POSTED: 8:04 a.m. HST, Jul 22, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 9:19 a.m. HST, Jul 23, 2013
No players from the University of Hawaii football team were among the 25-member 2013 Mountain West Conference preseason team announced today.
The team was selected by members of the conference media.
Fresno State senior quarterback Derek Carr was named preseason conference offensive player of the year while teammate Derron Smith, a junior defensive back, was chosen as the top defensive player. New Mexico junior return specialist Chase Clayton was picked as the top special teams performer.
Carr was the 2012 conference offensive player of the year, throwing for an MWC-record 4,104 yards and authoring 37 touchdown passes.
|QB||Derek Carr *||Sr.||Fresno State|
|WR||Davante Adams *||So.||Fresno State|
|WR||Noel Grigsby||Sr.||San Jose State|
|RB||Kasey Carrier **||Sr.||New Mexico|
|RB||Adam Muema **||Jr.||San Diego State|
|OL||Charles Leno **||Sr.||Boise State|
|OL||Matt Paradis *||Sr.||Boise State|
|OL||Weston Richburg||Sr.||Colorado State|
|OL||Austin Wentworth *||Sr.||Fresno State|
|OL||Tyler Larsen||Sr.||Utah State|
|TE||Marcel Jensen||Sr.||Fresno State|
|DL||Demarcus Lawrence *||Jr.||Boise State|
|DL||Tyeler Davison *||Jr.||Fresno State|
|DL||Brock Hekking **||Jr.||Nevada|
|DL||Travis Raciti||Jr.||San Jose State|
|LB||Jake Fely **||Jr.||San Diego State|
|LB||Keith Smith||Sr.||San Jose State|
|LB||Kyler Fackrell||So.||Utah State|
|DB||L.J. Jones||Sr.||Fresno State|
|DB||Derron Smith *||Jr.||Fresno State|
|DB||Nat Berhe **||Sr.||San Diego State|
|DB||Bene Benwikere||Sr.||San Jose State|
|P||Ben Skaer||Sr.||New Mexico|
|PK||Austin Lopez||So.||San Jose State|
|Ret.||Chase Clayton||Jr.||New Mexico|
Preseason Offensive Player of the Year: Derek Carr, Sr., QB, Fresno State
Preseason Defensive Player of the Year: Derron Smith, Jr., DB, Fresno State
Preseason Special Teams Player of the Year: Chase Clayton, Jr., KR, New Mexico
* - member of the 2012 All-Mountain West first team.
** - member of the 2012 All-Mountain West second team.