AP Little All-America Team

The Associated Press Little All-America team for Division II, III and NAIA players.

FIRST TEAM

Offense

Quarterback - Jason Vander Laan, senior, Ferris State.

Running backs - Cameron McDondle, senior, Colorado State-Pueblo; Ja'Quan Gardner, sophomore, Humboldt State.

Linemen - Corey Tucker, senior, Slippery Rock; Joe Ray, senior, Lenoir-Rhyne; David Simmet, senior, St. Thomas (Minnesota); Jordan Morgan, junior, Kutztown; Colin Egan, senior, Johns Hopkins.

Receivers - Jon Schnaars, senior, East Stroudsburg; Jessie Ramos, senior, Hardin-Simmons; Jameson Parsons, junior, St. Cloud State.

All-purpose player - Dayton Winn, junior, Hendrix.

Kicker - Austin Morton, sophomore, Emporia State.

Defense

Linemen - Alex Hoff, senior, Linfield; Matt Judon, senior, Grand Valley State; Joshua Gordon, senior, Minnesota State-Mankato; Collin Bevins, senior, Northwest Missouri State.

Linebackers - Brock Long, senior, Fort Hays State; Jewell Ratliff, senior, Tuskegee; Max Nacewicz, senior, Springfield (Mass.).

Backs - Solomon St. Pierre, senior, Sioux Falls; Michael Jordan, senior, Missouri Western State; Victor Bunce, sophomore, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps; Carlo Thomas, sophomore, Johnson C. Smith.

Punter - Matt Klingler, Lindenwood, senior.

SECOND TEAM

Offense

Quarterback - Joe Callahan, senior, Wesley (Del.).

Running backs - Sam Benger, sophomore, Carnegie Mellon; Damian Baker, senior, Carson-Newman.

Linemen - Eric Knaperek, senior, North Central (Ill.); Sam Hart, senior, Amherst; Chris Reaper, senior, Findlay; Jim Walsh, senior, Grand Valley State; Shane Smith, senior, Northwest Missouri State.

Receivers - Reece Horn, senior, Indianapolis; Kevin Jennings, senior, Carroll (Wisc.); Xavier Ayers, junior, Western New Mexico.

All-purpose player - D.J. Jones, junior, Southwestern Oklahoma.

Kicker - Thomas Woodburn, senior, Utica.

Defense

Linemen - Andrew Cohen, senior, West Chester; Morgan Fox, senior, Colorado State-Pueblo; Tom Lally, senior, Mount Union; Dylan Donahue, junior, West Georgia.

Linebackers - Kyle Kitchens, sophomore, Catawba; Alex Wahl, senior, Upper Iowa; Justin Dischler, senior, Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Backs - Marqui Christian, senior, Midwestern State; Jordan Shaw, senior, Shorter; Anthony White, senior, Huntingdon; Austin Davis, sophomore, Kean.

Punter - Bret Benes, junior, Charleston (W.Va.).

THIRD TEAM

Offense

Quarterback - Jeff Ziemba, junior, Shepherd.

Running backs - Austin Ekeler, junior, Western State; Mason Zurek, senior, Wabash.

Linemen - Zach Martinez, senior, Colorado State-Pueblo; Herschel Prater, senior, Minnesota State-Mankato; Shane Thompson, senior, Texas A&M-Commerce; Michael LaSala, junior, Washington & Lee; Orion Awa-Dubose, senior, West Georgia.

Receivers - Keelan Cole, senior, Kentucky Wesleyan; Krishawn Hogan, sophomore, Marian (Ind.); Bill Brown, junior, Shepherd.

All-purpose player - Sheldon Mayer, senior, Shippensburg.

Kicker - Brent Wahle, senior, Ohio Dominican.

Defense

Linemen - Justin Woods-West, senior, Central State (Ohio); Clayton Callicut, senior, Angelo State; Brandon Jones, senior, Widener; Teidrick Smith, junior, Mary Hardin-Baylor.

Linebackers - Ben Kullos, senior, Dakota State; Marquez Gollman, junior, Grand Valley State; Connor Harris, junior, Lindenwood.

Backs - Frank Laterza, senior, St. Norbert College; Philip Lanieri, III, senior, Rensselaer; Kevin Berg, junior, Northwest Missouri State; Antion McBee, senior, Southwest Baptist.

Punter - Ryan Anderson, sophomore, Olivet.

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