(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.
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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