2022 All-AAC College Football Team and Individual Honors

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2022 All-AAC Football Team Honors

  • Player of the Year
    Michael Pratt, QB, Tulane
  • Offensive Player of the Year
    Tyjae Spears, RB, Tulane
  • Defensive Player of the Year
    Ivan Pace Jr., LB, Cincinnati
  • Newcomer of the Year
    E.J. Warner, QB, Temple
  • Coach of the Year
    Willie Fritz, Tulane
  • Game of the Year
    Houston vs. UTSA, Week 1

AAC Offense Honors

  • Quarterback of the Year
    Clayton Tune, Houston
  • Running Back of the Year
    Tyjae Spears, Tulane
  • Wide Receiver of the Year
    Nathaniel Dell, Houston
  • Tight End of the Year
    Caden Prieskorn, Memphis
  • Offensive Lineman of the Year
    Rashad Green, Tulane
  • Offensive Line of the Year
    Tulane Green Wave
  • Offensive Rookie of the Year
    E.J. Warner, QB, Temple

First-Team All-AAC Offense

  • QB: Clayton Tune, Houston
  • RB: Tyjae Spears, Tulane
  • RB: Keaton Mitchell, ECU
  • WR: Nathaniel Dell, Houston
  • WR: Rashee Rice, SMU
  • WR: Keylon Stokes, Tulsa
  • TE: Caden Prieskorn, Memphis
  • FLEX: Brian Battie, USF
  • OT: Patrick Paul, Houston
  • G: Jaylon Thomas, SMU
  • C: Sincere Haynesworth, Tulane
  • G: Lokahi Pauole, UCF
  • OT: Rashad Green, Tulane

Second-Team All-AAC Offense

  • QB: Michael Pratt, Tulane
  • RB: Isaiah Bowser, UCF
  • RB: RJ Harvey, UCF
  • WR: C.J. Johnson, ECU
  • WR: Tyler Scott, Cincinnati
  • WR: Isaiah Winstead, ECU
  • TE: RJ Maryland, SMU
  • FLEX: Deuce Watts, Tulane
  • OT: Joey Claybrook, Tulane
  • G: Prince Pines, Tulane
  • C: Matthew Lee, UCF
  • G: Joshua Pena, Navy
  • OT: Noah Henderson, ECU

Honorable Mention All-AAC Offense

  • QB: Tanner Mordecai, SMU
  • RB: Deneric Prince, Tulsa
  • RB: Charles McClelland, Cincinnati
  • WR: Shae Wyatt, Tulane
  • WR: JuanCarlos Santana, Tulsa
  • WR: Jose Barbon, Temple
  • TE: Ryan Jones, ECU
  • FLEX: Edward Saydee, Temple
  • OT: James Tunstall, Cincinnati
  • G: Demetris Harris, USF
  • C: Branson Hickman, SMU
  • G: Davion Carter, Memphis
  • OT: Ryan Swoboda, UCF

AAC Defense Honors

  • Defensive Lineman of the Year
    Darius Hodges, Tulane
  • Linebacker of the Year
    Ivan Pace Jr., Cincinnati
  • Cornerback of the Year
    Davonte Brown, UCF
  • Safety of the Year
    Macon Clark, Tulane
  • Defensive Line of the Year
    Houston
  • Secondary of the Year
    Tulane
  • Defensive Rookie of the Year
    Kameron Hamilton, Tulane

First-Team All-AAC Defense

  • EDGE: Darius Hodges, Tulane
  • EDGE: D’Anthony Jones, Houston
  • DT: Ricky Barber, UCF
  • DT: Patrick Jenkins, Tulane
  • LB: Ivan Pace Jr., Cincinnati
  • LB: Nick Anderson, Tulane
  • LB: Dorian Williams, Tulane
  • CB: Jarius Monroe, Tulane
  • CB: Davonte Brown, UCF
  • CB: Tyon Davis, Tulsa
  • S: Quindell Johnson, Memphis
  • S: Macon Clark, Tulane
  • FLEX: Layton Jordan, Temple

Second-Team All-AAC Defense

  • EDGE: Nelson Ceaser, Houston
  • EDGE: Tre’Mon Morris-Brash, UCF
  • DT: Dontay Corleone, Cincinnati
  • DT: Jowon Briggs, Cincinnati
  • LB: Dwayne Boyles, USF
  • LB: Jason Johnson, UCF
  • LB: Xavier Cullens, Memphis
  • CB: Arquon Bush, Cincinnati
  • CB: Justin Hodges, UCF
  • CB: Malik Fleming, ECU
  • S: Larry Brooks, Tulane
  • S: Divaad Wilson, UCF
  • FLEX: John Marshall, Navy

Honorable Mention All-AAC Defense

  • EDGE: Josh Celiscar, UCF
  • EDGE: Darian Varner, Temple
  • DT: Elijah Chatman, SMU
  • DT: Wardalis Ducksworth, Memphis
  • LB: Justin Wright, Tulsa
  • LB: Jordan Magee, Temple
  • LB: Donavan Mutin, Houston
  • CB: Aamaris Brown, USF
  • CB: Elias Larry, Navy
  • CB: Jayce Rogers, Houston
  • S: Gervarrius Owens, Houston
  • S: Nick Roberts, SMU
  • FLEX: Jireh Wilson, ECU

All-AAC Special Teams Honors

  • Kicker of the Year
    Chris Howard, Memphis
  • Punter of the Year
    Mason Fletcher, Cincinnati
  • Specialist of the Year
    Brian Battie, USF

First-Team All-AAC Specialists

  • Kicker: Chris Howard, Memphis
  • Kickoff Specialist: Owen Daffer, ECU
  • Punter: Mason Fletcher, Cincinnati
  • Kick Returner: Brian Battie, USF
  • Punt Returner: Jha’Quan Jackson, Tulane
  • Special Teamer: Devon King, ECU

Second-Team All-AAC Specialists

  • Kicker: Collin Rogers, SMU
  • Kickoff Specialist: Ryan Coe, Cincinnati
  • Punter: Lachlan Wilson, Tulsa
  • Kick Returner: Jayce Rogers, Houston
  • Punt Returner: Eddie Lewis, Memphis
  • Special Teamer: Grant Sawyer, Tulsa

Honorable Mention All-AAC Specialists

  • Kicker: Ryan Coe, Cincinnati
  • Kickoff Specialist: Spencer Shrader, USF
  • Punter: Casey Glover, Tulane
  • Kick Returner: Lawrence Keys III, Tulane
  • Punt Returner: Nathaniel Dell, Houston
  • Special Teamer: Kyle Jacob, Navy

Congratulations to all those players selected. For any questions regarding these selections or the process behind them, feel free to email me or ask on Twitter (@CamMellor).

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