Six Navy Football Players Named to American Athletic All-Conference Preseason Team by Athlon Sports

ANNAPOLIS, Md.—Six Navy football players have been named to the American Athletic All-Conference preseason team by Athlon Sports.

Senior offensive tackle and three-time captain kip frankland and junior nose guard Donald Berniard were named to the third team, while junior offensive guard Lirion Murtezisenior striker and tri-captain John Marshallsenior kicker and tri-captain Bijan Nichols and second kick return maquel haywood were named fourth team.

Cincinnati placed 20 players on the four teams, while UCF had 15, Houston 14, East Carolina and Tulane 13, Tulsa 12, USF and Memphis 11, SMU 9 and Temple 5.


Navy kicks off the 2022 season Sept. 3 against Delaware at noon. Season tickets and mini-plans are on sale now at navysports.com: https://tinyurl.com/npabpbx7 or by calling 1-800-US4-NAVY.



2022 All-Conference Athletic American Football Team

First team attack
QB Clayton Tune, Houston
RB Keaton Mitchell, East Carolina
RB Tyjae Spears, Tulane
AP Ryan O’Keefe, UCF
WR Nathaniel Dell, Houston
WR Rashee Rice, SMU
TE Ryan Jones, East Carolina
C Jake Renfro, Cincinnati
OL Dylan O’Quinn, Cincinnati
OL Lorenz Metz, Cincinnati
OL Patrick Paul, Houston
OL Sincere Haynesworth, Tulane



First team defense
D. L. Derek Parish, Houston
DL Elijah Chatman, EMS
DL Malik Vann, Cincinnati
DL Anthony Goodlow, Tulsa
LB Darius Hodges, Tulane
LB Donavan Mutin, Houston
LB Antonio Grier, USF
LB Deshawn Pace, Cincinnati
C. B. Arquon Bush, Cincinnati
CB Davonte Brown, UCF
S Gervarrius Owens, Houston
S. Quindell Johnson, Memphis



First team specialists
K Zack Long, Tulsa
P Lachlan Wilson, Tulsa
KR Brian Battie, USF
PR Ryan Montgomery, Cincinnati



Second team attack
QB Tanner Mordecai, SMU
RB Isaiah Bowser, UCF
RB Jaren Mangham, USF
AP/RB Ta’Zhawn Henry, Houston
WR JuanCarlos Santana, Tulsa
WR Xavier Weaver, USF
TE Josh Whyle, Cincinnati
C Matt Lee, UCF
OL Demetris Harris, USF
OL Lokahi Paule, UCF
OL Gerard Wheeler, Tulsa
OL Donovan Jennings, USF



Second team defense
DL Tre’mon Morris-Brash, UCF
DL D’Anthony Jones, Houston
DL DeVere Levelston, EMS
DL Ricky Barber, UCF
DL Jowon Briggs, Cincinnati
LB Justin Wright, Tulsa
LB Nick Anderson, Tulane
LB Xavier Cullens, Memphis
CB Malik Fleming, East Carolina
CB Macon Clark, Tulane
S Divaad Wilson, UCF
S Kendarian Ray, Tulsa



Second team specialists
K Owen Daffer, East Carolina
P Joe Doyle, Memphis
KR Bryan Massey, EMS
PR Jha’Quan Jackson, Tulane



Third team attack
QB Michael Pratt, Tulane
RB Deneric Prince, Tulsa
RB Corey Kiner, Cincinnati
AP/RB Tre Siggers, SMU
WR Kobe Hudson, UCF
WR Tre Tucker, Cincinnati
WR Keylon Stokes, Tulsa
TE Tyrick James, Tulane
C Brad Cecil, USF
OL Isaac Moore, Temple
OL Noah Henderson, East Carolina
LO kip franklandMarine
OL Jaylon Thomas, SMU
OL James Tunstall, Cincinnati
OL Samuel Jackson, UCF



Third team defense
DL Immanuel Hickman, East Carolina
DL Jaylon Allen, Memphis
DL Donald Bernard Jr.Marine
DL Jabari Taylor, Cincinnati
DL Turner Coxe, EMS
DL Nelson Ceaser, Houston
LB Ty Van Fossen, Cincinnati
LB Dorian Williams, Tulane
LB Jeremy Lewis, East Carolina
LB Jimmy Phillips, SMU
LB Dwayne Boyles, USF
CB Jadon Canady, Tulane
CB Corey Thornton, UCF
CB Cam Ruiz, Temple
S Rodney Owens, Memphis
S Ja’von Hicks, Cincinnati



Third team specialists
K Spencer Shrader, USF
P Laine Wilkins, Houston
KR Tre Tucker, Cincinnati
PR Xavier Weaver, USF



Fourth Team Attack
QB Holton Ahlers, East Carolina
RB Anthony Watkins, Tulsa
RB Rahjai Harris, East Carolina
RB Jevyon Ducker, Memphis
RB/AP Johnny Richardson, UCF
WR CJ Johnson, East Carolina
WR Javon Ivory, Memphis
WR Tyler Scott, Cincinnati
TE Leonard Taylor, Cincinnati
TE Christian Trahan, Houston
C Adam Klein, Temple
OL Austin Myers, Memphis
OL Jeremy Cooper, Cincinnati
LO Lirion MurteziMarine
OL Reservoir Jenkins, Houston
OL Joey Claybrook, Tulane
OL Matt Dale, Memphis



Fourth Team Defense
DL Patrick Jenkins, Tulane
DL Chidozie Nwankwo, Houston
DL Wardalis Ducksworth, Memphis
DL Jerquavion Mahone, Temple
DL Elijah Morris, East Carolina
DL Rashawn Yates, USF
DL Adonis Friloux, Tulane
LB Jérémie Jean-Baptiste, UCF
KG John MarshallMarine
LB Jordan Magee, Temple
LB Jon-Michael Terry, Tulsa
LB Xavier Smith, East Carolina
CB Alex Hogan, Houston
CB Tyon Davis, Tulsa
DC Greg Rubin, Memphis
S Quadric Bullard, UCF
S Jireh Wilson, East Carolina



Fourth Team Specialists
K Bijan NicholsMarine
P Mason Fletcher, Cincinnati
KR maquel haywoodMarine
PR Amari Johnson, UCF

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