ASU's Rolland-Jones named Sun Belt's best again


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Arkansas State senior defensive end Ja’Von Rolland-Jones was named the Sun Belt Conference player of the year for the second consecutive season in December 2018=7.

The phone rang Wednesday morning, and Ja'Von Rolland-Jones held out his cellphone to see a student services director was calling.

Sun Belt Player of the Year

Ja’Von Rolland-Jones, Arkansas State

Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Year

Justice Hansen, Arkansas State

All-Sun Belt First-Team Offense


QB;Justice Hansen;R-Jr.;Arkansas State

RB;Jalin Moore;Jr.;Appalachian State

RB;Aaron Duckworth;Sr.;Idaho

WR;Ike Lewis;Sr.;Appalachian State

WR;Penny Hart;R-So.;Georgia State

WR;Jaleel Scott;R-Sr.;New Mexico State

TE;Blake Mack;Sr.;Arkansas State

OL;Colby Gossett;Sr.;Appalachian State

OL;Beau Nunn;Sr.;Appalachian State

OL;Victor Johnson;So.;Appalachian State

OL;Lanard Bonner;R-Jr.;Arkansas State

OL;Steven Rowzee;Sr.;Troy

All-Sun Belt First-Team Defense

DL;Tee Sims;Sr.;Appalachian State

DL;Ja’Von Rolland-Jones;R-Sr.;Arkansas State

DL;Aikeem Coleman;Sr.;Idaho

DL;Cedric Wilcots II;R-So.;New Mexico State

DL;Hunter Reese;Jr.;Troy

LB;Eric Boggs;Sr.;Appalachian State

LB;Tony Lashley;Jr.;Idaho

LB;Dalton Herrington;Sr.;New Mexico State

DB;Clifton Duck;So.;Appalachian State

DB;Blaise Taylor;Sr.;Arkansas State

DB;Jeremy Reaves;Sr.;South Alabama

DB;Blace Brown;Jr.;Troy

All-Sun Belt First-Team Special Teams

PK;Gavin Patterson;Jr.;South Alabama

P;Corliss Waitman;Jr.;South Alabama

Return Specialist;Marcus Green;Jr.;Louisiana-Monroe

All-Purpose;Marcus Green;Jr.;Louisiana-Monroe

All-Sun Belt Second-Team Offense

QB;Taylor Lamb;Sr.;Appalachian State

RB;Larry Rose III;Sr.;New Mexico State

RB;Jordan Chunn;Sr.;Troy

WR;Chris Murray;Sr.;Arkansas State

WR;Jamarius Way;Jr.;South Alabama

WR;Deondre Douglas;Jr.;Troy

TE;Gabe Schrade;Sr.;Texas State

OL;Noah Johnson;So.;Idaho

OL;Kevin Dotson;So.;Louisiana-Lafayette

OL;Noah Fisher;Jr.;South Alabama

OL;Deontae Crumitie;Jr.;Troy

OL;Tristan Crowder;So.;Troy

All-Sun Belt Second-Team Defense

DL;Ronheen Bingham;Jr.;Arkansas State

DL;Logan Hunt;Jr.;Georgia Southern

DL;Jamal Stadom;Sr.;Troy

DL;Trevon Sanders;Jr.;Troy

LB;Kyle Wilson;Sr.;Arkansas State

LB;Shane Johnson;Sr.;Coastal Carolina

LB;Kaden Elliss;Jr.;Idaho

LB;Tron Folsom;So.;Troy

DB;Tae Hayes;Jr.;Appalachian State

DB;Justin Clifton;Jr.;Arkansas State

DB;Monquavion Brinson;So.;Georgia Southern

DB;Ron LaForce;Jr.;New Mexico State

All-Sun Belt Second-Team Special Teams

PK;Tyler Bass;R-So.;Georgia Southern

P;Cade Coffey;R-Fr.;Idaho

Return Specialist;Marcus Jones;Fr.;Troy

All-Purpose;Marcus Jones;Fr.;Troy

All-Sun Belt Third-Team Offense

QB;Tyler Rogers;R-Sr.;New Mexico State

RB;Osharmar Abercrombie;Sr.;Coastal Carolina

RB;Trey Ragas;R-Fr.;Louisiana-Lafayette

WR;Justin McInnis;Jr.;Arkansas State

WR;Malcolm Williams;Jr.;Coastal Carolina

WR;RJ Turner;So.;Louisiana-Monroe

TE;Chase Rogers;Fr.;Louisiana-Lafayette

OL;Jaypee Philbert;Sr.;Arkansas State

OL;Grant Horst;Sr.;Louisiana-Lafayette

OL;Frank Sutton;Sr.;Louisiana-Monroe

OL;Aaron Brewer;So.;Texas State

OL;Kirk Kelley;So.;Troy

All-Sun Belt Third-Team Defense

DL;Caleb Fuller;Sr.;Appalachian State

DL;Caleb Caston;Sr.;Arkansas State

DL;Marterious Allen;Jr.;Georgia State

DL;Joe Dillon;So.;Louisiana-Lafayette

LB;Devan Stringer;Sr.;Appalachian State

LB;Michael Shaw;R-Jr.;Georgia State

LB;Frankie Griffin;Jr.;Texas State

DB;A.J. Howard;Sr.;Appalachian State

DB; Chandon Sullivan; Sr.;Georgia State

DB;Tracy Walker;Sr.;Louisiana-Lafayette

DB;Shamad Lomax;So.;New Mexico State

DB;Cedarius Rookard;Jr.;Troy

All-Sun Belt Third-Team Special Teams

PK;Sawyer Williams;R-So.;Arkansas State

P;Cody Grace;R-So.;Arkansas State

Return Specialist;Blaise Taylor;Sr.;Arkansas State

All-Purpose;Glenn Smith;Sr.;Georgia State

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