Morrilton's Gilberto Garcia is one of 12 University of Central Arkansas football players named to the 2017 Preseason All-Southland Conference team. The former Devil Dog, entering his senior season with the Bears, was named to the second team. Fellow offensive lineman Stockton Mallett, son of Morrilton native Calvin Mallett, was named to the first team. UCA's 12 selections to the All-Southland team are the most of any team in the conference. The Bears open the season at Kansas State on September 2nd.