Ferrum, Va. ...
Fourteen Frostburg State University football players were named to the 2001 Atlantic Central Football Conference All-Academic Team in an announcement by the league on Wednesday. To be eligible for Academic All-Conference honors, players must have achieved a minimum 3.0 grade point average in each semester during that year.
Senior defensive lineman Patrick Hoiler (La Plata, Md./McDonough), senior cornerback Brian McElhenny (Woodbridge, Va./Gar-Field), senior fullback Chris Perkins (La Plata, Md./La Plata), senior linebacker Brent Stum (Elizabethtown, Pa./Elizabethtown), senior defensive lineman Mo Banaei (Rockville, Md./Walter Johnson), junior wide receiver Aaron Deeb (Baltimore, Md./Rockville), senior linebacker Steven Erxleben (Bowie, Md./Bowie), senior quarterback Jeff Harding (Upperco, Md./Hereford), freshman quarterback Matthew Holtzman (Reading, Pa./Exeter), freshman safety Turon Kendrick (Baltimore, Md./Parkville), senior offensive lineman Walt Leizear (Bel Air, Md./C. Milton Wright), senior fullback Brendan Rath (Crofton, Md./Arundel), freshman quarterback Matt Sell (Imler, Pa./Claysburg-Kimmell) and freshman quarterback Jeremy Strother (LaVale, Md./Allegany) represented the Bobcats.
Frostburg State finished 4-6 overall and 3-3 in the ACFC under first-year head coach Rubin Stevenson.
Salisbury State led the league with 34 selections, while FSU and Greensboro College tied for the second-most players named with 14. Ferrum and conference champion Wesley each had 13 representatives, followed by Chowan with 10 selections and Methodist with two.
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