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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