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Aggies' Travis Seefeldt named to all-Mountain West second team

Published November 29, 2016 5:03 pm
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Utah State defensive lineman Travis Seefeldt was named to the All-Mountain West Conference second team, it was announced Tuesday.

Seefeldt, a senior from Peoria, Ariz., finished the season with 41 tackles, including 1.5 quarterback sacks.

Five Aggies received honorable mention in the voting by the league's 12 head coaches and a panel of media members. The group includes senior offensive lineman Austin Albrecht, senior defensive lineman Ricky Ali'ifua, senior tight end Wyatt Houston, senior offensive lineman Jake Simonich and senior offensive lineman Austin Stephens.

Running back Donnel Pumphrey of San Diego State was named the Mountain West's Offensive Player of the Year. Aztec cornerback Damontae Kazee was selected as the Defensive Player of the Year. SDSU return specialist Rashaad Penny was picked as the Special Teams Player of the Year.

Wyoming's Craig Bohl, whose team won two games last season but will play in Saturday's conference championship game against San Diego State, was named Coach of the Year. Cowboy linebacker Logan Wilson was selected as the Freshman of the Year.

San Diego State had seven players selected to the all-Mountain West first team. Boise State had six, including sophomore quarterback Brett Rypien. Wyoming had four first-team selections, including running back Brian Hill.

— Steve Luhm —

All-Mountain West first team

Offensive player of the year

Donnel Pumphrey, San Diego State

Defensive player of the year

Damontae Kazee, San Diego State

Coach of the year

Craig Bohls, Wyoming


Quarterback: Brett Rypien, Boise State

Running back: Donnel Pumphrey, San Diego State

Running back: Brian Hill, Wyoming

Receiver: Thomas Sperbeck, Boise State

Receiver: Michael Gallup, Colorado State

Tight end: Jacob Hollister, Wyoming

Offensive line: Travis Averill, Boise State

Offensive line: Mario Yakoo, Boise State

Offensive line: Fred Zerblis, Colorado State

Offensive line: Nico Siragusa, San Diego State

Offensive line: Chase Roullier, Wyoming

Kicker: John Baron II, San Diego State

Punt/kick returner: Rashaad Penny, San Diego State


Defensive line: Ryan Watson, Air Force

Defensive line: Sam McCaskill, Boise State

Defensive line: David Moa, Boise State

Defensive line: Alex Barrett, San Diego State

Linebacker: Jahlani Tavai, Hawauu

Linebacker: Calvin Munson, San Diego State

Linebacker: Tau Lotulelei, UNLV

Defensive back: Weston Steelhammer, Air Force

Defensive back: Damontae Kazee, San Diego State

Defensive back: Andre Chachere, San José State

Defensive back: Andrew Wingard, Wyoming

Punter: Hayden Hunt, Colorado State

— Steve Luhm






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