IRVING, TEXAS (ODU Media Relations) – Old Dominion University football registered three players on the 2018 All-Conference USA preseason squad, C-USA announced on Monday.
Defensive end Oshane Ximines, kick returner Isaiah Harper and punt returner Darrell Brown earned the honors.
Ximines set an ODU single-season record last season with 8.5 sacks and led the team with 14 tackles for loss. He is second among active FBS players in career sacks with 21.
Harper was the 2017 Conference USA Special Teams Player of the Year, returning three kickoffs for touchdowns and finished 10th in FBS in kickoff return average at 29.1.
Brown led C-USA with an 8.4-yard average on punt returns last season, including a long return of 31.
All three players earned first-team All-C-USA accolades last season.
2018 C-USA FOOTBALL COACHES PRESEASON AWARDS
Offensive Player of the Year
Devin Singletary, Jr., RB, Florida Atlantic
Defensive Player of the Year
Azeez Al-Shaair, Sr., LB, Florida Atlantic
Special Teams Players of the Year
Parker Shaunfield, Sr., K, Southern Miss
QB Mason Fine, Jr., North Texas
QB Brent Stockstill, Sr., Middle Tennessee
RB Spencer Brown, So., UAB
RB Devin Singletary, Jr., Florida Atlantic
OL Reggie Bain, Sr., Florida Atlantic
OL Chandler Brewer, Sr., Middle Tennessee
OL Jordan Budwig, Sr., FIU
OL Levi Brown, Jr., Marshall
OL O’Shea Dugas, Sr., Louisiana Tech
TE Harrison Bryant, Jr., Florida Atlantic
WR Tyre Brady, Sr., Marshall
WR Jalen Guyton, Sr., North Texas
WR Ty Lee, Jr., Middle Tennessee
WR Teddy Veal, Sr., Louisiana Tech
DL Jaylon Ferguson, So., Louisiana Tech
DL Fermin Silva, Sr., FIU
DL Kevin Strong, Jr., Sr., UTSA
DL Oshane Ximines, Jr., Old Dominion
LB Azeez Al-Shaair, Sr., Florida Atlantic
LB Khalil Brooks, Jr., Middle Tennessee
LB Chase Hancock, Sr., Marshall
LB Josiah Tauaefa, Jr., UTSA
DB Ben DeLuca, Jr., Charlotte
DB Malik Grant, Jr., Marshall
DB Shelton Lewis, Sr., Florida Atlantic
DB Amik Robertson, So., Louisiana Tech
DB Jalen Young, Sr., Florida Atlantic
K Parker Shaunfield, Sr., Southern Miss
P Jack Fox, Sr., Rice
KR Isaiah Harper, Sr., Old Dominion
PR Darrell Brown, Jr., Old Dominion
LS Matt Beardall, Jr., Marshall