SPARTANBURG – The Southern Conference’s nine football coaches have selected their annual all-conference teams and specialty awards for the 2019 season.

Numerous Henry County athletes were named to the All-Freshman list. From Stockbridge’s Donovan Manuel to Yahsyn McKee and Dutchtown’s TriMarcus Cheeks. Henry County was represented well on the All-SoCon coaches football list this season.

The coaches, who could not vote for their own players, selected all-conference first and second teams and all-freshman teams on offense, defense and special teams.

2019 Coaches All-Southern Conference Football TeamAll-Freshman Offense

♦ Will Huzzie, ETSU

♦ Devin Abrams, Furman

♦ Wayne Anderson,

♦ Furman

♦ Darren Grainger, Furman

♦ Evan Jumper, Furman

♦ Yahsyn McKee, Mercer

♦ Jay Stanton, Samford

♦ A.J. Toney, Samford

♦ Ailym Ford, Chattanooga

♦ Leroy Thomas, VMI

♦ Jacquez Allen, Wofford

All-Freshman Defense

♦ Hasan Black, The Citadel

♦ Donovan Manuel, ETSU

♦ Josh Agbenou, Furman

♦ Travis Blackshear, Furman

♦ Braden Gilby, Furman

♦ Richie Coffey, Mercer

♦ TriMarcus Cheeks, Samford

♦ Kameron Brown, Chattanooga

♦ Aljareek Malry, VMI

♦ Keyvaun Cobb, Wofford

♦ Michael Mason, Wofford

All-Freshman Special Teams

♦ Tyler Keltner, ETSU

♦ Caleb Dowden, Mercer

♦ Zach Lassiter, Mercer

♦ Julian Pletz, Western

♦ Carolina

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Graduated from South Carolina State University in 2015. Been with the Henry Herald and Clayton News in two capacities as a sports journalist and interim sports editor.

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