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2023 Preseason All-Conference USA Team: Western Kentucky QB Austin Reed, UTEP WR Tyrin Smith and more

2MAN31P Western Kentucky quarterback Austin Reed (16) reacts with tight end Joey Beljan (89) during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)

Ahead of the 2023 college football season, PFF presents its preseason All-Conference USA Team. Below are the first, second and third teams.

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QB Austin Reed, Western Kentucky
RB Anwar Lewis, Jacksonville State
RB Marquis Crosby, Louisiana Tech
WR Malachi Corley, Western Kentucky
WR Smoke Harris, Louisiana Tech
WR Tyrin Smith, UTEP
TE Sean Brown, Jacksonville State
T Steven Hubbard, UTEP
T X'Zauvea Gadlin, Liberty
G Elijah Klein, UTEP
G Justin Mayers, UTEP
C Andrew Meyer, UTEP

DI Marley Cook, Middle Tennessee
DI Keenan Stewart, UTEP
Edge Praise Amaewhule, UTEP
Edge JaQues Evans, Western Kentucky
LB Tyrice Knight, UTEP
LB Devyn Curtis, Middle Tennessee
CB Willie Roberts, Louisiana Tech
CB Upton Stout, Western Kentucky
S Rome Weber, Western Kentucky
S Tra Fluellen, Middle Tennessee
Flex Jamal Potts, FIU

K Jacob Barnes, Louisiana Tech
P Joshua Sloan, UTEP
RS Smoke Harris, Louisiana Tech


QB Hank Bachmeier, Lousiana Tech
RB Lexington Joseph, FIU
RB Ron Wiggins, Jacksonville State
WR Ife Adeyi, Sam Houston
WR Michael Mathison, Western Kentucky
WR Cyrus Allen, Louisiana Tech
TE Josiah Miamen, FIU
T Mark Goode, Western Kentucky
T Zuri Henry, UTEP
G Clay Webb, Jacksonville State
G Quantavious Leslie, Western Kentucky
C Abraham Delfin, Louisiana Tech

DI Jordan Guerad, FIU
DI Kendy Charles, Liberty
Edge Jaylen Swain, Jacksonville State
Edge Chris Hardie, Jacksonville State
LB Donovan Manuel, FIU
LB Kolbi Fuqua, Jacksonville State
CB Teldrick Ross, Middle Tennessee
CB Daijahn Anthony, Liberty
S JoJo Evans, FIU
S Jakobe Thomas, Middle Tennessee
Flex Cecil Singleton Jr., Louisiana Tech

K Zeke Rankin, Middle Tennessee
P Daton Montiel, FIU
RS Shedro Louis, Liberty


QB Gavin Hardison, UTEP
RB Deion Hankins, UTEP
RB Frank Peasant, Middle Tennessee
WR Sterling Galban, Jacksonville State
WR C.J. Daniels, Liberty
WR Noah Frith, Liberty
TE Jacob Jenkins, Liberty
T Carson Bruno, Louisiana Tech
T Shiyazh Pete, New Mexico State
G Vincent Murphy, Western Kentucky
G Brendan Schlitter, Liberty
C Canaan Yarro, New Mexico State

DI Terrion Thompson, Western Kentucky
DI Sterling Webb, New Mexico State
Edge Zaylin Wood, Middle Tennessee
Edge Aakil Washington, Liberty
LB Kavian Gaither, Sam Houston
LB Drew Francis, Middle Tennessee
CB Kobe Singleton, Liberty
CB Hezekiah Masses, FIU
S Jeremiah Harris, Jacksonville State
S D'Verick Daniel, FIU
Flex Brandon Bishop, Liberty

K Ethan Albertson, New Mexico State
P Tom Ellard, Western Kentucky
RS Lexington Joseph, FIU

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