Fifteen SAC Football Players Earn D2CCA All-Region Honors, Wingate's Rawlings Named Defensive Player of the Year

Fifteen SAC Football Players Earn D2CCA All-Region Honors, Wingate's Rawlings Named Defensive Player of the Year

ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) – The 2018 Division II Conference Commissioner's Association (D2CCA) All-Super Region 2 Football teams were announced on Friday (Nov. 30).

Fifteen South Atlantic Conference football student-athletes where named to the all-region teams, with Wingate's Cardell Rawlings leading the way as the 2018 D2CCA Super Region 2 Defensive Player of the Year.

Rawlings, a 2018 Harlon Hill Award nominee, finished the year ranked second in the nation in sacks with 17 and seventh in tackles for loss with 22. This is the second Defensive Player of the Year honor for the senior from Smithfield, N.C., as he was named SAC Defensive Player of the Year earlier this year.

Joining Rawlings on the first team were offensive selections Craig Rucker from Mars Hill and Jason Poe from Lenoir-Rhyne, while Newberry's Jamarcus Henderson was a first team selection on defense.

Earning second team honors on offense were Catawba's Jourdan Osinskie, Carson-Newman's Antonio Wimbush and Phillip McDowell, Wingate's Johnathon Black, Tusculum's Keveon Broadwater and Lenoir-Rhyne's Kyle Dugger.

On the defensive side of the ball were second team selections Joe Blue and Shea Rodgers from Newberry, Temoris Coats of Carson-Newman, Limestone's Joshua Simmons and Wingate's Davion Washington.

First Team Offense

Pos.

Player

School

Cl.

Ht.

Wt.

Hometown         / Previous School

QB

Rogan Wells

Valdosta State

So.

6-3

205

Fort Mills, S.C. / Fort Mill HS

TE

Qua Boyd

West Alabama

Sr.

6-5

245

Lafayette, La. / Jones County JC

WR

Craig Rucker

Mars Hill

Jr.

5-7

165

Orlando, Fla. / Edgewater HS

WR

Romell Guerrier

Florida Tech

R-Sr.

5-10

185

Miami, Fla. / New Mexico Military Institute

RB

Devontae Jackson

West Georgia

Sr.

5-7

175

Marietta, Ga. / Wheeler HS

RB

Tabyus Taylor

Virginia Union

So.

6-0

250

Hopewell, Va. / Hopewell HS

OL

LaVonne Gauthney

Valdosta State

R-Sr.

6-3

315

Reynoldsburg, Ohio / Akron

OL

Jeremy King

Valdosta State

R-Sr.

6-1

315

Macon, Ga. / Westside HS

OL

Adonis Sealey

Valdosta State

Jr.

6-3

295

Hamer, S.C. / Presbyterian

OL

Brandon Anderson

West Alabama

Jr.

6-3

285

Bessemer, Ala. / Shades Valley HS

OL

Jason Poe

Lenoir-Rhyne

So.

6-2

250

Fitzgerald, Ga. / Fitzgerald HS

RS

LaPerion Perry

West Georgia

R-Fr.

5-6

155

LaGrange, Ga. / LaGrange HS

K

Omar Cervantes

West Georgia

R-Fr.

6-3

245

Fort Valley, Ga. / Peach County HS

First Team Defense

Pos.

Player

School

Cl.

Ht.

Wt.

Hometown / Previous School

DL

Adonis Davis

Florida Tech

R-Sr.

6-3

260

Columbus, Ohio / Iowa Western CC

DL

Cardell Rawlings

Wingate

R-Sr.

6-2

240

Smithfield, N.C. / Cleveland HS

DL

Jamarcus Henderson

Newberry

Sr.

5-10

230

Union, S.C. / Union County HS

LB

J.T. Hassell

Florida Tech

Sr.

6-0

200

Titusville, Fla. / South Dakota State

LB

Austin Stephens

Miles

Jr.

5-11

210

Munford, Ala. / Munford HS

LB

Korie Rogers

West Georgia

Jr.

