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Seven Red Wolves selected to PFF Preseason All-Sun Belt Team

Arkansas State WR Corey Rucker brings in his 4th TD of the day. He set several records Saturday...
Arkansas State WR Corey Rucker brings in his 4th TD of the day. He set several records Saturday in a win over ULM.(Source: KAIT)
Published: Jul. 9, 2021 at 6:10 PM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - We’re 57 days away from Red Wolves football. Arkansas State received some more preseason accolades. 7 players are on the Pro Football Focus Preseason All-Sun Belt Team.

Quarterback Layne Hatcher lands on the 2nd Team. He’s led the Red Wolves in passing yards in each of the last 2 seasons. Wide receivers Corey Rucker and Dahu Green are on the PFF All-SBC 2nd Team. Rucker set the A-State single game record with 310 receiving yards against ULM. Green was 2nd on the team with 542 receiving yards and 5 scores in 2020.

Jeff Foreman got an Honorable Mention nod. He had 439 receiving yards and 3 TDs, can’t forget about his passing score in the Kansas State upset. Tight end Reed Tyler is also a PFF honorable mention. Brandon, Mississippi’s finest had 22 catches for 265 yards and a score in 2020. Offensive lineman Andre Harris is on the PFF All-SBC 3rd Team. He’s played in 35 games over the last 4 seasons.

The final preseason nod is to one of the newest Red Wolves. Defensive end Kivon Bennett is on the PFF All-SBC 3rd Team. He had 6 tackles for a loss for Tennessee in 2019 and led the Vols with 5 sacks in 2020.

Arkansas State kicks off the season September 4th against UCA.

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