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Keegan Wetzel And Tra'Ves Bush Named First Team All-Independent

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Dec. 14, 2012

FOOTBALL BOWL SUBDIVISION ALL-INDEPENDENT TEAM AND PLAYERS OF THE YEAR NAMED

 

The 2012 FBS All-Independent Team and individual Players of the Year have been named by the nationwide media panel responsible for the FBS Independent Player of the Week awards. 

 

Notre Dame tight end Tyler Eifert (Offensive Player of the Year), Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o (Defensive Player of the Year), BYU punter Riley Stephenson (Special Teams Player of the Year) and Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds (Freshman of the Year) received individual honors.  Te’o wins Defensive Player of the Year recognition for a second consecutive season.

 

Unanimous selections to the All-Independent Team were Te’o, Eifert, BYU wide receiver Cody Hoffman, and Notre Dame kicker Kyle Brindza.

 

ALL-INDEPENDENT TEAM

 

OFFENSE

 

QB Everett Golson (So.)                                                  Notre Dame

RB Raymond Maples (Jr.)                                                Army


 

 

RB Theo Riddick (Sr.)                                                      Notre Dame

WR Cody Hoffman (Jr.)                                                  BYU

WR TJ Jones (Jr.)                                                           Notre Dame

TE Tyler Eifert (Sr.)                                                         Notre Dame

OL Frank Allen (Sr.)                                                        Army

OL Braden Brown (Sr.)                                                    BYU

OL Braxston Cave (Sr.)                                                   Notre Dame

OL Zack Martin (Sr.)                                                       Notre Dame

OL Chris Watt (Sr.)                                                        Notre Dame

 

DEFENSE

 

DL Ezekiel Ansah (Sr.)                                                     BYU

DL Louis Nix III (Jr.)                                                         Notre Dame

DL Stephon Tuitt (So.)                                                     Notre Dame

LB Nate Combs (Sr.)                                                       Army

LB Kyle Van Noy (Jr.)                                                     BYU

LB Keegan Wetzel (Sr.)                                                  Navy

LB Manti Te’o (Sr.)                                                          Notre Dame

DB Jordan Johnson (So.)                                                  BYU

DB Tra’ves Bush (Sr.)                                                       Navy

DB Bennett Jackson (Jr.)                                                  Notre Dame

DB Zeke Motta (Sr.)                                                        Notre Dame

 

SPECIAL TEAMS

 

K Kyle Brindza (So.)                                                       Notre Dame

P Riley Stephenson (Sr.)                                                  BYU

Returner JD Falslev (Jr.)                                                  BYU

 

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

 

TE Tyler Eifert                                                                Notre Dame

 

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

 

LB Manti Te’o                                                                 Notre Dame

 

SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE YEAR

 

P Riley Stephenson                                                         BYU

 

FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR

 

QB Keenan Reynolds                                                      Navy

 

HONORABLE MENTION

 

Army: LB Geoffrey Bacon (So.), S Brandon Fusilier-Jeffires (Fr.), OL Michael Kime (Jr.), DL Robert Kough (So.), OL Ryan Powis (So.), QB Trent Steelman (Sr.) 

BYU: DB Preston Hadley (Sr.), OL Braden Hansen (Sr.), LB Brandon Ogletree (Sr.), DB Daniel Sorensen (Jr.), RB Jamaal Williams (Fr.)

Navy: P Pablo Beltran (So.), OL Josh Cabral (Sr.), CB Parrish Gaines (So.), RB Gee Gee Greene (Sr.), OL Ryan Paulson (Sr.), KR Marcus Thomas (Jr.), WR Brandon Turner (Sr.)

Notre Dame: WR DaVaris Daniels (So.), S Matthias Farley (So.), OL Mike Golic, Jr. (Sr.), DL Kapron Lewis-Moore (Sr.), Christian Lombard (Jr.), CB KeiVarae Russell (Fr.), LB Prince Shembo (Jr.), RB Cierre Wood (Sr.)

 

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The FBS All-Independent Team and Players of the Year were selected by members of a nationwide media panel, which includes equal representation from each of the independent institutions’ coverage markets.

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