Newberry punter Kyle Clark named preseason second team All-American by D2Football.com


Newberry punter Kyle Clark named preseason second team All-American by D2Football.com
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 | by Josh Manck, Assistant AD for Athletic Communications

NEWBERRY - Newberry College senior punter Kyle Clark has been named a second team preseason All-American by D2Football.com, as announced by the website on Wednesday morning.

Clark, a senior from Beaufort HS, was a first team all-South Atlantic Conference selection in both 2013 and 2014 and earned ECAC Division II All-Star honors last year. He was named DAKTRONICS second team all-Southeast Region in 2013 and 2014 and earned third team all-region honors from the Beyond Sports Network in 2014.

He led the league and earned the SAC Statistical Championship with a 39.3 yards per punt average on 54 punts. His 64-yard punt against Lenoir-Rhyne was the longest punt in the conference this season. Clark had seven punts over 50 yards and 30 punts inside the opponents' 20-yardline, while no other punter in the Super Region had more than 22 punts inside the opponents' 20.


2015 D2Football.com Preseason All-America Team

First Team

QB

Jason Vander Laan 

Ferris State

RB

Cameron McDondle  

Colorado State-Pueblo

RB

Anthony Bilal  

Lake Erie

WR

Marquise Cushon  

Pittsburg State

WR

Dez Stewart  

Ohio Dominican

TE

Tim Brown  

West Chester

OL

Cory Tucker  

Slippery Rock

OL

Joe Ray  

Lenoir-Rhyne

OL

Nate Theaker  

Wayne State (Mich.)

OL

Herschel Prater  

Minnesota State-Mankato

OL

Travis Hening  

East Central

DL

Sydney Omameh  

Ohio Dominican

DL

Matt Judon  

Grand Valley State

DL

Josh Gordon  

Minnesota State-Mankato

DL

Anthony McDaniel  

Bowie State

LB

Connor Harris  

Lindenwood

LB

Kevin Clarke  

Indiana (Pa.)

LB

Tyler Henderson  

Minnesota State-Mankato

DB

Cedrique Chaney  

Central Washington

DB

Solomon St. Pierre  

Sioux Falls

DB

Jordan Shaw  

Shorter

DB

Michael Jordan  

Missouri Western

K

Brent Wahle  

Ohio Dominican

P

Austin Pitchford  

Colorado Mesa

AP

Paul Revis  

Western Oregon

Second Team

QB

Kyle Washington  

Angelo State

RB

Geremy Alridge-Mitchel

West Texas A&M

RB

Calvinaugh Jones  

Concord

WR

Jalen Hendricks  

Livingstone

WR

Garry Brown  

California (Pa.)

TE

Cole Spurgeon  

Colorado Mines

OL

Zach Voytek  

New Haven

OL

Brian Berzanski  

Central Missouri

OL

Jordan Morgan  

Kutztown

OL

Zach Martinez  

Colorado State-Pueblo

OL

Jim Walsh  

Grand Valley State

DL

Toni Pulu  

Texas A&M-Commerce

DL

Justin Zimmer  

Ferris State

DL

Brandon Yost  

Northwest Missouri

DL

Clayton Callicutt  

Angelo State

LB

Logan Genz  

Arkansas Tech

LB

Kenny Murphy  

Valdosta State

LB

D’Gary Wallace  

Urbana

DB

Marqui Christian

Midwestern State

DB

CJ Davis  

Shepherd

DB

Jordan Bowman  

California (Pa.)

DB

Bryce Enyard  

Northwest Missouri State

K

Conner Hollabaugh  

West Texas A&M

P

Kyle Clark  

Newberry

AP

Marquise Cushon  

Pittsburg State