SEARCY, ARK. - Newberry senior cornerback Jonathan Lyles (Camden, S.C.) has been named to the Daktronics® Second Team All-Region, officials announced today.
Lyles, a 6-1, 180-pound cornerback, led the South Atlantic Conference in interceptions with eight in 2004. The Appalachian State transfer was second in the league in passes defended (20) and pass breakups (12).
Lyles was one of three SAC defensive backs to make the second team, with no SAC defensive players on the first team. Presbyterian's Chad Burgess and Tusculum's Ra'shun Judge filled the safety spots.
The complete list follows. South Atlantic Conference players appear in italics.
|First Team Offense
TE David Feliciano, Harding
WR Ellis Debrow, Delta St.
WR Von Mixon, Ark.-Monticello
OL Lance Ancar, No. Ala.
OL Torrey Howard, Valdosta St.
OL Daniel Lynch, Catawba
OL Ricardo Phillips, N.C. Central
OL Robert Rhodes, Shaw
QB Cory Allred, Ark.-Monticello
RB Michael Alexis, W. Georgia
RB Derrick Wimbush, Ft. Valley St.
AP Daryl Bright, Fayetteville St.
K Will Rhody, Valdosta St.
|First Team Defense|
DL Walter Curry, Albany St.
DL Cedric Cursh, Ark. Tech
DL Mike Whaley, Ft. Valley St.
LB Larry Brown, Lane
LB Moises Gordon, Livingstone
LB Chris Peavy, Shaw
LB Charles Roberts, Fayetteville St.
CB Howard Williams, Elizabeth City St.
CB Marcus Wright, Kentucky St.
S Atchenson Conway, Bowie St.
S Torrance Daniels, Harding
P Jeff Carpenter, W. Georgia
|Second Team Offense
TE Josh Rogers, Ark. Tech
WR Tory Ross, N.C. Central
WR Rodney Williams, Wingate
OL Caleb Crothers, Carson-Newman
OL Billy Knight, Delta State
OL Mario Leon, Tusculum
OL Reggie Perkins, Carson-Newman
OL Carlos Rajos, Fayetteville St.
QB Scott Eyster, Delta St.
RB Rayvon Howard, Carson-Newman
RB Dion McIver, Shaw
RB Greg Pruitt, Jr., N.C. Central
RB Marcus Ross, W. Ala.
AP Anthony Merritt, No. Ala.
K Brandon Gilbert, N.C. Central
K Ross McKernan, Fayetteville St.
|Second Team Defense|
DL Scheldon Conner, N.C. Central
DL Justin Jackson, Johnson C. Smith
DL Tim Thompson, Valdosta St.
LB Sam Evans, Ft. Valley St.
LB Spencer Fortson, Valdosta St.
LB Randall Jones, W. Ala.
LB Keenan Washington, So. Ark.
CB Jonathan Lyles, Newberry
CB Evan Oglesby, No. Ala.
CB Walt Williams, Fayetteville St.
S Ra'Shun Judge, Tusculum
S Chad Burgess, Presbytertian
P Cory Newton, Tusculum