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2005 All-America Teams

January 17, 2006
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OLATHE, Kan. - - The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced the 2005 Football All-America Teams as selected by the NAIA-FCA All-America Committee.  The committee is comprised of a head coach representing each NAIA affiliated conference and a head coach representing the independent institutions.  First and second team members receive the recognition of being named All-Americans while Honorable Mention signifies that the nominee was honorably mentioned for the award.

 

FIRST TEAM

OFFENSE

Pos.

Name

Institution

Yr.

Ht.

Wt.

Hometown

OL

*Kyle Baker

Carroll College (Mont.)

SR

6'1

265

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

OL

B.J. Batterton

Morningside College (Iowa)

SR

6'2

260

Des Moines, Iowa

OL

Josh Epperly

Dickinson State University (N.D.)

SR

6'3

310

Hettinger, N.D.

OL

*Nick Krinn

University of St. Francis (Ind.)

SR

6'3

278

Bluffton, Ind.

OL

Jarod Leasure

University of St. Francis (Ind.)

SR

6'2

273

Warsaw, Ind.

TE

Zach Alcorn

Black Hills State University (S.D.)

SR

6'4

225

Chadron, Neb.

WR

Tommy Hofer

Dakota State University (S.D.)

SR

6'0

185

Lennox, S.D.

WR

*Dusty Hovorka

University of Sioux Falls (S.D.)

JR

6'2

205

McCook Lake, S.D.

WR

Tyler Peterson

Carroll College (Mont.)

SR

5'9

175

Helena, Mont.

QB

#*&Tyler Emmert

Carroll College (Mont.)

SR

6'2

200

Helena, Mont.

RB

Roger Butler

Tabor College (Kan.)

SR

5'11

215

Hanford, Calif.

RB

*De De Dorsey

Lindenwood University (Mo.)

SR

6'0

190

Broken Arrow, Okla.

RB

*Mike Dvoracek

University of Sioux Falls (S.D.)

JR

5'11

205

Wagner, S.D.

K

Marcus Miller

Carroll College (Mont.)

SO

5'8

170

Spokane, Wash.

KRS

Jonathan Laster

Cumberland University (Tenn.)

JR

5'10

180

Cathedral City, Calif.

#- 2005 Rawlings-NAIA Player of the Year

DEFENSE

Pos.

Name

Institution

Yr.

Ht.

Wt.

Hometown

DL

Clayton Franks

Southern Nazarene University (Okla.)

SR

6'4

245

Edmond, Okla.

DL

William Knepper

University of St. Francis (Ind.)

SO

6'3

341

Warsaw, Ind.

DL

Jeff Shirley

Carroll College (Mont.)

SR

6'4

248

Stockett, Mont.

DL

Kenya Williams

Georgetown College (Ky.)

SR

6'3

235

Memphis, Tenn.

LB

*Gary Cooper

Carroll College (Mont.)

SR

6'2

227

Helena, Mont.

LB

*Stephen Holte

Azusa Pacific University (Calif.)

SR

6'1

225

West Des Moines, Iowa

LB

Brian Kurtz

University of St. Francis (Ind.)

JR

6'0

212

Fort Wayne, Ind.

LB

Jake Schenk

Tabor College (Kan.)

SR

5'11

195

Hillsboro, Kan.

DB

Roshe Hepburn

Graceland University (Iowa)

SO

6'0

180

Orlando, Fla.

DB

Jamie Holman

University of St. Francis (Ind.)

SR

5'9

185

Fort Wayne, Ind.

DB

*Antwan Marsh

Pikeville College (Ky.)

SR

6'4

228

Polkton, N.C.

DB

Hunter Pingston

Bethel College (Tenn.)

JR

5'11

195

Rockledge, Fla.

P

Garrett Whorton

Bethel College (Kan.)

JR

6'3

225

Little River, Kan.

PRS

Micah Cravalho

Evangel University (Mo.)

SR

5'10

185

Honokaa, Hawaii


* - Repeat First Team selection from 2004
&- Repeat First Team selection from 2003

 

SECOND TEAM

OFFENSE

Pos.

