Two Minute Drill: Six Players Named to OVC Conference Football Team


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Six Southeast Missouri players were named to the 2019 All-Ohio Valley Conference Football Team. Wide receiver Kristian Wilkerson, offensive lineman Elijah Swehla and inside linebacker Zach Hall earned first-team honors, outside linebacker Justin Swift and defensive back Bydarrius Knighten garnered second-team accolades, and running back Geno Hess was an all-newcomer honoree. Wilkerson lands a spot on the first-team after being a Second-Team All-OVC selection in 2018. He broke three of SEMO's career receiving records this season, including receiving yards (3,426), receiving touchdowns (33) and receptions (214). Wilkerson caught 66 passes for 1,236 yards and 10 touchdowns in 12 starts this season. Wilkerson is third in the nation in receiving yards and seventh in receiving yards per game. Swehla, who hails from Des Moines, Iowa, is SEMO's only returning starter on the offensive line. He makes the All-OVC Team as a first-team pick for the first time in his career. Swehla started all 26

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