ISU senior running back James Robinson.

Just a day after being selected to finish third in the Missouri Valley Football Conference, four players on the Illinois State offensive squad were chosen for the MVFC preseason team.

HERO Sports First Team Preseason All-American and senior running back James Robinson headlined the ISU selections on the first team after a season where he compiled 1,290 rushing yards to lead the MVFC and 12 touchdowns. Robinson was also selected as a STATS First Team Preseason All-American.


ISU junior offensive lineman Drew Himmelman.

Junior offensive lineman Drew Himmelman, also a HERO Sports and STATS Preseason All-American on the second team, was also selected to the MVFC First Team. Himmelman was a MVFC All-Conference Second Team selection as a sophomore last season.


ISU sophomore Andrew Edgar.

Gabe Megginson

ISU redshirt senior offensive lineman Gabe Megginson.

Redshirt sophomore wide receiver Andrew Edgar and redshirt senior offensive lineman Gabe Megginson were named to the Honorable Mention team, and were both on the MVFC All-Newcomer Team from a season ago.

The defensive selections for the conference will be announced on Wednesday.

BLAINE LEWALLEN is the Sports Editor for The Vidette. He can be contacted at Follow him on Twitter at @blainelew3 

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