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Williams an AFCA Good Works Team Nominee

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Williams an AFCA Good Works Team Nominee

University of Arkansas tight end D.J. Williams has been named to the list of student-athletes nominated for the 2009 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, which honors college football players who make outstanding contributions in areas of volunteerism and civic involvement. With their unselfish acts, the 2009 nominees have distinguished themselves among the more than 50,000 student-athletes participating in the sport at all four-year collegiate institutions through off-the-field accomplishments. From these nominees, a special voting panel consisting of former Good Works Team members and prominent college football media members will be responsible for selecting two 11-player Good Works Teams – one composed of players from the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision, and a combined team representing players from the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision, Divisions II, III, and the NAIA. College Football Hall of Fame member and ESPN broadcast personality Lou Holtz will return as program spokesperson and serve as a member of this year’s voting panel. The following players have been nominated for consideration to be included among the 2009 Allstate AFCA Good Works Teams for the football bowl subdivision:Football Bowl Subdivision (Div I-A) Arizona Sate University – Mike Nixon Auburn University – Walter McFadden Ball State – Brandon Crawford Baylor University – Joe Pawelek Boise State University – Richie Brockel Brigham Young University – Jan Jorgensen Central Michigan University – Dan LeFevour Clemson University – Xavier Dye Colorado State University – Adrian Martinez Duke University – Kevin Jones Indiana University – Jammie Kirlew Kansas State University – Jeron Mastrud Louisiana State University – Lyle Hitt Middle Tennessee State University – Phillip Tanner Northern Illinois University – David Bryant Northwestern University – Andrew Brewer Ohio University – Lee Renfro Ohio State University – Kurt Coleman Oregon State University – Taylor Kavanaugh Pennsylvania State University – Stefen Wisniewski Rutgers University – Billy Anderson San Jose State University – Travis Jones Temple University – Dominique Harris University of Akron – Alex Allen University of Alabama – Javier Arenas University of Arkansas – D.J. Williams University of Central Florida – Rocky Ross University of Florida – Tim Tebow University of Georgia – Jeff Owens University of Houston – Case Keenum University of Iowa – Julian Vandervelde University of Kansas – Darrell Stuckey University of Kentucky – Alfonso Smith University of Memphis – Dominik Riley University of Michigan – Zoltan Mesko University of Missouri – Kurtis Gregory University of Nebraska-Lincoln – Roy Helu, Jr. University of North Carolina – Kyle Jolly University of Notre Dame – Jimmy Clausen University of Oklahoma – Sam Bradford University of Pittsburgh – Adam Gunn University of South Carolina – Mauricus Brown University of Texas – Austin – Jordan Shipley University of California-Los Angeles – Derrick Coleman University of Texas-El Paso – Cameron Raschke U.S. Air Force Academy – Nick Charles U.S. Naval Academy – Ross Pospisil Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University – Tyrod Taylor Wake Forest University – Benjamin Wooster West Virginia University – Reed Williams University of Wisconsin – Chris Maragos Western Michigan University – Tim Hiller



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