St. Louis, MO – Southern Illinois running back Jewel Hampton and South Dakota State quarterback Austin Sumner headline the Missouri Valley Football Conference Newcomer Team announced on Tuesday.
Hampton was named the Newcomer of the Year after he led the MVFC with 17 rushing touchdowns and totaled 1,121 yards on 230 carries.
Sumner was named the Freshman of the Year. He set an MVFC freshman record with 2,382 passing yards, leading the conference with an average of 238.2 yards per game. He threw 16 touchdown passes and nine interceptions.
Missouri Valley Football Conference Newcomer Team
WR- Christian Bryan, Youngstown State
RB- Jewel Hampton, Southern Illinois
RB- David Johnson, Northern Iowa
WR- Dale Moss, South Dakota State
WR- Lechein Neblett, Illinois State
TE- James O'Shaughnessy, Illinois State
C- Mark Pratt, Youngstown State
TE- MyCole Pruitt, Southern Illinois
WR- Donald Spencer, Indiana State
QB- Austin Sumner, South Dakota State
RB- Nikko Watson, Western Illinois
RB/RS- Zach Zenner, South Dakota St.
DB- Mike Banks, Illinois State
ILB- Andrew Beisel, Missouri State
DE- Kenneth Boatright, Southern Illinois
S- Mike Crutcher, Missouri State
LB- Theon Dixon, Western Illinois
CB- Christian Dudzik, North Dakota State
LB- Evan Frierson, Illinois State
P- Lucas Hileman, Indiana State
DE- Nate Palmer, Illinois State
P- Jason Schlautman, South Dakota St.
LB- Teven Williams, Youngstown State
LB- Travis Williams, Youngstown State