Tuesday, December 11, 2012 | Valley Football
2012 Sports Network All-America Team

Six players repeated as first-team selections on The Sports Network FCS All- America Team on Monday, including North Dakota State's CB Marcus Williams.  Williams was one of 11 MVFC players honored on the team, including five who earned first-team plaudits.

The Big Sky, the largest conference in the FCS, had the most All-America selections with 16, followed by the Southern Conference with 15, CAA Football with 12, the Missouri Valley Football Conference with 11, and the Ohio Valley Conference with 10. The Southland Conference garnered seven selections, the Ivy League, Patriot League and Southwestern Athletic Conference had five selections each, the Big South four, the Northeast Conference three, and the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and the Pioneer Football League two each. 

 

2012 The Sports Network FCS All-America Team

 

First Team - Offense
Player School Pos. Cl. Ht. Wt.
Taylor Heinicke Old Dominion QB So. 6-1 195
Miguel Maysonet Stony Brook RB Sr. 5-10 205
Zach Zenner South Dakota State RB So. 6-0 215
Eric Breitenstein Wofford FB Sr. 5-11 230
Erik Lora Eastern Illinois WR Jr. 5-10 181
Aaron Mellette Elon WR Sr. 6-4 220
A.C. Leonard Tennessee State TE So. 6-4 245
Michael Bamiro Stony Brook OL Jr. 6-8 345
Mike Sellers The Citadel OL Jr. 6-0 295
Billy Turner North Dakota State OL Jr. 6-6 300
Earl Watford James Madison OL Sr. 6-4 290
Bryan Witzmann South Dakota State OL Jr. 6-7 300
Walter Powell Murray State AP Jr. 6-0 180
Patrick Murray Fordham PK Sr. 5-7 160
Jerodis Williams Furman KR Sr. 5-11 195

 

First Team - Defense
Player School Pos. Cl. Ht. Wt.
Caleb Schreibeis Montana State DE Sr. 6-3 252
Colton Underwood Illinois State DE Jr. 6-4 255
Cody Larsen Southern Utah DT Sr. 6-4 300
Brent Russell Georgia Southern DT Sr. 6-2 300
Matt Evans New Hampshire LB Sr. 6-0 226
Jeremy Kimbrough Appalachian State LB Sr. 5-11 240
Robert McCabe Georgetown LB Sr. 6-2 230
Jody Owens Montana State LB Sr. 6-0 223
Jaquiski Tartt Samford DB So. 6-1 220
Cooper Taylor Richmond DB Sr. 6-5 235
Darnell Taylor Sam Houston State DB Sr. 6-0 195
Marcus Williams North Dakota State DB Jr. 5-11 194
Andy Wilder Northern Arizona P Jr. 6-3 205
Dominic Gunn Northern Colorado PR Sr. 5-11 170

 

Second-Team Offense
Player School Pos. Cl. Ht. Wt.
Gavin McCarney Colgate QB Jr. 6-2 205
Shakir Bell Indiana State RB Jr. 5-8 185
Deonte Williams Cal Poly RB Sr. 5-10 200
Kendall Gaskins Richmond FB Sr. 6-1 238
Jordan Harris Bryant WR Jr. 6-2 215
Brandon Kaufman Eastern Washington WR Jr. 6-5 215
Kevin Norrell Stony Brook WR Sr. 5-10 200
Kyle Juszczyk Harvard TE Sr. 6-3 240
Aaron Adams Eastern Kentucky OL Sr. 6-5 295
Sean Davies UC Davis OL Sr. 6-4 297
Dakota Dozier Furman OL Jr. 6-4 291
Rogers Gaines Tennessee State OL Sr. 6-7 320
Corey Howard Central Arkansas OL Sr. 6-1 290
Tyler Varga Yale AP So. 5-11 220
Jimmy Pavel Eastern Washington PK Sr. 5-11 195
Fabian Truss Samford KR Jr. 5-9 190

 

Second-Team Defense
Player School Pos. Cl. Ht. Wt.
Brandon Thurmond Arkansas-Pine Bluff DE Sr. 6-2 260
Davis Tull Chattanooga DE So. 6-3 230
Montori Hughes UT Martin DT Sr. 6-4 330
Caraun Reid Princeton DT Sr. 6-2 305
Keith Pough Howard LB Sr. 6-3 225
Stephon Robertson James Madison LB Jr. 5-11 220
Ian Sluss Portland State LB Sr. 6-0 225
Jordan Tripp Montana LB Jr. 6-4 244
Robert Alford SE Louisiana DB Sr. 5-11 185
Steven Godbolt III Tennessee State DB So. 6-1 180
T.J. Lee III Eastern Washington DB Jr. 5-9 170
B.W. Webb William & Mary DB Sr. 5-11 180
Bobby Wenzig Alabama State P Jr. 6-2 185
Austin Shanks Northern Arizona PR Sr. 5-8 185

 

Third-Team Offense
Player School Pos. Cl. Ht. Wt.
Casey Brockman Murray State QB Sr. 6-2 220
Timothy Flanders Sam Houston State RB Jr. 5-9 210
Jordan McCord Colgate RB Sr. 5-11 210
Jake Hess Northern Arizona FB Sr. 5-10 227
Sean Price Appalachian State WR Fr. 6-5 210
Quentin Sims UT Martin WR Sr. 6-3 202
MyCole Pruitt Southern Illinois TE So. 6-3 247
Garrett Frye Georgia Southern OL So. 6-4 257
Terrance Hackney Bethune-Cookman OL So. 6-6 310
Kaleb Hopson Sam Houston State OL Sr. 6-6 300
Terren Jones Alabama State OL Sr. 6-7 334
Ryan Risch Colgate OL Sr. 6-5 303
J.C. Tretter Cornell OL Sr. 6-4 295
Greg Hardin North Dakota AP Jr. 5-11 168
Ernie Collins San Diego PK Sr. 6-2 240
Carlos Anderson Northern Iowa KR Sr. 5-8 172
Colby Walden Jacksonville KR Sr. 5-11 185

 

Third-Team Defense
Player School Pos. Cl. Ht. Wt.
Frank Beltre Towson DE Sr. 6-2 225
Mike Catapano Princeton DE Sr. 6-4 270
Nolan Nearhoof Robert Morris DE Sr. 6-2 250
Zach Wagenmann Montana DE So. 6-4 240
Chris Burnette Old Dominion DT Sr. 6-4 290
Robert Simpson Miss. Valley State DT Jr. 6-4 255
Jared Smith New Hampshire DT Sr. 6-3 300
Seth Allison Central Arkansas LB Sr. 5-11 195
Quinn Backus Coastal Carolina LB So. 5-10 205
Dorian Bell Duquesne LB Jr. 6-1 234
Wes Dothard Chattanooga LB Jr. 6-1 235
Blake Peiffer SE Missouri State LB Sr. 6-1 225
Paul Worrilow Delaware LB Sr. 6-0 230
Jordan Dangerfield Towson DB Sr. 5-11 200
Ben Ericksen Illinois State DB Sr. 6-1 200
Demetrius McCray Appalachian State DB Sr. 6-0 185
Kejuan Riley Alabama State DB Sr. 6-2 208
Caleb Schaffitzel Missouri State DB So. 6-0 214
Johnny Towalid Indiana State DB Sr. 5-11 170
Sam Martin Appalachian State P Sr. 6-1 205
Jesse Grandy Central Arkansas PR Sr. 5-11 165