Missouri Western running back Michael Hill was named MIAA offensive player of the year, and the Griffons' Jerry Partridge took the top coaching honor. His son, Travis, was named all-MIAA quarterback.
The Kansas City Star
The league announced its individual honors Tuesday.
Offensive player: Michael Hill, RB, Missouri Western
Defensive player: Brandon Williams, DL, Missouri Southern
Special teams player: John Brown, KR/PR, Pittsburg State
Freshman: Michael Jordan, DB, Missouri Western
Coach: Jerry Partridge, Missouri Western
QB – Travis Partridge, Missouri Western RB – Michael Hill, Missouri Western RB – Joshua Birmingham, Central Oklahoma WR – Shjuan Richardson, Emporia State WR – John Brown, Pittsburg State TE/FB – Adam Shiltz, Emporia State OL – Steve Dieckhaus, Washburn OL – Cody Holland, Pittsburg State OL – Macon Allan, Missouri Western OL – Rod Williams, Northwest Missouri OL – Logan Freeman, Central Missouri K – Todd Adolf, Northwest Missouri KR/PR – John Brown, Pittsburg State
DL – David Bass, Missouri Western DL – Ben Pister, Missouri Western DL – Brandon Williams, Missouri Southern DL – Travis Chappelear, Northwest Missouri LB – Ben Carlson, Emporia State LB – Nate Dreiling, Pittsburg State LB – Collin DeBuysere, Northwest Missouri DB – O’Hara Fluellen, Lincoln DB – Richie Schumaker, Truman DB – Pierre Desir, Lindenwood DB – Nate DeJong, Northwest Missouri P – Kyle Goodburn, Northwest Missouri
QB – Tyler Eckenrode, Emporia State RB – Joel Rockmore, Northeastern State RB – Denodus O’Bryant, Lindenwood WR – Dallas Grier, Truman WR – Tyler Shaw, Northwest Missouri TE/FB – Tore’ Hurst, Washburn OL – John Rouse, Fort Hays State OL – Lance Uhles, Emporia State OL – Colt Schulte, Missouri Western OL – Michael Bowie, Northeastern State OL – Cole Manhart, Nebraska-Kearney K – Taylor Anderson, Missouri Western KR/PR – Jordan Simmons, Northwest Missouri
DL – Patrick Blackwell, Truman DL – Herbert Byrd, Central Oklahoma DL – Gus Toca, Pittsburg State DL – David Bax, Central Missouri DL – LaTavious Davis, Central Missouri LB – Langston Jones, Northeastern State LB – Jameson Manuma, Southwest Baptist LB – D.J. Gnader, Northwest Missouri DB – Chris Poston, Emporia State DB – Shane Simpson, Missouri Western DB – Sam Kuck, Nebraska-Kearney DB – Brandon Dixon, Northwest Missouri P – Matt Jordan, Central Missouri P – Eric Phillips, Truman
Honorable Mention (by team)
Central Missouri: Colter Smith, Quarterback; Ronrei Lloyd, Wide Receiver; LaVance Taylor, Running Back; David Cannon, Tight End; Mark Schroeder; Joe Carter, Linebacker; Patrick Lewis, Defensive Back.
Central Oklahoma: Adrian Nelson, Quarterback; Christian Hood, Wide Receiver; Cameron Pound, Offensive Line; Tyler Newton, Defensive Line; Sam Moses, Defensive Line; Adrian Shoecraft, Linebacker.
Fort Hays State: Cornelius Gallon, Wide Receiver; Grant Brown, Tight End; Josh Reese, Offensive Line; Layton Hickel, Linebacker; Michael Jordan, Defensive Back, Keke Paul, Defensive Back.
Emporia State: Ray Ray Davis, Wide Receiver; Dakota Hagler, Defensive Line; Jeff Richards, Linebacker; Jordan Sanders, Linebacker; Kevin Gaddis, Defensive Back; Derek Lohmann, Defensive Back.
Lincoln: Morris Henderson, Running Back; Maurice Woodard, Wide Receiver; Jerry Johnson, Offensive Line; Cecil Frison, Defensive Line; Daryl Blackmon, Defensive Line; Johnny Beautelus, Linebacker; Markuice Savage, Defensive Back; O’Hara Fluellen, Kick/Punt Returner.
Lindenwood: Andrew Helmick, Wide Receiver; Latham Johnson, Offensive Line; Matt Andreolli, Offensive Line; Malach Radigan, Defensive Line; Connor Harris, Linebacker; Cody Fogle, Defensive Back.
Missouri Southern: Kellen Cox, Quarterback; Landon Zerkel, Wide Receiver; Ne’Ronte Threatt, Running Back; Ryon Phillips, Defensive Line; Alex Wong, Linebacker; Devon Dace, Defensive Back.
Missouri Western: Kyle Knox, Wide Receiver; Tyron Crockum, Wide Receiver; Reggie Jordan, Tight End; Brian Chiles, Offensive Line; Michael Yardley, Offensive Line; Stephen Juergens, Linebacker; Ben Jackson, Defensive Back; Michael Jordan, Defensive Back.
Nebraska-Kearney: Matt Berry, Quarterback; Tommy Flanagan, Wide Receiver; Ricky Trinidad, Running Back; Pete Trausch, Offensive Line; Justin Thiel, Defensive Line; Dex Schwieger, Defensive Line.
Northeastern State: Johnny Deaton, Quarterback; Jermaine Sherman, Wide Receiver; Ethan James, Offensive Line; Victor Johnson, Defensive Back; Vernon Jones, Defensive Back; Drew Patton, Kicker.
Northwest Missouri: Trevor Adams, Quarterback; Jordan Simmons, Running Back; Vincent Defeo, Tight End; John Petroff, Offensive Line; Matt Longacre, Defensive Line; Travis Manning, Defensive Back; Clarke Snodgrass, Defensive Back.
Pittsburg State: Anthony Abenoja, Quarterback; Andrew Castaneda, Wide Receiver; Aaron Kolich, Offensive Line; Joe Uzzel, Defensive Line; Keeston Terry, Defensive Back; Jason Peete, Defensive Back.
Southwest Baptist: Derwyn Lauderdale, Wide Receiver; Caleb Butler, Offensive Line; Josh Caver, Defensive Line; Shaquille Shedd, Linebacker; Chris Muhammad, Defensive Back-Kick/Punt Returner; Evan Ray, Defensive Back.
Truman: Blake Holland, Offensive Line; Jeramey Dockery, Defensive Line; Michael Elliot, Defensive Back; Tremaine Millender, Defensive Back; Robert Gayden, Defensive Back; Derek Koon, Kicker.
Washburn: Kyle Duncan, Offensive Line; Corey Walker, Defensive Line; Jayveri Kelly, Defensive Line; Bryce Atagi, Linebacker; Jahmil Taylor, Linebacker; Devon Connors, Linebacker; Willie Williams, Defensive Back; Aaron Hummert, Punter.