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5 Tulsa players named preseason All-Conference USA

Published on NewsOK Modified: July 17, 2013 at 1:23 pm •  Published: July 17, 2013

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Five Tulsa Golden Hurricane football players have been named to the preseason All-Conference USA first team in a vote by league coaches.

Offensive linemen Jake Alexander and Stetson Burnett; linebacker Shawn Jackson; safety Demarco Nelson; and punt returner Trey Watts were named to the preseason team released Wednesday.

TU is also the unanimous pick to win the conference's West Division after going 11-3 last season and winning both the conference championship and the Liberty Bowl.