BOWIE, Md. – The Bowie State University football team has earned two selections to the 2021 Don Hansen Division II All-America Team, the Don Hansen Football Committee announced Feb. 1. jonathan ross was named to Don Hansen’s First Team All-America and offensive lineman Quinton Bobo was named to the Don Hansen All-America Second Team.
The pair of All-Americans marks the fifth straight season that Bowie State football has featured at least one player on the Don Hansen All-America team after landing four team members in 2019. BSU has also featured a first-team Don Hansen All-American. honored for the second consecutive season.
Ross, a redshirt sophomore from Waldorf, Md., was the NCAA DII Super Region II Defensive Player of the Year, D2Football.com Elite 100 Squad, BOXTOROW HBCU All-American, All-Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association ( CIAA) First Team and Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association (D2CCA) First Team All-Super Region II selection, numerous CIAA Player of the Week honors and Football Player of the Week Honor Roll recognitions DC Touchdown Washington Metro week this season. Ross led the Bulldogs in total tackles (81), tackles for loss (28), sacks (10), forced fumbles (6) while recording eight quarterback pressures and one breakup.
Bobo, a senior from White Plains, Md., was a First Team All-CIAA, BOXTOROW HBCU All-American and Super Region II First Team All-American this season. He started all 14 games and was a key part of the Bulldogs offense in 2021, racking up 4,923 total rushing yards, including 2,489 rushing yards and 25 rushing touchdowns for second-best in the league. conference.
the Don Hansen The team continues the legacy of longtime college football defenseman Don Hansen, who died at age 75 on August 29, 2010. Hansen, of Brookfield, Illinois, started and posted Don Hansen’s Weekly National Football Gazette for decades, selecting NCAA Division II All-America teams for the first time in 1988. Don Hansen’s Weekly National Football Gazette began selecting Division II All-Region teams in 2003.
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