The 2015 College Sports Journal FCS All-America Team

Villanova QB John RobertsonBy David Coulson

Executive Editor

College Sports Journal

 

PHILADELPHIA, PA. — Returning Walter Payton Award winner John Robertson of Villanova heads up the 2015 College Sports Journal Football Championship Subdivision Preseason All-American.

 

A total of 105 players, representing 58 teams and all 13 FCS conferences were named to the three teams. The Colonial Athletic Association led all leagues with 20 players, followed by the Missouri Valley Football Conference with 18 players.

 

Four-time defending national champion North Dakota State received five selections to lead all teams, while Liberty, Sam Houston State and William & Mary were next with four each.

 

 

2015 College Sports Journal FCS Preseason All-America Team

 

First Team

 

Offense

QB John Robertson, Senior, Villanova

RB Chase Edmonds, Sophomore, Fordham

RB DeAngelo Henderson, Junior, Coastal Carolina

RB Dy’Shawn Mobley, Senior, Eastern Kentucky

FB Seth Fisher, Senior, Richmond

AP Xavier Roberson, Senior, Southeastern Louisiana

WR Chris King, Senior, Duquesne

WR Cooper Kupp, Junior, Eastern Washington

WR Darrin Peterson, Senior, Liberty

TE Jordan Payne, Senior, Alcorn State

T Clay DeBord, Senior, Eastern Washington

T Joe Haug, Senior, North Dakota State

G Jonathan Burgess, Senior, Liberty

G Garrick Merriweather Jr., Senior, Fordham

C Bruce Johnson, Senior, Maine

 

Defense

DE James Cowser, Senior, Southern Utah

DE P.J. Hall, Sophomore, Sam Houston State

DT Javon Hargrave, Senior, South Carolina State

DT O.J. Mau, Senior, Gardner-Webb

DL Jonathan Woodard, Senior, Central Arkansas

OLB Brett McMakin, Senior, Northern Iowa

OLB Connor Underwood, Senior, Indiana State

ILB Don Cherry, Senior, Villanova

ILB Luke Rhodes, Senior, William & Mary

LB Kamu Grugler-Hill, Senior, Eastern Illinois

CB DeAndre Houston-Carson, Senior, William & Mary

CB Harlan Miller, Senior, Southeastern Louisiana

SS Donald Payne, Junior, Stetson

FS Lucas Webb, Sophomore, Chattanooga

DB Casey DeAndrade, Junior, New Hampshire

 

Special Teams

K John Lunsford. Senior, Liberty

P Ben LeCompte, Senior, North Dakota State

KR Pokey Harris, Senior, Murray State

PR Antonio Hamilton, Senior, South Carolina State

LS Kameron Canadey, Senior, Portland State

 

Second Team

 

Offense

QB Trey Roberson, Senior, Illinois State

RB Tarik Cohen, Junior, North Carolina A&T

RB Xavier Finney, Senior, Idaho State

RB Darius Victor, Junior, Towson

FB Andrew Bonnet, Senior, North Dakota State

AP Johnta Hebert, Senior, Prairie View

WR Seth DeValve, Senior, Princeton

WR Madison Mangum, Senior, Idaho State

WR Jake Wieneke, Sophomore, South Dakota State

TE Josh Cook, Junior, Idaho State

T Ben Curtis, Senior, Delaware

T Cole Toner, Senior, Harvard

G JP Flynn, Junior, Montana State

G Corey Levin, Junior, Chattanooga

C Robert Booker, Senior, Missouri State

 

Defense

DE LeMichael Fanning, Senior, Jacksonville State

DE Victor Ochi, Senior, Stony Brook

DT Jon Desir, Senior, Towson

DT Devaunte Sigler, Senior, Jacksonville State

DL Chima Uzowihe, Senior, Liberty

OLB James Rentz, Junior, Sacred Heart

OLB Mulumba Tshimanga, Junior, Maine

ILB Deon King, Senior, Norfolk State

ILB Pat Meehan, Senior, Illinois State

LB Kourtney Berry, Junior, Alabama State

CB James Bradberry, Senior, Samford

CB LeShaun Sims, Senior, Southern Utah

SS Miles Killebrew, Senior, Southern Utah

FS Christian Carpenter, Senior, Towson

DB Brent Spikes, Senior, McNeese State

 

Special Teams

K Michael Schmadeke, Senior, Northern Iowa 

P Cory Carter, Senior, Texas Southern

KR Devin Brown, Junior, Coastal Carolina

PR Chandler Curtis, Sophomore, Mercer

LS Josh Appel, Junior, Indiana State

 

Third Team

 

Offense

QB Carson Wentz, Senior, North Dakota State

RB Mikal Abdul-Saboor, Senior, William & Mary

RB Khari Dickson, Senior, St. Francis

RB Martin Ruiz, Junior, Youngstown State

FB Gary Underwood, Senior, Villanova

AP Ed Eagan, Senior, Northwestern State

WR Reggie Diggs, Senior, Richmond

WR Lance Lenoir, Junior, Western Illinois

WR Sperman Robinson, Junior, Western Carolina

TE Duncan Fletcher, Junior, Furman

T Donald Jackson III, Senior, Sam Houston State

T Torian White, Senior, Hampton

G Anthony Fabiano, Senior, Harvard

G Aaron Neery, Senior, Eastern Washington

C Andrew Jones, Senior, William & Mary

 

