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Six Football Players Earn All-ODAC Honors

action shot of isaac evans and headshots of malivai barker, jacob heaton, muhammah khan, gary ramey and josh brooks

FOREST, Va. – Six Bridgewater College football players earned 2017 All-ODAC honors, led by a second consecutive first team selection for junior defensive back Isaac Evans.

Evans, a first team All-ODAC and VaSID All-State choice as a sophomore, ranked second in the ODAC with five interceptions, returning two of them for touchdowns. He tied for third in the ODAC with two forced fumbles, while adding 54 tackles, three pass breakups and a blocked kick. He also set a new school career record with four pick-sixes.

Two Eagles earned second team honors on each side of the ball- running back Malivai Barker, offensive lineman Jacob Heaton, defensive end Muhammad Khan and linebacker Gary Ramey Jr.

Barker, a senior, earned his second straight second team All-ODAC nod. He ranked fifth in the conference with 825 rushing yards and seventh with eight touchdowns. He also caught 20 balls for 153 yards and a score.

Heaton, also a senior, completed his second year as BC's starting center. He was third team All-ODAC as a junior.

Khan, a junior, tied for third in the ODAC with two forced fumbles, and ranked in the top-10 for sacks (4.0) and tackles for loss (9.5). He also had 32 tackles and a fumble recovery.

Ramey totaled 51 tackles in his sophomore season, adding four pass breakups, one forced fumble and one TFL.

Senior cornerback Josh Brooks was named to the third team. Brooks ranked third in the ODAC with four interceptions, and added 11 pass breakups to rank second in passes defensed. He also had 37 tackles and a forced fumble.

Washington & Lee garnered four major individual awards and earned 12 selections to All-Conference teams to headline the 2017 All-ODAC football awards. Hampden-Sydney receiver Cam Johnson was named the J. Stokeley Fulton Offensive Player of the Year, while W&L linebacker Max Garrett took home Lou Wacker Defensive Player of the Year and ODAC/Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Laurels. Generals mentor Scott Abell was tabbed the ODAC Coach of the Year, while W&L running back Josh Breece received ODAC Rookie of the Year recognition.

2017 ALL-ODAC FOOTBALL TEAMS

J. Stokely Fulton Offensive Player of the Year: Cam Johnson, Hampden-Sydney
Lou Wacker Defensive Player of the Year: Max Garrett, Washington and Lee
ODAC Coach of the Year: Scott Abell, Washington and Lee
ODAC Rookie of the Year: Josh Breece, Washington and Lee
ODAC/Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete: Max Garrett, Sr., Linebacker, Washington and Lee

ALL-ODAC FIRST TEAM
OFFENSE
Hayden Bauserman; Jr.; Quarterback; Shenandoah
Tre Frederick; Jr.; Running Back; Randolph-Macon
Josh Breece; Fr.; Running Back; Washington and Lee
De'Eric Bell; Sr.; All-Purpose Back; Guilford
Cam Johnson; Sr.; Wide Receiver; Hampden-Sydney
 Michael Ashwell; Sr.; Wide Receiver; Shenandoah
Patrick Kline; Sr.; Tight End; Hampden-Sydney
Wesley Spencer Sr.; Offensive Line; Hampden-Sydney
Greg Castle; Jr.; Offensive Line; Randolph-Macon
Jay Hausler; Sr.; Offensive Line; Randolph-Macon
Mitch Hornsby; Jr.; Offensive Line; Washington and Lee
Chris Osier; Sr.; Offensive Line; Washington and Lee
Jacob Newton; Sr.; Kicker; Shenandoah
DEFENSE
Josh Fleenor; Jr.; Defensive Line; Emory & Henry
C.J. Nash, III; Sr.; Defensive Line; Guilford
Joe Everette; Sr.; Defensive Line; Hampden-Sydney
Jake Pinkston; Sr.; Defensive Line; Randolph-Macon
Nathan Campbell; Sr.; Linebacker; Guilford
Griffin Davis; So.; Linebacker; Hampden-Sydney
Yonis Blanco; Jr.; Linebacker; Randolph-Macon
Max Garrett; Sr.; Linebacker; Washington and Lee
Isaac Evans; Jr.; Defensive Back; Bridgewater
Vic Smith, Jr.; Sr.; Defensive Back; Guilford
Devontae Dunn; Sr.; Defensive Back; Shenandoah
Grey Reames; Sr.; Defensive Back; Washington and Lee
Julian Drew; Jr.; Punter; Randolph-Macon

