NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 22, 2022 – South Carolina State had fourteen (14) Bulldogs named to the All-MEAC honoree teams, as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announced its postseason football honors, presented by TowneBank.

NC Central led the way with seven First Team All-MEAC selections, followed by Howard with six and then South Carolina State with five.

All awards and honors were voted on by the league’s head football coaches and sports information directors.

In partnership with the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame, the MEAC will announce its Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year as part of the festivities surrounding the 64th NFF Annual Awards Dinner on Tuesday, Dec. 6, at the Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.

Earning First Team accolades were, wide receiver Shaquan Davis, offensive lineman Nick Taiste, defensive lineman Patrick Godbolt, linebacker BJ Davis and defensive back Duane Nichols.

See below for the full All-MEAC teams.

Offensive Lineman of the Year:  Robert Mitchell, North Carolina Central
Rookie of the Year:  Marquis Gillis, Delaware State
Coach of the Year: Trei Oliver, North Carolina Central
First Team Offense

QBDavius RichardJr.North Carolina CentralBelle Glade, Fla.
RBAlfonzo GrahamSr.Morgan StateBaltimore, Md.
RBLatrell CollierR-Jr.North Carolina CentralBluefield, W.Va.
WRShaquan DavisR-Jr.South Carolina StateSummerville, S.C.
WRAntoine MurrayGr.HowardMiramar, Fla.
TEBrennan BrownSr.HowardDallas, Tex.
CTorricelli Simpkins IIISo.North Carolina CentralCharlotte, N.C.
OLCorey BullockJr.North Carolina CentralAccokeek, Md.
OLRobert MitchellR-Sr.North Carolina CentralMillsboro, Del.
OLAnim DankwahSr.HowardAccra, Ghana
OLNick TaisteSo.South Carolina StateWest Columbia, S.C.

First Team Defense

DLIsaiah Williams*R-Sr.Delaware StateBrooklyn, N.Y.
DLPatrick Godbolt*Jr.South Carolina StateBlythewood, S.C.
DLJevin JacksonGr.HowardLawrenceville, Ga.
DLMarcus BrownJr.HowardHouston, Tex.
DLElijah WilliamsSo.Morgan StateJersey City, N.J.
LBBJ DavisR-Jr.South Carolina StateBlair, S.C.
LBTyler LongR-Jr.Norfolk StateCincinnati, Ohio
LBBrooks ParkerSr.Delaware StateLaurel, Del.
DBKhalil BakerJr.North Carolina CentralWinston-Salem, N.C.
DBRomell Harris-FreemanR-Jr.Delaware StateRockville, Md.
DBKenny Gallop, Jr.Jr.HowardPortsmouth, Va.
DBDuane Nichols*Gr.South Carolina StateLake View, S.C.
DBJae’Veyon Morton*Sr.Morgan StateDetroit, Mich.
PMatt NollSo.Delaware StateRobesonia, Pa.
PKAdrian OlivoJr.North Carolina CentralPlant City, Fla.
RSKeith Jenkins, Jr.Fr.Morgan StateGainesville, Va.

* Indicates a tie.

Second Team Offense

QBQuinton WilliamsSr.HowardUpper Marlboro, Md.
RBJarett HunterJr.HowardMineral, Va.
RBMarquis GillisR-Fr.Delaware StateMilford, Del.
WRE.J. Hicks*R-Sr.North Carolina CentralRolesville, N.C.
WRDevin Smith*So.North Carolina CentralDurham, N.C.
WRDa’Quan FeltonR-So.Norfolk StatePortsmouth, Va.
TETyler BarnesSr.North Carolina CentralCharlotte, N.C.
CDeshawn IngramSr.HowardDetroit, Mich.
OLDarius FoxSo.HowardWashington, D.C.
OLSam PearsonSr.Delaware StateWashington, D.C.
OLCam JohnsonR-So.South Carolina StateIrmo, S.C.
OLChris AnthonyGr.Morgan StateMassillon, Ohio

* Indicates a tie.

Second Team Defense

DLDarrian BrokenburrSr.HowardManassas, Va.
DLJared KirkseySo.South Carolina StateClemson, S.C.
DLJaden TaylorR-So.North Carolina CentralDurham, N.C.
DLColby WarriorR-Sr.North Carolina CentralFayetteville, Ga.
LBMarquis HallR-Sr.Norfolk StateWoodbridge, Va.
LBAaron SmithSo.South Carolina StateManning, S.C.
LBJaki BrevardSo.North Carolina CentralDurham, N.C.
DBManny SmithR-Jr.North Carolina CentralLaurel Hill, N.C.
DBZion KeithGr.South Carolina StateFlorence, S.C.
DBRobert Jones IIISo.HowardFairwood, Md.
DBR.J. ColesR-Jr.Norfolk StateRichmond, Va.
PDyson RobertsSo.South Carolina StateSumter, S.C.
PKNathan WilsonFr.Delaware StateSalem, N.J.
RSIan WheelerSr.HowardHouston, Tex.

* Indicates a tie.

Third Team Offense

QBC.J. HenryR-Fr.Delaware StateNewark, Del.
RBJ’Mari TaylorSo.North Carolina CentralCharlotte, N.C.
RBEden JamesFr.HowardPort St. Lucie, Fla.
WRJerrish HalseySr.Delaware StateRahway, N.J.
WRKasey HawthorneJr.HowardSebring, Fla.
TEKhalil EllisR-Jr.South Carolina StateRock Hill, S.C.
CEric Brown, Jr.So.South Carolina StateHartsville, S.C.
OLIsaiah CookSo.Delaware StateWillingboro, N.J.
OLMarvin AtuatasiJr.Morgan StateLeone, American Samoa
OLVincent Byrd, Jr.*Fr.Norfolk StateStafford, Va.
OLLamar Robinson*Fr.Norfolk StateAlexandria, Va.

* Indicates a tie.

Third Team Defense

DLAnthony BlumeR-So.Norfolk StateEdgewood, Md.
DLAmadeu VitalR-Jr.Norfolk StateSilver Springs, Md.
DLOctaveon MinterSo.South Carolina StateChester, S.C.
DLChristian SmithSo.North Carolina CentralJacksonville, N.C.
LBLawrence RichardsonJr.Morgan StatePhiladelphia, Pa.
LBMaurio GoingsR-So.Delaware StateNew Market, Md.
LBChristian WhiteSr.HowardHighland Springs, Va.
DBJawain GrangerR-Sr.Delaware StateNew Castle, Del.
DBJoseph WhiteR-Jr.Norfolk StateVirginia Beach, Va.
DBJayden WoodenSr.Morgan StatePeoria, Ariz.
DBCarlvainsky DeciusSo.Morgan StateNew Carrollton, Md.
PPhillip RichardsGr.HowardMelbourne, Australia
PKGavyn ZimmermanSo.South Carolina StateSumter, S.C.
RSBrandon CodringtonJr.North Carolina CentralRaleigh, N.C.

* Indicates a tie.



About the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) is in its 52nd year of intercollegiate competition with the 2022-23 academic school year. Located in Norfolk, Va., the MEAC is made up of eight outstanding historically Black institutions across the Atlantic coastline: Coppin State University, Delaware State University, Howard University, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Morgan State University, Norfolk State University, North Carolina Central University and South Carolina State University.