As the Albany State offense continues to transition under coordinator Steve Smith, the defense will be expected to help lead the way.
So it's a good thing they have a pretty good one in the back.
Safety Dexter Moody has been named a preseason All-American by D2 football.com.
It's the second preseason All-American team Moody has been linked to, earning a spot on the Boxtorow All-American team as well.
"I have been working really hard for the upcoming season, and I hope it shows on and off the field," continued Moody. "I can't wait for the season to begin and let my hard work speak for itself."
The senior from Twin City led the SIAC in interceptions last season, and was named a First Team All-Conference selection.
He added 48 tackles and two pass breakups.
The Golden Rams kick off their 2013 season Saturday night at North Greenville.
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