(Neb.)-Five Eagles named to Don Hansen squad
Kevin Lindholm, Trelan Taylor, Garrett Gilkey, Keifer Burke and Jan Karlos Medina represent the Chadron State Eagles on Don Hansen’s Super Region Four football squad.
The first-team and second-team selections advance to a national ballot from which the 2012 Don Hansen NCAA Division II All-American team will be named later this month.
Lindholm, a three time Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference selection at linebacker, led the Eagles with 122 tackles this past season.
Taylor, a junior safety, finished the season with eight interceptions, including one he returned for a touchdown. He also had 74 tackles.
Gilkey, a senior offensive lineman, was a two time all-conference selection and started at left tackle three seasons for the Eagles.
Burke, a senior defensive end, finished 2012 with 16.5 tackles for loss, along with 7.5 sacks.
Medina, a three year starter at defensive tackle, was selected first team all-conference in 2012.
The Offensive Player of the Year is Taylor Housewright of Ashland University.
The Defensive Player of the year is Ethan Westbrooks of West Texas A&M.
The Special Team Player of the Year is Taylor Accardi of Colorado School of Mines.
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