Three Bucs earned first-team honors, two were named to the second-team, and eight were recognized as honorable mentions. 

“It’s a testament to how hard they worked this season. Every one of them came here and worked their tail off day in and day out,” Blinn head coach Ryan Mahon said. “They never took a day off and really showed what it takes to be an all-conference player in the SWJCFC.” 

(Pictured: Blinn College sophore wide receiver Tre Harden carries the football during a game against Cisco College on Sept. 10)

Sophomore wide receiver Tre Harden and sophomore running back JJ Branham made the first-team, as did sophomore defensive lineman Raquan Thompson

Harden had 21 receptions for a team-high 329 yards and three touchdowns. He averaged a team-best 15.7 yards per catch in 2022. 

(Pictured: Blinn College sophomore running backer JJ Branham carries the football during a game against Tyler Junior College on Oct. 15)

Out of the backfield, Branham had 648 yards and seven TDs, pacing a Buccaneer rushing attack that amassed 1,658 yards and 21 scores this season. 

(Pictured: Blinn College sophomore Raquan Thompson)

Thompson made his mark on the defensive front with 35 tackles this fall, tied for seventh on the team. He also totaled three sacks and 6 ½ tackles for negative yardage. 

Second-team offensive honorees were sophomore lineman Deonta Bowie and freshman center Billy Thursland.  

Offensive honorable mentions included sophomore punt and kick returner Majon Wright and freshmen Brock Bolfing (quarterback), Willie Eldridge (running back), and Giovanny Algeria (offensive line). 

Defensive honorable mentions were sophomores Nate Dyman (linebacker) and Ben Osueke (defensive back), as well as freshmen CJ Garnett (linebacker) and Christian Avelar (punter). 

Blinn has competed in intercollegiate athletics since 1903 and captured 42 NJCAA national championships since 1987.