SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Eight Southern Conference student-athletes earned spots on the Phil Steele and DraftScout.com Preseason FCS All-America teams, including three first-team selections. ETSU led the league with three selections, while Furman had two.
Wofford offensive lineman Justus Basinger, ETSU defensive lineman Nasir Player and Furman kicker Grayson Atkins were first-team picks.
Chattanooga wide receiver Bryce Nunnelly and Furman linebacker Adrian Hope were second-team selections, while Western Carolina quarterback Tyrie Adams and ETSU defensive back Tyree Robinson were third-team picks. ETSU running back Quay Holmes earned a spot on the fourth team.
Phil Steele also named all-conference teams for each FCS league.
The full teams can be found here.
OL – Justus Basinger, Wofford
DL – Nasir Player, ETSU
K – Grayson Atkins, Furman
WR – Bryce Nunnelly, Chattanooga
LB – Adrian Hope, Furman
QB – Tyrie Adams, Western Carolina
DB – Tyree Robinson, ETSU
RB – Quay Holmes, ETSU