first_imgFifth-year senior tight end Eric Saubert claimed the fourth All-PFL accolade of his career and his third first-team honor. Saubert led the Bulldogs in receiving, recording a career-high 56 receptions, 776 yards receiving and 10 touchdowns to rank 17th in the nation. Senior running back Conley Wilkins ranked second in the league in rushing with 1,081 rushing yards and became the first Bulldog to reach the 1,000-yard milestone since 2007 to earn first team honors after being named second-team All-PFL in 2015 and honorable mention in 2014. Fifth-year senior offensive lineman Aaron Melton garnered first-team honors after starting all 11 games at center and anchoring the Bulldog offensive line that helped pave the way for Wilkins to become the fifth Bulldog since 1987 to rush over 1,000 yards to garner first-team honors. Senior placekicker Josh Lee, who was named PFL Special Teams Player of the Year on Monday, rounded out the Bulldogs’ first-team selections as he handed all the kicking duties for Drake and was perfect on both field goals (8-of-8) and PATs (27-of-27) during conference play. Drake’s 11 All-PFL honorable mention selections included four offensive players, five defensive players and two special team players. Defensive lineman Nathan Clayberg, long snapper Brady Eckert, defensive lineman Tanner Evans, wide receiver Keegan Gallery, offensive lineman Ryan Lemke, defensive lineman Mack Marrin, wide receiver Grant Menard, linebacker Michael Roane, return specialist Terry Wallen, offensive lineman Payson Wick and defensive back Caz Zyks. Print Friendly Version ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Sixteen members of the Drake University football team have been selected to the All-Pioneer Football League team as voted by the league’s 11 head coaches. The Bulldogs had four student-athletes selected to the first team, one to the second team and 11 earn honorable mention honors.center_img Fifth-year senior linebacker Taylor Coleman was the lone Bulldog to garner All-PFL second-team honors, as he led the team in tackles, recording 68 stops, despite missing the final three games of the season.last_img

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