SWAC Predicted Order of Finish

SWAC Predicted Order of Finish

(First-place votes in parentheses)

West Division, Points, 2012 record

1. UAPB (14), 105, 10-2

2. Southern (6), 88, 4-7

3. Prairie View A&M (3), 82, 3-8

4. Grambling State (1), 51, 1-10

5. Texas Southern, 38, 2-9

East Division, Points, 2012 record

1. Alabama State (15), 108, 7-4

2. Jackson State (9), 102, 7-5

3. Alabama A&M, 60, 7-4

4. Miss. Valley State, 51, 5-6

5. Alcorn State, 40, 4-7

Preseason All-SWAC teams

*Denotes preseason offensive/defensive player of the year

First team offense

QB, Ben Anderson*, UAPB

RB, Isaiah Crowell, Alabama State

RB, Justin Billings, UAPB

WR, Lee Doss, Southern

WR, Ladarius Eckwood, UAPB

TE, Dezmond Beverly, UAPB

OL, Kenny Eagle, UAPB

OL, Tre Glover, Prairie View A&M

OL, Damien Love, Alabama State

OL, Dillon Bonnet, Prairie View A&M

OL, Edmund Davis, Alabama State

PK/P, Bobby Wenzig, Alabama State

RS, Virgil Williams, Southern

First team defense

DL, Robert Simpson, MVSU

DL, Damien Lee, UAPB

DL, Tedderick Terrell, Jackson State

DL, DeMarcus Berry, UAPB

LB, Jer-Ryan Harris, UAPB

LB, Jerome Harris, Prairie View A&M

LB, Anthony Balancier, Southern

DB, Qua Cox*, Jackson State

DB, Ryan Shaw, UAPB

DB, Kevin Eugene, MVSU

DB, Virgil Williams, Southern

Second-team offense

QB, Dray Joseph, Southern

RB, Tommy Gooden, Jackson State

RB, Rakeem Sims, Jackson State

WR, Julian Stafford, MVSU

WR, Montarius Smith, Alabama A&M

TE, Justin Robinson, Alabama State

TE, Olatunde’ Idowu, Prairie View A&M

OL, Keathric Brown, UAPB

OL, Jordan Arthur, Jackson State

OL, Clint Marsh, Grambling State

OL, Justin Goodrich, Alabama A&M

OL, Antonio Griggs, MVSU

PK, Chris Barrick, Prairie View A&M

P, Travis Jatzlau, Prairie View A&M

RS, Johnta’ Hebert, Prairie View A&M

Second-team defense

DL, Carlton Jones, Alabama State

DL, Reginald Bailey, Alabama A&M

DL, Arthur Miley, Southern

DL, Corey Johnson, Alabama A&M

LB, Xavier Lofton, UAPB

LB, Todd Wilcher, Jackson State

LB, DeMarques Taylor, Alabama State

DB, Cameron Loeffler, Jackson State

DB, Jamison Knox, Alcorn State

DB, Le’Tevin Wilcox, Texas Southern

DB, Derrick Harris, Alabama A&M