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Ohio Valley Conference announces football honors

Here's a look at the 2016 Ohio Valley Conference football honors.

2016 All-OVC Football Team and Award Winners

OVC Offensive Player of the Year: Eli Jenkins (QB), Jacksonville State

OVC Defensive Player of the Year: Darius Jackson (DE), Jacksonville State

OVC Freshman of the Year: Marlon Bridges (S), Jacksonville State

Roy Kidd OVC Coach of the Year: John Grass, Jacksonville State

FIRST-TEAM OFFENSE

QB - Eli Jenkins, Jacksonville State
RB - Devin Church, Eastern Illinois

RB - Roc Thomas, Jacksonville State

WR - Jordon Gandy, Murray State

WR - Patrick Smith, Tennessee State

TE - Jesse Blackburn, Murray State

C - Casey Dunn, Jacksonville State      

OG - Justin Lea, Jacksonville State

OG - Robert Burleigh, UT Martin

OT - Nick Johnson, Jacksonville State

OT - Jessamen Dunker, Tennessee State      

FIRST-TEAM DEFENSE

DL - Ebenezer Ogundeko, Tennessee State

DL - Darius Jackson, Jacksonville Stat  

DL - Aaron Patrick, Eastern Kentucky
DL - Randy Robinson, Jacksonville State

LB - Siran Neal, Jacksonville State

LB - Joel McCandless, Jacksonville State

LB - Seth McDonald, Eastern Illinois

LB - Chad Meredith, Southeast Missouri

DB - Marlon Bridges, Jacksonville State

DB - Kahlid Hagens, UT Martin

DB - Jaylen Hill, Jacksonville State

DB - Ezra Robinson, Tennessee State

FIRST-TEAM SPECIALISTS
K - Lane Clark, Tennessee State
P - Alex Knight, Southeast Missouri

RS - Cameron Sanders, Southeast Missouri
RS - Chris Rowland, Tennessee State

SECOND-TEAM OFFENSE

QB - KD Humphries, Murray State
RB - Will Young, Southeast Missouri

RB - Josh Clemons, Jacksonville State

WR - Josh Barge, Jacksonville State

WR - Dontez Byrd, Tennessee Tech

WR - Jared Beard, Austin Peay

TE - Ben Axline, UT Martin
C - Kenneth Crenshaw, UT Martin

OG - Kyron Samuels, Jacksonville State

OG - Kevin Kenton, Tennessee State   

OT - Evan Kanz, Eastern Illinois

OT - Dylan Cline, Jacksonville State

SECOND-TEAM DEFENSE

DL - Keith Jones, UT Martin

DL - Damani Taylor, UT Martin
DL - David Johnson, Eastern Illinois      

DL - Desmond Owino, Jacksonville State

LB - Josh Poplar, Tennessee Tech

LB - Chris Collins, Tennessee State

LB - Gunnar Scholato, Austin Peay

DB - Kiante Northington, Eastern Kentucky

DB - Reggie Hall, Jacksonville State

DB - D’Montre Wade, Murray State
DB - Tae Martin, UT Martin

SECOND-TEAM SPECIALISTS
K - Nick Madonia, Tennessee Tech

P - Keith Wrzuszczak, Eastern Kentucky

RS - Kyran Moore, Austin Peay

ALL-NEWCOMER TEAM

RB/RS - Kentel Williams, Austin Peay

DL - David Johnson, Eastern Illinois

QB - Mitch Kimble, Eastern Illinois

TE - Dan Crimmins, Eastern Kentucky

DB - Marlon Bridges, Jacksonville State

RB - Roc Thomas, Jacksonville State
DB - Zachary Wade, Murray State

QB - Jesse Hosket, Southeast Missouri

WR - Steven Newbold, Tennessee State

WR/RS - Chris Rowland, Tennessee State

RB - Yeedee Thaenrat, Tennessee Tech

QB - Michael Birdsong, Tennessee Tech

WR - Dontez Byrd, Tennessee Tech

WR/RS - Londell Lee, UT Martin

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