Birmingham, AL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Southwestern Athletic Conference's individual football honors were spread among seven schools when they were announced late Friday.
Alabama State running back Malcolm Cyrus and Alcorn State quarterback John Gibbs Jr. shared co-offensive player of the year honors, while Prairie View A&M University linebacker Jerome Howard earned the defensive player of the year award.
Grambling State's Broderick Fobbs was named the SWAC's coach of the year.
Texas Southern linebacker Darian Claibourne and Mississippi Valley State quarterback Quantavius Peterson shared the newcomer of the year award, and Southern quarterback Austin Howard was named freshman of the year.
Alcorn State and Southern will square off in the SWAC championship game on Saturday.
2014 ALL-SWAC FOOTBALL
QB - John Gibbs Jr., Alcorn State
RB - Malcolm Cyrus, Alabama State
RB - Johnta Hebert, Prairie View A&M
OL - DeWayne Houston, Southern
OL - Zach Brown, Southern
OL - Isaac Sampson, Alcorn State
OL - Tre Glover, Prairie View A&M
OL - Damina Love, Alabama State
WR - Julian Stafford, Mississippi Valley State
WR - Willie Quinn, Southern
TE - Jordan Payne, Alcorn State
DL - Arthur Miley, Southern
DL - Deion Roberson, Alcorn State
DL - Demarcus Berry, Arkansas-Pine Bluff
DL - Darien Moody, Alcorn State
LB - Jerome Howard, Prairie View A&M
LB - Kourtney Berry, Alabama State
LB - Danny Brownell, Prairie View A&M
DB - Devon Francois, Alcorn State
DB - Najee Bright, Alabama State
DB - Warren Gatewood, Alcorn State
DB - Kevin Rucker, Arkansas-Pine Bluff
FIRST-ROUND SPECIAL TEAMS
PK - Chris Barrick, Prairie View A&M
P - Corey Carter, Texas Southern
RS - Johnta Hebert, Prairie View A&M