Trio three-peats on Missouri Valley first team

St. Louis, MO ( – Three seniors received Missouri Valley
Football Conference first-team honors for the third straight season on Monday.

Earning the three-peat were South Dakota State running back Zach Zenner,
Southern Illinois tight end MyCole Pruitt and Missouri State safety Caleb

Five other players earned first-team honors for the second consecutive season:
Northern Iowa running back David Johnson, offensive tackle Jack Rummells and
defensive tackle Xavier Williams; Indiana State linebacker Connor Underwood;
and North Dakota State safety Colten Heagle. Each is a senior except for
Underwood, who is a junior.



QB – Tre Roberson, Illinois State, Jr.

RB – Marshaun Coprich, Illinois State, Jr.

RB – David Johnson, Northern Iowa, Sr.

RB – Zach Zenner, South Dakota State, Sr.

FB – Andrew Bonnet, North Dakota State, Jr.

WR – Lance Lenoir, Jr., Western Illinois, So.

WR – Jake Wieneke, South Dakota State, Fr.

TE – MyCole Pruitt, Southern Illinois, Sr.

OL – Jermaine Barton, Illinois State, Sr.

OL – Trevor Greger, South Dakota State, Sr.

OL – Joe Haeg, North Dakota State, Jr.

OL – Jesse Hinz, North Dakota State, Sr.

OL – Jack Rummells, Northern Iowa, Sr.

K – Michael Schmadeke, Northern Iowa, Jr.

LS – Chris Highland, Illinois State, Sr.


DE – Teddy Corwin, Illinois State, Jr.

DE – Kyle Emanuel, North Dakota State, Sr.

DE – Derek Rivers, Youngstown State, So.

DL – Xavier Williams, Northern Iowa, Sr.

LB – Jake Farley, Northern Iowa, Sr.

MLB – Carlton Littlejohn, North Dakota State, Sr.

LB – Pat Meehan, Illinois State, Jr.

LB – Connor Underwood, Indiana State, Jr.

FS – Christian Dudzik, North Dakota State, Sr.

SS – Colten Heagle, North Dakota State, Sr.

SS – Tim Kilfoy, Northern Iowa, Jr.

DB – Caleb Schaffitzel, Missouri State, Sr.

P – Ben LeCompte, North Dakota State, Jr.

RS – Tay Willis, Southern Illinois, Sr.