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Harper Jr., Mosley Named HERO Sports Preseason All-OVC
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Harper Jr., Mosley Named HERO Sports Preseason All-OVC

NASHVILLE --- Tennessee State’s Nick Harper Jr. and Kaleb Mosley have been named to the HERO Sports Preseason All-Ohio Valley Conference team.

Harper enters his final campaign after leading the OVC with 1.3 passes defended per game, which was 11th nationally. The cornerback finished fifth on the team with 58 tackles, 46 solo, 14 pass breakups and two interceptions.

Mosley led the conference in punting, averaging 42.2 yards per punt, and ranking 20th in the nation. As a sophomore, the Montgomery, Ala., native had 44 boots for 1,857 yards with a career long 64-yarder to highlight the season. Mosley finished with eight punts over 50 yards, while placing 12 inside the 20.

The duo was both named to the Phil Steele All-OVC Team a year ago. Harper was selected to the first team, while Moseley earned a spot on the second team.


QB Zerrick Cooper  Sr. Jacksonville State 
RB Peyton Logan Sr. UT Martin
RB Alonzo Booth Jr. Eastern Kentucky
RB Zion Custis Jr. Southeast Missouri 
WR DeAngelo Wilson  Sr. Austin Peay
WR LaMartez Brooks Jr. Murray State
WR Colton Dowell Jr. UT Martin
TE Trae Barry Sr. Jacksonville State
OL Blake Mitchell Sr. Austin Peay
OL Tucker Schroeder Jr. Eastern Kentucky
OL Jackson Bardall Sr. Eastern Kentucky
OL Aries Davis Sr. UT Martin
OL Michael Shaddix Jr. Jacksonville State
PK Kendrick Tiller Sr. Southeast Missouri
AP Isaiah Hill Jr. Eastern Illinois


DL Josephus Smith Sr. Austin Peay
DL D.J. Coleman Jr. Jacksonville State 
DL Chris Tucker Sr. Tennessee Tech
LB Zack Woodard Jr. Jacksonville State
LB Steven Crowder Sr. Eastern Kentucky
LB Dytarious Johnson Sr. Eastern Illinois
LB Anthony Koclanakis  Sr. Murray State
LB Jack McDonald Jr. Austin Peay
DB Kordell Jackson Sr. Austin Peay
DB Jaquez Akins Sr. UT Martin
DB Nick Harper Jr. Sr. Tennessee State
DB Bydarrius Knighten  Sr. Southeast Missouri 
P Kaleb Mosley Jr. Tennessee State
RS Metrius Fleming So. Tennessee Tech