College Football America Releases Its Division II Starting Lineup

Shepherd quarterback and defending Harlon Hill Trophy winner Tyson Bagent leads the 2022 College Football America Yearbook Division II Preseason Starting Lineup, CFA’s version of an All-America team.

Bagent led the Rams to a 13-2 mark in 2021, including a trip to the national semifinals. He threw for 5,000 yards and 53 touchdowns, leading NCAA Division II in those categories, along with points responsible for (338). He is the ninth player at all NCAA levels — and only the second in Division II — with at least 5,000 passing yards and 50 touchdown passes.

The following programs had at least two players on the preseason Starting Lineup:

Shepherd (3): Bagent, wide receiver Ryan Beach and offensive lineman Joey Fisher.

Ferris State (3): Offensive lineman Zein Obeid, defensive lineman Caleb Murphy and punt returner Marcus Taylor.

California (PA) (2): Center Bryce Perkins and defensive back Jermal Martin Jr.

The Division II section of the 2022 College Football America Yearbook features 26 pages of content including:

  • National Division II preview;
  • Division II preseason Starting Lineup;
  • Update on each Division II conference;
  • Capsules for every Division II team, including 2021 results and 2022 schedules;
  • More than a dozen color action, coach and stadium photos.

The 2022 College Football America Yearbook features more than 900 college football teams from the United States and Canada in more than 250 striking, full-color pages. That includes every team from the NCAA (FBS, FCS, Division II and Division III), NAIA, NJCAA, CCCAA and U Sports (Canada). It also includes dozens of action shots and stadium photos taken by the CFA staff.

The print edition is available online via and other major retailers such as Barnes & Noble.

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2022 College Football America Division II Starting Lineup


Pos., Name, School, Class

QB Tyson Bagent, Shepherd, Sr.

RB Dwayne McGee, Lenoir-Rhyne, So.

RB Josh Cummings, Western Colorado, Sr.

WR Ryan Beach, Shepherd, So.

WR Keilahn Harris, Oklahoma Baptist, Jr.

TE Hunter Budke, Fort Hays State, Sr.

OL Zein Obeid, Ferris State, Sr.

OL Jacob Bruce, West Florida, Jr.

OL Quinton Bobo, Bowie State, Sr.

OL Joey Fisher, Shepherd, Sr.

C Bryce Perkins, California (PA), Sr.


Pos., Name, School, Class

DL Caleb Murphy, Ferris State, Jr.

DL Tylen Coleman, Western New Mexico, Jr.

DL Tyler Tate, Millersville, Sr.

LB Nolan Reeve, Colorado Mines, Sr.

LB Ben Straatmann, Missouri S&T, Sr.

LB Carter Duxbury, Winona State, Sr.

DB Jermal Martin Jr., California (PA), Sr.

DB Tristan Rankin, Mars Hill, Jr.

DB Kobe Cummings, Missouri Western, Sr.

DB Antoine Holloway II, Notre Dame (OH), Jr.


Pos., Name, School, Class

P Clayton Crile, Catawba, Jr.

PK Ritse Vaes, Midwestern State, So.

KR Kory Gainwell, Delta State, So.

PR Marcus Taylor, Ferris State, Sr.

AP Jordan Terrell, Barton, So.

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