2022 All-Sun Belt College Football Team and Individual Honors

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

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