Overtime! has learned of a change in the composition of the All-Northeast Conference Football Teams.
Approval has been secured for the coaches’ proposal to increase the number of All-NEC honorees.
As a result, All-NEC football teams will feature 27 members, up from 25 in previous years.
The league will add one position onto the All-NEC Offense and one to the All-NEC Defense.
On offense, the NEC will honor a third wide receiver while also expanding the tight end position to include H-Backs.
Defensively, a fourth linebacker spot has been added.
The composition of the All-NEC Football Teams for the 2014 season is as follows…
Offense: QB (1), RB (2), WR (3), TE/HB (1), OL (5)
Defense: DL (4), LB (4), DB (4)
Specialists: Returner (1), Placekicker (1), Punter (1)
The 2014 FCS season will kick off on August 23 when Big Sky member Eastern Washington clashes with Southland member Sam Houston State in a special presentation of college football on ESPN.
The first #NECFB team to take the field will be Robert Morris. The Colonials host OVC foe Eastern Kentucky under the lights on Thursday, August 28.
You can find the complete 2014 #NECFB schedule HERE.