1st Team: John Gibbs Jr, Alcorn State
The 6’6 junior accounted for over 3,500 yards on the ground and 30 touchdowns while leading Alcorn State to its first SWAC title since 1994.
189-for-324 passing, 21 touchdowns and 7 interceptions. Rushed for over 1,000 yards and 11 touchdowns.
2nd Team: Greg McGhee
McGhee repeated as MEAC Offensive Player of the Year (sharing honors with NC A&T’s Tarik Cohen) despite having dozens of passes dropped.
222-for-399 passing, 15 touchdowns and 8 interceptions. Rushed for 847 yards and 13 touchdowns.
1st Team: Tarik Cohen, NC A&T and Malcolm Cyrus, Alabama State
Cohen led the MEAC in rushing for the second-straight year, rushing for 1.340 yards and 15 touchdown for A&T, while emerging as a pass catching threat with 25 catches as a sophomore.
Cyrus more than made up for the departed Isaiah Crowell, rushing for 1.662 yards and 12 touchdowns while catching 28 passes as a senior.
2nd Team: Herb Walker, Morgan State and Lenard Tillery, Southern
Walker started the season as a backup, but by the end of the year he was one of the best backs in FCS football. Walker rushed for 1,408 yards and 13 touchdowns in 2014.
Tillery helped Southern make its second-straight SWAC title game, rushing for 1,196 yards and nine touchdowns as a sophomore.
1st Team: Julian Stafford, Mississippi Valley and Daniel Williams, Jackson State
How valuable was Stafford to Mississippi Valley? Stafford finished with more than half of his team’s receiving yards (1,037) and 60 percent of its passing touchdowns (9).
Daniel stepped up big time as a sophomore, leading the SWAC with 72 catches for 990 yards and 9 touchdowns.
1st Team: Jordan Payne, Alcorn State
For the second year in a row, Payne was a high-volume scorer for Alcorn State. One out of every five of his catches went for a touchdown in 2014.
2nd Team: Tammarick Hemmingway, SC State
William Ray Robinson, NC A&T
Darren Pinnock, Morgan State
Issac Sampson, Alcorn State
Robert Myers, Tennessee State
Zach Brown, Southern