Rattlers Picked 8th in MEAC

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Posted at 12:00 AM, Jul 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-30 00:00:00-04

NORFOLK, VA -- Florida A&M University (FAMU) had five players named to the 2016 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference All-Star Football Team announced Friday afternoon during its annual Football Media Luncheon here at the Waterside Marriott Hotel.

 Senior defensive end Curtis Alexander from nearby Quincy, Fla., and senior safety Jacques Bryant from Tallahassee, Fla., were first team selections.

Senior center Keonte Cash of Miami, Fla., and senior receiver Montavious Williams of Tallahassee were second team picks, while senior punter Colby Blanton of Jacksonville was  third team selectee.

Defending Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl champion North Carolina A&T was picked to win the league in the annual preseason conference poll. Bethune-Cookman was picked second and North Carolina Central was selected third.

The Rattlers were picked to finish eighth in this year's race.

WHAT'S NEXT: Training camp opens for the Rattlers with reporting day Wednesday, August 3.