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College Sporting News 2012 Fabulous Fifty FCS All-America Team
The best 50 student-athletes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision have been named to the College Sporting News 2012 Fabulous Fifty FCS All-America Team. Five players won the annual awards, the head coach of the year was announced among other honors. Two coaches and an additional 11 players received enough votes to be named honorable mention.
Including the honorable mention selections there were three coaches, 61 players, from 43 teams and 12 conferences. Eastern Washington lead the way with five honorees and 15 other teams had multiple selections. The Big Sky Conference surpassed all other leagues with 14 selections.
COLLEGE SPORTING NEWS 2012 FABULOUS FIFTY FCS ALL-AMERICA TEAM
Coach of the Year: Walt Hameline, Wagner
Offensive Player of the Year: Taylor Heinicke, Old Dominion
Defensive Player of the Year: Marcus Williams, North Dakota State
Offensive Lineman Of The Year: Corey Howard, Central Arkansas
Special Teams Player Of The Year: Austin Shanks, Northern Arizona
Freshmen Of The Year: Vernon Adams, QB, Eastern Washington
Playoff MVP: Brock Jensen, QB, North Dakota State
QB Taylor Heinicke, Old Dominion, So.
QB Jerick McKinnon, Georgia Southern, Jr.
RB Miguel Maysonet, Stony Brook, Sr.
RB Deonte Williams, Cal Poly, Sr.
RB Jordan McCord, Colgate, Sr.
RB Zach Zenner, South Dakota State, So.
FB Eric Breitenstein, Wofford, Sr.
AP Walter Powell, Murray State, Jr.
C Corey Howard, Central Arkansas, Sr.
OG Earl Watford, James Madison, Sr.
OG Sean Davies, UC Davis, Sr.
OT Will Post, Eastern Washington, Sr.
OT Bill Turner, North Dakota State, Jr.
OL Kaleb Hopson, Sam Houston State, Sr.
OL Mike Sellers, The Citadel, Jr.
TE Kyle Juszcyk, Harvard, Sr.
TE A.C. Leonard, Tennessee State, So.
WR Brandon Kaufman, Eastern Washington, Jr.
WR Aaron Mellette, Elon, Sr.
WR Erik Lora, Eastern Illinois, Jr.
WR Cordell Roberson, Stephen F. Austin, Sr.
WR Quentin Sims, Tennessee-Martin, Sr.
WR Jordan Harris, Bryant, Jr.
DT Cody Larsen, Southern Utah, Sr.
DT Brent Russell, Georgia Southern, Sr.
DE Brandon Thurmond, Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Sr.
DE Caleb Schreibeis, Montana State, Sr.
DL Davis Tull, Tennessee-Chattanooga, So.
DL Zach Wagenmann, Montana, So.
DL Mike Catapano, Princeton, Sr.
DL Colton Underwood, Illinois State, Jr.
LB Robert McCabe, Georgetown, Sr.
LB Grant Olson, North Dakota State, Jr.
LB Jeremy Kimbrough, Appalachian State, Sr.
LB Jody Owens, Montana State, Sr.
LB Keith Pough, Howard, Sr.
LB Matt Evans, New Hampshire, Sr.
DB Marcus Williams, North Dakota State, Jr.
DB Steven Godbolt III, Tennessee State, So.
DB Darnell Taylor, Sam Houston State, Sr.
DB Ben Ericksen, Illinois State, Sr.
DB T.J. Lee III, Eastern Washington, Jr.
DB Kejuan Riley, Alabama State, Sr.
K Jimmy Pavel, Eastern Washington, Sr.
P Patrick Murray, Fordham, Sr.
KR Jerodis Williams, Furman, Sr.
PR Austin Shanks, Northern Arizona, Sr.
LS Rick Lovato, Old Dominion, So.
Coach of the Year: Dino Babers, Eastern Illinois
Coach of the Year: Kevin Higgins, The Citadel
Offensive Player of the Year: Eric Breitenstein, Wofford
Freshmen Of The Year: Sean Price, Appalachian State
Freshmen Of The Year: Zak Browning, Southern Utah
QB Michael Colvin, Lehigh, Sr.
RB Shakir Bell, Indiana State, Jr.
OL Terren Jones, Alabama State, Sr.
TE Justin Perillo, Maine, Jr.
TE Colin Anderson, Furman, Sr.
DE Davis Tull, Tennessee-Chattanooga, So.
DB Robert Alford, Southeastern Louisiana, Sr.
DB Jaquiski Tartt, Samford, So.
P Andy Wilder, Northern Arizona, Jr.