David Bass had 55 tackles with 35 being solo, but had eight quarterback hurries, four pass break-ups and one forced fumble. More impressively, Bass broke a school record with 20 tackles for loss and his 14.5 sacks led the conference and left him one-half sack short of the single season school record.
Missouri Western State Athletics
Jordan Campbell did it all for New Mexico Highlands in 2011. He transferred in from Southern California and turned around the Cowboys, helping them go from a one-win team in 2010 to a four-win squad in 2011. Campbell led the nation in tackles for loss with 28.5, and led the RMAC with 110 tackles. Even better, Campbell was also the team's punter and tied the RMAC record for longest punt with an 89 yarder against Fort Lewis.
New Mexico Highlands Athletics
Tim Green led the nation in sacks last season with 1.5 per game, and a total of 15 on the season. In the process, Green became the first Division II All-American from Lincoln (Pa.). He added 15 quarterback hurries, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, two pass breakups and one safety.
Lincoln (Pa.) Athletics
Rontez Miles finished with 71 tackles (51 solo), 6.0 TFL and eight pass break-ups. Miles led the team and tied for third in PSAC with five interceptions and established a career high with 14 tackles (11 solo) and two pass break-ups in California's season-opener against St. Cloud State.
California (Pa.) Athletics
Brandon Williams enters his senior season third in school history with 18.5 career sacks. He needs just two more to move into second place all-time and five more to become the all-time sacks leader at Missouri Southern.
Missouri Southern State Athletics