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SDSU Duo On Elite List

SDSU Duo On Elite List

A pair of South Dakota State football players have been dubbed pre-season All Americans. A University of South Dakota standout is on the second team.

The Sports Network FCS Preseason All-America Team, released Monday, is 98 players deep and comes from 59 different schools and all 13 conferences.

Returning to the first-team offense are South Dakota State junior running back Zach Zenner and Jackrabbit senior lineman Bryan Witzmann.

USD Linebacker Tyler Starr was named to the second unit.

First Team – Defense
Player School Pos. Cl. Ht. Wt.
Davis Tull Chattanooga DE Jr. 6-3 230
Colton Underwood Illinois State DE Sr. 6-4 260
Antoine Lewis Villanova DT Sr. 6-2 290
Caraun Reid Princeton DT Sr. 6-2 305
Dorian Bell Duquesne LB Sr. 6-1 234
Grant Olson North Dakota State LB Sr. 6-0 223
Stephon Robertson James Madison LB Sr. 5-11 220
Jordan Tripp Montana LB Sr. 6-4 237
Steven Godbolt Tennessee State CB Jr. 6-1 180
Marcus Williams North Dakota State CB Sr. 5-11 194
Caleb Schaffitzel Missouri State S Jr. 6-0 214
Jaquiski Tartt Samford S Jr. 6-1 220
Andy Wilder Northern Arizona P Sr. 6-3 205
Richard Wright Liberty LS Sr. 6-1 260
D’Vonte Graham North Carolina A&T PR Sr. 5-9 180

 

Second-Team Offense
Player School Pos. Cl. Ht. Wt.
Gavin McCarney Colgate QB Sr. 6-2 205
Zach Bauman Northern Arizona RB Sr. 5-10 200
Terrance West Towson RB Jr. 5-11 223
Darrien Robinson The Citadel FB Sr. 6-0 220
Greg Hardin North Dakota WR Sr. 5-11 168
Jordan Harris Bryant WR Sr. 6-2 215
MyCole Pruitt Southern Illinois TE Jr. 6-3 247
Dakota Dozier Furman OL Sr. 6-4 291
Steven Forgette Eastern Washington OL Sr. 6-4 280
Garrett Frye Georgia Southern OL Jr. 6-4 257
Terrance Hackney Bethune-Cookman OL Jr. 6-6 310
Eric Pike Towson OL Sr. 6-5 298
Richard Sincere Sam Houston State AP Sr. 5-10 180
Tyler Varga Yale AP Jr. 5-11 220
Sean Baner Delaware PK Sr. 6-1 205
Kevin Fogg Liberty KR Sr. 5-10 175

 

Second-Team Defense
Player School Pos. Cl. Ht. Wt.
LeBrandon Richards Bethune-Cookman DE Jr. 6-2 255
Zach Wagenmann Montana DE Jr. 6-4 240
Zach Kerr Delaware DT Sr. 6-2 330
Robert Simpson Mississippi Valley State DT Sr. 6-4 255
Clarence Bumpas Northern Colorado LB Sr. 6-2 236
Wes Dothard Chattanooga LB Sr. 6-1 235
Alvin Scioneaux Wofford LB Sr. 6-2 215
Tyler Starr South Dakota LB Sr. 6-4 235
Qua Cox Jackson State CB Sr. 6-0 185
T.J. Lee III Eastern Washington CB Sr. 5-9 170
Jestin Love Central Arkansas S Sr. 6-0 208
Dean Marlowe James Madison S Jr. 6-2 195
Bobby Wenzig Alabama State P Sr. 6-2 185
Hudson Smith Gardner-Webb LS Sr. 6-1 230
Ryan Smith North Dakota State PR Sr. 5-7 175

 

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