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Ohio Earns 14 Spots on the Phil Steele Preseason All-MAC Team

Tremayne Scott

May 21, 2012

ATHENS, Ohio – The Ohio University football team earned a league-high 14 spots on the 2012 Phil Steele Preseason All-Mid-American Conference football team. The teams will appear in Phil Steele’s College Football Preview magazine, which is set to hit newsstands on June 5.

Seniors Eric Herman (Oregon, Ohio), Tremayne Scott (Ocala, Fla.), Travis Carrie (Antioch, Calif.) and Matt Weller (Twinsburg, Ohio) were all named to the publication’s First Team. All five players were named All-MAC a year ago with Weller earned the league’s Special Teams Player of the Year nod.

Junior Tyler Tettleton (Norman, Okla.), senior Skyler Allen (Mechanicsville, Va.), junior Jon Lechner (Omaha, Neb.) and Carrie were named Second Team. In 2011, Tettleton set 12 single season school records and became the first quarterback in school history to pass for over 3,000 yards.

Six Bobcats rounded out the publications Third and Fourth teams. Seniors Jordan Thompson (Rockford, Ohio), Carl Jones (Arlington, Texas), Alphonso Lewis (Altoona, Pa.) and Gerald Moore (Mitchellville, Md.), earning Third Team nods. Junior Beau Blankenship (Norman, Okla.) and senior Neal Huynh (Altoona, Pa.) were named to the Fourth Team.

Phil Steele’s College Football Preview is the nation’s most informative preseason football magazine and has always provided a preseason All-American team as well as preseason All-Conference teams. For more information or to obtain a copy of each of the All-Conference teams, please visit PhilSteele.com

Ohio opens the 2012 season on Sept. 1 as it heads to Penn State. The Bobcats open their home campaign on Sept. 8 against New Mexico State.

Phil Steele’s 2012 Preseason All-MAC Team

First Team

Eric Herman – OL

Tremayne Scott – DE

Travis Carrie – CB

Matt Weller - FG


Second Team

Tyler Tettleton – QB

Skyler Allen - C

Jon Lechner – OG

Travis Carrie – PR


Third Team

Jordan Thompson – TE

Carl Jones – DT

Alphonso Lewis – LB

Gerald Moore – S


Fourth Team

Beau Blankenship – RB

Neal Huynh – DT


Phil Steele Honorees Per Team

Akron - 2

Ball State - 9

Bowling Green - 13

Buffalo – 6

Central Michigan – 7

Eastern Michigan – 9

Kent State – 11

Massachusetts - 3

Miami – 11

Northern Illinois - 12

Ohio – 14

Toledo - 7

Western Michigan – 8