By: Daniel Krywaruczenko @Fball_Analytics, September 18, 2018
Headlining the InstantScouting 2018 Elite Class: NAIA – Linebackers is Southern Oregon University senior Tyson Cooper.
In his junior campaign, Cooper tallied 93 tackles, 10 tackles for losses, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and an interception.
Position, Name, Class, School, Hometown, Ht & Wt
LB Tyson Cooper, Senior, Southern Oregon, Portland, OR 5’10” 205
Led Southern Oregon with 108 total tackles with 10 tackles for loss earning 1st Team ALL-Frontier as a linebacker.
LB Dillon Rork, Senior, Dakota Wesleyan, Grand Island, NE 6’0″ 215
OLB earned ALL-GPAC First Team honors at Dakota Wesleyan making 68 tackles including 11.5 tackles for loss.
LB Indie Allen, Senior, Baker, Holton, KS 6’1″ 215
ALL-HAAC selection at Baker had 113 total tackles including 12 tackles for loss in his junior campaign.
LB Dominic Swillum, Senior, MidAmerica Nazarene, Mt. Vernon, MO 5’10” 210
Had 10 tackles for loss at MidAmerica Nazarene and 3 forced fumbles earning all-conference honors.
LB Kegan Schumann, Senior, Baker, Fairview, KS 5’11” 195
Had 80 total tackles including 5.5 tackles for loss earning 1st Team ALL-HAAC at linebacker.
LB Brad Kistner, Senior, Tabor, Oak Hills, CA 5’11” 185
Chaffey College transfer had 84 tackles including 2 sacks earning ALL-KCAC honors.
LB Trent Mueller, Senior, Lindsey Wilson, Nashville, TN 6’0″ 225
ALL-MSC selection at Lindsey Wilson had 119 tackles with 6 tackles for loss.
LB Emmanuel Bien-Aime, Senior, Warner, Winter Haven, FL 6’0″ 180
Had 62 tackles including 4 tackles for loss at Warner earning ALL-Sun.
LB Elijah Stanton, Senior, Dickinson State, Philadelphia, PA 5’9″ 200
LA Valley College transfer made impact at Dickinson State with 85 total tackles including 7.5 tackles for loss.
LB Ryan Dozier, Senior, Dakota State (SD), Covington, WA 6’0″ 225
ALL-NSAA selection had 74 tackles including 4 tackles for loss.
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InstantScouting has selected its fourth annual Elite Class (Previously known as “Top Seniors” and currently selects teams in FBS, FCS, Division 2, Division 3, NAIA & USports. What makes these teams so special is that they are the only ones chosen exclusively by the scouts who work to create professional football opportunities for athletes.