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CIAA Football Preseason Picks released

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July 23, 2009

Petersburg, VA… The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association announced its Pre-season All-CIAA Football Team and Predicted Order of Finish at the Football Press Conference and Luncheon, this afternoon.

This year's press conference featured the 2009 season theme, "Celebrating 10 Years: The Return of the CIAA Football Championship Game."

Each football coach was interviewed by Stan Lewter of the Urban Sports and Entertainment Group as they shared their outlooks for the upcoming year.

The All-CIAA Pre-Season Team and Predicted Order of Finish are listed below:

Predicted Order of Finish
**As selected by the CIAA Football Coaches Association

1 Fayetteville State University
**2 Elizabeth City State University
Shaw University
4 St. Augustine's College
5 Virginia Union University
6 Virginia State University
7 Bowie State University
8 St. Paul's College
9 Livingstone College
10 Chowan University
11 Johnson C. Smith University
12 Lincoln University
**Tied for Second Place

2009 ALL-CIAA PRESEASON FOOTBALL TEAM
OFFENSIVE TEAM
NAME SCHOOL CLASS HT WT MAJOR HOMETOWN
TIGHT END
Karvin Gwaltney ECSU JR 6'4 230 Physical Education Ivor, VA
LINEMEN
Dylan Stivers ECSU SR 6'6 305 Criminal Justice Guerneville, CA
Larry McDonald FSU SO 6'2 315 Physical Education Mebane, NC
Dillon Kestner FSU JR 6'2 295 Business Durham, NC
Markus Copeland VSU JR 6'4 270 N/A Lynchburg, VA
Chauncey Perry VUU SR 6'2 320 CIS Rocky Mount, NC
WIDE RECEIVERS
Dexter Manley ECSU JR 6'3 200 Sports Mgt. Chesapeake, VA
Jeremy Franklin JCSU JR 6'3 200 Business Mgt. Casselberry, FL
QUARTERBACK
CJ Westler Chowan SR 5'10 195 Physical Education Marion, OH
RUNNING BACKS
Raymond Williams Shaw JR 6'0 195 Recreation Cleveland, OH
Tarian Donaldson VUU SR 5'9 180 Mathematics VA Beach, VA
KICK RETURNER
Richard Medlin FSU JR 5'11 185 Criminal Justice Garner, NC
PLACE KICKER
Justin Parker VSU JR 5'9 170 Sports Management Petersburg, VA
DEFENSIVE TEAM
LINEMEN
Marcus Crump SAC SR 6'6 240 Engineering Pittsboro, NC
Phillip Stevenson SAC JR 6'3 270 Wellness & Perfor. Statesville, NC
Jarvis Stokes SPC JR 6'3 220 Criminal Justice Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Dewayne Moss Shaw SR 6'3 270 Recreation Petersburg, VA
LINE BACKERS
Marcos Esquivel FSU SR 6'2 235 Sociology Kearny, AZ
Hurley Hemphill VUU SR 6'1 240 Business Management Kannapolis, NC
Stevie Johnson VUU SR 6'3 240 Criminal Justice Spotsylvania, VA
DEFENSIVE BACKS
Terrence Peete BSU JR 6'3 225 Pedology Memphis, TN
Justin Hamilton ECSU SR 5'10 170 Sports Management Washington,DC
Jeff Gowdy FSU SR 5'11 175 Mathematics Jacksonville,NC
Andre Leblanc II VUU JR 6'1 205 Business Management Lithonia, GA
PUNTER
Daniel Mendez ECSU SR 5'11 195 Pre-Med Riverside, CA
PUNT RETURNER
Robert Brown Shaw SR 5'9 175 Public Administration Miami, FL

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