Name

Institution

Yr.

Ht.

Wt.

Hometown

OL

Terence Adair

Northwestern Oklahoma State University

SR

6'0

255

Tupelo, Miss.

OL

Chad Erwin

Montana Tech of the University of Montana

JR

6'2

287

Butte, Mont.

OL

Adam Jacobowitz

University of St. Francis (Ind.)

SR

6'3

342

Fort Wayne, Ind.

OL

Rick Schilb

McKendree College (Ill.)

SR

6'5

280

Bone Gap, Ill.

OL

Rufus Williams

Graceland University (Iowa)

SR

6'4

330

Rocky Mountain, N.C.

TE

Justin Airola

Rocky Mountain College (Mont.)

JR

6'5

240

Farmington, Calif.

WR

Trae Johnson

Morningside College (Iowa)

SR

6'3

200

San Bernardino, Calif.

WR

Jarrod Nowman

Saint Xavier University (Ill.)

SR

5'11

195

Manteno, Ill.

WR

Andy Ricca

Saint Xavier University (Ill.)

JR

6'1

200

LaPorte, Ind.

QB

Craig Fobbe

Morningside College (Iowa)

SR

6'3

225

Maple Lake, Minn.

RB

Odie Armstrong

Northwestern Oklahoma State University

SR

6'0

230

Vardaman, Miss.

RB

Moses Cochran

University of the Cumberlands (Ky.)

SO

5'8

170

Thomasville, Ga.

RB

Adrain Smith

Bethel College (Tenn.)

SO

5'11

200

Ocala, Fla.

K

Jared Small

Morningside College (Iowa)

JR

5'10

190

Sioux City, Iowa

KRS

Rob Lash

Walsh University (Ohio)

SO

5'11

176

Shelby, Ohio

 

DEFENSE

Pos.

Name

Institution

Yr.

Ht.

Wt.

Hometown

DL

Frank Hernandez

Geneva College (Pa.)

SR

6'2

255

Ambridge, Pa.

DL

Marcus Lewis

Urbana University (Ohio)

SR

6'3

295

Lithonia, Ga.

DL

Dexter Ross

Minot State University (N.D.)

SR

6'2

255

Kanata, Ontario

DL

Ross Walker

Dickinson State University (N.D.)

SR

6'3

255

Killdeer, N.D.

LB

Gabe Guthrie

Georgetown College (Ky.)

SO

6'2

215

Xenia, Ohio

LB

Rick King

Saint Xavier University (Ill.)

SR

6'1

200

Tinley Park, Ill.

LB

Kylan Klauzer

Dickinson State University (N.D.)

SR

6'3

245

Baker, Mont.

LB

Jon Raddish

Walsh University (Ohio)

SR

6'0

216

Mogadore, Ohio

DB

Dathan Brown

Texas College

SO

6'3

193

LaMarque, Texas

DB

Bobby Antee

Lambuth University (Tenn.)

SR

6'0

215

Las Vegas, Nevada

DB

Adam Cotton

Montana Tech of the University of Montana

SR

6'2

215

Cascade, Mont.

DB

Marcus Klund

Lindenwood University (Mo.)

JR

6'0

200

Cape Girardeau, Mo.

P

Zach Blair

Geneva College (Pa.)

SR

6'0

180

Ambridge, Pa.

PRS

Tim Thies

Nebraska Wesleyan University

JR

5'6

150

Beatrice, Neb.

 

HONORABLE MENTION

OFFENSE

Offensive Line - Mike Crum, Georgetown College (Ky.); JR. Foreman, Dickinson State University (N.D.); Nick Hammond, Carroll College (Mont.); Jeremiah Hays, Evangel University (Mo.); Marshall Hurst, Webber International University (Fla.); Keith Jackson, McKendree College (Ill.); Richard Kirksey, Southern Nazarene University (Okla.); Travis Lester, Valley City State University (N.D.); Max Milne, Minot State University (N.D.); Grant Myers, Tabor College (Kan.); Keith Ornelas, Azusa Pacific University (Calif.); Scott Robinson, Friends University (Kan.); Chad Ruzich, Olivet Nazarene University (Ill.); Luke Siems, Hastings College (Neb.); Robert Spencer, Jamestown College (N.D.).

