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Twelve Indians named to SAC pre-season Football team

    Carson-Newman and Catawba, who have monopolized the SAC football championship over the past decade, appear to have the talent to keep that streak alive.  The Eagles, the defending SAC champions, lead the way with 12 representatives on the 2003 preseason All-Conference team, as selected by the league's Sports Information Directors. The Indians also placed a dozen on the teams. Both Carson-Newman and Catawba have eight first-team representatives.         
Catawba's Luke Samples, who broke the Indians' single-season passing mark as a sophomore, is the First Team quarterback. He'll have plenty of protection from a pair of preseason First-Team selections in Joe Nixon and Daniel Lynch, while Cole Beane, a former First Team All-Conference selection, starts out on the second team. The Indians also return preseason First-Team selection Rodney Wallace, who led the league in rushing last year.  Rounding out the Tribe’s seven offensive selections are kicker Allan Rohrbaugh and tailback Mario Crowe.

The Indians had five defensive selections, indluding Samario Houston, last year's Defensive Freshman of the Year, who looks to continue Catawba's history of standout linebackers.  In the secondary, cornerback Jamel Jackson and safety Jemonte Battle were honored and selected for the defensive line were Khanis Hubbard and Piotr Kalinowski.

            The Eagles will look to senior running back Damone Boone and wide receiver Mikkail Jenkins to spearhead the C-N offensive juggernaut. The Eagles aren't all about offense, however, with five representatives on the First Team Defense, including Clarence Glymph, Germon Spence and William Moody.

            Tusculum also placed 11 on the preseason teams, including All-American offensive lineman Alan Dunn and return specialist wizard Donald Amaker.  Presbyterian College had six representatives. Wide receiver Terry Meng and punter Philip Bernardi were First-Team selections.  Mars Hill had a pair of running backs among its five members. Cedric Johnson was a First-Team selection, while Travis McFadden, the school's all-time leading rusher, is back after missing most of last year with an injury and is on the Second Team.

            Jeremy Durham, Newberry's First Team All-Conference representative last season, returns for the Indians. Todd Jeter, who led the league in interceptions two years ago, also made First Team.  Wingate had four selections, all on the Second Team. Offensive standouts Zeke McKine and running back Antonio Hailstock lead the Bulldogs.  Lenoir-Rhyne placed three on the Preseason All-Conference teams, including tight end Ross Penland on the First Team. Chris Winford, a return specialist who was the 2002 Offensive Freshman of the Year, was a Second Team selection.


 2003 SOUTH ATLANTIC CONFERENCE
PRE-SEASON ALL-CONFERENCE FOOTBALL TEAM

FIRST TEAM
OFFENSE
QB – LUKE SAMPLES, CAT
WR – Terry Meng, PC
WR – Mikkail Jenkins, CN
WR – Matt Riggs, TC
RB – Damone Boone, CN
RB – RODNEY WALLACE, CAT
RB – Cedric Johnson, MH
TE – Ross Penland, LR
OL – Bakari Wilkerson, CN
OL – Alan Dunn, TC
OL – Jeremy Durham, NEW
OL – DANIEL LYNCH, CAT
OL – JOE NIXON, CAT
PK – ALLAN ROHRBAUGH, CAT
RS – Donald Amaker, TC

DEFENSE
DL – Clarence Glymph, CN
DL – Germon Spence, CN
DL – KHANIS HUBBARD, CAT
DL – Tellex Lanham, MH
LB – Craig Pritchett, TC
LB – Daris Robinson, TC
LB – William Moody, CN
LB – SaMARIO HOUSTON, CAT
DB – JAMEL JACKSON, CAT
DB – Todd Geter, NEW
DB – Michael Grant, MH
DB – Avery Blue, CN
P – Philip Bernardi, PC
LS – Justin Anderson, CN


SECOND TEAM
OFFENSE
QB –  Carson Bradley, TC
WR – Kendal Brown, NEW
WR – Rod deWalt, MH
WR – Zeke McKine, WING
RB – Antonio Hailstock, WING
RB – Travis McFadden, MH
RB – MARIO CROWE, CAT
TE – Hamp Eadon, PC
OL – Reggie Perkins, CN
OL – Justin Anderson, CN
OL – Mike Hill, PC
OL – COLE BEANE, CAT
OL – Marcus Johnson, WING
PK – Kjell Lorentzen, CN
RS – Chris Winford, LR

DEFENSE
DL – Lebron Johnson, TC
DL – Teddy Canty, PC
DL – PIOTR KALINOWSKI, CAT
DL – Mike Hobbs, TC
LB – Eric Soloman, CN
LB – Isaac Gibson, PC
LB – Darrell Nicholson, WING
LB – Adam Mosher, LR
DB – Ricardo Colclough, TC
DB – Ray Cooper, NEW
DB – D.J. Starling, TC
DB – JEMONTE BATTLE, CAT
P – Brandon Carnes, NEW
LS – Matt Ball, TC

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