College Football Analyst Josh Buchanan
Here is a look at my top players of Division II for the 2014 season. These awards are not based on NFL potential but solely their performance on the field this past season.
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: RB Terrell Watson, Azusa Pacific, Sr.
OFFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE YEAR: OT Cole Manhart, Nebraska-Kearney, Sr.
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: DE Darius Allen, CSU-Pueblo, Sr.
SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE YEAR: K Tom Obarski, Concordia St.-Paul, Sr.
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: DE Marcus Martin, Slippery Rock, Fr.
FIRST TEAM OFFENSE
WR Darius Davis, Henderson State, Sr.
WR Vernon Johnson, Texas A&M Commerce, Sr.
WR Tyler Slavin, New Mexico Highlands, Sr.
TE Tim Brown, West Chester, Jr.
OL Cole Manhart, Nebraska-Kearney, Sr.
OL Joe Ray, Lenoir-Rhyne, Jr.
OL Doniel Gambrell Jr., Notre Dame College, Sr.
OL Josh Meeker, Minnesota Mankato, Sr.
OL Travis Hening, East Central, Jr.
QB Jason Vander Laan, Ferris State, Jr.
RB Terrell Watson, Azusa Pacific, Sr.
RB Anthony Bilal, Lake Erie, Jr.
FIRST TEAM DEFENSE
DL Darius Allen, CSU-Pueblo, Sr.
DL Matt Longacre, Northwest Missouri State, Sr.
DL Josh Gordon, Minnesota Mankato, Jr.
DL Julian Howsare, Clarion, Sr.
LB Justin Shirk, Bloomsburg, Sr.
LB Tanner Botts, Lenoir-Rhyne, Sr.
LB Tyler Henderson, Minnesota Mankato, Jr.
LB DJ Gnader, Northwest Missouri State, Sr.
DB Al-Hajj Shabazz, West Chester, Sr.
DB Solomon St. Pierre, Sioux Falls, Jr.
DB Will Brown, Missouri S&T, Sr.
DB Michael Jordan, Missouri Western State, Jr.
FIRST TEAM SPECIALISTS
K Tom Obarski, Concordia St.-Paul, Sr.
P Patrick Carney, New Mexico Highlands, Sr.
KR Morris Henderson, Lincoln (MO), Sr.
PR Etauj Allen, Ouachita Baptist, Sr.
AP LaVance Taylor, Central Missouri State, Sr.
SECOND TEAM OFFENSE
WR Ricky Collins, Texas A&M Commerce, Sr.
WR Marquise Cushon, Pittsburg State, Jr.
WR Xavier Milton, Florida Tech, Sr.
TE Khari Lee, Bowie State, Sr.
OL Shadow Stokes, Midwestern State, Sr.
OL Andrew Muer, Minnesota Duluth, Sr.
OL Jacob VanderKlok, Ferris State, Sr.
OL Isaiah Shelton, Shepherd, Sr.
OL Chris Reed, Minnesota Mankato, Sr.
QB Kevin Rodgers, Henderson State, Sr.
RB Cameron McDondle, CSU-Pueblo, Jr.
RB LaVance Taylor, Central Missouri State, Sr.
SECOND TEAM DEFENSE
DL Caushaud Lyons, Tusculum, Sr.
DL Clayton Callicutt, Angelo State, Jr.
DL Alex Markarian, Humboldt State, Sr.
DL Justin Zimmer, Ferris State, Jr.
LB Nores Fradi, Wayne State (MI), Sr.
LB Grant Singer, Mary, Sr.
LB Leron Furr, Fort Valley State, Sr.
LB Tyrell Adams, West Georgia, Sr.
DB Jordan Shaw, Shorter, Jr.
DB Keeston Terry, Pittsburg State, Sr.
DB C.J. Roberts, CSU-Pueblo, Sr.
DB Cariel Brooks, Adams State, Sr.
SECOND TEAM SPECIALISTS
K Brent Wahle, Ohio Dominican, Jr.
P Andy Cerett, California PA, Sr.
KR L.J. Stroman, UNC Pembroke, Sr.
PR Stephan Dickens, CSU-Pueblo, Sr.
AP Dimitri Holmes, Mars Hill, Sr.
THIRD TEAM OFFENSE
WR Jeret Smith, McMurry, Sr.
WR Donatella Luckett, Harding, Sr.
WR Jamie Potts, Grand Valley State, Jr.
TE Cole Spurgeon, Colorado Mines, Jr.
OL Cody Clay, Azusa Pacific, Sr.
OL Jordan Morgan, Kutztown, Soph.
OL Cory Tucker, Slippery Rock, Jr.
OL Mike Lorenzo, Chadron State, Sr.
OL Justin Glover, Ferris State, Sr.
QB Sean McCartney, West Chester, Sr.
RB Andy Hibbett, Carson-Newman, Sr.
RB Geremy Aldridge-Mitchell, West Texas A&M, Jr.
THIRD TEAM DEFENSE
DL Marcus Martin, Slippery Rock, Fr.
DL Toni Pulu, Texas A&M Commerce, Jr.
DL Darrius Caldwell, West Georgia, Jr.
DL Alfy Hill, Winston-Salem State, Sr.
LB Seth Bailey, Eastern New Mexico, Sr.
LB Connor Harris, Lindenwood, Soph.
LB Jared Koster, New Mexico Highlands, Sr.
LB Rush Seaver, Angelo State, Sr.
DB Jamaris Brown, Walsh, Sr.
DB Charles Moore, Tarleton State, Sr.
DB Colin Kimball, Mercyhurst, Sr.
DB Zack Mitchell, Ouachita Baptist, Sr.
THIRD TEAM SPECIALISTS
K Saul Martinez, Texas A&M Commerce, Sr.
P Jake Medlock, Valdosta State, Sr.
KR De’Ontray Johnson, Assumption, Sr.
PR Tori Wagner, Charleston (WV), Jr.
AP Isaiah Davis, Central Washington, Jr.