6-2

230

Buford, Ga. / Clemson

LB

Terry Samuel

West Alabama

Sr.

6-2

195

Brewton, Ala. / T.R. Miller HS

S

Montrell Pardue

West Georgia

Sr.

6-2

205

Clarksville, Tenn. / Chattanooga

S

Ravarius Rivers

Valdosta State

R-Jr.

6-1

205

Ellenwood, Ga. / Martin Luther King HS

CB

Darren Gardenhire

Delta State

Sr.

6-1

190

Los Angeles, Calif. / Montana State

CB

Aaron Watson

North Greenville

So.

5-11

165

Duncan, S.C. / James F. Byrnes HS

P

Cody Mills

Delta State

Sr.

5-7

190

Oxford, Miss. / Oxford HS

 

Second Team Offense

Pos.

Player

School

Cl.

Ht.

Wt.

Hometown      / Previous School

QB

Amir Hall

Bowie State

Sr.

6-4

195

Bowie, Md. / Riverdale Baptist HS

TE

Jourdan Osinskie

Catawba

Sr.

6-3

230

Greensboro, N.C. / Southern Alamance HS

WR

Kevin Greenhow

Central State

Jr.

6-3

205

Columbus, Ohio / Hocking CC

WR

Lio'undre Gallimore

Valdosta State

So.

5-10

170

Miami Gardens, Fla. / Mater Academy

RB

Antonio Wimbush

Carson-Newman

Jr.

5-10

190

Kingsland, Ga. / Camden County HS

RB

Jamar Thompkins

Valdosta State

R-Fr.

5-11

190

Miami, Fla. / Coral Gables HS

OL

Quentin Stanford

West Georgia

Sr.

6-4

310

Warner Robins, Ga. / Northside HS

OL

Call Dyer

West Alabama

Jr.

6-4

355

Gordo, Ala. / Gordo HS

OL

Phillip McDowell

Carson-Newman

Jr.

6-5

315

Inman, S.C. / Boiling Springs HS

OL

Johnathon Black

Wingate

R-Jr.

6-2

330

Newport, N.C. / West Carteret HS

OL

Keveon Broadwater

Tusculum

Jr.

6-4

315

Gaffney, S.C. / Gaffney HS

RS

Kyle Dugger

Lenoir-Rhyne

Jr.

6-2

215

Fayetteville, Ga. / Whitewater HS

K

Andrew Gray

Valdosta State

Sr.

6-0

165

Johns Creek, Ga. / Chattahoochee HS

Second Team Defense

Pos.

Player

School

Cl.

Ht.

Wt.

Hometown / Previous School

DL

Chad Price

West Georgia

Jr.

6-3

245

Snellville, Ga. / Brookwood HS

DL

Joe Mozone

Valdosta State

Jr.

6-1

320

North Augusta, S.C. / North Augusta HS

DL

Jordan Jones

West Alabama

Jr.

6-2

235

Lawrenceville, Ga. / Mountain View HS

LB

Joe Blue

Newberry

Sr.

5-10

225

Dillon, S.C. / Dillon HS

LB

Devon Hunt

Shaw

Jr.

6-1

220

Hamlet, N.C. / Richmond County HS

LB

Jameon Gaskin

Valdosta State

Fr.

5-11

220

Douglas, Ga. / Coffee HS

LB

Temoris Coats

Carson-Newman

Sr.

5-11

205

Greenwood, S.C. / Greenwood HS

S

Daryus Skinner

Winston-Salem State

Jr.

5-11

175

Rockingham, N.C. / Richmond County HS

S

Joshua Simmons

Limestone

Sr.

6-3

205

Moncks Corner, S.C. / Berkeley HS

CB

Davion Washington

Wingate

Jr.

6-1

195

Greenville, S.C. / Southside HS

CB

Stephen Denmark

Valdosta State

Sr.

6-3

210

Tallahassee, Fla. / James S. Rickards HS

P

Shea Rodgers

Newberry

Jr.

6-0

185

Indian Land, S.C. / Indian Land HS

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