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Massachusetts' Tyler Holmes.


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          Release: 12/22/2010
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PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (December 22, 2010) -- CAA Football, which will be represented in the 2011 NCAA Division I National Championship game Jan. 7 by the Delaware Blue Hens, logged 13  Sports Network All-America honors Wednesday.  The league, which has been part of five-straight National Championship games and seven of the last eight, was led by Massachusetts’ linebacker Tyler Holmes, Villanova’s offensive lineman Ben Ijalana and Richmond’s defensive lineman Martin Parker.

Parker, on his way to consensus All-America status having already earned First Team honors from the AFCA, the Walter Camp organization and the Associated Press, finished his Spider career with a league-best 96 tackles from his defensive tackle position and ranked second in CAA Football with 5.5 sacks in 11 games. 

Ijalana, also named to the First Team by the AFCA, the Walter Camp organization and the Associated Press, was CAA Football’s only First Team offensive honoree.  The three-time First Team All-CAA Football honoree, finished 10th in the Outland Trophy Award voting earlier this month -- given to the nation’s top major college football interior lineman.  The Hainesport, N.J., native led a Wildcat offensive front which averaged 194.9 rushing yards/game and just over 30 points/game.

Joining Parker on the defensive First Team was Holmes, also one of two CAA Football Defensive Players of the Year following the 2010 season.  The Blacksburg, Va., native finished his junior campaign with 110 tackles and five sacks in 11 contests.  The linebacker, who was also a First Team AFCA and Associated Press All-America selection, hauled in five interceptions over 11 games, including two returned for touchdowns in the same contest.

2010 Sports Network All-America Team

First Team
Name School Position Class Height Weight
Nate Eachus Colgate RB Sr 5-10 216
Henry Harris SE Missouri State RB Sr 5-8 185
Eric Breitenstein Wofford FB Jr 5-11 225
Tysson Poots Southern Utah WR Sr 6-3 220
Chris Summers Liberty WR Jr 6-4 190
Raymond Webber Arkansas-Pine Bluff WR Sr 6-3 200
Andrew Kennedy Columbia TE Sr 6-3 242
Ben Ijalana Villanova T Sr 6-4 320
Mike Person Montana State T Sr 6-5 295
David Arkin Missouri State G Sr 6-5 302
Pat Illig Wofford G Sr 6-5 320
Chris Powers Eastern Washington C Jr 6-2 270
Matt Bevins Liberty PK Jr 6-2 185
Gralyn Crawford Stephen F. Austin KR So 5-10 175
Name School Position Class Height Weight
Mario Kurn San Diego DE Jr 6-2 220
Ameet Pall Wofford DE Jr 6-0 245
Martin Parker Richmond DT Sr 6-3 290
Brandon Peguese Hampton DT Sr 6-1 235
Kyle Glazier Western Illinois LB Sr 6-1 220
Tyler Holmes Massachusetts LB Jr 6-0 220
J.C. Sherritt Eastern Washington LB Sr 5-10 220
D.J. Smith Appalachian State LB Sr 6-1 235
Jarard Cribbs Lehigh CB Sr 5-10 180
Trumaine Johnson Montana CB Jr 6-3 197
Eugene Clifford Tennessee State S Sr 6-2 205
Mark LeGree Appalachian State S Sr 6-0 220
John Prelvitz North Dakota State P Sr 6-2 212
Shawn Abuhoff Dartmouth PR Jr 5-11 190
Second Team
Name School Position Class Height Weight
Taiwan Jones Eastern Washington RB Jr 6-1 200
Frank Warren Grambling State RB Sr 5-9 220
Vai Tafuna Weber State FB Sr 6-1 245
Marcus Harris Murray State WR Sr 6-1 185
Cordell Roberson Stephen F. Austin WR Sr 6-3 192
Lito Senatus Western Illinois WR Sr 6-3 200
Alex Gottlieb William & Mary TE Jr 6-4 255
Keith Hill Jr. William & Mary T Sr 6-4 312
Curt Porter Jacksonville State T Sr 6-7 290
Frank Knights SE Missouri State G Sr 6-1 300
J.C. Oram Weber State G Jr 6-4 310
Ryan McKnight South Dakota State C Sr 6-1 295
Jason Cunningham Montana State PK Jr 6-1 175
Jeremy Caldwell Eastern Kentucky KR Jr 5-10 193
Name School Position Class Height Weight
Jabari Fletcher Appalachian State DE Sr 6-3 265
Zack Nash Sacramento State DE Jr 6-3 250
Kenrick Ellis Hampton DT Sr 6-3 280
Brent Russell Georgia Southern DT So 6-2 287
Matt Evans New Hampshire LB So 6-0 219
Eric McBride Richmond LB Sr 6-2 231
Derek Rose Northwestern State LB So 5-11 225
A.J. Storms Idaho State LB Jr 6-0 215
Korey Lindsey Southern Illinois CB Sr 6-0 190
Dino Vasso New Hampshire CB Sr 5-9 175
Kejuan Riley Alabama State S So 6-0 182
James Vercammen Dayton S Sr 5-10 192
David Harrington Idaho State P Jr 6-3 185
Dontrell Johnson Murray State PR Jr 5-11 180
Third Team
Name School Position Class Height Weight
Kyle Minett South Dakota State RB Sr 5-10 215
Andrew Pierce Delaware RB Fr 5-11 200
Kendall Gaskins Richmond FB So 6-1 230
Joe Collins Weber State WR Sr 6-3 195
Aaron Mellette Elon WR So 6-3 211
Ryan Spadola Lehigh WR So 6-3 200
Shadrae King Robert Morris TE Jr 6-3 225
Johnny Culbreath South Carolina St. T Sr 6-6 280
Will Rackley Lehigh T Sr 6-4 310
Luis Ruffolo Penn G Sr 6-2 275
Kris Poindexter Northern Arizona G Sr 6-2 295
Sean Middleton SE Missouri State C Sr 6-3 305
Ian Vance Georgia State PK Sr 6-2 217
Larrone Moore Delaware State KR Sr 6-0 185
Name School Position Class Height Weight
Kenneth Charles Stephen F. Austin DE Sr 6-3 265
Dain Taylor Drake DE Sr 6-3 251
Andre Caroll Delaware State DT Sr 6-2 280
Dan Ogden Montana State DT Sr 6-0 270
Dejuan Fulghum Texas Southern LB Jr 6-1 215
Jer-ryan Harris Arkansas-Pine Bluff LB Fr 6-1 215
Antoine Wilkinson Missouri State LB Sr 6-2 237
Jabara Williams Stephen F. Austin LB Sr 6-3 210
Asa Jackson Cal Poly CB Jr 5-11 188
Justin Rogers Richmond CB Jr 5-10 181
Anthony Bratton Delaware S Sr 6-2 205
Matt Johnson Eastern Washington S Jr 6-2 220
David Miller William & Mary P Sr 6-3 183
Tavoy Moore Idaho State PR Jr 5-7 195

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