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PFF Preseason 2019 All-MAC Team

Nashville, TN, USA; Ohio Bobcats quarterback Nathan Rourke (12) throws during the first half against the Virginia Cavaliers at Vanderbilt Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-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-MAC 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-MAC 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 MAC will be a one-horse race to see if anyone can stop the Ohio Bobcats in 2019 as they're led by senior signal-caller Nathan Rourke. Talented receivers dot the rest of the conference who will undoubtedly bring forth some exciting #MACtion later this season.


Nathan Rourke, Ohio

Second-Team: Jon Wassink, Western Michigan
Honorable Mention: Kato Nelson, Akron


Jaret Patterson, Buffalo

Second-Team: Jo-El Shaw, Kent State
Honorable Mention: LeVante Bellamy, Western Michigan


Bryant Koback, Toledo

Second-Team: Tre Harbison, Northern Illinois
Honorable Mention: Andrew Clair, Bowling Green


Justin Hall, Ball State
D'Wayne Eskridge, Western Michigan*

*Eskridge is transitioning to cornerback but his prowess from year's past still deserve note here.

Second-Team: Keishawn Watson, Western Michigan
Honorable Mention: Andre Williams, Akron


Riley Miller, Ball State

Second-Team: Charlie Jones, Buffalo
Honorable Mention: Justin Hall, Ball State


Jack Sorenson, Miami

Second-Team: Quintin Morris, Bowling Green
Honorable Mention: Luke Mayock, Miami


Giovanni Ricci, Western Michigan

Second-Team: Tyler Mabry, Buffalo
Honorable Mention: Andrew Homer, Miami


Kayode Awosika, Buffalo

Second-Team: Tommy Doyle, Miami
Honorable Mention: Steve Nielsen, Eastern Michigan


Paul Nosworthy, Buffalo

Second-Team: Mike Caliendo, Western Michigan
Honorable Mention: Curtis Blackwell, Ball State


Danny Godlevske, Miami

Second-Team: Brett Kitrell, Ohio
Honorable Mention: Steve Eipper, Central Michigan


Luke Juriga, Western Michigan

Second-Team: Thomas Jack-Kurdyla, Buffalo
Honorable Mention: Christopher Perez Jr., Northern Illinois


Danny Pinter, Ball State

Second-Team: Evin Ksiezarczyk, Buffalo
Honorable Mention: Austin Pleasants, Ohio


First-Team Defense


Taylor Riggins, Buffalo

Second-Team: Ali Fayad, Western Michigan
Honorable Mention: Jamal Hines, Toledo


Will Evans, Ohio

Second-Team: Malcolm Koonce, Buffalo
Honorable Mention: Josh Ward, Akron


Doug Costin, Miami

Second-Team: Jack Heflin, Northern Illinois
Honorable Mention: Ralph Holley, Western Michigan


Ben LeRoy, Northern Illinois

Second-Team: Theo Majette, Kent State
Honorable Mention: Kyle Junior, Bowling Green


John Lako, Akron

Second-Team: Ray Wilborn, Ball State
Honorable Mention: Antonio Jones-Davis, Northern Illinois


James Patterson, Buffalo

Second-Team: Lance Deveaux Jr., Northern Illinois
Honorable Mention: Christian Albright, Ball State


Zedrick Raymond, Miami

Second-Team: Samuel Womack, Toledo
Honorable Mention: Ilyaas Motley, Ohio


Kevin McGill, Eastern Michigan

Second-Team: Antonio Phillips, Ball State
Honorable Mention: Jamal Hudson, Ohio


Alvin Davis Jr., Akron

Second-Team: Jamal Paker, Kent State
Honorable Mention: Bart Baratti, Miami


Vince Calhoun, Eastern Michigan

Second-Team: Brody Hoying, Eastern Michigan
Honorable Mention: Jarren Hampton, Ohio


Javon Hagan, Ohio

Second-Team: Aapri Washington, Buffalo
Honorable Mention: Bryce Cosby, Ball State


First-Team Specialists


Louie Zervos, Ohio


Matt Ference, Northern Illinois

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