SIAC Football Dominates 2017 Don Hansen All-Super Region Two Teams

Super Region 2 Team

BROOKFIELD, Ill. (February 1, 2018) – The Don Hansen Football Committee has released the 2017 Don Hansen NCAA Division II All- Super Region Two squad, released Jan. 30.

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 2017 Don Hansen NCAA Division II All-America team will be selected.

Osband Thompson, Tuskegee, was named Super Region Two Co-Defensive Player of the Year, alongside MarQuel Shelton, Lane, who was named Super Region Two Freshman of the Year.

Among others represented in their respective teams are Justin Hardy, SIAC Offensive Player of the Year. Other schools include Kentucky State, Fort Valley State, Lane, Clark Atlanta, Albany State, and Morehouse.


First Team Offense

Justin Hardy, Miles


First Team Defense

Osband Thompson, Tuskegee


Second Team Offense

Brett Sylve, Kentucky State

Darrius Hicks, Fort Valley State


Second Team Defense

Marquel Shelton, Lane

Anthony Hardy, Miles

Jonah McCutcheaon, Tuskegee

Lorenzo Smothers, Fort Valley State


Third Team Offense

Johnathon McCrary, Clark Atlanta

Okechi Ntiasagwe, Benedict

Rodney Morris, Clark Atlanta

Deandre Jackson, Clark Atlanta

Justin Brown, Benedict

Derrick Tucker, Miles

Jamie Glenn, Albany State

Nick Christiansen, Miles


Third Team Defense

Antonio Johnson, Morehouse

David Smith, Morehouse

Charles Dudley, Lane

Jawaski Randle, Miles

About Tyler Williams

I am a senior, Mass Media Arts major with a concentration in Radio, Television, and Film at Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, GA. I plan to pursue a graduate degree following my undergraduate experience where I am interested in studying Sports Management. I am also exploring the field of communications in order to fuse my passion for creativity with my undying love for sports. I stay involved on-campus as I maintain being a full time Division II student-athlete with being active in organizations and activities such as Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., "The Panther" Student Newspaper, etc. Career interests are in fields such as sports management, broadcast journalism, public relations, and strategic communications.

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