Defense

DE Derek Rivers, Junior, Youngstown State

DE Noah Spence, Junior, Eastern Kentucky

DT Al Page, Senior, Wagner

DT Blaine Woodson, Sophomore, Delaware

DL Trevor Bates, Senior, Maine

OLB Akil Anderson, Senior, New Hampshire

OLB Kendrick Van Ackeren, Senior, Montana

ILB Justin Cooper, Samford, Senior

ILB Darnell Sankey, Senior, Sacramento State

LB Jonathan Jackson, Junior, Murray State

CB Trenier Orr, Senior, Sam Houston State

CB Matt Smalley, Senior, Lafayette

SS Tim Kilfoy, Senior, Northern Iowa

FS Adam Jones, Junior, Northwestern State

DB Jermaine Hough, Senior, Jacksonville State

 

Special Teams

K Miles Bergner, Junior, South Dakota

P Lachian Edwards, Senior, Sam Houston State

KR Jatavious Wilson, Junior, Central Arkansas

PR Ladarius Vanlier, Senior, Tennessee Tech

LS James Fisher, Sophomore, North Dakota State

 

Selections By Conference

 

Big Sky (6 teams, 11 players): Eastern Washington-Clay DeBord, Cooper Kupp, Aaron Neery; Idaho State-Josh Cook, Xavier Finney, Madison Mangum; Montana-Kendrick Van Ackeren; Montana State-JP Flynn; Portland State-Kameron Canadey; Sacramento State-Darnell Sankey; Southern Utah-James Cowser, Miles Killebrew, LeShaun Sims.

 

Big South (3 teams, 7 players): Coastal Carolina-Devin Brown, DeAngelo Henderson; Gardner-Webb-O.J. Mau; Liberty-Jonathan Burgess, John Lunsford, Darrin Peterson, Chima Uzowihe.

 

Colonial Athletic Association (8 teams, 20 players):.Delaware-Ben Curtis, Blaine Woodson; Maine-Trevor Bates, Bruce Johnson, Mulumba Tshimanga; New Hampshire-Akil Anderson, Casey DeAndrade; Richmond-Reggie Diggs, Seth Fisher; Stony Brook-Victor Och;  Towson-Christian Carpenter, Jon Desir, Darius Victor; Villanova-Don Cherry, John Robertson, Gary Underwood; William & Mary-DeAndre Houston-Carson, Andrew Jones, Luke Rhodes; Mikal Abdul-Saboor.

 

Ivy League (2 teams, 3 players): Harvard-Anthony Fabiano, Cole Toner; Princeton-Seth DeValve.

 

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (4 teams, 5 players): Hampton-Torian White; Norfolk State-Deon King; North Carolina A&T-Tarik Cohen; South Carolina State-Antonio Hamilton, Javon Hargrave.

 

Missouri Valley Football Conference (9 teams, 18 players): Illinois State-Pat Meehan, Trey Roberson; Indiana State-Josh Appel, Connor Underwood; Missouri State-Robert Booker; North Dakota State-Andrew Bonnet, James Fisher, Joe Haug, Ben LeCompte, Carson Wentz; Northern Iowa-Tim Kilfoy, Brett McMakin, Michael Schmadeke; South Dakota-Miles Bergner; South Dakota State-Jake Wieneke; Western Illinois-Lance Lenoir; Youngstown State-Derek Rivers, Martin Ruiz.

 

Northeast Conference (4 teams, 4 players): Duquesne-Chris King; Sacred Heart-James Rentz; St. Francis-Khari Dickson; Wagner-Al Page.

 

Ohio Valley Conference (5 teams, 9 players): Eastern Illinois-Kamu Grugler-Hill; Eastern Kentucky-Dy’Shawn Mobley, Noah Spence; Jacksonville State-LeMichael Fanning, Jermaine Hough, Devaunte Sigler; Murray State-Pokey Harris, Jonathan Jackson; Tennessee Tech-Ladarius Vanlier.

 

Patriot League (2 teams, 2 players): Colgate-; Fordham-Chase Edmonds, Garrick Merriweather Jr.; Lafayette-Matt Smalley.

 

Pioneer Football League (1 teams, 1 player): Stetson-Donald Payne.

 

Southern Conference (5 teams, 7 players): Chattanooga-Corey Levin, Lucas Webb; Furman-Duncan Fletcher; Mercer-Chandler Curtis; Samford-James Bradberry, Justin Cooper; Western Carolina-Sperman Robinson.

 

Southland Conference (5 teams, 11 players): Central Arkansas-Jatavious Wilson, Jonathan Woodard; McNeese State-Brent Spikes; Northwestern State-Ed Eagan, Adam Jones;  Sam Houston State-Lachian Edwards, P.J. Hall, Donald Jackson III, Trenier Orr; Southeastern Louisiana-Harlan Miller, Xavier Roberson.

 

Southwestern Athletic Conference (4 teams, 4 players): Alabama State-Kourtney Berry; Alcorn State-Jordan Payne; Prairie View-Johnta Hebert; Texas Southern-Cory Carter. 

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