Team Stars & Stripes Player bios (by school)
20 DB Mitch Osadchuk Adrian College
2015 All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association football team selection… Led the Bulldogs secondary with 56 tackles (29 solo), which is a career high… He also had an interception and broke up three other passes… He recorded a season-high six tackles and 11 total at Albion and also had 11 total stops at Hope… In his final appearance, Osadchuk had six tackles (9 total) in a 38-24 win over Trine on Senior Day.
58 OL Chris Wilson Albion College
The starter at right tackle… Voted to the all-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association second team during a 9-2 season.
5 DE Brandon Stiers Augustana College
A second team College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin selection… Led Augustana this season with 12½ tackles for loss and four sacks… Finished the year with 55 total tackles… Led all CCIW defensive linemen with 40 tackles in league play and ranked in the top ten in both tackles for loss and sacks.
89 P Jack McFarland California Lutheran University
Punted 45 times for a total of 1,787 yards and a 39.7-yard average and a longest punt of 53 yards… Landed 23 punts inside the 20 and kicked 5 of more than 50 yards.
32 LB EJ Edinburgh California Lutheran University
Made 48.5 tackles… Had one fumble recovery
21 DB Cael Halfman Central College
Made 29 tackles, 3 interceptions and had 3 break ups.
86 TE Jake Wassenaar Central College
Is headed to the Allstate Sugar Bowl in New Orleans as a member of the Allstate American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team, comprised of players who devote their free time to perform acts of service.. There were a record 197 nominations for the team and 22 players were chosen… Wassenaar is among six players picked from Division III schools and is the only Iowan selected.
97 DL Dustin Smith Central College
Was an honorable mention for the all-Iowa Conference.
55 OL Nick Watson Central College
Was an honorable mention for the all-Iowa Conference.
56 OL Taylor Shellman DePauw University
North Coast Athletic Conference second team selection… Started seven games at center this year and two others at guard.
41 LS Wes Wagner Elmhurst College
Received his third varsity letter at long snapper in 2014 and was named to academic all-conference squad.
79 OL Javier Rivera Eureka College
All-Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Team selection… Anchored a Eureka offensive line that produced 339.1 yards per game and 176.0 passing yards per game, fourth-most in the UMAC, while allowing only ten sacks throughout the season…. The 2015 campaign marked Rivera’s third season as a full-time starter and third time as a member of the All-UMAC Team.
38 LB Bobby Tuttle Grove City College
2015 Team Captain… Three-year letter-winner and two-year starter at inside linebacker… All-PAC honoree.
54 LB Brandon Berringer Grove City College
Earned College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Division III Second Team honors … Led the Wolverines and the Presidents’ Athletic Conference with 119 total tackles… His 74 solo tackles also led the league. Started all 10 games in 2015, recording nine tackles for loss, one sack, one forced fumble, an interception and a team-leading four pass breakups.
3 WR Josh Peach Grove City College
Four-year letter-winner who led the team with 49 receptions for 639 yards and 6 touchdowns… A 2015 team captain.
53 OL Alex Jewell Grove City College
Four-year letter-winner and two-year starter at guard.
9 DT Jake Stilwell Hanover College
Named to the Heartland Collegiate College Conference first team for the second year in a row… Posted 36 tackles… Led the squad with 12 tackles for loss, including a pair of sacks… Also forced two fumbles and had a fumble recovery.
90 P Dean DeVries Hope College
Claimed a spot on the 2015 College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-District Football Team… Is a two-time member of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Academic Honor and a three-time All-MIAA punter.
8 QB Brady Huber Illinois College
All Midwest Conference South team selection… After biding his time for three seasons, Huber ran rampant against the Midwest Conference, ending with exactly 3,000 yards on the season, more than 700 yards more than any other quarterback in the conference… Also threw for a conference-best 31 touchdowns – leading the MWC in pass efficiency – and had a 62.5 completion percentage.
33 LB Andrew Bryan John Carroll University
All AOC First Team selection… Topped the team with 78 tackles, also adding four tackles for loss, two sacks, and two interceptions.
1 DB Octavius Sanders Kalamazoo College
An all-MIAA selection… Ended the season with five interceptions, tied for the most in the MIAA… Three of his picks were returned for touchdowns, including two against Hope in the Hornets’ season finale… Also recorded 42 tackles, four of which were for a loss, and 12 pass breakups.
