By: Daniel Krywaruczenko @Fball_Analytics, September 10, 2018
Headlining the InstantScouting 2018 Elite Class: D2 – Wide Receivers & Tight Ends is Senior Chad Hovasse of Adams State University.
Hovasse led the conference last season in receptions, yards and receiving touchdowns. He finished in the top-10 in the nation in all three categories as well, capitalizing his first 1,000 yard receiving season as a Grizzly. Hovasse finished the season as a Harlon Hill Nomination as the top player in the Division II football.
Position, Name, Class, School, Hometown, Ht & Wt
WR Karonce Higgins, Senior, Southern Arkansas, Searcy, AR, 6’1″ 179
Speedster hauled in 54 receptions for 623 yards on Southern Arkansas earning 1st Team All-GAC honor.
WR Malik Taylor, Senior, Ferris State, Montrose, MI, 6’3″ 220
All-GLIAC First Team selection made 61 receptions for 906 yards at Ferris State University.
WR Ryan Feiss, Senior, Shepherd, Forest Hill, MD, 5’10” 190
Shepherd WR earned numerous awards including Second Team Don Hansen All-American as he had 95 receptions for 1391 yards and 9 touchdowns.
WR Justin Brown, Senior. Emporia State, El Reno, OK, 6’2″ 193
Led team in receiving yards with 999 including 86 receptions on route to earning 1st Team All-MIAA.
WR Monterio Burchfield, Senior, Fort Hays State, Huntsville, AL, 6’2″ 210
Burchfield had 54 receptions for 1003 yards and 9 touchdowns on Fort Hays State earning 1st Team All-MIAA.
WR Jason Balts, Senior, Minnesota-Duluth, Barron, WI, 5’11” 190
The team captain broke 1000 yards receiving on 53 receptions earning All-NSIC First Team honors.
WR Brody Oliver, Senior, Colorado School of Mines, Elizabeth, CO, 6’3″ 210
1st Team All-RMAC selction had a “quiet” season with 64 catches, 950 yards, and 12 touchdowns.
WR James Clark, Senior, Edinboro, Coatesville, PA, 6’1″ 180
Clark set Fighting Scots school records for receptions (95) and receiving yards (1213) on route to earning several accolades such as 3rd team Don Hansen Football Gazette All-America honors.
WR Chad Hovasse, Senior, Adams State, Colorado Springs, CO, 6’1″ 215
Led RMAC in yards, receptions, and receiving touchdowns earning 1st Team All-RMAC and 3rd team Don Hansen All-America honors.
WR Rod Stewart, Senior, Minnesota-Crookston, Fort Worth, TX, 5’11” 196
1st team All-Conference return specialist and 2nd Team All-NSIC honors with 47 receptions, 633 yards, and 5 touchdowns.
WR Isaiah Frandsen, Senior, Winona State, Barron, WI, 6’3″ 215
2nd Team All-NSIC selection wide receiver contributed with 37 catches, 620 yards, and 7 touchdowns.
TE Qua Boyd, Senior, West Alabama, Lafayette, AL, 6’5″ 245
Tightend on West Alabama had 52 receptions for 660 yards for 4 touchdowns earning All-America honors.
TE Vincent Hobbs, Senior, Texas A&M Commerce, Mesquite, TX, 6’3″ 255
Hobbs-Don Hansen 2nd Team All-American TE caught 65 balls for 785 yards and 7 touchdowns at Texas A&M Commerce.
TE Jourdan Osinskie, Senior, Catawba, Greensboro, NC, 6’3″ 230
Osinskie earned All-SAC honors as he had 30 receptions for 400 yards and 3 touchdowns at Catawba.
TE Bryce Mostoller, Senior, Mercyhurst, Somerset, PA, 6’3″ 250
PSAC West All-Conference TE at Mercyhurst recorded 128 receiving yards
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