2023 All-AAC College Football Midseason Team and Individual Honors

    The All-AAC College Football Honors highlight the best of what we've seen in the new-look American Athletic Conference at the midway point of 2023.

    It’s a new era of American Athletic Conference football, and we’ve started to see some terrific individual performances and great group efforts already in 2023. The Midseason All-AAC College Football Team and Honors highlight the best of what we’ve seen at the midway point of the 2023 season.

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    Midseason AAC Football Team Honors for 2023

    • Midseason Player of the Year
      Patrick Jenkins, DT, Tulane
    • Midseason Offensive Player of the Year
      Blake Watson, RB, Memphis
    • Midseason Defensive Player of the Year
      Patrick Jenkins, DT, Tulane
    • Midseason Newcomer of the Year
      Naiem Simmons, WR, USF
    • Midseason Coach of the Year
      Willie Fritz, Tulane

    Midseason AAC Offense

    • Midseason Quarterback of the Year
      Michael Pratt, Tulane
    • Midseason Running Back of the Year
      Blake Watson, RB, Memphis
    • Midseason Wide Receiver of the Year
      Luke McCaffrey, Rice
    • Midseason Tight End of the Year
      David Martin-Robinson, Temple
    • Midseason Offensive Lineman of the Year
      Victor Stoffel, OT, Temple
    • Midseason Offensive Line of the Year
      Navy Midshipmen
    • Midseason Offensive Newcomer of the Year
      Naiem Simmons, WR, USF

    Midseason First-Team All-AAC Offense

    QB: Michael Pratt, Tulane
    RB: Blake Watson, Memphis
    RB: Jermaine Brown Jr., UAB
    WR: Luke McCaffrey, Rice
    WR: Ja’Mori Maclin, North Texas
    WR: Naiem Simmons, USF
    TE: David Martin-Robinson, Temple
    FLEX: Joshua Cephus, UTSA
    OT: Victor Stoffel, Temple
    G: Joshua Pena, Navy
    C: Sincere Haynesworth, Tulane
    G: Davion Carter, Memphis
    OT: William Parker, UAB

    Midseason Second-Team All-AAC Offense

    QB: Seth Henigan, Memphis
    RB: Alex Tecza, Navy
    RB: Ayo Adeyi, North Texas
    WR: LaJohntay Wester, FAU
    WR: Lawrence Keys III, Tulane
    WR: Roc Taylor, Memphis
    TE: RJ Maryland, SMU
    FLEX: Jha’Quan Jackson, Tulane
    OT: Jasper Parks, Charlotte
    G: Javan Bouton, Navy
    C: Ethan Miner, North Texas
    G: Terrell Haynes, UTSA
    OT: Connor McMahon, Navy

    Midseason Third-Team All-AAC Offense

    QB: JT Daniels, Rice
    RB: Kevorian Barnes, UTSA
    RB: Larry McCammon III, FAU
    WR: Sean Atkins, USF
    WR: Amad Anderson Jr., Temple
    WR: Marquis Shoulders, Tulsa
    TE: Bryce Damous, UAB
    FLEX: Dean Conners, Rice
    OT: Rashad Green, Tulane
    G: Brennan Moran, UAB
    C: Branson Hickman, SMU
    G: Logan Parr, SMU
    OT: Hyrin White, SMU

    Midseason Honorable Mention All-AAC Offense

    QB: Jacob Zeno, UAB
    QB: Chandler Rogers, North Texas
    RB: Anthony Watkins, Tulsa
    RB: Nay’Quan Wright, USF
    RB: Makhi Hughes, Tulane
    RB: Rahjai Harris, ECU
    WR: Tykee Ogle-Kellogg, UTSA
    WR: Tejhaun Palmer, UAB
    WR: Amare Thomas, UAB
    WR: Jack Hestera, Charlotte
    WR: Dante Wright, Temple
    WR: Devan Williams, Tulsa
    TE: Colin Weber, Charlotte
    TE: Boden Groen, Rice
    FLEX: Roderic Burns, North Texas
    FLEX: Devin McCuin, UTSA
    OT: Clay Servin, Rice
    OT: Xavier Hill, Memphis
    G: Wisdom Quarshie, Temple
    G: Gabe Blair, North Texas
    C: Brent Self, Navy
    C: Jacob Likes, Memphis
    G: Chester Baah, Tulsa
    G: Febehi Nwaiwu, North Texas
    OT: Cameron Wire, Tulane
    OT: Darrell Simpson, Tulsa

    Midseason AAC Defense

    • Midseason Defensive Lineman of the Year
      Patrick Jenkins, DT, Tulane
    • Midseason Linebacker of the Year
      Jesus Machado, Tulane
    • Midseason Cornerback of the Year
      Brian Mayes, UAB
    • Midseason Safety of the Year
      Jaise Oliver, Tulsa
    • Midseason Defensive Line of the Year
      Tulane Green Wave
    • Midseason Secondary of the Year
      USF Bulls
    • Midseason Defensive Newcomer of the Year
      Jarron Morris, S, FAU

