UAPB predicted to finish last again

Posted: July 14, 2018 at 2:24 a.m.

The University of Arkanas at Pine Bluff is predicted to finish last again in the Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings.

SWAC preseason predictions

WESTERN DIVISION

  1. Grambling State;96

  2. Southern;78

  3. Prairie View A&M;65

  4. Texas Southern;31

5. Arkansas Pine-Bluff;30

EASTERN DIVISION

  1. Alcorn State;95

  2. Alabama State;72

  3. Jackson State;55

  4. Alabama A&M;51

  5. Mississippi Valley State;27

Preseason All-SWAC teams*

Preseason Offensive Player of the Year

RB;P.J. Simmons;Alcorn State

Preseason Defensive Player of the Year

LB;De’Arius Christmas;Grambling State

FIRST TEAM

OFFENSE

Pos.;Name;School

QB;Noah Johnson;Alcorn State

RB;P.J. Simmons;Alcorn State

RB;KeShawn Williams;UAPB

OL;Mustaffa Ibrahim;Alcorn State

OL;Jeremiah Abby;Southern

OL;William Waddell;Grambling State

OL;Kyle Davis;Grambling State

OL;Corbin Finlayson;Prairie View A&M

WR;Quinn McElfresh;Mississippi Valley State

WR;Darrell Clark;Grambling State

TE;Jordan Jones;Grambling State

DEFENSE

DL;Linwood Banks;Grambling State

DL;La’Allan Clark;Grambling State

DL;Brandon Varner;Grambling State

DL;Vernon Moland;Alabama A&M

LB;Patrick Harbin;Mississippi Valley State

LB;Trae Ferrell;Alcorn State

LB;De’Arius Christmas;Grambling State

DB;Dylan Hamilton;Alabama A&M

DB;Andre Augustine;Southern

DB;Ju’Anthony Parker;Prairie View A&M

DB;Percy Cargo;Grambling State

SPECIAL TEAMS

K;Marc Orozco;Grambling State

P;Jamie Gillan;UAPB

RS;KeShawn Williams;UAPB

SECOND TEAM

OFFENSE

QB;Darryl Pearson Jr.;Alabama State

RB;Jordan Bentley;Alabama A&M

RB;Dawonya Tucker;Prairie View A&M

OL;Deonte Brooks;Alcorn State

OL;Kevin Hall;Alcorn State

OL;Roderick Smith;Prairie View A&M

OL;Jimmy White;Texas Southern

OL;Tytus Howard;Alabama State

WR;Quintin Guice;Grambling State

WR;Markcus Hardy;Prairie View A&M

TE;Zarrian Holcombe;Prairie View A&M

DEFENSE

DL;Anfernee Mullins;Grambling State

DL;Sterling Shippy;Alcorn State

DL;Kevin Agee;UAPB

DL;Christian Clark;Alabama State

LB;De’Andre Hogues;Grambling State

LB;Malcolm Williams;Grambling State

LB;Solomon Muhammad (tie);Alcorn State

LB;Darron Johnson (tie);Alabama State

DB;Reggie Stubblefield;Prairie View A&M

DB;Jeffrey Hill;Alabama State

DB;Brady Smith;Alcorn State

DB;Dedrick Shy;Grambling State

SPECIAL TEAMS

K;Corey McCullough;Alcorn State

P;Corey McCullough;Alcorn State

RS;George Golden;Alabama State

*As voted by SWAC head coaches and sports information directors

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