bryant, FAU

Second-Team: Jordan Myers, Rice
Honorable Mention: Kyle Fourtenbary, Western Kentucky

OT

Cameron Clark, Charlotte

Second-Team: Brandon Walton, FAU
Honorable Mention: Josh Dunlop, UTSA

OG

Manase Mose, North Texas

Second-Team: Tyler Witt, Western Kentucky
Honorable Mention: Ty Pollard, Southern Miss

C

Seth Joest, Western Kentucky

Second-Team: Sosaia Mose, North Texas
Honorable Mention: Kody Russey, Louisiana Tech

OG

Elex Woodworth, North Texas

Second-Team: Cain Madden, Marshall
Honorable Mention: Ethan Reed, Louisiana Tech

OT

Miles Pate, Western Kentucky

Second-Team: Tarik Adams, Marshall
Honorable Mention: D'Antne Demery, FIU

 

First-Team Defense

Edge

Alex Highsmith, Charlotte

Second-Team: Lorenzo Dantzler, UTSA
Honorable Mention: Deangelo Malone, Western Kentucky

Edge

LaDarius Hamilton, North Texas

Second-Team: Jacques Turner, Southern Miss
Honorable Mention: Jarrod Carter-McLin, UTSA

DI

Teair Tart, FIU

Second-Team: Dion Novil, North Texas
Honorable Mention: Bryce English, North Texas

DI

Channing Hames, Marshall

Second-Team: Myles Adams, Rice
Honorable Mention: Garrett Marino, UAB

LB

Racheem Booth, Southern Miss

Second-Team: Jeff Gemmell, Charlotte
Honorable Mention: Sage Lewis, FIU

LB

Rashad Smith, FAU

Second-Team: Kristopher Moll, UAB
Honorable Mention: Lawrence Garner, ODU

CB

Amik Robertson, Louisian Tech

Second-Team: Ta'Corian Darden, Western Kentucky
Honorable Mention: Rachuan Mitchell, Southern Miss

CB

Richard Dames, FIU

Second-Team: Joe Joe Headen, ODU
Honorable Mention: Nafees Lyon, Charlotte

S

Dorian Hall, FIU

Second-Team: Khairi Muhammad, North Texas
Honorable Mention: Reed Blankenship, Middle Tennessee

S

Ben Deluca, Charlotte

Second-Team: Ky'El Hemby, Southern Miss
Honorable Mention: Devon Key, Western Kentucky

Flex

Stantley Thomas-Oliver III, FIU

Second-Team: L'Jarius Sneed, Louisiana Tech
Honorable Mention: Chris Jackson, Marshall

 

First-Team Specialists

K

Jonathan Cruz, Charlotte

P

Alen Kenworthy, North Texas

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