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The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference held its annual Media Day and Football Press Luncheon on Friday, July 29th in Norfolk, Virginia. The MEAC announced its all-conference preseason team as voted on by the member institutions’ coaches and sports information directors at the luncheon.  Wildcats Natiel Curry (C), Alex Monroe (OL), Ryan Davis (DE), Reginald Sandilands (LB), Ryan Lewis (LB), and Michael Williams (S) were named as first team all-conference selections.  Eddie Poole (WR), Isidore Jackson (RB), and Marquell Rozier (OL) received nods on the conference’s second team.

Photo courtesy of MEAC Media Relations

BCU received the highest number of all-conference selectees with 9 followed by South Carolina State (8) and Florida A&M (7). Delaware State wide receiver Justin Wilson and BCU linebacker Ryan Lewis were selected as the Offensive and Defensive Players of the year.

South Carolina State was predicted to finish first in the final conference standings followed by BCU, FAMU, and Hampton in that order. 

MEAC FOOTBALL PRESEASON POLL
1. South Carolina State (6 first-place votes), 468
2. Bethune-Cookman (8), 454
3. Florida A&M (5), 420
4. Hampton (1), 321
5. Norfolk State (1), 274
6. Morgan State, 250
7. North Carolina Central, 162
8. Delaware State, 158
9. North Carolina A&T, 128
10. Howard, 96
11. Savannah State (1), 63

First Team

Pos Name Class School Hometown
QB Chris Walley Sr. Norfolk State Tallahassee, Fla.
RB Mike Mayhew Srl North Carolina A&T Charlotte, N.C.
RB* Antwon Chisholm So. Hampton Belle Glade, Fla.
RB* Jaashawn Jones r-Sr. Delaware State Asbury Park, N.J.
TE Antuanne Kerr r-Sr. South Carolina State Augusta, Ga.
WR Willie Carter Sr. Howard Denmark, S.C.
WR Justin Wilson r-Jr. Delaware State Windsor, Conn.
OL Alex Monroe So. Bethune-Cookman Jacksonville, Fla.
OL Juavahr Nathan r-Sr. South Carolina State Goose Neck, S.C.
OL Kendall Noble Sr. Norfolk State Rocky Mount, N.C.
OL* Lawrence Brewer Sr. Morgan State Fort Washington, Md.
OL* Robert Hartley r-Jr. Florida A&M Lake City, Fla.
C Natiel Curry Sr. Bethune-Cookman Miami, Fla.
Defense        
Pos Name Class School Hometown
DL Ryan Davis Jr. Bethune-Cookman Tampa, Fla.
DL Sackie Kerkulah r-Sr. Howard Willingboro, N.J.
DL Josh Turner Sr. Norfolk State Chesterfield, Va.
DL Pat Washington r-Sr. South Carolina State Charleston, S.C.
LB Ryan Lewis Jr. Bethune-Cookman Pompano Beach, Fla.
LB Keith Pough r-Jr. Howard Orangeburg, S.C.
LB Reginald Sandilands Sr. Bethune-Cookman Miami, Fla.
DB Michael Williams Sr. Bethune-Cookman Miami, Fla.
DB Micah Pellerin Sr. Hampton New Orleans, La.
DB D’Vonte Graham Jr. North Carolina A&T Tallahassee, Fla.
DB Dominique Ellis r-Sr. South Carolina State Wendell, N.C.
P Brandon Holdren Jr. Florida A&M Jacksonville, Fla.
P/K Blake Erickson Sr. South Carolina State Pensacola, Fla.
Ret Justin Ferrell Sr. North Carolina A&T Danville, Va.

Second Team

Pos Name Class School Hometown
QB David Legree Sr. Hampton Brooklyn, N.Y.
RB Isidore Jackson So. Bethune-Cookman Mossy Head, Fla.
RB Asheton Jordan Sr. South Carolina State Summerville, S.C.
TE Ryan Langdon Jr. Delaware State Philadelphia, Pa.
WR Javaris Brown Jr. Hampton Macon, Ga.
WR Eddie Poole r-So. Bethune-Cookman Belle Glade, Fla.
OL Brandon Curry r-Sr. Florida A&M Hollywood, Fla.
OL David Luckett Jr. Hampton Pomfret, Md.
OL Brenton Walker Sr. North Carolina A&T Durham, N.C.
OL Marquell Rozier So. Bethune-Cookman St. Paul’s, N.C.
C Shelley Anthony r-Jr. Florida A&M Atlanta, Ga.
Pos Name Class School Hometown
DL Ronnell Ferguson Sr. South Carolina State Lincolnton, Ga.
DL Zary Stewart Sr. Morgan State Upper Marlboro, Md.
DL Roger Stewart Sr. North Carolina Central Charlotte, N.C.
DL Jerry Willis Sr. Florida A&M Sebastion River, Fla.
LB Corwin Hammond Sr. Norfolk State Louisville, Ky
LB Donovan Richard r-Sr. South Carolina State Georgetown, S.C.
LB Allen Stephens Jr. Morgan State Halifax, Va
DB Justin Ferrell Sr. North Carolina A&T Danville, Va.
DB Darren Hunter Sr. Savannah State Atlanta, Ga.
DB Reshaude Miller Sr. Morgan State Florence, S.C.
DB John Ojo r-Jr. Florida A&M Tallahassee, Fla.
P Nicholas Adams Jr. Morgan State Fayetteville, N.C.
P/K Trevor Scott r-Sr. Florida A&M Jacksonville, Fla.
Ret Arthur Goforth Jr. North Carolina Central Columbia, S.C.
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