Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year Winners

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Award Winners

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Award Winners Table
Year Player School Summary
2019Akeem Davis-GaitherAppalachian State43 Solo, 49 Ast, 4.5 Sk, 1 Int
2018Ronheen Bingham*Arkansas State26 Solo, 39 Ast, 9.0 Sk, 0 Int
2017Jeremy ReavesSouth Alabama70 Solo, 34 Ast, 1.5 Sk, 3 Int
2016Rashad Dillard*Troy25 Solo, 14 Ast, 6.5 Sk, 1 Int
2015Ronald Blair*Appalachian State42 Solo, 29 Ast, 7.5 Sk, 1 Int
2014David MayoTexas State72 Solo, 82 Ast, 1.5 Sk, 0 Int
2013Xavius BoydWestern Kentucky63 Solo, 35 Ast, 5.5 Sk, 0 Int
2012Quanterus Smith*Western Kentucky28 Solo, 10 Ast, 12.5 Sk
2011Brandon Joiner*Arkansas State33 Solo, 15 Ast, 13.0 Sk
2010Jamari Lattimore*Middle Tennessee State44 Solo, 24 Ast, 11.5 Sk, 0 Int
2009Cardia Jackson (tie)Louisiana-Monroe71 Solo, 46 Ast, 1.5 Sk, 0 Int
2009Chris McCoy* (tie)Middle Tennessee State47 Solo, 17 Ast, 7.0 Sk
2008Alex CarringtonArkansas State36 Solo, 17 Ast, 10.5 Sk, 1 Int
2007Tyrell JohnsonArkansas State55 Solo, 39 Ast, 0.0 Sk, 6 Int
2006Keyonvis BouieFlorida International69 Solo, 51 Ast, 2.5 Sk
2005Jeff LittlejohnMiddle Tennessee State20 Solo, 14 Ast, 2.0 Sk, 1 Int
2004Demarcus Ware*Troy
2003Chris HurdNorth Texas1 Int, 0 Yds, 0 TD
2002Brandon KennedyNorth Texas
2001Brad KassellNorth Texas2 Int, 4 Yds, 0 TD
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