Tuskegee was selected by the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football coaches to win the 2008 conference title.
Tuskegee, which is the defending undefeated HBCU national champion and SIAC champion, was chosen by seven of the 10 coaches. Albany State, Fort Valley State and Clark-Atlanta all received one vote.
Albany State finished second in the voting, followed by Fort Valley, Morehouse, Stillman, Miles, Lane, Benedict, Clark and Kentucky State. Bendict and Clark tied for eighth.
Tuskegee placed seven played on the preseason all-SIAC team, led by quarterback Jacary Atkinson.
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2008 PRE-SEASON ALL CONFERENCE FOOTBALL TEAM
Jacary Atkinson, SR, Valley, AL, Tuskegee University
Winston ThompsonJR, Miami, FL, Clark Atlanta University
Pierre Brown, SR, New Haven, CT, Fort Valley State University
Jason English, SR, Mobile, AL, Tuskegee University
Derrick Hector, JR, Mobile, AL, Miles College|
Robert Smith, *, SR, St. Louis, LaneCollege|
Jonathan Didier, SR, Miami, FL, Clark Atlanta University
Eric Martinear, JR, Selma, AL, Lane College
Montrell Neal, SR, Thomson, GA, Albany State University
Michael Stevens, JR, Montgomery, AL, Tuskegee University
Alphonso Johnson, SR, Montgomery, AL, Clark Atlanta University
Jarvis Devaughn, SR, Katy, TX, Tuskegee University
Sammie Hill , SR, West Blockton, AL, Stillman College
Develle Miller, SO, Macon, GA, Albany State University,
Chris Bostock, SR, Birmingham, AL, Miles College
|Jeffrey Cargile, SR, Cincinnati, OH, Morehouse College
Darrin Mack, JR, Epps, AL, Stillman College
Cordell Key, JR, Atlanta, GA, Kentucky State University
Dre’Mail Hardin, SR, Tuscaloosa, AL, Stillman College
Justin Hannah, JR, Birmingham, AL, Tuskegee University
Terry McGhee, JR, Fort Valley, GA, Albany State University
Mario Fuller , JR, Jesup, GA, Albany Sate University
Jamaree Gordon, SO, Atlanta, GA, Kentucky State University
Antoine Mitchell , SO, Decatur, GA, Tuskegee University
Matt Sims, SO, Birmingham, AL, Tuskegee University
Micah Streiff, SR, Atlanta, GA, Morehouse College