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UL offensive guard Kevin Dotson of Plaquemine was honored Wednesday as a first-team All-American selection by Sports Illustrated.

2019 SUN BELT FOOTBALL POSTSEASON HONORS

FIRST TEAM

Offense

QB Kaleb Barker, Troy, Sr.

RB Darrynton Evans, Appalachian State, Jr.

RB Tra Barnett, Georgia State, Sr.

WR Omar Bayless, Arkansas State, Sr.

WR Kirk Merritt, Arkansas State, Sr.

WR Kaylon Geiger, Troy, Jr.

TE Josh Pederson, ULM, Jr.

OL Noah Hannon, Appalachian State, Jr.

OL Victor Johnson, Appalachian State, Sr.

OL Hunter Atkinson, Georgia State, Sr.

OL Kevin Dotson, Louisiana, Sr.

OL Robert Hunt, Louisiana, Sr.

Defense

DL Demetrius Taylor, Appalachian State, Jr.

DL William Bradley-King, Arkansas State, Jr.

DL Tarron Jackson, Coastal Carolina, Jr.

DL Raymond Johnson III, Georgia Southern, Jr.

LB Akeem Davis-Gaither, Appalachian State, Sr.

LB Bryan London II, Texas State, Sr.

LB Carlton Martial, Troy, Soph.

DB Shaun Jolly, Appalachian State, Soph.

DB Darreon Jackson, Arkansas St, Sr.

DB Kindle Vildor, Georgia Southern, Sr.

DB Corey Straughter, ULM, Jr.

DB Will Sunderland, Troy, Sr.

Special Teams

PK - Blake Grupe, Arkansas State, Soph.

P - Cody Grace, Arkansas State, Sr. 

RS - Raymond Calais, Louisiana, Sr.

AP - Tra Minter, South Alabama, Sr. 

PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Omar Bayless, Arkansas State 

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Darrynton Evans, Appalachian State

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Akeem Davis-Gaither, Appalachian State 

FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR

Layne Hatcher, Arkansas State 

NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR

Kaylon Geiger, Troy 

COACH OF THE YEAR

Billy Napier, Louisiana

SECOND TEAM

Offense

QB Dan Ellington, Georgia State, Sr.

RB Elijah Mitchell, Louisiana, Jr.

RB Josh Johnson, ULM, Jr.

WR Thomas Hennigan, Appalachian State, Jr.

WR Corey Sutton, Appalachian State, Jr.

WR Ja'Marcus Bradley, Louisiana, Sr.

TE Aubry Payne, Georgia State, Jr.

OL Cooper Hodges, Appalachian State, Fr.

OL Baer Hunter, Appalachian State, Jr. 

OL Bobby Reynolds, ULM, Sr.

OL Aaron Brewer, Texas State, Sr.

OL J.l. Gaston, Troy, Sr.

Defense

DL Kevin Thurmon, Arkansas State, Sr.

DL Zi'Yon Hill, Louisiana (So., DL, New Iberia, La.)

DL Jeffery Whatley, South Alabama, Sr.

DL Will Choloh, Troy, Soph.

LB Jordan Fehr, Appalachian State, Sr.

LB Rashad Byrd, Georgia Southern, Jr.

LB Joe Dillon, Louisiana, Jr.

LB Cortez Sisco, ULM, Sr.

DB Josh Thomas, Appalachian State, Sr.

DB B.J. Edmonds, Arkansas State, Sr.

DB Chandler Kryst, Coastal Carolina, Sr.

DB Michael Jacquet III, Louisiana, Sr.

Special Teams

PK Tyler Bass, Georgia Southern, Sr.

P Rhys Byrns, Louisiana, Soph.

AP Darrynton Evans, Appalachian State, Jr.

RS Darrynton Evans, Appalachian State, Jr.

THIRD TEAM

Offense

QB Zac Thomas, Appalachian State, Jr.

RB Raymond Calais, Louisiana, Sr.

RB Trey Ragas, Louisiana, Jr.

WR Jonathan Adams, Arkansas State, Jr.

WR Cornelius McCoy, Georgia State, Soph.

WR Reggie Todd, Troy, Jr.

TE Isaiah Likely, Coastal Carolina, Soph.

OL Jarrett Horst, Arkansas State, Soph.

OL Jacob Still, Arkansas State, Jr.

OL Trey Carter, Coastal Carolina, Jr.

OL Shamarious Gilmore, Georgia State, Jr.

OL Kirk Kelley, Troy, Sr.

Defense

DL E.J. Scott, Appalachian State, Sr.

DL C.J. Brewer, Coastal Carolina, Jr.

DL Sterling Johnson, Coastal Carolina, Sr.

DL Donald Louis, ULM, Sr.

DL Marcus Webb, Troy, Sr.

LB Tajhea Chambers, Arkansas State, Jr.

LB Teddy Gallagher, Coastal Carolina, Jr.

LB Nikolas Daniels, Texas State, Sr.

DB Desmond Franklin, Appalachian State, Sr.

DB Monquavion Brinson, Georgia Southern, Sr.

DB Kenderick Duncan Jr., Georgia Southern, Soph.

DB Travis Reed, South Alabama, Sr.

Special Teams

Stevie Artigue, Louisiana (Sr., PK, Lafayette, La.)

Tyler Sumpter, Troy (Jr., P, Hoover, Ala.)

Reggie Todd, Troy (Jr., RS, Mobile, Ala.)

Raymond Calais, Louisiana (Sr., AP, Breaux Bridge, La.)