The Collegiate Development Football League released its 2014 Preseason All-American Football Team on Wednesday, and three players from Michigan earned honors on the team.
The All-American team, selected by the D2 vs. NAIA Challenge Bowl committee and the 2015 Team America coaching staff, named Concordia University linebacker Takari Johnson (First Team Defense) and Siena Heights offensive lineman Gauge Aebersold and tight end Donovan Campbell (First Team Offense) to the team.
Johnson,a 6-foot-1, 225-pound senior, led the Cardinals in tackles as a sophomore and the Mid-States Football Conference named him Second Team All-Conference.
Campbell, a 5-foot-11, 233-pound senior, led the Saints in every receiving category as a sophomore. He finished with 41 catches for 514 yards and six touchdowns en route to the conference naming him All-Conference First Team.
Aebersold was a conference Honorable mention as a sophomore who primarily plays left tackle.
The CDFL hosts the D2 vs. NAIA Challenge on Saturday, Dec. 20 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Each preseason All-American is added to a watch list for consideration to play in the game. They are also considered for the Team America roster that will represent the United States in the International Bowl Games in 2015.