Four members of the Pittsburg State University football team earned Daktronics Division II All-Super Region Three honors today (Dec. 5).
Senior wide receiver/return specialist John Brown, senior linebacker Nate Dreiling and senior offensive lineman Cody Holland all earned first-team All-Region honors, while sophomore running back Jeff Seybold, Jr. received second-team All-Region recognition.
Brown garnered first-team All-Region honors at both wide receiver and return specialist. The Homestead, Fla., native has caught 54 passes for 1,046 yards and 12 touchdowns, earning first-team All-MIAA honors at wide receiver. He also has averaged 34.7 yards per kickoff return with one touchdown and averaged 11.8 yards per punt return while garnering MIAA Special Teams Player of the Year honors for a second straight year.
Dreiling has made a team-leading 107 tackles with 9.5 tackles-for-loss, an interception, four pass breakups and two forcd fumbles. The Hutchinson/Victoria, Kan., native earned first-team All-MIAA honors for a third straight season.
Holland has anchored an offensive line that has helped the Gorillas average 42.5 points and 483.8 total yards per game. The Neosho, Mo., native is a two-time first-team All-MIAA selection.
Seybold, Jr., a Lincoln, Neb., native, has carried the ball 185 times for 1,249 yards and 21 touchdowns, averaging 6.8 yards per carry and 113.5 yards per game. Seybold was a first-team All-MIAA selection.
First team all-region honorees are now eligible for Daktronics, Inc. Division II Football All-American selection. The announcement of those All-American teams is expected on December 17th, preceding the NCAA Division II Football Championship, which takes place Dec. 21 in Florence, Ala.
The team is sponsored by Daktronics, Inc., an acknowledged world leader in scoring, timing and programmable display systems for virtually every sport at every level of competition. The team is voted on by the members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) from Super Region #3, made up of football playing institutions in the Great American Conference (GAC), the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC), the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) and the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).
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