EKU's Adams makes All-America team

December 12, 2012 

Aaron Adams of Eastern Kentucky University

Three players from Kentucky schools were named to the Football Championship Subdivision All-America Team on Wednesday.

Junior all-purpose player Walter Powell of Murray State was a first-team selection. His Racers teammate, senior quarterback Casey Brockman, was named to the second team.

Eastern Kentucky senior offensive lineman Aaron Adams received third-team honors.

FCS All-America Team

FIRST TEAM

OFFENSE

Quarterback — Taylor Heinicke, sophomore, 6-foot-1, 195 pounds, Old Dominion.

Running backs — Miguel Maysonet, senior, 5-10, 205, Stony Brook; Eric Breitenstein, senior, 5-11, 230, Wofford.

Linemen — Earl Watford, senior, 6-4, 290, James Madison; Mike Sellers, junior, 6-0, 295, The Citadel; Will Post, senior, 6-6, 295, Eastern Washington; Bill Turner, junior, 6-6, 300, North Dakota State; Roger Gaines, senior, 6-6, 320, Tennessee State.

Tight end — Kyle Juszczyk, senior, 6-3, 240, Harvard.

Receivers — Aaron Mellett, senior, 6-4, 220, Elon; Erik Lora, 5-10, 181, junior, Eastern Illinois.

All-purpose player — Walter Powell, junior, 6-0, 180, Murray State.

Kicker — Patrick Murray, senior, 5-7, 160, Fordham.

DEFENSE

Linemen — Caleb Schreibeis, senior, 6-3, 252, Montana State; Colton Underwood, junior, 6-4, 255, Illinois State; Brent Russell, senior, 6-2, 300, Georgia Southern; Brandon Thurmond, senior, 6-2, 260, Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

Linebackers — Matt Evans, senior, 6-0, 228, New Hampshire; Jody Owens, senior, 6-0, 223, Montana State; Robert McCabe, senior, 6-2, 230, Georgetown.

Defensive backs — Darnell Taylor, senior, 6-0, 195, Sam Houston State; Marcus Williams, junior, 5-11, 194, North Dakota State; Jaquiski Tartt, sophomore, 6-1, 220, Samford; Cooper Taylor, senior, 6-5, 235, Richmond.

Punter — Sam Martin, senior, 6-1, 205, Appalachian State.


SECOND TEAM

OFFENSE

Quarterback — Casey Brockman, senior, Murray State.

Running backs — Zach Zenner, sophomore, South Dakota State; Deonte Williams, senior, Cal Poly.

Linemen — Terren Jones, senior, Alabama State; Michael Bamiro, junior, Stony Brook; Bryan Witzmann, junior, South Dakota State; J.C. Tretter, senior, Cornell; Corey Howard, senior, Central Arkansas.

Tight end — A.C. Leonard, sophomore, Tennessee State.

Receivers — Jordan Harris, junior, Bryant; Brandon Kaufman, junior, Eastern Washington.

All-purpose player — Dominic Dunn, senior, Northern Colorado.

Kicker — Colton Cook, junior, Southern Utah.

DEFENSE

Linemen — Cody Larsen, senior, Southern Utah; Davis Tull, sophomore, Chattanooga; Mike Catapano, senior, Princeton; Zach Wagenmann, sophomore, Montana.

Linebackers — Jeremy Kimbrough, senior, Appalachian State; Stephon Robertson, junior, James Madison; Blake Peiffer, senior, Southeast Misssouri.

Defensive backs — Robert Alford, senior, Southeastern Louisiana; B.W. Webb, senior, William & Mary; Demetrius McCray, senior, Appalachian State; Johnny Towalid, senior, Indiana State.

Punter — Andy Wilder, junior, Northern Arizona.


THIRD TEAM

OFFENSE

Quarterback — Gavin McCarney, junior, Colgate.

Running backs — Shakir Bell, junior, Indiana State; Tim Flanders, junior, Sam Houston State.

Linemen — Randy Richards, senior, Missouri State; Garrett Frye, sophomore, Georgia Southern; Aaron Adams, senior, Eastern Kentucky; Sean Davies, senior, UC Davis; Dakota Dozier, junior, Furman.

Tight end — Josh Hill, senior, Idaho State.

Receivers — Cordell Roberson, senior, Stephen F. Austin; Kevin Norrell, senior, Stony Brook.

All-purpose player — Tyler Varga, sophomore, Yale.

Kicker — Jimmy Pavel, senior, Eastern Washington.

DEFENSE

Linemen — Caraun Reid, senior, Princeton; Ken Boatright, senior, Southern Illinois; Joseph Lebeau, senior, Jackson State; Andrew Weaver, junior, Sam Houston State.

Linebackers — Jordan Tripp, junior, Montana; Keith Pough, senior, Howard; Ian Sluss, senior, Portland State.

Defensive backs — Kejuan Riley, senior, Alabama State; Steven Godbolt, sophomore, Tennessee State; Ben Ericksen, senior, Illinois State; Caleb Schaffitzel, sophomore, Missouri State.

Punter — Bobby Wenzig, junior, Alabama State.

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