2023 HBCU All-American College Football Team and Individual Honors

    College Football Network (CFN) proudly presents its annual HBCU All-American Team, honoring the best we saw from the 2023 college football season.

    College Football Network proudly presents its annual HBCU All-American Team, a prestigious recognition celebrating the top talents and standout performers from Historically Black Colleges and Universities across the nation.

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    HBCU All-American Football Team Honors for 2023

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    2023 HBCU All-American Honors

    • Coach of the Year
      Larry Scott, Howard University
    • Offensive Player of the Year
      LaDarius Owens, RB, Texas Southern University
    • Defensive Players of the Year
      Erick Hunter, LB, Morgan State University
    • Rookie of the Year
      Jawarn Howell, RB, South Carolina State University

    2023 First-Team HBCU All-American Offense

    QB: Davius Richard, NC Central
    RB: Jarett Hunter, Howard
    RB: LaDarius Owens, Texas Southern
    WR: Kisean Johnson, Alabama State
    WR: Kasey Hawthorne, Howard
    SLOT: Devin Smith, NC Central
    TE: Tavarious Griffin, Alcorn
    OT: Anim Dankwah, Howard
    OG: Nick Taiste, SC State
    C: Deshawn Ingram, Howard
    OG: Kirk Ford, Jackson State
    OT: Da’Metrius Weatherspoon, Howard

    2023 First-Team HBCU All-American Defense

    EDGE: Elijah Williams, Morgan State
    IDL: Gentle Hunt, Florida A&M
    IDL: Jaden Taylor, NC Central
    EDGE: Terrell Allen, Tennessee State
    LB: Erick Hunter, Morgan State
    LB: Jacob Williams, Texas Southern
    LB: Qwashin Townsel, Hampton
    Nickel: Carson Hinton, Howard
    CB: Mikey Victor, Alabama State
    SAF: Jordan Toles, Morgan State
    SAF: Kenny Gallop Jr., Howard
    CB: Jason Chambers, NC Central

    2023 First-Team HBCU All-American Special Teams

    K: Cameron Gillis, Florida A&M
    P: Trey Wilhoit, Florida A&M
    KR: Taymon Cooke, NC A&T
    PR: Brandon Codrington, NC Central

    2023 Second-Team HBCU All-American Offense

    QB: Quinton Williams, Howard
    RB: Jarwan Howell, SC State
    RB: Chance Williams, GSU
    WR: Marcus Riley, FAMU
    WR: Monterio Hunt, Alcorn
    Slot: Romon Copeland, HAMPTON
    TE: DJ Stevens, JSU
    OT: Carson Vinson, AAMU
    OG: Evan Gregory, NSU
    C: Torricelli Simpkins III, NCCU
    OG: Lawrence Lagrone, NCAT
    OT: Tairiq Stewart, NCAT

    2023 Second-Team HBCU All-American Defense

    EDGE: Ckelby Givens, Southern
    IDL: Tru Thompson, JSU
    IDL: Quantez Mansfield, NCCU
    EDGE: Sundiata Anderson, Grambling State
    LB: Terreance Ellis, Alcorn
    LB: Colton Adams, Alabama State
    LB: Isaiah Major, Florida A&M
    Nickel: Jae’Veyon Morton, Morgan State
    CB: Terron Mallory, Norfolk State
    SAF: Calvin Henderson, Texas Southern
    SAF: Emari Pait, Alabama A&M
    CB: Robert McDaniel, Alcorn

    2023 Second-Team HBCU All-American Special Teams

    K: Gayvin Zimmerman, SC State
    P: Caleb Brickhouse, NC A&T
    KR: Keith Jenkins Jr., Morgan State
    PR: Rahkeem Smith, Delaware State

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