NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The preseason All-Ohio Valley Conference team released Monday as voted on by coaches and sports information directors, along with the league’s preseason offensive and defensive players of the year:
Preseason Offensive Player of the Year: WR Patrick Smith, Tennessee State
Preseason Defensive Player of the Year: DL Darius Jackson, Jacksonville State
QB Troy Cook, UT Martin
RB Roc Thomas, Jacksonville St.
RB Jaimiee Bowe, UT Martin
RB Yeedee Theanrat, Tennessee Tech
WR Patrick Smith, Tennessee St.
WR Jordon Gandy, Murray St.
TE Addison Bounds, E. Illinois
C Thomas Burton, Tennessee St.
OG Justin Lea, Jacksonville St.
OG Robert Burleigh, UT Martin
OT Dylan Cline, Jacksonville St.
OT Kadarren Bond, UT Martin
DL Darius Jackson, Jacksonville St.
DL Ebenezer Ogundeko, Tennessee St.
DL Aaron Patrick, E. Kentucky
DL Randy Robinson, Jacksonville St.
LB Siran Neal, Jacksonville St.
LB Joel McCandless, Jacksonville St.
LB Chad Meredith, SE Missouri
DB Marlon Bridges, Jacksonville St.
DB Kahlid Hagens, UT Martin
DB Reggie Hall, Jacksonville St.
DB D’Montre Wade, Murray St.
DB Tae Martin, UT Martin
K Lane Clark, Tennessee St.
P Keith Wrzuszczak, E. Kentucky
RS Cameron Sanders, SE Missouri
RS Chris Rowland, Tennessee St.