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FAMU wide receiver Brandon Norwood was chose to the All-MEAC Preseason First Team
FAMU wide receiver Brandon Norwood was chose to the All-MEAC Preseason First Team
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Courtesy: Florida A&M Sports Information
Norwood Leads FAMU Squad of Nine on All-MEAC List
By: Florida A&M Sports Information  

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.

Second Team selections included offensive linemen Osman Aguilera and Loubens Polinice, along with defensive backs Orlando McKinley and Terry Jefferson, who each had four pass interceptions in 2016.

Third Team selections from FAMU were quarterback Ryan Stanley, tight end Desmond Noird, offensive tackle Obinna Nwanko and defensive end Elijah Price.

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




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