Rucker named to preseason All-NCCFB second team

Rucker named to preseason All-NCCFB second team

CONCORD, N.C. (www.carolinagridiron.com) – Recognizing the quality of college football in the state of North Carolina, CarolinaGridiron.com has announced its preseason All-North Carolina College Football (NCCFB) team for the 2019 football season. Twenty-five of the state's thirty-three football playing institutions are represented on this year's list with FBS Appalachian State leading with eight selections.

The 2019 North Carolina College Football season kicks off on Thursday night, August 29 when the Gardner-Webb Runnin' Bulldogs face the Charlotte 49ers.

 

1st Team

Pos

Player

School

QB

Zac Thomas

Appalachian State

RB

Stevie Green

Fayetteville State

RB

Benny LeMay

Charlotte

TE

Matt Foster

Elon

WR

Corey Sutton

Appalachian State

WR

Caleb Snead

Campbell

OL

Charlie Heck

UNC

OL

Dontae Keys

North Carolina A&T

OL

Keanu Gonzales

Shaw

OL

Rakavius Chambers

Duke

OL

Donald Boone

Chowan

DL

James Smith-Williams

NC State

DL

Kawuan Cox

NC Central

DL

Rafiq Abdul Wahid

Chowan

DL

Larrell Murchison

NC State

LB

Akeem Davis-Gaither

Appalachian State

LB

Sherrod Williams

Lenoir-Rhyne

LB

Justin Strnad

Wake Forest

DB

Mac McLain III

North Carolina A&T

DB

Kasseem Bagley

Greensboro

DB

Devon Hunt

Shaw

DB

Ben DeLuca

Charlotte

K

Jake Verity

East Carolina

P

Isaac Wright

UNC-Pembroke

RS

Tyeous Sharpe

Fayetteville State

ATH

Deon Jackson

Duke

 

 

2nd Team

Pos

Player

School

QB

Tyrie Adams

Western Carolina

RB

Wesley Duggar

Davidson

RB

Darrynton Evans

Appalachian State

TE

Michael Wooten

Campbell

WR

Kelvin Harmon

NC State

WR

Elijah Bell

North Carolina A&T

OL

Justin Herron

Wake Forest

OL

Brandon Leahey

Gardner-Webb

OL

Victor Johnson

Appalachian State

OL

Jason Poe

Lenoir-Rhyne

OL

Noah Hannon

Appalachian State

DL

Justin Cates

North Carolina A&T

DL

Darius Royster

NC Central

DL

Carlos Basham

Wake Forest

DL

Alex Highsmith

Charlotte

LB

Jordan Fehr

Appalachian State

LB

Vincent Thomas

Elizabeth City State

LB

Isaiah Moore

NC State

DB

Desmond Franklin

Appalachian State

DB

Bryce Smith

Guilford

DB

Daryus Skinner

Winston-Salem State

DB

Cameron Mattison

Wingate

K

Jonathan Cruz

Charlotte

P

Dom Maggio

Wake Forest

RS

BJ Muckelvene

Wingate

ATH

Craig Rucker

Mars Hill

 

Carolina Gridiron has provided coverage of college football in North Carolina since 2013, focusing on players who also played their high school football in the state. To distinguish North Carolina college football on social media, fans of all North Carolina college football teams are encouraged to use the hashtag #NCCFB throughout the season as a way to showcase North Carolina college football pride.