2017 All-Big 8 Football Team

Lamar led the way on the All-Big 8 football team with both Cooper Lucas and T.W. Ayers taking the Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year honors, respectively. Seneca coach Ryan McFarland was named the Coach of the Year for guiding the Indians to a turnaround season that saw them go 8-1 and finish as conference runner-up.

See the full teams below.

FIRST TEAM

Offense
QB: John Dakota Lee Aurora
RB: Cooper Lucas Lamar
RB: Isrrael DeSantiago McDonald County
RB: Trey Wilson Seneca
WR: Clayton Dunning* Aurora
WR: Andrew Montemayor Mt. Vernon
WR: DJ White Cassville
TE: T.W. Ayers Lamar
Tackle: Coy Butterworth Monett
Tackle: Caleb Gouge Lamar
Guard: Seth Fullerton* Lamar
Guard: Lane Fanning Lamar
Guard: Elliott Wolfe McDonald County
Center: Cameron Augusta* Lamar
All Purpose: Michael Danner Lamar
Kicker: Jayden Buttram* Mt. Vernon
POY: Cooper Lucas Lamar
Coach of the Year: Ryan McFarland Seneca
Defense
DE: Cooper Lucas Lamar
DE: T.W. Ayers Lamar
DT: Andrew Hillman Lamar
DT: Hunter Bayless Lamar
LB: Will Boswell* Mt. Vernon
LB: Travis Bailey* Lamar
LB: Wyatt Goade Cassville
LB: Kale Schrader Seneca
DB: Clayton Dunning Aurora
DB: Michael Danner* Lamar
DB: Landon Hardman Lamar
DB: Max Roark Seneca
DB: Garret Knight Cassville
Returner Spec: Andrew Montemayor* Mt. Vernon
Punter: Peyton Barton McDonald County
POY: T.W. Ayers Lamar

SECOND TEAM

Offense
QB: Gavin Clouse Seneca
RB: Sammy Robinson Mt. Vernon
RB: Patrick Valentine Monett
RB: Anthony Tolbert Cassville
WR: Dustin McDermott East Newton
WR: Kennedy Hodson McDonald County
WR: Max Roark Seneca
TE: Kadin Clark Aurora
Tackle: Andrew Hillman Lamar
Tackle: Zac Whittlesey East Newton
Gaurd: Eli Dodson Seneca
Gaurd: Hunter Bailey Cassville
Center: Laine Doty Seneca
All Purpose: Logan Lauffer Aurora
Kicker: Nathan Wall East Newton
Defense
DE: Gavin Dunnam Seneca
DE: Coy Butterworth Monett
DT: Carson Dake Mt. Vernon
DT: Adam Long Monett
LB: Connor Savage Aurora
LB: J.D. Bishop Lamar
LB: Cole DelosSantos McDonald Cnty
LB: Isrrael DeSantiago McDonald Cnty
DB: Dylan Hill Lamar
DB: Oakley Roessler McDonald Cnty
DB: Dawson Stephens Seneca
DB: Andrew Montemayor Mt. Vernon
Returner Spec: Landon Hardman Lamar
Punter: Shannon Haney Cassville

 

HONORABLE MENTION

Offense
QB: Stuart McKarus Lamar
RB: Trevor Medlin Lamar
RB: Cole Hatfield Seneca
RB: Brett Pendergraft East Newton
WR: Chance Fenton Mt. Vernon
WR: Jedd Anderson Monett
WR: Ethan Johnston Mt. Vernon
TE: Gavin Dunnam Seneca
Tackle: Colton Hicks Mt. Vernon
Tackle: Grant Davis Cassville
Gaurd: Brendan Castleberry Aurora
Gaurd: Carson Dake Mt. Vernon
Center: Braydan Clouse East Newton
Center: Luke McKenzie Mt. Vernon
All Purpose: Shannon Haney Cassville
Kicker: Dylan Allison McDonald County
Defense
DE: Cayden Heisner Mt. Vernon
DE: Zack Burton Cassville
DT: Caleb Coffey East Newton
DT: Trey Black McDonald County
DT: Luke McKenzie Mt. Vernon
LB: Aaron Moenning Lamar
LB: David Roark McDonald County
LB: Harris Griffith Seneca
LB: Patrick Valentine Monett
DB: Brett Pendergraft East Newton
DB: Chance Fenton Mt. Vernon
DB: Braden Strahan Cassville
Returner Spec: Logan Lauffer Aurora
Punter: Dawson Stephens Seneca