Phil Steele Magazine names FCS All-America teams
Courtesy: Southern Conference
Release: 01/07/2019
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Furman's Adrian Hope
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SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Phil Steele Magazine released its All-America and Freshman All-America teams recently, with the Southern Conference well represented on both lists.

Eleven SoCon student-athletes earned All-America honors from Phil Steele, including first-team honoree Isaiah Mack of Chattanooga on the defensive line.

Furman freshman linebacker Adrian Hope was the a fourth-team All-America pick and was the lone freshman selected on any of the four squads.

Hope also headlined the All-Freshman team, as he was one of seven SoCon selections on the first teams and one of 16 SoCon picks overall. Hope was named the Defensive Freshman of the Year, while Citadel punter Matthew Campbell was named the Special Teams Freshman of the Year.

For the full Phil Steele Magazine release, click here.

All-America teams
First team
DL – Isaiah Mack, Chattanooga

Second team
QB – Devlin Hodges, Samford
FB – Andre Stoddard, Wofford
WR – Kelvin McKnight, Samford
OL – Matt Pyke, ETSU
DL – Ahmad Gooden, Samford
DL – Nasir Player, ETSU
DB – Tyree Robinson, ETSU

Third team
DL – Miles Brown, Wofford
K – Grayson Atkins, Furman

Fourth team
LB – Adrian Hope, Furman

Freshman All-America teams
First team
QB – Quay Holmes, ETSU
OL – Tre’mond Shorts, ETSU
DL – Nelson Jordan, Samford
DL – Devonnsha Maxwell, Chattanooga
LB – Adrian Hope, Furman
DB – Ronald Kent Jr., Western Carolina
P – Matthew Campbell, The Citadel

Second team
OL – Haden Haas, The Citadel
OL – Marshall Gill, VMI
DL – Mason Kinsey, The Citadel

Third team
WR – David Durden, Mercer
OL – Bo McKinney, Furman
LB – Ethan Casselberry, VMI
LB – Brett Howell, VMI
DB – Chris Beverly, The Citadel
DB – Collin Loftis, VMI

Defensive Freshman of the Year – Adrian Hope, LB, Furman
Special Teams Freshman of the Year – Matthew Campbell, P, The Citadel

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