Eleven Mocs honored by Southern Conference

The Southern Conference selected their all-conference teams for the 2019 season. Eleven Chattanooga Mocs were recognized by the coaches and media personnel. Freshman running back Aliym Ford was tabbed SoCon Freshman of the Year by both the coaches and media. Ford is Chattanooga’s first freshman of the year since quarterback Terrell Robinson shared the honor in 2011 and the Mocs’ fourth overall. He is the 12th running back to earn the honor since the award was established in 1989. UTC wideout Bryce Nunnelly, linebacker Marshall Cooper and defensive back Brandon Dowdell received first team honors for the second time. Tight end Chris James received first team All-SoCon honors. He led the Mocs with seven touchdown catches. Defensive lineman Devonsha Maxwell was a consensus first-team selection after leading the conference in sacks (7.0).  

Below is a list of the eleven Chattanooga Mocs honored as All-SoCon players by the conference’s coaches, and media:

All-SoCon Coaches

Aliym Ford, Freshman of the Year, First-Team RB

Bryce Nunelly, First-Team WR

Devonsha Maxwell, First-Team DL

Brandon Dowdell, First-Team DB

Cole Strange, Second-Team OL

Khayyan Edwards, Second-Team DL

Telvin Jones, Second-Team DL

Marshall Cooper, Second-Team LB

Kam Brown, All-Freshman DB

All-SoCon SCSMA

Chris James, First-Team TE

Bryce Nunnelly, First-Team WR

Devonsha Maxwell, First-Team DL

Marshall Cooper, First-Team LB

Brandon Dowdell, First-Team DB

Aliym Ford, Freshman of the Year, Second-Team RB

Cole Strange, Second-Team OL

Khayyan Edwards, Second-Team DL

Ty Boeck, Second-Team LB