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CIAA designates "Year of the Quarterback" in Preseason All-Conference Team and Predicted Order of Finish  

July 27, 2006

Petersburg, VA...The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association announced its Preseason All-Conference team today at the Football Press Conference and Luncheon, held on the campus of Virginia State University. 

The team, chosen by the CIAA Football Coaches Association, is highlighted this year by three of the top passers in Division II football, quarterbacks Adrian Warren of North Carolina Central University, Jonathan Autry of Fayetteville State University, and Jermonty Kimbrough of Shaw University. 

Warren, a 6-5, 215, senior from Raleigh, NC, has passed for 4,633 career yards and 47 career touchdowns and was named 2004 CIAA MVP. Autry, a 6-0, 230, junior from Spring Lake, NC, has thrown for 3,163 yards and 34 touchdowns over his three year career and was named All-CIAA in 2005.  Kimbrough, a 5-11, 186, junior from Mobile, AL has thrown for 5,649 career yards and 41 career touchdowns. 

Bowie State University led the team with seven selections, while defending champion North Carolina Central University garnered six picks.  Elizabeth City State University finished out the top with three selections.

The CIAA Pre-Season All-Conference Team and Predicted Order of Finish are attached:   

2006 Predicted Order of Finish

 Eastern Division
Bowie State University
Virginia State University
St. Paul's College
Shaw University
Elizabeth City State University
Virginia Union University

Western Division
Fayetteville State University
North Carolina Central University
Saint Augustine's College
Livingstone College
Johnson C. Smith University


2006 All-CIAA PreSeason Team 

Position Name School Class Ht Wt Major Hometown
TIGHT END              
  Jabree' Green SAC SO 6'3" 210 Computer Science Pittsboro, NC
Guard Torrain Kelly BSU JR 6'3" 330 Criminal Justice Washington, D.C.
Guard Robert Blocker BSU SR 6'3" 340 History Education Chicago, IL
Offensive Tackle Ronnie McClary ECSU SR 6'4" 310 English Goldsboro, NC
Offensive Tackle Brandon Daughtry FSU SR 6'3" 325 Criminal Justice Greensboro, NC
  Robert Duncan NCCU SR 6'0" 255 Physical Education Winston-Salem, NC
  Marquis Belton JCSU SR 5'10" 185 Sports Management Charlotte, NC
  Lonie Sanders SPC JR 6'4" 210 Criminal Justice Sacramento, CA
  Jonathan Autry FSU JR 6'2" 215 Mathematics Spring Lake, NC
RUNNING BACK              
  Issac Redman BSU JR 5'11" 230 Communications Paulsboro, NJ
  Greg Pruitt, Jr. NCCU SR 5'10" 200 Art Cleveland, OH
KICK RETURNER              
  Michael Hampton VUU SO 5'10" 180 Mathematics Charlotte, NC
PLACE KICKER              
  Brandon Gilbert NCCU JR 5'10" 175 Business Management Graham, NC
Position Name   School   Class   Ht   Wt   Major   Hometown
  Durrell York   BSU   SR   6'3"   290   Communications   Baltimore, MD
DEFENSIVE TACKLE Maceo Thomas   ECSU   SR   6'3"   285   Criminal Justice   Portsmouth, VA
DEFENSIVE TACKLE Donald Haynesworth   JCSU   SR   6'4"   280   Sports Management   Greensboro, NC
  Greg Peterson   NCCU   SR   6'5"   280   Criminal Justice   Beulaville, NC
LINE BACKER                          
  Devin Williams   BSU   SR   6'2"   240   Sociology (Criminal Justice)   Baltimore, MD
  Anthony Hicks   FSU   SR   5'9"   185   Business Administration   Wilmington, NC
  Derrick Rays   NCCU   JR   6'0"   210   Accounting   Raleigh, NC
DEFENSIVE BACK                          
  Darvin Dinkins   BSU   SR   6'8"   215   Communications   Washington, D.C.
  Terrance Strafford   BSU   Grad   5'   190   Psychology   Va. Beach, VA
CORNER Fritz Charles   SAC   SR   5'11"   195   Criminal Justice   Miami, FL
  Gregory Toler   SPC   SO   6'2"   185   Criminal Justice   Washington, D.C.
  Kevin Dodson   ECSU   SR   6'0"   190   Physical Education   Camden, NC
PUNT RETURNER                          
  Brandon Alston   NCCU   JR   5'8"   170   Criminal Justice   Durham, NC


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