It’s finally time to release our SIS All-Conference teams. We used our all-encompassing player value stat, Total Points, along with other metrics and our scouting work as leading references in putting together our team of selections for 2022, plus a few honorable mentions.
You can learn more about Total Points and the statistics referenced here.
These picks are meant to honor this season’s best-of-the-best in the Sun Belt.
|QB||Grayson McCall||Coastal Carolina|
|RB||Frank Gore Jr.||Southern Mississippi|
|WR||Ali Jennings III||Old Dominion|
|WR||Jamari Thrash||Georgia State|
|TE||Seydou Traore||Arkansas State|
|OT||Cooper Hodges||Appalachian State|
|OG||Khalil Crowder||Georgia Southern|
|OG||Will McDonald||Coastal Carolina|
|OC||Logan Langemeier||Georgia Southern|
Coastal Carolina’s Grayson McCall leads the conference in Total Points with 112, even though he missed 2 games because of injury. Old Dominion’s Ali Jennings III led all receivers in the conference with 31 Total Points and was tied for the conference lead in receiving TDs with 9.
Frank Gore Jr. dominated the rest of the conference’s running backs, leading with 55 Total Points and his Broken+Missed Tackle rate of 31.6 % was 2nd in the FBS among all players with at least 200 rushes. Khalan Laborn was no slouch either as he ranked 9th in the FBS with 1,531 yards and tied for 10th with 16 rushing TDs.
Georgia Southern’s Khalil Crowder led all OL in the conference in Total Points with 34. Appalachian State’s Cooper Hodges followed closely behind with 33 and Crowder’s teammate, Logan Langemeier, led all OCs in the conference with 32 Total Points.
|DT||James Carpenter||James Madison|
|EDGE||Jordan Revels||Texas State|
|LB||Logan Doublin||Appalachian State|
|S||Jay Stanley||Southern Mississippi|
Troy’s T.J. Jackson led all DT in the Sun Belt in Total Points with 38 and was a big reason why he was named 2nd Team for our All-American Team. Owen Porter of Marshall was the top edge defender in the Sun Belt with 55 Total Points. He ranked 2nd in the conference in sacks with 9.5 and 2nd in total pressures with 39. Reddy Steward led all DBs in the Sun Belt with 78 Total Points and his Passer Rating Against of 47.3 was 11th among CBs in the FBS with a minimum of 50 targets.
|K||Dominic Zvada||Arkansas State|
|P||Ethan Duane||Old Dominion|
|Returner||Johnnie Lang||Arkansas State|
Dominic Zvada went a near perfect 17-of-18 and his FG% of 94.4 was tied for 6th-best in the FBS for kickers with a minimum of 15 attempts. Ethan Duane’s 28 punts inside the 20 was tied for 6th-best. Johnnie Lang led the nation with 888 KR yards while adding 1 TD.
|Kyle Vantrease||Georgia Southern|
|La’Damian Webb||South Alabama|
|Derrick Canteen||Georgia Southern|
|Quavian White||Georgia State|
|Darrell Luter Jr.||South Alabama|
|Yam Banks||South Alabama|
Kyle Vantrease was 2nd in the conference in TP with 102 and threw for the 5th-most yards in the FBS. South Alabama’s Yam Banks was in conversation for the 1st Team and his 6 INTs, which was T-2nd in the FBS, is a big reason why.
Total Points, stats, and ranks as of 2/7/2023