Nine Rattlers Named Preseason All-MEAC Football
Senior Brandon Norwood was voted to first team
NORFOLK, Va. (July 28) – The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference released its 2017 Preseason All-Star Football Team here Friday, and nine (9) FAMU student-athletes were named among the selected performers announced at the annual Football Media Luncheon at the Marriott Waterside Hotel.
Heading the list of Rattler All-Stars was senior wide receiver Brandon Norwood of Atlanta, Georgia, who was named to the All-MEAC First Team. Norwood had a team-high 51 catches for 458 yards and four touchdowns a year ago.
2017 FAMU Preseason MEAC Football All-Stars
First Team Offense
WR* Brandon Norwood Sr. Florida A&M Atlanta, Ga.
Second Team Offense
OL Osman Aguilera Sr. Florida A&M Miami, Fla.
OL Loubens Polinice So. Florida A&M Palm Coast, Fla.
Second Team Defense
DB Orlando McKinley Jr. Florida A&M Atlanta, Ga.
DB Terry Jefferson So. Florida A&M Miami, Fla.
Third Team Offense
QB Ryan Stanley So. Florida A&M Pembroke Pines, Fla.
TE Desmond Noird Sr. Florida A&M Atlanta, Ga.
OL Obinna Nwanko So. Florida A&M Miramar, Fla.
Third Team Defense
DL* Elijah Price Sr. Florida A&M Jacksonville, Fla.
The nine players was the most from Florida A&M since early 2000s.
-Courtesy of FAMU Athletic Communications – (850) 599-3200/599-3736