44 LB Dylan Zerki Kalamazoo College
An all-MIAA Zerki selection… Ends his career as Kalamazoo’s all-time leading tackler… Led the Hornets in tackles (104), sacks (3), and tackles for a loss (11) in 2015… Led the Hornets in tackles in all four years of his career and compiled a total of 404.
40 DB Armand Stricklin Knox College
Recorded 26 tackles and 1 interception in 2015.
49 LB Sean Chapman Lake Forest College
A First Team All-Midwest Conference South Division selection… Had a team-high 7.0 tackles for loss and also led the Foresters and tied for 10th in the conference with 4.0 sacks… He was third on the team and tied-for-37th in the league with 56 tackles.
84 DL Adam Bernstein Lake Forest College
Made 4 tackles in 2015… Was a 4-year letter-winner.
45 LB Austin Van Meter Lake Forest College
Posted 47 tackles in 2015 along with a sack, forced fumble and interception.
34 DB Pat Clark Lake Forest College
Ranked fourth on the team with 54 tackles and 21st in the MWC with 6.8 tackles per game… He made at least seven stops in five of his eight appearances and tallied 10 tackles twice… Was a First Team All-MWC South selection last season.
14 WR George Vidas Lake Forest College
Caught 47 passes for 568 yards and 7 touchdowns… Was second on the team receiving.
68 OL Juan Guerrero Laverne College
Selected to the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference 2015 All-SCIAC Football Team… Was instrumental in paving the way for one of the most prolific offenses in the nation… The Leopards averaged 444.1 total yards and 256.4 rushing yards behind the offensive line.
6 DL Sean Guerra Luther College
Posted a total of 54 tackles, including 7 for a loss… Posted a team-leading 3.5 sacks.
94 DL Dan Wheelock Luther College
Posted a total of 35 tackles, including 3.5 for a loss… Recorded 1.5 sacks.
51 LB Joel Stevenson MacMurray College
Was a second team UMAC All-Conference selection.
7 DB Rich Zirngibl North Central College
An All-College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) Team selection… Started all 10 games at safety… Ranked second on the team with 67 tackles (44 solo), including seven tackles for loss and three quarterback sacks… Shared the team lead with three interceptions and broke up three other pass attempts.
63 OL Eric Knaperek North Central College
An All-College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) Team selection… Started all 10 games at right guard, blocking for an offense which led the CCIW in scoring (37.4 points per game) and total offensive yards (451.6 yards per game) in conference play.
77 OL T.J. Demos Rose-Hulman College
Earned all-conference recognition in his third year as a starter on the Fightin’ Engineer offensive line in 2014.
66 DL Sam Mellor Southern Virginia University
Ranked fifth in the CAC for tackles for a loss of 33 yards with 12 solo tackles and one assisted tackle… Ranked first on the team with a 6.0 tackles per game average… Led the team with one sack for three yards… Earned 60 tackles including 44 solo tackles and 16 tackle assists… Logged one break up.
16 QB Colton Brownson Sul Ross State University
Quarterback who is also a member of the Lobos Track & Field team.
24 WR Pat Cutillo Susquehanna University
Made 58 receptions for 522 yards and 4 touchdowns.
93 K/P Kyle Pulek Trinity College
An all-New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) selection… Averages 39.5 yards per punt with a long of 61 and 12 boots dropped inside the opponents’ 20-yard line… Is the first-ever Bantam named to four All-NESCAC First Teams, a 2014 D3Football.com All-East Region Third Team honoree and a 2014 ECAC Division III North All-Star First Teamer.
11 QB Matthew McDaniels US Merchant Marine Academy
A 2015 team captain, was named an All-Liberty First Team Specialist Athlete, his fourth-straight postseason honor from the league, as he was an Honorable Mention after his freshman and sophomore years in 2012 and 2013, and was named a First Team Specialist Athlete after the 2014 season… Ranks second in the Liberty League in rushing (91.3 ypg), third in scoring (5.6 ppg), sixth in all-purpose yards (91.3 ypg) and ninth in total offense (115.6 ypg).
13 DB Quincy Marting Washington University
A First-team all-SAA and second-team all-UAA selection… Led the SAA in pass break-ups (13) and was second in interceptions (4)… D3football.com Team of the Week on Nov. 17… Recorded career-high 16 tackles (13 solo) and an interception in final game of career vs. Chicago.