SHAWNEE—Oklahoma Baptist University placed 13 players on the 26th annual USA College Football Division II Preseason All-America team.
Defensive end Kimes Gilbert and place kicker Trey Tully earned first-team distinction.
Quarterback Blake Woodard, running back Jordan Barnes, defensive lineman Gage Wimer, defensive back D’Ante Meeking, wide receiver Derek Serowski, tight end Connor Kinsey, and offensive lineman Brandon Garrett, Zach Clark, and Mark Knapp, made the second team.
Linebacker Bryson Beattie and defensive back Nic Shegog were listed as honorable mention.
All 13 are now eligible to participate in the Jan. 16 USA College Football Bowl in Georgia. The team was selected by college football sportswriters, sports information directors and head coaches.