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Hume Named All American

January 20, 2012

Tim Hume has been named a 1st Team All-American by Don Hansen’s Football Gazette.


Earlier this year Hume was named the PSAC Defensive Player of the Year and a finalist for the Gene Upshaw Award (D II Lineman of the Year). Hume led the conference in tackles for loss with 21.5 and led the Wolves with 6.5 sacks. The senior defensive end was also credited with 62 tackles. A captain of the 2011 Wolves, Hume ranks sixth in the country in tackles for loss at 1.95 per game.


Two weeks ago he was named All Super Region One Defensive Player of the Year by the Don Hansen’s Football Gazette. This past week Hume was also recognized by Beyond Sports Network as a D II 2nd Team All-American.


A native of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and graduate of Susquehanna High School, Hume is expected to graduate in May with a degree in Recreation and Leisure Management.


For a complete list of 2011 Don Hansen Division II All-America Team click here.


The Don Hansen Division II All-America Team carries out the legacy of long-time small college football advocate Don Hansen, who passed away at age 75 on Aug. 29, 2010. Hansen, from Brookfield, Ill., started and published Don Hansen’s National Weekly Football Gazette for three decades, selecting NCAA Division II All-America teams for the first time in 1988.

The Don Hansen Football Committee selected All-Super Region teams in December and early January, with the first team and second-team All-Super Region players advancing to the national ballot.

A total of 183 players earned some form of Don Hansen All-America honors. Players from 84 of the 152 football-playing schools in Division II earned Don Hansen All-America accolades. National Champion Pitt State led the way by placing eight players on the All-America squad, while national runner-up Wayne (Mich.) State, national semifinalist Delta State and national quarterfinalist New Haven (Conn.) garnered seven individuals apiece.

FOR MORE INFORMATION contact Don Hansen National Coordinator Dan Wilkes, Associate AD/Marketing & Communications at Pittsburg State University, at 620-235-4147 (dwilkes@pittstate.edu).