2022 All-Sun Belt College Football Team and Individual Honors

Explore all the best the Sun Belt College Football season had to offer with our top honors from the conference, including our All-Conference teams!

The end of the Sun Belt college football season has officially brought our end-of-season awards at Pro Football Network. With the launch of College Football Network around the corner, our first annual CFN All-Americans, All-Conference, and individual/team awards are live across the landscape.

Sun Belt Football Team Honors for 2022

  • Player of the Year
    Todd Centeio, QB, JMU
  • Offensive Player of the Year
    Kris Thornton, WR, JMU
  • Defensive Player of the Year
    Owen Porter, EDGE, Marshall
  • Newcomer of the Year
    Khalan Laborn, RB, Marshall
  • Coach of the Year
    Curt Cignetti, JMU
  • Game of the Year
    Troy vs. App State, Week 3

Sun Belt Offense

  • Quarterback of the Year
    Kyle Vantrease, Georgia Southern
  • Running Back of the Year
    Khalan Laborn, Marshall
  • Wide Receiver of the Year
    Kris Thornton, JMU
  • Tight End of the Year
    Seydou Traore, Arkansas State
  • Offensive Lineman of the Year
    Willie Lampkin, Coastal Carolina
  • Offensive Line of the Year
    App State Mountaineers
  • Offensive Rookie of the Year
    Zach Wilcke, Southern Miss

First-Team All-Sun Belt Offense

QB: Todd Centeio, JMU
RB: Khalan Laborn, Marshall
RB: La’Damian Webb, South Alabama
WR: Kris Thornton, JMU
WR: Jamari Thrash, Georgia State
WR: Ali Jennings III, ODU
TE: Seydou Traore, Arkansas State
FLEX: Kimani Vidal, Troy
OT: Austin Stidham, Troy
G: Cedrice Paillant, Marshall
C: Willie Lampkin, Coastal Carolina
G: Kyle Hergel, Texas State
OT: Cooper Hodges, App State

Second-Team All-Sun Belt Offense

QB: Kyle Vantrease, Georgia Southern
RB: Frank Gore Jr., Southern Miss
RB: Jalen White, Georgia Southern
WR: Tez Johnson, Troy
WR: Jason Brownlee, Southern Miss
WR: Jalen Wayne, South Alabama
TE: Henry Pearson, App State
FLEX: Percy Agyei-Obese, JMU
OT: Anderson Hardy, App State
G: AJ Gillie, Louisiana
C: Malik Sumter, Georgia State
G: Pat Bartlett, Georgia State
OT: Nick Kidwell, JMU

Honorable Mention All-Sun Belt Offense

QB: Carter Bradley, South Alabama
RB: Blake Watson, ODU
RB: Tucker Gregg, Georgia State
WR: Sam Pinckney, Coastal Carolina
WR: Khaleb Hood, Georgia Southern
WR: Tyrone Howell, UL-Monroe
TE: Neal Johnson, Louisiana
FLEX: Michael Jefferson, Louisiana
OT: Dalton Cooper, Texas State
G: Tyler Stephens, JMU
C: James Jackson, South Alabama
G: Bucky Williams, App State
OT: Caleb Kelly, Georgia Southern

Sun Belt Defense

  • Defensive Lineman of the Year
    Owen Porter, Marshall
  • Linebacker of the Year
    Carlton Martial, Troy
  • Cornerback of the Year
    Yam Banks, South Alabama
  • Safety of the Year
    Jay Stanley, Southern Miss
  • Defensive Line of the Year
    Troy Trojans
  • Secondary of the Year
    South Alabama Jaguars
  • Defensive Rookie of the Year
    Chauncey Logan, JMU

First-Team All-Sun Belt Defense

EDGE: Owen Porter, Marshall
EDGE: Isaac Ukwu, JMU
DT: Levi Bell, Texas State
DT: James Carpenter, JMU
LB: Carlton Martial, Troy
LB: Jailin Walker, JMU
LB: Jason Henderson, ODU
CB: Yam Banks, South Alabama
CB: Steven Jones Jr., App State
CB: Reddy Steward, Troy
S: Jay Stanley, Southern Miss
S: Bralen Trahan, Louisiana
FLEX: Josaiah Stewart, Coastal Carolina

Second-Team All-Sun Belt Defense

EDGE: Javon Solomon, Troy
EDGE: T.J. Jackson, Troy
DT: Zi’Yon Hill-Green, Louisiana
DT: Jamare Edwards, JMU
LB: Santrell Latham, Southern Miss
LB: Abraham Beauplan, Marshall
LB: Taurus Jones, JMU
CB: Micah Abraham, Marshall
CB: Quavian White, Georgia State
CB: Kordell Rodgers, Texas State
S: Antavious Lane, Georgia State
S: Jaden Voisin, South Alabama
FLEX: TJ Harris, Troy

Honorable Mention All-Sun Belt Defense

EDGE: Jordan Revels, Texas State
EDGE: Jamie Sheriff, South Alabama
DT: Thomas Gore, Georgia State
DT: Jerrod Clark, Coastal Carolina
LB: Zack Woodard, UL-Monroe
LB: Daylen Gill, Southern Miss
LB: Tristan Driggers, UL-Monroe
CB: Steven Gilmore, Marshall
CB: Jarron Morris, Texas State
CB: Jordan Swann, JMU
S: Malik Shorts, Southern Miss
S: DeJordan Mask, Texas State
FLEX: Kivon Bennett, Arkansas State

Sun Belt Special Teams

  • Kicker of the Year
    Dominic Zvada, Arkansas State
  • Punter of the Year
    Ethan Duane, ODU
  • Specialist of the Year
    Johnnie Lang, Arkansas State

First-Team All-Sun Belt Specialists

Kicker: Dominic Zvada, Arkansas State
Kickoff Specialist: Thomas Leo, Louisiana
Punter: Ethan Duane, ODU
Kick Returner: Johnnie Lang, Arkansas State
Punt Returner: Eric Garror, Louisiana
Special Teamer: Taylon Doss, Arkansas State

Second-Team All-Sun Belt Specialists

Kicker: Diego Guajardo, South Alabama
Kickoff Specialist: Liam Gray, Coastal Carolina
Punter: Mason Hunt, Southern Miss
Kick Returner: Milan Tucker, App State
Punt Returner: Caullin Lacy, South Alabama
Special Teamer: Trey Kiser, South Alabama

Honorable Mention All-Sun Belt Specialists

Kicker: Brooks Buce, Troy
Kickoff Specialist: Zach Long, Troy
Punter: Mike Rivers, Troy
Kick Returner: Matthew McDoom, Coastal Carolina
Punt Returner: Natrone Brooks, Southern Miss
Special Teamer: Joah Cash, Coastal Carolina

Congratulations to all those players selected!

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