Nation’s Top Linebacker and Placekicker Hail from #NECFB

The voters have spoken and NEC Football fans will like what they had to say.

Duquesne linebacker Christian Kuntz and Saint Francis placekicker Lance Geesey earned top national honors from the Division I Football Championship Subdivision Athletic Directors Association, occupying two of the 11 spots on the 2015 FCS ADA All-America team.

Currently in its third year, the FCS ADA-sponsored awards program recognizes the top student-athletes from FCS institutions at 11 different positions. Kuntz and Geesey are the first-ever winners from the Northeast Conference.

The following student-athletes have earned 2015 All-America honors from the FCS ADA, as the top players from each of their positions.

Position Name Institution
QB Eli Jenkins Jacksonville State University
RB Marshaun Coprich Illinois State University
WR Cooper Kupp Eastern Washington University
TE Eric Saubert Drake University
OL Joe Haeg North Dakota State University
PK Lance Geesey Saint Francis University
DL James Cowser Southern Utah University
LB Christian Kuntz Duquesne University
DB Deiondre’ Hall University of Northern Iowa
RS Khris Gardin North Carolina A&T
P Ben LeCompte North Dakota State University

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