December 7, 2020
Four members of the 2020 East Central Community College Warrior football team have been named All-Conference by the Mississippi Association of Community Colleges Conference for their play during the recently completed season.
Sophomore offensive tackle Jacqui Graham (Montgomery, Ala., Jefferson Davis) was named to the MACCC First Team All-Conference South Offense, and sophomore punter Robens Beauplan (Lehigh Acres, Fla., Riverdale) was selected MACCC First Team All-Conference Special Teams.
Sophomore wide receiver John Hilbert (Brookhaven) was named MACCC Second Team All-Conference South Offense, while sophomore cornerback Desmond Williams (Forsyth, Ga., Mary Persons) was selected MACCC Second Team All-Conference South Defense.
Graham anchored East Central’s offensive line in 2020. He was a Second Team All-Conference South Offense selection a year ago.
Beauplan averaged 43 yards per punt in 2020, with a long of 68 yards and 14 punts inside the 20-yard line. In his freshman season in 2019, he was named National Junior College Athletic Association All-American, NJCAA All-Region 23, and First Team All-Conference.
Hilbert caught 22 passes for 326 yards and two touchdowns this season.
Williams had 16 tackles, two interceptions, five pass breakups, and a 95-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in 2020. He was also named to the Second Team All-Conference South Defense last season.
East Central finished the COVID-19 shortened season with a 2-3 record.