The votes have been tallied and the All-Northeast Conference honorees will officially be announced tonight on Thanksgiving Eve.
Overtime!, however, has obtained a sneak peek at the list.
The leading rusher in all of NCAA Division I FCS will also add the NEC Offensive Player of the Year title to his resume. Bryant’s Jordan Brown amassed well over 2,000 yards from scrimmage on his way to claiming the league’s top offensive honor.
Fresh off its shared league title, Duquesne places one of its own amongst the major award winners as Serge Kona is set to receive the NEC Defensive Player of the Year award.
Monmouth’s redshirt freshman receiver Neal Sterling, who is one of 20 national candidates for the 2011 Jerry Rice Award, was a near unanimous choice for the NEC Offensive Rookie of the Year award.
UAlbany, which will represent the NEC in the FCS playoffs this Saturday at Stony Brook (in a game that can be seen live on ESPN3, had two major honorees.
Great Danes’ freshman linebacker Kyle Jordan will be able to call himself the NEC Defensive Rookie of the Year.
Meanwhile, “The Architect of UAlbany Football” and the NCAA Division I active wins leader – Bob Ford – adds another NEC Coach of the Year honor to his storied career.
Here’s the complete list of honorees…
An official press release is expected on NortheastConference.org tonight.
– Nov. 23, 2011 –