Repeat selections headline All-PFL

(STATS) – The All-Pioneer Football League team had familiarity on Tuesday.

Stetson safety Donald Payne was named to the first team for the fourth time, while Dayton linebacker Christopher Beaschler and place-kicker William Will, Jacksonville linebacker Grady Redding and Drake tight end Eric Saubert earned their third first-team selection. Each of the players is a senior.

PFL champion San Diego had the most first-team selections with nine and Dayton followed with eight.

The individual PFL postseason awards, including Payne becoming the league's first-ever three-time recipient, were announced Monday.

PFL POSTSEASON AWARDS

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Jonah Hodges, RB, San Diego

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Donald Payne, S, Stetson

NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR – Josh Lee, PK/P, Drake

OFFENSIVE FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR – Stockton McGuire, QB, Davidson

DEFENSIVE FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR – Peter Delatour, DL, Marist

COACH OF THE YEAR – Dale Lindsey, San Diego

ALL-PFL FIRST TEAM

OFFENSE

WR – Aaron Blockmon, Campbell, R-So.

WR – Juston Christion, Marist, So.

WR – Brian Riley, San Diego, Sr.

QB – Anthony Lawrence, San Diego, R-So.

TE – Eric Saubert, Drake, R-Sr.

RB – Conley Wilkins, Drake, Sr.

RB – Jonah Hodges, San Diego, R-Sr.

FB – Tevin Heyward, San Diego, R-Jr.

OL – Shane Toub, Dayton, R-Sr.

OL – Jim Vogel, Dayton, R-Sr.

OL – Aaron Melton, Drake, R-Sr.

OL ­- Miles McArdle, San Diego, Jr.

OL – Daniel Cooney, San Diego, R-So.

DEFENSE

DL – Jordan Ransone, Butler, R-Sr.

DL – Syd Holt, Campbell, R-Sr.

DL – Jonathan Peterson, San Diego, R-Jr.

DL – Davion Belk, Stetson, Sr.

LB – Christopher Beaschler, Dayton, R-Sr.

LB – Grady Redding, Jacksonville, Sr.

LB – Ryan Bennett, Morehead State, Sr.

LB – Nic Henson, San Diego, R-Sr.

DB – Cameron Stubbs, Dayton, R-Sr.

DB – Christian Searles, Dayton, Jr.

DB – Jamal Agnew, San Diego, Sr.

DB – Donald Payne, Stetson, R-Sr.

SPECIAL TEAMS

PK – William Will, Dayton, R-Sr.

PK ­- Josh Lee, Drake, Sr.

P – Sean Smith, Dayton, So.

RS – Cameron Stubbs, Dayton, R-Sr.

LS – Brandon Mayorga, Jacksonville, R-Jr.