Hungerford Named Cliff Harris Award Finalist

Little Rock, Ark. (12/21/17) – The Little Rock Touchdown Club and Wright Lidnsey Jennings announced the finalists for the fifth annual Cliff Harris Award.  Kean's Darin Hungerford is among the finalists.

The award is presented to the nation's top defensive player representing more than 5,000 defensive players from almost 500 NCAA Division II, III and NAIA colleges and universities.

An overall winner will be announced on December 23rd and honored at the Little Rock Touchdown Club's annual awards banquet on January 11, 2018.

2017 Finalists

NCAA Division II

     

Player Name

Class

College

Position

Andrew

Benson

SR

Assumption College

DB

Adonis

Davis

JR

Florida Tech

DL

Dennis

Gardeck

SR

Sioux Falls

LB

Sterling

Hammond

SR

Virginia Union

DB

Kevin

Haynes

SR

Central Washington University

LB

Myles

Humphrey

SR

Shepherd University

DL

Chris

Johnson

JR

University of North Alabama

DB

Marcus

Jones

SR

NW Missouri State

DB

Markus

Jones

JR

Angelo State

DL

Kyle

Kitchens

SR

Catawba

LB

Davondrick

Lison

JR

Southern Arkansas University

DL

Tevin

Madison

SR

West Alabama

DB

Marcus

Martin

SR

Slippery Rock University

DL

Tyler

Morrissey

JR

West Chester

LB

Blake

Nelson

SR

Colorado Mesa

DB

Brandon

Payer

SO

Colorado State-Pueblo

LB

Evan

Perrizo

SR

Minnesota State University, Mankato

DL

James

Prater Jr.

JR

Ashland University

DL

Max

Redfield

SR

Indiana University  (Pa.)

DB

Brucks

Saathoff

JR

Texas A&M-Commerce

LB

Terry

Samuel

JR

West Alabama

LB

Nathan

Shepherd

SR

Fort Hays State University

DL

Zach

Sieler

JR

Ferris State University

DL

Andrew

Spencer

SR

Winona State

DB

Yusef

Sterling-Lowe

SR

Texas A&M-Commerce

DB

Tavierre

Thomas

SR

Ferris State

DB

Osband

Thompson

SR

Tuskegee

LB

Landry

Tullo

SR

Delta State University

LB

Austin

Weltha

SR

McKendree University

LB

Darius

Williams

JR

Colorado State University-Pueblo

DB

         
NCAA Division III        

Player Name

Class

College

Position

Haston

Adams

SR

Mary Hardin-Baylor

DL

O'Shea

Anderson

SR

Washington & Jefferson College

DB

Austin

Crow

SR

Heidelberg University

DL

Jason

Farlow

SR

Linfield College

LB

Max

Garrett

SR

Washington and Lee University

LB

Nick

Giorgio

JR

Springfield College

DL

Daniel

Gonzales

SR

University of Redlands

DB

Chase

Greenlee

SR

Wheaton College (IL)

DL

Fred

Hargrove

SO

Otterbein University

DB

Jaquan

Harris

SR

Framingham State

DB

Jordan

Hassan

SR

Illinois Wesleyan

LB

Darin

Hungerford

SR

Kean University

LB

Austin

Jochum

SR

University of St. Thomas

DL

Michael

Joseph

SR

University of Dubuque

DB

Nik

Kelly

SR

Southwestern (TX) University

DB

Casey

Kerschner

SR

Widener University

DL

Montel

Lee

SR

Ferrum College

DL

A.J.

LiCata

SR

Alfred University

LB

Mason

McKenrick

SR

John Carroll University

LB

Shawn

Miller

SR

Delaware Valley University

DB

Ty

Parsons

SR

East Texas Baptist University

LB

Jordan

Powell

JR

Widener University

DB

Charles

Riga

JR

George Fox University

LB

Mike

Riley

JR

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

DL

Ryan

Slager

JR

Grinnell College

LB

Micam

Smith

SR

Monmouth College

DB

Mamadou

Soumahoro

SR

Berry College

DL

Patrick

Vidal

SR

The Catholic University of America

DL

Marcus

Winters

JR

Trine University

DB

NAIA        

Player Name

Class

College

Position

Michal

Arenas

SR

Eastern Oregon University

LB

Curt

Boeke

JR

Dakota State (S.D.)

DL

Josh

Evans

SR

Evangel University

DL

Keenan

Fagan

JR

Rocky Mountain College

DB

Jamarae

Finnie

SR

Langston University

DL

Tim

Hamilton

SR

Friends (Kan.) University

DL

Piercen

Harnish

JR

University of St. Francis

LB

Tucker

Johnson

SR

Carroll College

DB

Josh

Kock

SR

Baker (Kan.) University

DL

Tevin

McCoy

JR

Reinhardt (Ga.) University

DL

Tionte

McDaniel

SO

St. Xavier University

DB

Caden

McDonald

SR

Morningside College

LB

Nate

Moore

SR

College of Idaho

DB

Trent

Mueller

JR

Lindsey Wilson College

LB

Cameron

Oshodi

SR

Georgetown College

DL

Chris

Overton

SR

St. Ambrose University

DL

Darius

Price

SR

Siena Heights University

DB

Tarance

Roby

SR

Concordia University Nebraska

DB

Thomas

Sease

SR

Dickinson State (N.D.)

LB

Evan

Sprayberry

JR

Tabor College

DL

Garrett

Updegraft

SR

Kansas Wesleyan

LB

Tomunci

Whitfield

SR

Southwestern College

DB

Cole

Wiseman

SR

Doane University

DB