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Jones, Sherritt on Sports Network's All-America Team

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Taiwan Jones was one of 6 players from the Big Sky named to The Sports Network's Preseason All-America team (Photo: EWU Athletics) Taiwan Jones was one of 6 players from the Big Sky named to The Sports Network's Preseason All-America team (Photo: EWU Athletics)

Eastern Washington's Taiwan Jones and J.C. Sherritt are two of six players from the Big Sky to be named to The Sports Network's Preseason All-America team for the Football Championship Subdivision.

The list released Monday named Jones as one of two top running backs. The other selection was Montana's Chase Reynolds. Northern Arizona senior Michael Herrick was named the quarterback.

On defense, Eagle linebacker J.C. Sherritt, who finished second in voting for the Buck Buchanan Award last season, was one of three Big Sky Players to be named to the first-team defense. The list also include Christian Clark, a defensive lineman from Sacramento State and Montana's Trumaine Johnson, a cornerback. All three are preseason candidates for the Buchanan Award this upcoming season.

Eastern Washington defensive tackle Renard Williams was named to the second team, along with Weber State guard J.C. Oram, Montana center Alex Verlanic, and Portland State kicker Zach Brown.

Montana State offensive lineman Mike Person and Montana State defensive lineman Dan Ogden were named to the third team.

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