Several Cougars Among Midseason All-Independent Team

(Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

CLEVELAND, OH – Phil Steele has released his Midseason All‑Independent Team, featuring 17 members of the BYU football team, the most honorees of all the independent teams.

The Cougars have seven players on the first team and 10 more named to the second team. Offensive lineman Matt Reynolds, linebacker Kyle Van Noy and kick returner Cody Hoffman were also Phil Steele 2011 Midseason All-American Honorable Mentions.

Phil Steele’s College Football Preview is one of the nation’s most informative preseason football magazines and has always released Preseason, Midseason and Postseason All-American teams as well as All-Conference teams. For a full list of All-Conference teams and All-American teams, please visit PhilSteele.com.
 

2011 Midseason All-Independent Team

Offense
1st TEAM                                                 2nd TEAM
QB Tommy Rees, Notre Dame                Kriss Proctor, Navy
RB Cierre Wood, Notre Dame                 Alexander Teich, Navy
RB Raymond Maples, Army                    Malcolm Brown, Army
WR Michael Floyd, Notre Dame              McKay Jacobson, BYU
WR Theo Riddick, Notre Dame               Cody Hoffman, BYU
TE Tyler Eifert, Notre Dame                    Austin Holt, BYU
C Brady DeMell, Navy                             Braxston Cave, Notre Dame
OG Trevor Robinson, Notre Dame          John Dowd, Navy
OG Braden Hansen, BYU                      Frank Allen, Army
OT Zack Martin, Notre Dame                  Braden Brown, BYU
OT Matt Reynolds, BYU                        Ryan Basford, Navy

Defense
1st TEAM                                                2nd TEAM
DL Ethan Johnson, Notre Dame             Kapron Lewis-Moore, Notre Dame
DL Jabaree Tuani, Navy                         Romney Fuga, BYU
DL Hebron Fangupo, BYU                    AJ Mackey, Army
LB Manti Te’o, Notre Dame                     Brandon Ogletree, BYU
LB Steve Erzinger, Army                         Andrew Rodriguez, Army
LB Kyle Van Noy, BYU                          Darius Fleming, Notre Dame
LB Matt Warrick, Navy                            Uona Kaveinga, BYU
CB Corby Eason, BYU                          Gary Gray, Notre Dame
CB Robert Blanton, Notre Dame            Kwesi Mitchell, Navy
S Harrison Smith, Notre Dame               Tra’ves Bush, Navy
S Tyler Dickson, Army                            Travis Uale, BYU

Special Teams
1st TEAM                                                2nd TEAM
K Jon Teague, Navy                                Justin Sorensen, BYU
P Riley Stephenson, BYU                     Chris Boldt, Army
KR Cody Hoffman, BYU                        George Atkinson III, Notre Dame
PR Gary Myers, Navy                             JD Falslev, BYU