1. Jackson State- 116 points (12)
  2. Florida A&M- 108 points (7)
  3. Alabama A&M- 87 points (2)
  4. Alabama State- 60 points (1)
  5. Bethune-Cookman- 56 points
  6. Mississippi Valley State- 35 points


  1. Southern- 111 points (11)
  2. Alcorn State- 110 points (5)
  3. Prairie View A&M- 82 points (5)
  4. Grambling State- 77 points (1)
  5. Arkansas-Pine Bluff- 42 points
  6. Texas Southern- 40 points

*First place votes listed in parenthesis ( )

Preseason Offensive Player of the Year
Shedeur Sanders, Jackson State 

Preseason Defensive Player of the Year
Isaiah Land, Florida A&M

Preseason All-SWAC First Team Offense
Quarterback: Shedeur Sanders, Jackson State 
Running Back: Gary Quarles, Alabama A&M
Running Back: Caleb Johnson, Mississippi Valley State
Offensive Lineman: Dallas Black, Southern
Offensive Lineman: Mark Evans II, Arkansas-Pine Bluff
Offensive Lineman: Drake Centers, Texas Southern
Offensive Lineman: Tony Gray, Jackson State
Offensive Lineman: Robert Alston, Alabama State
Wide Receiver: Abdul-Fatai Ibrahim, Alabama A&M
Wide Receiver: Xavier Smith, Florida A&M
Tight End: Kemari Averett, Bethune-Cookman
Preseason All-SWAC First Team Defense
Defensive Lineman: Sundiata Anderson, Grambling State
Defensive Lineman: Ronnie Thomas, Mississippi Valley State
Defensive Lineman: Jason Dumas, Southern
Defensive Lineman: Jordan Lewis, Southern
Linebacker: Isaiah Land, Florida A&M
Linebacker: Aubrey Miller, Jackson State 
Linebacker: Monroe Beard III, Arkansas-Pine Bluff
Defensive Back: Omari Hill-Robinson, Bethune-Cookman
Defensive Back: Irshaad Davis, Alabama State
Defensive Back: Shilo Sanders, Jackson State 
Defensive Back: BJ Bohler, Florida A&M
Preseason All-SWAC First Team Specialist
Place Kicker: Jose Romo-Martinez, Florida A&M
Punter: Josh Sanchez, Arkansas-Pine Bluff
Long Snapper: Thomas Reny, Arkansas-Pine Bluff

Return Specialist: Isaiah Bolden, Jackson State

Preseason All-SWAC Second Team Offense
Quarterback: Andrew Body, Texas Southern  
Running Back: Niko Duffey, Alcorn State 
Running Back: Jaden Stewart, Prairie View A&M 
Offensive Lineman: Jeremiah Stafford, Southern
Offensive Lineman: Brian Williams, Southern  
Offensive Lineman: Cameron Covin, Florida A&M
Offensive Lineman: Carson Vinson, Alabama A&M
Offensive Lineman: Arrington Taylor, Prairie View A&M
Wide Receiver: C.J. Bolar, Alcorn State
Wide Receiver: Malachi Wideman, Jackson State
Tight End: Jyrin Johnson, Texas Southern

Preseason All-SWAC Second Team Defense
Defensive Lineman: Jalen Bell, Mississippi Valley State
Defensive Lineman: Troy James, Prairie View A&M
Defensive Lineman: Devonta Davis, Jackson State
Defensive Lineman: Athen Smith, Arkansas-Pine Bluff
Linebacker: Tarik Cooper, Texas Southern 
Linebacker: Claudin Cherelus, Alcorn State
Linebacker: Blake Thomas, Grambling State
Defensive Back: Cam’Ron Silman-Craig, Jackson State
Defensive Back: Quincy Mitchell, Grambling State
Defensive Back: Caleb Brunson, Mississippi Valley State
Defensive Back: Javan Morgan, Florida A&M
Preseason All-SWAC Second Team Specialist
Place Kicker: Garrett Urban, Grambling State
Punter: Garrett Urban, Grambling State
Long Snapper: Desmond Calloway, Prairie View A&M

Return Specialist: Darnell Deas, Bethune-Cookman

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