Here’s the 2017 Associated Press NAIA All-America football team

The 2017 Associated Press NAIA All-America football team:

 

FIRST TEAM

OFFENSE

Quarterback — Tanner Trosin, senior, Southern Oregon.

Running backs — Bubba Jenkins, senior, Morningside; Justin Green, junior, St. Francis, Indiana.

Linemen — Trae Bradburn, senior, Morningside; Justin Hunter, senior, Saint Xavier; Trey Coney, sophomore, Reinhardt; Chris Emter, senior, Carroll College; Xavier Carter, senior, Reinhardt;

Tight end — Trenton Poe-Evans, sophomore, Kansas Wesleyan.

Receivers — Hayden Adams, senior, Dakota Wesleyan; Connor Niles, junior, Morningside.

All-purpose player — Charles Ducksworth, senior, Point.

Kicker — Daniel Martinez, senior, Wayland Baptist.

DEFENSE

Linemen — Jamarae Finnie, senior, Langston; Evan Sprayberry, junior, Tabor; Tevin McCoy, junior, Reinhardt; Resean Coleman, sophomore, William Penn.

Linebackers — Caden McDonald, senior, Morningside; Piercen Harnish, junior, St. Francis, Indiana; Thomas Sease, senior, Dickinson State.

Backs — Darius Price, senior, Siena Heights; Tomunci Whitfield, senior, Southwestern, Kansas; Tarence Roby, senior, Concordia, Nebraska; Nate Moore, senior, College of Idaho.

Punter — Derek Brush, senior, Arizona Christian.

SECOND TEAM

OFFENSE

Quarterback — Dillon Turner, senior, Dakota Wesleyan.

Running backs — JD Woods, freshman, Baker; Jacob Kalogonis, sophomore, Northwestern, Iowa.

Linemen — Avery Lock, senior, Valley City State; Spencer Baalman, senior, Tabor; Garrett Bader, senior, Benedictine; Zac Lawson, senior, Lindsey Wilson; Darrion McAlister, senior, Marian.

Tight end — J.C. Koerselman, senior, Northwestern, Iowa.

Receivers — Lexus Jackson, senior, St. Francis, Illinois; LaQuvionte Gonzalez, senior, Southeastern, Florida.

All-purpose player — Tahj Willingham, senior, Hastings College.

Kicker — Mario Esparaza, senior Southwestern, Kansas.

DEFENSE

Linemen — Chris Overton, senior, St. Ambrose; Sean Rogers, junior, Southern Oregon; Josh Evans, senior, Evangel; Jason Lupkes, senior, Morningside.

Linebackers — Michael Arenas, senior, Eastern Oregon; Trent Mueller, junior, Lindsey Wilson; Garrett Updegraft, senior, Kansas Wesleyan.

Backs — Nate McLaurin, junior, Baker; Jay Liggins, junior, Dickinson State; Cole Wiseman, senior, Doane; Tionte McDaniel, sophomore, St. Xavier.

Punter — Drake Higgins, sophomore, Missouri Valley.

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Selection panel: Mike Byker, Dordt College; Kelli Elmore, Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference; Wally Feldt, Frontier Conference; Jo Jo Freeman, Cumberland, Tennessee; Tim Goozen, Arizona Christian; Nick Huntimer, North Star Athletic Association; Jake Knabel, Concordia, Nebraska; Gus Kautz, KAIR Radio; Kevin Lewis, Wayland Baptist; Eric Montgomery, Heart of America Athletic Conference; Sean Ostrander, Robert Morris, Illinois; Mark Potts, Valley City State; Bill Scott, St. Francis, Indiana; Dave Toelle, Kansas Wesleyan; Chris Wells, Mid-South Conference.

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