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SIU players chosen in MVC football preseason poll

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - Results from the Missouri Valley Conference football preseason poll have been released.

Southern Illinois, which finished in a six-way tie for third place last year, received the remaining first-place vote and earned 207 points to finish third in the pre-season balloting.

Three players from SIU are mentioned below that are on the 2011 Preseason Team.

2011 Missouri Valley Football Preseason Team

Name, SchoolHt.Wt.Yr.Hometown / Previous School

QB-Tirrell Rennie, UNI6-0201Sr.N. Lauderdale (Fla.) Coconut Creek HS

RB-Jamaine Cook, YSU5-9200Jr.Cleveland (Ohio) Midpark High

D.J. McNorton, NDSU5-10204Sr.Channelview (Texas) High

FB-Brock Lough, INS6-0220Sr.Terre Haute (Ind.) South Vigo High

WR-Jermaine Saffold, MSU6-1198Sr.Grandview (Mo.) High / C. Missouri

Tyrone Walker, ILS5-11200Jr.Indianapolis (Ind.) Cardinal Ritter

TE-Alex Jones, INS6-3235Sr.Centerville (Ind.) High

OL-Bryan Boemer, SIU6-2317Sr.St. Louis (Mo.) Vianney High

Paul Cornick, NDSU6-6311Sr.Orono (Minn.) High

Cal McCarthy, ILS6-2285Sr.Shorewood (Ill.) Minooka High

David Pickard, SIU6-5306Sr.Oak Park (Ill.) High

Andrew Radakovich, YSU6-6315Jr.Steubenville (Ohio) High

Jay Teply, UNI6-7328Sr.Cedar Rapids (Iowa) Xavier

PK-Ryan Jastram, NDSU6-1205Sr.Sioux Falls (S.D.) Roosevelt / NM State


DL-Ben Boothby, UNI6-0280Sr.Clinton (Iowa) High

Coulter Boyer, NDSU6-4248Sr.Hurley (S.D.) High

Eric Brunner, ILS6-2285Sr.Greendale (Wis.) High

Ben Obaseki, INS6-3235Jr.Washington (Ind.) High

LB-L.J. Fort, UNI6-1228Sr.Waynesville (Mo.) High

Josh Howe, ILS6-0235Sr.Chicago Heights (Ill.) Marian Catholic

Michael Lien, SDSU6-0235Sr.Castaic (Calif.) Valencia High

Jacolby Washington, INS6-1235Jr.Deltona (Fla.) Deltona Trinity Christian

DB-Calvin Burnett, INS5-9160So.Orlando (Fla.) Freedom High / Hofstra

Mike McElroy, SIU6-1212Sr.Lowell (Mich.) High

Alex Sewall, INS6-1210Sr.Western Springs (Ill.) Lyons Township

J.J. Swain, UNI6-0170Jr.Burnsville (Minn.) Acad. of Holy Angels

Marcus Williams, NDSU5-11191So.Minnetonka (Minn.) Hopkins High

P-Nick Liste, YSU5-10185So.Niles (Ohio) Niles McKinley High

Kyle Bernard, UNI6-1198Jr.Cedar Falls (Iowa) High

RS-Carlos Anderson, UNI5-8172Jr.Blue Springs (Mo.) High

An honorable mention also went to Chance Coda of Southern Illinois University.

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