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      WT Buffs rack up accolades

      West Texas A&M had 10 first-team selections and five individual award winners recognized Friday when the annual Lone Star Conference football awards were announced by LSC officials.The Buffaloes, who were co-LSC Champions, had seven players on the top offense and three more on the first-team defense. WT earned several individual accolades with Offensive Player of the Year (J.W. Rollins award) Dustin Vaughan, Offensive Back of the Year Khiry Robinson, co- Receiver of the Year Torrence Allen, Defensive Player of the Year (J.V. Sikes award) Ethan Westbrooks, and co-Coach of the Year Don Carthel.Midwestern State had six first-teamers with four on offense and two on defense including Offensive Lineman of the Year Ken Van Heule and co-Coach of the Year Bill Maskill. The Mustangs earned their third LSC title in the last four years.Texas A&M-Kingsville had three first-teamers with co-Receiver of the Year Robert Armstrong and co-Coach of the Year Bo Atterberry.Abilene Christian was represented by four first-team selections including co-Receiver of the Year Taylor Gabriel and Defensive Back of the Year LB Suggs.Tarleton State had three first-teamers on the defensive side with Defensive Lineman of the Year Rufus Johnson.Angelo State had a trio of first-team picks and the Freshman of the Year Clayton Callicutt.Texas A&M-Commerce??s Danny Mason was named Linebacker of the Year as the Lions only first team player.Overall, 128 student-athletes were recognized by the LSC's postseason awards program, with 31 players named to the first team, 38 on the second team and another 59 gaining honorable mention. The all-conference honors were selected by the head coaches of the nine league teams.2012 LSC SOUTH DIVISION FOOTBALL ALL-CONFERENCE AWARDS

      FIRST TEAM OFFENSE

      Ken Van Heule

      Midwestern State

      OG

      Sr.

      Hurst, Texas

      Aaron Mullane

      West Texas A&M

      OG

      Sr.

      Amarillo, Texas

      Manase Foketi

      West Texas A&M

      OT

      Sr.

      Hesperia, Calif.

      Joe Unga

      Midwestern State

      OT

      Sr.

      Rochester, Calif.

      Justen Tyler

      Midwestern State

      C

      Sr.

      Garland, Texas

      Andrew Mocio

      Incarnate Word

      TE

      Sr.

      Waco, Texas

      Robert Armstrong

      Texas A&M-Kingsville

      WR

      Jr.

      Cuero, Texas

      Taylor Gabriel

      Abilene Christian

      WR

      Jr.

      Mesquite, Texas

      Torrence Allen

      West Texas A&M

      WR

      Jr.

      Meridian, Texas

      Sherman Batiste

      Texas A&M-Kingsville

      WR

      Sr.

      Fort Bend, Texas

      Dustin Vaughan

      West Texas A&M

      QB

      Jr.

      Corpus Christi, Texas

      Khiry Robinson

      West Texas A&M

      RB

      Sr.

      Temple, Texas

      Keidrick Jackson

      Midwestern State

      RB

      Jr.

      Arlington, Texas

      Blake Smith

      Angelo State

      FB

      So.

      Burleson, Texas

      Sergio Castillo, Jr.

      West Texas A&M

      PK

      Jr.

      La Joya, Texas

      Khiry Robinson

      West Texas A&M

      RS

      Sr.

      Temple, Texas

      FIRST TEAM DEFENSE

      Tyrell Higgins

      West Texas A&M

      DT

      Sr.

      Schertz, Texas

      Joey Searcy

      Angelo State

      DT

      Jr.

      Grand Prairie Texas

      Ethan Westbrooks

      West Texas A&M

      DE

      Jr.

      San Leandro, Calif.

      Rufus Johnson

      Tarleton State

      DE

      Sr.

      Dallas, Texas

      Jeremy Aguilar

      Texas A&M-Kingsville

      ILB

      Sr.

      Los Angeles, Calif.

      Marquis Wadley

      Tarleton State

      ILB

      Jr.

      Mesquite Texas

      Danny Mason

      Texas A&M-Commerce

      OLB

      Sr.

      Louisville Ky.

      Donald Napoleon

      Midwestern State

      OLB

      So.

      Dallas, Texas

      Dashaun Phillips

      Tarleton State

      CB

      Jr.

      Duncanville Texas

      Steven Ford

      Abilene Christian

      CB

      Jr.

      Charleston, SC

      LB Suggs

      Abilene Christian

      S

      Sr.

      Cedar Hill, Texas

      Curtis Slater

      West Texas A&M

      S

      Jr.

      Houston, Texas

      Taiyon Jackson

      Midwestern State

      S

      Jr.

      Bakersfield, Calif.

      Spencer Covey

      Abilene Christian

      P

      Sr.

      Coppell, Texas

      Avery Rigg

      Angelo State

      DS

      Sr.

      Crane, Texas