AP Little All-America Team, List

The Associated Press Little All-America team (top players from Division II, III and NAIA).

FIRST TEAM

OFFENSE

Quarterback — Jason Vander Laan, junior, 6-foot-4, 241 pounds, Ferris State.

Running backs — Terrell Watson, senior, 6-2, 240, Azusa Pacific; Anthony Bilal, junior, 5-7, 170, Lake Erie.

Linemen — Cole Mahnart, senior, 6-6, 310, Nebraska-Kearney; Matthew Reese, senior, 6-3, 314, Tuskegee; Joe Ray, junior, 6-0, 260, Lenoir-Rhyne; Chris Brinkmeier, senior, 6-5, 275, Wartburg; Andrew Muer, senior, 6-3, 275, Minnesota Duluth.

Receivers — Rasheed Bailey, senior, 6-2, 205, Delaware Valley; Keelan Cole, junior, 6-1, 167, Kentucky Wesleyan; Darius Davis, senior, 5-11, 212, Henderson State.

All-purpose player — Lavance Taylor, senior, 5-11, 195, Central Missouri.

Kicker — Anthony Pistelli, sophomore, 5-9, 199, Valdosta State.

DEFENSE

Linemen — Darius Allen, senior, 6-4, 251, Colorado State-Pueblo; Matt Longacre, junior, 6-3, 270, Northwest Missouri State; Alex Hoff, junior, 6-3, 240, Linfield; Lucky Baar, sophomore, 6-2, 230, McKendree.

Linebackers — Tyler Henderson, junior, 6-3, 235, Minnesota State-Mankato; Sosthene Kapepula, senior, 6-3, 221, Wesley; Nores Fradi, senior, 6-1, 216, Wayne State.

Backs — Satiir Stevenson, senior, 5-10, 200, Guilford; Solomon St. Pierre, junior, 5-11, 171, Sioux Falls; Brady Grayvold, senior, 5-11, 200, Wisconsin-Whitewater; C.J. Roberts, senior, 6-0, 180, Colorado State-Pueblo.

Punter — Patrick Carney, senior, 6-0, 215, New Mexico Highlands.

SECOND TEAM

OFFENSE

Quarterback — Kevin Burke, senior, Mount Union.

Running backs — Domonique Hayden, senior, Thomas More; Andy Hibbett, senior, Carson-Newman.

Linemen — Jake VanderKlok, senior, Ferris State; Isaiah Shelton, senior, Shepherd; Mike Lorenzo, senior, Chadron State; Ali Marpet, senior, Hobart; Spencer Clark, senior, Wheaton.

Receivers — Rudy Rudolph, senior, Christopher Newport; Nathan Mourik, junior, Southwest Baptist; Tyler Slavin, senior, New Mexico Highlands.

All-purpose player — Jalen Hendricks, junior, Livingstone.

Kicker — Andrew Franks, senior, Rensselaer.

DEFENSE

Linemen — Nelson Wienke, senior, Michigan Tech; Nick Napolitano, senior, Wingate; Joshua Gordon, junior, Minnesota State-Mankato; Nadim Raddar, junior, Bethany.

Linebackers — Justin Shirk, senior, Bloomsburg; Grant Singer, senior, Mary; Tyler Jenkins, senior, Rowan.

Backs — Jordan Shaw, junior, Shorter; Will Brown, senior, Missouri S&T; Jacob Edelman, senior, Central (Iowa); Ira Jewitt, senior, Louisiana College.

Punter — Nate Ray, senior, Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

THIRD TEAM

OFFENSE

Quarterback — Sean McCartney, senior, West Chester.

Running backs –Brandon Wegher, senior, Morningside; Logan Lauters, junior, Minnesota Duluth.

Linemen — Travis Hening, junior, East Central (Oklahoma); Joe Magardino, senior, Trinity (Connecticut); T.J. Woodrow, senior, St. Thomas; Josh Meeker, senior, Minnesota State-Mankato; Scotland Coyle, senior, Colorado State-Pueblo.

Receivers — Vernon Johnson, senior, Texas A&M-Commerce; Andre McCullouch, junior, Rocky Mountain; Dushawn Brown, junior, Denison.

All-purpose player –Aramis Greenwood, senior, John Carroll.

Kicker — Brent Wahle, senior, Ohio Dominican.

DEFENSE

Linemen — Alex Markarian, senior, Humboldt State; Cody Buresh, senior, Wabash; Anthony McDaniel, junior, Bowie State; Marcus Martin, freshman, Slippery Rock.

Linebackers — Tanner Botts, senior, Lenoir-Rhyne; Jacob Zilbar, senior, Wisconsin-Platteville; Kole Kadavy, senior, Colorado Mines.

Backs — C.J. Conway, senior, 6-2, 200, Montclair State; Michael Jordan, junior, Missouri Western; Colin Kimball, senior, Mercyhurst; Eric Gargiulo, junior, Montclair State.

Punter — Matt Kussmann, senior, Illinois Wesleyan.


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