Decker, Cameron headline All-CAA team

New Hampshire senior quarterback Kevin Decker was chosen as the CAA Football offensive player of the year and Old Dominion senior defensive lineman Ronnie Cameron earned the conference's defensive player of the year honor on Monday.

William & Mary senior kick returner Jonathan Grimes repeated as the CAA special teams player of the year and Towson third-year head coach Rob Ambrose collected the coach of the year award.

Among freshmen, Towson running back Terrance West and Villanova linebacker Dillon Lucas were named the CAA's offensive and defensive rookies of the year, respectively.

2011 All-CAA Football First Team

(as voted on by the head coaches)


Position, Player, School, Class

QB- Kevin Decker, New Hampshire, Senior

RB- Jonathan Grimes, William & Mary, Senior

RB- Terrance West, Towson, Freshman

FB/HB- Emil Igwenagu, Massachusetts, Senior

WR- Tre Gray, Richmond, Senior

WR- Nick Mayers, Old Dominion, Junior

WR- Maurice McDonald, Maine, Junior

WR- Julian Talley, Massachusetts, Senior

TE- Alex Gottlieb, William & Mary, Senior

OL- Shea Allard, Delaware, Senior

OL- Gino Gradkowski, Delaware, Senior

OL- Chris Howley, Maine, Junior

OL- James Pagliaro, William & Mary, Senior

OL- Dan Shirey, Villanova, Junior

OL- Earl Watford, James Madison, Junior

PK- Sean Baner, Delaware, Sophomore

KR- Jesse Julmiste, Massachusetts, Senior

PR- Trevor Coston, Maine, Senior


Position, Player, School, Class

DL- Frank Beltre, Towson, Junior

DL- D.J. Bryant, James Madison, Senior

DL- Ronnie Cameron, Old Dominion, Senior

DL- Brian McNally, New Hampshire, Senior

LB- Matt Evans, New Hampshire, Junior

LB- Tyler Holmes, Massachusetts, Senior

LB- Stephon Robertson, James Madison, Sophomore

LB- Craig Wilkins, Old Dominion, Junior

CB- James Pitts, Villanova, Senior

CB- B.W. Webb, William & Mary, Junior

S- Jordan Dangerfield, Towson, Junior

S- Jerron McMillian, Maine, Senior

P- Jonathan Plisco, Old Dominion, Junior