    Midseason First-Team All-AAC Defense

    EDGE: Ben Kopenski, Tulsa
    EDGE: Darius Hodges, Tulane
    DT: Patrick Jenkins, Tulane
    DT: Kameron Hamilton, Tulane
    LB: Jesus Machado, Tulane
    LB: Myron Morrison, Rice
    LB: Xavier McDonald, Navy
    CB: Lance Robinson, Tulane
    CB: Brian Mayes, UAB
    CB: DeAgo Brumfeld, Memphis
    S: Jaise Oliver, Tulsa
    S: Jarron Morris, FAU
    FLEX: Daquan Evans, USF

    Midseason Second-Team All-AAC Defense

    EDGE: Mazin Richards, North Texas
    EDGE: Eyabi Okie-Anoma, Charlotte
    DT: De’Braylon Carroll, Rice
    DT: Roderick Brown, North Texas
    LB: Will Harbour, Navy
    LB: BJ Davis, ECU
    LB: Jared Small, Tulane
    CB: Kam Alexander, UTSA
    CB: Sean Fresch, Rice
    CB: Jarius Monroe, Tulane
    S: Rayuan Lane III, Navy
    S: Kendarin Ray, USF
    FLEX: Elijah Roberts, SMU

    Midseason Third-Team All-AAC Defense

    EDGE: Trey Moore, UTSA
    EDGE: Coleman Coco, Rice
    DT: Kevin Penn, UAB
    DT: Fish McWilliams, UAB
    LB: Mitchell Kulkin, Tulsa
    LB: Ahmad Walker, SMU
    LB: Chris Conti, Rice
    CB: Ricky Lee III, UAB
    CB: Braxton Clark, USF
    CB: John Davis, North Texas
    S: Logan Berryhill, USF
    S: Cameron Smith, Memphis
    FLEX: Desmond Little, UAB

    Midseason Honorable Mention All-AAC Defense

    EDGE: Jacob Busic, Navy
    EDGE: Nelson Paul, SMU
    EDGE: Jonathan Ross, USF
    EDGE: Marlon Bradley, FAU
    DT: Clay Cromwell, Navy
    DT: Evan Anderson, FAU
    DT: Kori Roberson, SMU
    DT: Jerquavion Mahone, Temple
    LB: Colin Ramos, Navy
    LB: Prince Bemah, Charlotte
    LB: Jordan Magee, Temple
    LB: Kobe Wilson, SMU
    LB: Jackson Bratton, UAB
    LB: Jackson Ambush, FAU
    CB: Colby Dempsey, UAB
    CB: Dywan Griffin, UTSA
    CB: Ridge Texada, North Texas
    CB: Mac McWilliams, UAB
    CB: Tre’Shon Devones, Rice
    CB: Aamaris Brown, USF
    S: Keondre Swoopes, UAB
    S: Jaelen Stokes, USF
    S: Jayden Williams, FAU
    S: Simeon Blair, Memphis
    FLEX: Kam Pedescleaux, Tulane
    FLEX: Gabe Taylor, Rice

    Midseason AAC Special Teams

    • Midseason Kicker of the Year
      Noah Rauschenberg, North Texas
    • Midseason Punter of the Year
      Andrew Stokes, USF
    • Midseason Specialist of the Year
      Sam Martin, Temple

    Midseason First-Team All-AAC Specialists

    Kicker: John Cannon, USF
    Kickoff Specialist: Noah Rauschenberg, North Texas
    Punter: Andrew Stokes, USF
    Kick Returner: Sam Martin, Temple
    Punt Returner: Jha’Quan Jackson, Tulane
    Special Teamer: Darius Swanson, Tulane

    Midseason Second-Team All-AAC Specialists

    Kicker: Noah Rauschenberg, North Texas
    Kickoff Specialist: Kyle Cunanan, Charlotte
    Punter: Riley Riethman, Navy
    Kick Returner: Kaylon Horton, North Texas
    Punt Returner: Henry Rutledge, Charlotte
    Special Teamer: Javious Bond, ECU

    Midseason Third-Team All-AAC Specialists

    Kicker: Chase Meyer, Tulsa
    Kickoff Specialist: Tate Sandell, UTSA
    Punter: Angus Davies, Tulsa
    Kick Returner: Javious Bond, ECU
    Punt Returner: Koby Drake, Memphis
    Special Teamer: NuNu Campbell, Tulsa

    Midseason Honorable Mention All-AAC Specialists

    Kicker: Valentino Ambrosio, Tulane
    Kickoff Specialist: Tristian Vanderberg, Memphis
    Punter: Logan Lupo, FAU
    Kick Returner: Jermaine Brown Jr., UAB
    Punt Returner: LaJohntay Wester, FAU
    Special Teamer: Maquire Neal, Charlotte

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