LAKE CHARLES, La. — Picked fifth in the Southland Conference preseason polls, the University of Central Arkansas led all teams with five players being selected to the preseason All-SLC first-team offense.

With one player on defense, the Bears had six players selected to the first team. They had one player selected to the second-team defense.

The preseason teams were announced today during the conference's media day here.

Earning first-team All-SLC honors on the preseason unit from UCA are sophomore running back Jackie Hinton, senior fullback/H back Rico Moss, senior wide receiver Willie Landers, senior defensive lineman Austin Emerson and senior place-kicker Eddie Carmona.

Senior defensive end Markell Carter was selected to the first-team defense.

Senior defensive back Henry Minor was named to the second-team defense.