Four Tornados on 2011 Don Hansen All-Region TeamJanuary 6, 2012
Simunyu, Woerner, Watts and Jeter selected to region team
Brookfield, Ill. - Four Brevard College football players were recognized on the 2011 Don Hansen All-Super Region Two Team, as announced today by the Don Hansen Football Committee.
Simunyu was selected as a First Team Linebacker after leading the South Atlantic Conference in tackles on the season with 111 stops in his senior campaign, finishing up his career earning All-Conference honors three times and was a First Team All-SAC linebacker in each of the last two years.
Woerner was selected as a Second Team Fullback, while Watts was selected as a Second Team Punter. Woerner finished up his freshman campaign second on the team with 517 rushing yards, averaging 51.7 yards per game and three rushing touchdowns. He also averaged 4.3 yards per carry. Watts led the South Atlantic Conference and finished 12th in the nation in averaging 41.6 yards per punt attempt.
Jeter was selected as the Third Team All-Purpose player after finishing third in the South Atlantic Conference player in averaging 120.8 yards per game. Jeter gained 517 rushing yards, 59 receiving yards and led the conference with 753 kick return yards to accumulate 1,329 yards on the season.
The Don Hansen team carries out the legacy of long-time small college football advocate Don Hansen, who passed away at age 75 on Aug. 29, 2010. Hansen, from Brookfield, Ill., started and published Don Hansen’s National Weekly Football Gazette for three decades, selecting NCAA Division II All-America teams for the first time in 1988. Don Hansen’s Football Gazette began selecting Division II All-Region squads in 2003.
The first-team and second-team All-Region selections advance to a national ballot from which the 2011 Don Hansen NCAA Division II All-America team will be named later this month.