All-WAC Football Teams Announced

By: WAC Email
By: WAC Email

The Western Athletic Conference announced its all-WAC teams and coach and players of the year awards as voted upon by the WAC’s nine head coaches.

Boise State led the league with seven first-team all-WAC honorees, while Fresno State placed six on the first team and Hawai‘i, Louisiana Tech and Nevada each placed three.

All nine schools were represented on the first team.

Boise State’s Kellen Moore was named the Offensive Player of the Year, Nevada’s Dontay Moch earned Defensive Player of the Year honors, and Nevada’s Brandon Wimberly was named the Freshman of the Year. Boise State’s Chris Petersen was voted the WAC’s Coach of the Year for the second consecutive season.

First Team

Offense
Pos Name School Ht. Wt. Year
WR Austin Pettis Boise State 6-3 201 Jr.
WR Titus Young Boise State 5-11 170 Jr.
WR Greg Salas Hawai‘i 6-2 200 Jr.
TE Dennis Morris Louisiana Tech 6-2 265 Sr.
OL Nate Potter Boise State 6-6 293 So.
OL Andrew Jackson Fresno State 6-5 295 Jr.
OL John Estes Hawai‘i 6-3 300 Sr.
OL Mike Iupati Idaho 6-6 330 Sr.
OL Alonzo Durham Nevada 6-4 285 Sr.
QB Kellen Moore Boise State 6-0 187 So.
RB Ryan Mathews Fresno State 5-11 220 Jr.
RB Vai Taua Nevada 5-10 220 Jr.

Defense
Pos Name School Ht. Wt. Year
DL Ryan Winterswyk Boise State 6-4 263 Jr.
DL Chris Carter Fresno State 6-2 230 Jr.
DL D’Anthony Smith Louisiana Tech 6-2 300 Sr.
DL Dontay Moch Nevada 6-1 245 Jr.
LB Ben Jacobs Fresno State 6-3 225 Jr.
LB Blaze Soares Hawai‘i 6-1 245 Sr.
LB Adrien Cole Louisiana Tech 5-11 240 So.
LB Bobby Wagner Utah State 6-1 217 So.
DB Kyle Wilson Boise State 5-10 186 Sr.
DB Shiloh Keo Idaho 5-11 211 Jr.
DB Davon House New Mexico State 6-0 178 Jr.
DB Duke Ihenacho San Jose State 6-1 210 Jr.

Specialists
Pos Name School Ht. Wt. Year
PK Kevin Goessling Fresno State 6-0 195 So.
P Robert Malone Fresno State 6-2 215 Sr.
ST Titus Young Boise State 5-11 170 Jr.

Second Team

Offense
WR Seyi Ajirotutu, Sr., Fresno State
WR Max Komar, Sr., Idaho
WR Brandon Wimberly, Fr., Nevada
WR Kevin Jurovich, Sr., San Jose State
TE Virgil Green, Jr., Nevada
OL Kenny Wiggins, Jr., Fresno State
OL Aaron Kia, Sr., Hawai‘i
OL Irv Stevens, Sr., Idaho
OL Rob McGill, Jr., Louisiana Tech
OL Kenneth Ackerman, Sr., Nevada
QB Colin Kaepernck, Jr., Nevada
RB Jeremy Avery, Jr., Boise State
RB Daniel Porter, Sr., Louisiana Tech
RB Robert Turbin, So., Utah State

Defense
DL Billy Winn, So., Boise State
DL Aaron Lavarias, Jr., Idaho
DL Kevin Basped, Jr., Nevada
DL Carl Ihenacho, Sr., San Jose State
LB Winston Venable, Jr., Boise State
LB JoJo Dickson, Jr., Idaho
LB James-Michael Johnson, So., Nevada
LB Justin Cole, Sr., San Jose State
DB Jeron Johnson, Jr., Boise State
DB Lorne Bell, Jr., Fresno State
DB Moses Harris, Sr., Fresno State
DB Jonathon Amaya, Sr., Nevada

Specialists
PK Trey Farquhar, Fr., Idaho
P Philip Zavala, Sr., San Jose State
ST *Phillip Livas, Jr., Louisiana Tech

Top Individual Awards
Offensive Player of the Year – Kellen Moore, So., QB, Boise State
Defensive Player of the Year – Dontay Moch, Jr., DE, Nevada
Freshman of the Year – Brandon Wimberly, WR, Nevada
Coach of the Year – Chris Petersen, Boise State


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