The Associated Press set off the annual wave.
STATS Inc will soon follow as will the AFCA, the FCS ADA and HERO Sports.
The AP unveiled its Division I Football Championship Subdivision All-America lists for the 2016 season on Thursday, December 15 and three Northeast Conference representatives made the cut.
— AP Top 25 (@AP_Top25) December 15, 2016
Duquesne senior linebacker Christian Kuntz landed on the AP FCS All-America Second Team for the second consecutive season. Kuntz, who was tabbed a first teamer by STATS in 2015 and subsequently won the FCS ADA Linebacker of the Year award, led the NEC in sacks (11.5) and tackles for loss (24.0) this fall.
Fresh off its first-ever FCS playoffs appearance, Saint Francis enjoyed dual representation.
SFU senior defensive back Lorenzo Jerome earned first team status from the AP while sophomore receiver Kamron Lewis
Jerome, who secured a spot at defensive back on the All-NEC First Team for the fourth consecutive season, made a league-high six interceptions and logged five pass break-ups despite losing two-plus game due to injury.
Lewis, who became on the second-ever receiver to capture the NEC Offensive Player of the Year award, finished the 2016 regular season with the most receiving yards (1,349) in the FCS. The 6-foot-4 Californian added 129 yards and a touchdown in a FCS First Round game at Villanova.
— Duquesne Football (@DuqFB) December 15, 2016
— The Collegiate Bowl (@NFLPABowl) December 8, 2016
— Northeast Conference (@NECsports) November 25, 2016