Tight End - Ricky Burgan, Azusa Pacific University (Calif.); Garrett Labus, Friends University (Kan.); Cory Wirth, Morningside College (Iowa).

Wide Receiver - Javon Bell, Dana College (Neb.); A.J. Blackburn, Southern Nazarene University (Okla.); Courtney Elesby, Union College (Ky.); Nathan Endemano, Trinity International University (Ill.); Anthony Ferguson, Graceland University (Iowa); Dwayne Hodge, Belhaven College (Miss.); David Penland, Georgetown College (Ky.); Lorenzo Selectman, William Jewell College (Mo.).

Kick Return Specialist- Chad Hershberger, Bethel College (Kan.)

Quarterback - Clayton Braddock, Graceland University (Iowa); Chris Bramell, University of St. Francis (Ind.); Jimmy Werbin, MidAmerica Nazarene University (Kan.).

Running Back - Larry Aldridge, Dickinson State University (N.D.); Terrance Bell, Bethel College (Tenn.); Darell Grames, Kansas Wesleyan University; Tyrone Gross, Eastern Oregon University; Ryan Grosulak, Carroll College (Mont.); James Jackson, William Penn University (Iowa); Cory Jacquay, University of St. Francis (Ind.); Calvin Joplin, Pikeville College (Ky.); Demetric Phillips, Evangel University (Mo.).

Kicker-Mike Betancourth, Azusa Pacific University (Calif.); Rocky Stevens, Black Hills State University (S.D.); Stephen Webb, McKendree College (Ill.).

 

DEFENSE

Defensive Linemen - Kyle Dreckman, University of Sioux Falls (S.D.); Maurice Hughes, University of Virginia's College at Wise; Gavin Kokel, Southern Nazarene University (Okla.); Antonio Lolesio, Benedictine College (Kan.); Joey Lopes, Edward Waters College (Fla.); Joe Maresh, Valley City State University (N.D.); Elbert Shumake, Pikeville College (Ky.); Jerrell Starnes, Lambuth University (Tenn.); Nick Stimac, Saint. Xavier University (Ill.); Travis Wallin, Northwestern College (Iowa); Anthony Wheatly, McKendree College (Ill.); Eric Williams, Kansas Wesleyan University.

Linebacker - Tucker Edmundson, Montana Tech of the University of Montana; Chad Harrell, Southern Oregon University; Lemuel Holifield, University of the Cumberlands (Ky.); Reggie Hudson, MidAmerica Nazarene University (Kan.); Austin Janssen, Northwestern College (Iowa); Erskine Jude, Iowa Wesleyan College; Tyler McChurch, Cumberland University (Tenn.); Deveon Moss, McKendree College (Ill.); Angel Moultair, Edward Waters College (Fla.); Eric Potochney, Webber International University (Fla.); Jake Sharp, Lindenwood University (Mo.); Corey Wheeler, University of Virginia's College at Wise.

Defensive Back - Howard Easley, Bacone College (Okla.); Dan Eble, St. Ambrose University (Iowa); Clarence Ellington, University of St. Francis (Ind.); Mike Harrison, McKendree College (Ill.); Chad Hustedt, Morningside College (Iowa); Ernest Johnson, Union College (Ky.); Dan Kontz, Friends University (Kan.); Kevin McElvaney, Dickinson State University (N.D.); Troy McPeak, Azusa Pacific University (Calif.); Julius Roberson, Lambuth University (Tenn.); Matt Thomas, Carroll College (Mont.); Mike Winklepleck, Morningside College (Iowa).

Punter - Matt Branch, Urbana University (Ohio); Cam Smith, University of St. Francis (Ind.); Ryan Smith, Baker University (Kan.).

Punt Return Specialist - Peter Garibaldi, Bethel College (Kan.).