Wineberg makes All-SoCon team

By Nathan Ham - [email protected]

File photo - Josh Wineberg (76) was named to the 2015 All-SoCon second team.

CULLOWHEE, N.C. — Senior Josh Wineberg was one of 16 Western Carolina University football players to be named to the All-Southern Conference team. The list was released on Tuesday.

Wineberg was a second team selection with quarterback Troy Mitchell and defensive back Trey Morgan.

The Ashe County native wrapped up a stellar college football career as a four-year starter for the Catamounts on the offensive line.

Wineberg started 10 games during his freshman season, all 12 games during his sophomore and junior years and 10 games during this past season.

This was the second straight year that Wineberg earned a spot on the All-SoCon team.

Overall, Wineberg started all 44 games he appeared in.

Chattanooga quarterback Jacob Huesman became the first player in SoCon history to be named Offensive Player of the Year three times.

Senior Mitchell Jeter from The Citadel was named SoCon Defensive Player of the Year, Samford wide receiver Kelvin McKnight was named SoCon Freshman of the Year, Chattanooga’s Corey Levin was named the top offensive lineman and Citadel head coach Mike Houston was SoCon Coach of the Year.

First Team Offense

QB Jacob Huesman, Sr., Chattanooga

RB Derrick Craine, Jr., Chattanooga

RB Detrez Newsome, So., Western Carolina

OL Sam Frye, Sr., The Citadel

OL Joe Turner, Sr., Furman

OL Armando Bonheur, Jr., Samford

OL Corey Levin, Jr., Chattanooga

OL Anton Wahrby, Jr., Wofford

TE Tyler Sexton, Jr., Western Carolina

WR Karel Hamilton, Jr., Samford

WR Aaron Sanders, Jr., VMI

First Team Defense

DL Mitchell Jeter, Sr., The Citadel

DL Michael Pierce, Sr., Samford

DL Keionta Davis, Jr., Chattanooga

DL Caleb Hawkins, Sr., Western Carolina

LB Cory Magwood, Sr., Furman

LB Justin Cooper, Sr., Samford

LB Nakevion Leslie, Jr., Chattanooga

DB Dee Delaney, So., The Citadel

DB Jamerson Blount, Jr., Samford

DB James Bradberry, R-Sr., Samford

DB Cedric Nettles, Jr., Chattanooga

First Team Specialists

PK Henrique Ribeiro, Jr., Chattanooga

P Ian Berryman, Fr., Western Carolina

RS Quinlan Washington, Fr., The Citadel

RS Dane Forlines, Jr., VMI

Second Team Offense

QB Troy Mitchell, Sr., Western Carolina

RB Tee Mitchell, So., Mercer

RB Lorenzo Long, Jr., Wofford

OL Kyle Weaver, Jr., The Citadel

OL Bret Niederreither, Jr., Mercer

OL Gunnar Bromelow, Sr., Samford

OL Synjen Herren, Sr., Chattanooga

OL Josh Wineberg, Sr., Western Carolina

TE Duncan Fletcher, Jr., Furman

WR Andrej Suttles, Jr., Furman

WR Karnorris Benson, Sr., Western Carolina

Second Team Defense

DL Mark Thomas, Sr., The Citadel

DL Toyvian Brand, Sr., Chattanooga

DL Josh Freeman, Sr., Chattanooga

DL Miles Brown, Fr., Wofford

LB Tevin Floyd, Jr., The Citadel

LB A.J. Hampton, Sr., Chattanooga

LB Daniel Riddle, So., Western Carolina

DB Kailik Williams, So., The Citadel

DB Trey Robinson, Jr., Furman

DB Dee Virgin, Jr., Chattanooga

DB Lucas Webb, So., Chattanooga

DB Trey Morgan, Jr., Western Carolina

Second Team Specialists

PK Anthony Pistelli, Sr., Samford

P Austin Barnard, So., Samford

RS C.J. Board, Jr., Chattanooga

All-Freshman Offense

Tyler Davis, OL, The Citadel

Evan McField, RB, The Citadel

Triston Luke, RB, Furman

Marquise Irvin, WR, Mercer

Jimmie Robinson, WR, Mercer

Sam Walker, TE, Mercer

Devlin Hodges, QB, Samford

Kelvin McKnight, WR, Samford

Daunte Mauck, WR, VMI

Nathan Dalton, OL, Western Carolina

Zach Weeks, OL, Western Carolina

All-Freshman Defense

Ken Allen, DL, The Citadel

Quinlan Washington, LB, The Citadel

Aaquil Annoor, DB, Furman

Jaylan Reid, DL, Furman

Isaiah Buehler, DE, Mercer

Ahmad Gooden, DL, Samford

C.J. Fritz, DB, Chattanooga

Isaiah Mack, DL, Chattanooga

Montrell Pardue, DB, Chattanooga

Marvin Tillman, DB, Western Carolina

Miles Brown, DL, Wofford

All-Freshman Specialists

Jimmie Robinson, RS, Mercer

Ian Berryman, P, Western Carolina

Logan Howard, PK, Western Carolina

File photo – Josh Wineberg (76) was named to the 2015 All-SoCon second team. photo – Josh Wineberg (76) was named to the 2015 All-SoCon second team.

By Nathan Ham

[email protected]

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