ALL-ODAC SECOND TEAM
OFFENSE
Alec Cobb; Jr.; Quarterback; Hampden-Sydney
Malivai Barker; Sr.; Running Back; Bridgewater
Isaiah Rodgers; Sr.; Running Back; Emory & Henry
Eric Hoy; Jr.; All-Purpose Back; Randolph-Macon
Derrick Yates; So.; Wide Receiver; Emory & Henry
Tyriek Russell; So.; Wide Receiver; Guilford
Brad Puccio; Jr.; Tight End; Emory & Henry
Jacob Heaton; Sr.; Offensive Line; Bridgewater
Nathan Harris; Jr.; Offensive Line; Emory & Henry
Tyler Weterrings; So.; Offensive Line; Emory & Henry
Ty Shwallon; Sr.; Offensive Line; Guilford
Andrew Coffman; Jr.; Offensive Line; Shenandoah
Chris Vidal; Fr.; Kicker; Randolph-Macon
DEFENSE
Muhammad Khan; Jr.; Defensive Line; Bridgewater
Da'von Keith; Jr.; Defensive Line; Emory & Henry
Benjamin Carson; Sr.; Defensive Line; Hampden-Sydney
Andrew Frailer; Fr.; Defensive Line; Washington and Lee
Gary Ramey, Jr.; So.; Linebacker; Bridgewater
Zack Manley; Sr.; Linebacker; Emory & Henry
Norman Cade; Sr.; Linebacker; Randolph-Macon
Tyler Williams; So.; Linebacker; Shenandoah
Reggie Williams; So.; Defensive Back; Guilford
Kendall Blankenship; Sr.; Defensive Back; Hampden-Sydney
Brian Gwaltney; Jr.; Defensive Back; Hampden-Sydney
Anthony Williams; So.; Defensive Back; Randolph-Macon
Garrett Morgan; So.; Punter; Emory & Henry

ALL-ODAC THIRD TEAM
OFFENSE
Karsten Miller; Sr.; Quarterback; Guilford
Mike DeMasi; Sr.; Running Back; Hampden-Sydney
Collin Sherman; Jr.; Running Back; Washington and Lee
Jalen Hudson; Jr.; All-Purpose Back; Shenandoah
Jesse Santiago; Jr.; Wide Receiver; Emory & Henry
Major Morgan; So.; Wide Receiver; Hampden-Sydney
Leonard Scott; Sr.; Wide Receiver; Shenandoah
Sam Tanner; So.; Tight End; Randolph-Macon
Mitch Lowery; Sr.; Tight End; Washington and Lee
Grayson Williams; Sr.; Offensive Line; Emory & Henry
Tyler Howerton; Fr.; Offensive Line; Hampden-Sydney
Connor Denning; Fr.; Offensive Line; Randolph-Macon
Caleb Hutson; Jr.; Offensive Line; Shenandoah
Sean Clark; So.; Offensive Line; Washington and Lee
Harrison Kiser; So.; Kicker; Guilford
DEFENSE
Michael Rawlins; Jr.; Defensive Line; Randolph-Macon
Chris Grady; Jr.; Defensive Line; Shenandoah
Jordan Heisen; So.; Defensive Line; Shenandoah
Philip Davis; So.; Defensive Line; Washington and Lee
Trevon Simmons; Jr.; Linebacker; Guilford
David Hogan; Sr.; Linebacker; Washington and Lee
Josh Brooks; Sr.; Defensive Back; Bridgewater
Justin Banks; Jr.; Defensive Back; Emory & Henry
Nate Hill; So.; Defensive Back; Shenandoah
Michael Shields; Sr.; Defensive Back; Washington and Lee
Chase Mitchell; Sr.; Punter; Guilford