All-Western Athletic Conference football team
DENVER -- Hawaii quarterback Colt Brennan, who led the nation in total offense with 410.8 yards a game, was named as the Western Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year.
Boise State linebacker Korey Hall won the award on defense, while Utah State linebacker Paul Igboeli was named freshman of the year in the awards announced Monday.
Hawaii coach June Jones, whose team finished second in the conference, was voted coach of the year.
The players of the year and the All-WAC first- and second-teams were selected by the league's nine head coaches.
Hawaii placed nine players on the first-team, while conference champion Boise State placed seven. ^All-Western Athletic Conference first-team= ^Offense=
WR-Legedu Naanee, Sr., Boise St.
WR-Davone Bess, So., Hawaii
WR-Chris Williams, So., New Mexico St.
TE-Derek Schouman, Sr., Boise St.
OL-Ryan Clady, So., Boise St.
OL-Chris Denman, Sr., Fresno St.
OL-Tala Esera, Sr., Hawaii
OL-Samson Satele, Sr., Hawaii
OL-Jade Tadvick, Sr., Idaho
QB-Colt Brennan, Jr., Hawaii
RB-Ian Johnson, So., Boise St.
RB-Nate Ilaoa, Sr., Hawaii ^Defense=
DL-Andrew Browning, Sr., Boise St.
DL-Ikaika Alama-Francis, Sr., Hawaii
DL-Melila Purcell, Sr., Hawaii
DL-J.J. Milan, Sr., Nevada
LB-Korey Hall, Sr., Boise St.
LB-Dwayne Andrews, Sr., Fresno St.
LB-David Vobora, Jr., Idaho
LB-Ezra Butler, Jr., Nevada
DB-Leonard Peters, Sr., Hawaii
DB-Stanley Franks, Jr., Idaho
DB-Joe Garcia, Sr., Nevada
DB-Dwight Lowery, Jr., San Jose St. ^Specialists=
PK-Anthony Montgomery, Sr., Boise St.
P-Waylon Prather, Jr., San Jose St.
ST-Ross Dickerson, Sr., Hawaii ^The All-Western Athletic Conference second-team= ^Offense=
WR-Jason Rivers, Jr., Hawaii
WR-Caleb Spencer, Sr., Nevada
WR-James Jones, Sr., San Jose St.
TE-Anthony Pudewell, Sr., Nevada
OL-Jeff Cavender, Jr., Boise St.
OL-Dane Uperesa, Sr., Hawaii
OL-Dominic Green, So., Nevada
OL-Matt Cantu, Sr., San Jose St.
OL-Malik Cin, Sr., Utah St.
QB-Jared Zabransky, Sr., Boise St.
RB-Dwayne Wright, Sr., Fresno St.
RB-Yonus Davis, Jr., San Jose St. ^Defense=
DL-Tyler Clutts, Jr., Fresno St.
DL-Michael Lafaele, Jr., Hawaii
DL-Matt Hines, Jr., Nevada
DL-Ben Calderwood, So., Utah St.
LB-Colt Brooks, Sr., Boise St.
LB-Adam Leonard, So., Hawaii
LB-Tim McManigal, Sr., New Mexico St.
LB-Matt Castelo, Jr., San Jose St.
DB-Marty Tadman, Jr., Boise St.
DB-Josh Sherley, Sr., Fresno St.
DB-Courtney Bryan, Sr., New Mexico St.
DB-Christopher Vedder, Sr., San Jose St. ^Specialists=
PK-Jared Strubeck, So., San Jose St.
P-Kyle Stringer, Sr., Boise St.
ST-Patrick Jackson, So., Louisiana Tech
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