STATS Offensive Player voting underway

(STATS) - Voting for the STATS FCS Offensive Player of the Year began on Monday with 25 finalists from across the FCS.

All 13 FCS conferences were represented by at least one finalist.

A national panel of sports information and media relations directors, broadcasters, writers and other dignitaries select the winner, which is based on the regular season.

The top three in votes will be invited to the announcement of the winner at the STATS FCS Awards Banquet and Presentation, scheduled for Jan. 8 in Frisco, Texas, on the eve of the FCS championship game.

The STATS FCS Offensive Player of the Year finalists:

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Kendell Anderson, RB, William & Mary - 202 carries, 1,218 yards, 6.0 ypc, 13 TDs; 9 receptions, 71 yards; 117.2 all-purpose yards per game (11 games)=

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Tarik Cohen, RB, North Carolina A&T - 242 carries, 1,248 yards, 5.2 ypc, 12 TDs; 23 receptions, 164 yards; 130.7 all-purpose yards per game (11 games)=

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Case Cookus, QB, Northern Arizona - 222 of 322 (68.9 percent), 3,111 yards, 37 TDs, 5 INTs, 184.9 passing efficiency; 90 carries, 209 yards, 3 TDs; 301.8 total offense per game (11 games)=

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Marshaun Coprich, RB, Illinois State - 276 carries, 1,720 yards, 6.2 ypc, 20 TDs; 13 receptions, 139 yards; 169 all-purpose yards per game (11 games)=

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Tyler Dube, WR, Sacred Heart - 71 receptions, 1,160 yards, 16.3 ypc, 9 TDs; 12 punt returns, 10.4 ypr; 119.5 all-purpose yards per game (11 games)=

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Chase Edmonds, RB, Fordham - 248 carries, 1,643 yards, 6.6 ypc, 20 TDs; 31 receptions, 383 yards, 5 TDs; 184.2 all-purpose yards per game (11 games)=

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Austin Gahafer, QB, Morehead State - 291 of 510 (57.1 percent), 3,244 yards, 24 TDs, 10 INTs, 122.1 passing efficiency; 41 carries, minus-38 yards, 3 TDs; 2 receptions, 43 yards, 2 TDs; 291.5 total offense per game (11 games)=

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Jacobi Green, RB, Richmond - 209 carries, 1,285 yards, 6.1 ypc, 15 TDs; 23 receptions, 307 yards; 151.5 all-purpose yards per game (11 games)=

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Joe Haeg, LT, North Dakota State - Seeking to repeat as First-Team All-American after being voted as the top FCS offensive lineman in 2014; has started all 56 games over the past four seasons (11 games)=

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Kade Harrington, RB, Lamar - 266 carries, 2,092 yards, 7.9 ypc, 21 TDs; 14 receptions, 213 yards, 2 TDs; 213.4 all-purpose yards per game (11 games)=

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Johnta' Hebert, RB, Prairie View A&M - 135 carries, 725 yards, 5.4 ypc, 4 TDs; 46 receptions, 563 yards, 4 TDs; 19 KO returns, 26.3-yard average; 198.7 all-purpose yards per game (9 games)=

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De'Angelo Henderson, RB, Coastal Carolina - 203 carries, 1,245 yards, 6.1 ypc, 15 TDs; 37 receptions, 343 yards, 2 TDs; 144.4 all-purpose yards per game (11 games)=

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Scott Hosch, QB, Harvard - 198 of 320 (61.9 percent), 2,827 yards, 22 TDs, 6 INTs, 155.0 passing efficiency; 67 carries, 206 yards, 4 TDs; 303.3 total offense per game (10 games)=

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Jacob Huesman, QB, Chattanooga - 158 of 235 (67.2 percent), 1,745 yards, 7 TDs, 9 INTs, 131.8 passing efficiency; 189 carries, 1,018 yards, 11 TDs; 251.2 total offense per game (11 games)=

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KD Humphries, QB, Murray State - 330 of 532 (62 percent), 3,778 yards, 22 TDs, 7 INTs, 132.7 passing efficiency; 100 carries, 53 yards, 4 TDs; 348.3 total offense per game (11 games)=

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Mark Iannotti, QB, Southern Illinois - 273 of 416 (65.6 percent), 3,195 yards, 24 TDs, 10 INTs, 144.4 passing efficiency; 179 carries, 716 yards, 9 TDs; 355.5 all-purpose yards per game (11 games)=

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Eli Jenkins, QB, Jacksonville State - 179 of 288 (62.2 percent), 2,185 yards, 18 TDs, 5 INTs, 143.0 passing efficiency; 119 carries, 640 yards, 8 TDs; 256.8 total offense per game (11 games)=

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Cooper Kupp, WR, Eastern Washington - 114 receptions, 1,642 yards, 14.4 ypc, 19 TDs; 2 of 2, 45 yards, 2 TDs; 6 punt returns, 15.7-yard average, 1 TD; 158 all-purpose yards per game (11 games) =

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Troy Mitchell, QB, Western Carolina - 208 of 330 (63 percent), 2,337 yards, 14 TDs, 8 INTs, 131.7 passing efficiency; 96 carries, 490 yards, 3 TDs; 257 total offense per game (11 games)=

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Dakota Prukop, QB, Montana State - 216 of 344 (62.8 percent), 3,025 yards, 28 TDs, 10 INTs, 157.7 passing efficiency; 158 carries, 797 yards, 11 TDs; 347.5 total offense per game (11 games)=

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Alex Ross, QB, Coastal Carolina - 210 of 315 (66.7 percent), 2,594 yards, 18 TDs, 5 INTs, 151.5 passing efficiency; 82 carries, 170 yards, 3 TDs; 251.3 total offense per game (11 games)=

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Daniel Sams, QB, McNeese State - 125 of 255 (49 percent), 1,441 yards, 9 TDs, 8 INTs, 101.9 passing efficiency; 173 carries, 877 yards, 11 TDs; 231.8 total offense per game (10 games)=

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Jake Wieneke, WR, South Dakota State - 66 receptions, 1,344 yards, 20.4 ypc, 11 TDs; 122.2 all-purpose yards per game (11 games)=

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Dalyn Williams, QB, Dartmouth - 219 of 342 (64 percent), 2,592 yards, 17 TDs, 5 INTs; 90 carries, 225 yards, 5 TDs; 281.7 total offense per game (10 games)=

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Johnathan Williams, QB, Grambling State - 195 of 343 (56.9 percent), 2,638 yards, 33 TDs, 15 INTs, 144.5 passing efficiency; 90 carries, 277 yards, 3 TDs; 291.5 total offense per game (10 games)=

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