2006 MIAC Football Awards

MIAC 'Jim Christopherson' MVP - Kirby Carr, Bethel University (Senior, Outside Linebacker)

MIAC 'Mike Stam' STAM AWARD - Zach Danielson, Bethel University (Senior, Defensive End)

MIAC Coach of the Year - Steve Johnson, Bethel University

2006 MIAC FOOTBALL ALL-CONFERENCE - First Team
Name                School       Yr.  Pos.  Hometown
Offensive Line
Tommy Davis         Bethel       Jr.  C     Shoreview, Minn.  
Andrew Salvato      Saint John's Jr.  C     North Oaks, Minn.  
Paul Schwingler     St. Olaf     So.  T     Rochester, Minn.
Chris Tift          Saint John's Sr.  T     Sauk Rapids, Minn.
Ryan Wassink        Bethel       Sr.  T     Orange City, Iowa  
Grant Weller        Concordia    Jr.  T     Brooten, Minn.
Eric Yuen           St. Olaf     Jr.  G     Apple Valley, Minn.  

Tight End
Andrew Neumann      Augsburg     Sr.  TE    Somerset, Wis.

Running Back
Evan Endsley        St. Olaf     So.  RB    Eagan, Minn.
Mike Lofboom        Saint John's Sr.  RB    Stillwater, Minn.
Phil Porta          Bethel       Sr.  RB    Cambridge, Minn.
Kevin Williamson    Concordia    Sr.  FB    Britton, S.D.

Wide Receiver
Matt Frank          Carleton     So.  WR    Caledonia, Minn.
Horace Gant         St. Olaf     Jr.  WR    Pensacola, Fla.  
Kyle Gearman        Saint John's Sr.  WR    Alexandria, Minn.
Andrew Schmiesing   St. Olaf     Jr.  WR    Stillwater, Minn.

Quarterback
Alex Kofoed         Saint John's Jr.  QB    Cold Spring, Minn.  
Matt Penz           St. Olaf     Jr.  QB    Rochester, Minn.
Ben Wetzell         Bethel       Jr.  QB    Wells, Minn.

Utility Player
Evan Endsley        St. Olaf     So.  RB    Eagan, Minn.

Kicker
Paul Fortman        St. Olaf     Jr.  K     Stillwater, Minn. 

Punter
Paul Fortman        St. Olaf     Jr.  P     Stillwater, Minn.  

Defensive Line
James Bechdol       St. Olaf     Jr.  DE    Orono, Minn.
Zach Danielson      Bethel       Sr.  DE    Burlington, Iowa
Nick Gunderson      Saint John's So.  DL    Woodbury, Minn.
Tyler Ledyard       Concordia    Sr.  DT    Duluth, Minn.
Kevin McNamara      Saint John's Sr.  DL    Mahtomedi, Minn.
Mike Rouse          St. Thomas   Sr.  NG    Shoreview, Minn.

Inside Linebacker
Steve Luebke        Bethel       Sr.  ILB   Des Moines, Iowa
Mike Matson         Augsburg     Sr.  ILB   Cedar, Minn.
Adam Miron          Gustavus     Sr.  ILB   Princeton, Minn.
Nick Rydberg        St. Olaf     Jr.  ILB   Inver Grove, Minn.
Outside Linebacker
Kirby Carr          Bethel       Sr.  OLB   Fergus Falls, Minn.
Jared Sieling       Gustavus     Jr.  OLB   Watertown, Minn.
Jamie Steffensmeier Saint John's Sr.  OLB   Mankato, Minn.

Defensive Backs
Brandon Carr        Bethel       Jr.  S     Fergus Falls, Minn.
John Cloeter        Saint John's Jr.  S     Sauk Rapids, Minn.
Deontae Hutchins    St. Olaf     Jr.  CB    Pensacola, Fla.
Justin Nwadiashi    St. Thomas   Sr.  CB    St. Paul, Minn.
Tyler Schultz       Hamline      Sr.  S     Rollingstone, Minn.

2006 MIAC FOOTBALL ALL-CONFERENCE - Second Team
Offensive Line 
Brad Dahlman        Bethel       Jr.  G     Blaine, Minn.
Rick Dimon          Hamline      Sr.  G     Champlin, Minn.
Ben Hanson          St. Thomas   Sr.  T     Farmington, Minn.
Blake Hamel         St. Olaf     Jr.  C     Lake Mary, Fla.
Paul Klick          Carleton     Sr.  T     Champlin, Minn.
Matt McCallum       Concordia    Sr.  G     Buffalo, Minn. 
Jared Thelemann     Gustavus     So.  G     Kilkenny, Minn.

Tight End
Brandon Joyce       St. Olaf     Sr.  TE    Mahtomedi, Minn.

Running Back
R.J. Jackson        Carleton     Jr.  TB    Roseville, Minn.
Cory Johnson        Concordia    So.  RB    Moorhead, Minn.
     
Wide Receiver
Kyle Lee            Bethel       So.  WR    Burnsville, Minn.
Rick Schreier       Augsburg     Sr.  WR    Maplewood, Minn. 

Quarterback
Darren Caspers      Carleton     Sr.  QB    Bemidji, Minn.

Utility Player
Sam Moen            St. Thomas   Fr.  WR    Mahtomedi, Minn.

Kicker
Jordan Stolp        Gustavus     Jr.  K     Mankato, Minn.

Punter
Kevin Williamson    Concordia    Sr.  P     Britton, S.D. 

Defensive Line
Nick David          Gustavus     Sr.  NG    Morristown, Minn.
Mark Gaalswyk       Bethel       Sr.  DE    Pillager, Minn.
Steve LeVoir        Saint John's Sr.  DL    Eden Prairie, Minn.
Mike Morrissey      Carleton     Jr.  DT    Oak Park, Ill.

Inside Linebacker
Brody Anderson      Hamline      Sr.  ILB   Floodwood, Minn.
Lucas Blodgett      Bethel       So.  ILB   Ellsworth, Wis.

Outside Linebacker
James Colbenson    Carleton      Jr.  OLB   Rushford, Minn.
Brennen Lewis      Concordia     Jr.  OLB   Great Falls, Mont.
Patrick Sommerstad St. Thomas    Jr.  OLB   Apple Valley, Minn.
 
Defensive Backs
Kevin Hegland      Gustavus      Sr.  S     St. Michael, Minn.
Mike Kootsikas     Carleton      Sr.  S     Rosemount, Minn.
Shawn Schoenberg   Saint John's  Sr.  CB    Melrose, Minn.
Peter St. Lawrence St. Olaf      Sr.  S     Goshen, N.Y.
Jamie Wagner       Bethel        Sr.  S     Nicolett, Minn.

2006 MIAC SPORTSMANSHIP TEAM
Mike Matson        Augsburg      Sr.  LB    Cedar, Minn.
Ben Wetzell        Bethel        Jr.  QB    Wells, Minn.
Randy Foss         Carleton      Sr.  LB    Hastings, Minn.
Mike Grant         Concordia     Sr.  WR    Stillwater, Minn.
Brian Evans        Gustavus      Sr.  DB    Gaylord, Minn.
Tyler Schultz      Hamline       Sr.  DB    Rollingstone, Minn.
Alex Kofoed        Saint John’s  Jr.  QB    Cold Spring, Minn.
Ben Veach          St. Olaf      Sr.  DE    Orono, Minn.
Ryan Jansen        St. Thomas    Sr.  QB    Foley, Minn.