Football Honors and Awards

Bethel College Football Honors & Awards

NAIA All-American Athlete

First Team Selections:
1975 - Billy Jones - Defensive Back
1980 - David Morford - Center
1985 - Ed Smith - Wide Receiver
1992 - Tod Bean - Line Backer
2005 - Garrett Whorton - Kicker
2007 - Brandon Kaufman - Defensive Back
2009 - James McCartney - Defensive Line
2016 - Rickey Rodriguez - Corner Back

Second Team Selections:
1976 - Mark Christensen - Defensive Line
1977 - Eugene Babb - Defensive Back
1985 - Eric Rhoades - Defensive Back
1986 - Dennis Heide - Running Back
1986 - Ed Smith - Wide Receiver
1996 - Eric Peters - Punt Returner

NAIA All-American Scholar-Athlete

1982 - Michael Kauffman
1985 - David Penner, Jon Rhoades
1986 - Dennis Heide
1987 - Greg Epp
1988 - James Ratzlaff
1989 - James Ratzlaff, Jerome Ratzlaff, Randall Rogers, Tom Penner
1990 - Tom Penner
1991 - Robert Brown
1994 - Jonathan Zerger
1998 - John Tribuiano, Matt Wittmer
1999 - Brent Martens
2000 - Brent Martens
2002 - James LaPish, Chad Unrau
2003 - James LaPish, Chad Unrau
2006 - Jeff Buller, Michael Unruh
2007 - Jeff Buller, Beau Cox, Omar Hasan, Michael Unruh
2009 - Dana Daugharthy, Garrett Hiebert, Matt Regier, Andy Schmidt, Andrew Wiederholt
2010 - Garrett Hiebert, Matt Regier
2011 - Nathan Murphy, John Regier, Jacob Stucky
2013 - Ridge Foster, Taylor Morris, Seth Tarrant
2014 - David Bronson, Ridge Foster, Seth Tarrant

NAIA National Players of the Week

1985 - Ed Smith (14 receptions for 284 yards and 2 touchdowns vs Friends)
2007 - Brandon Kaufman (7 tackles, 1 sack, 3 passes defended, 2 interceptions, 1 returned for a touchdown vs Bethany)
2008 - Braden Dragomir (5/5 for point after attempts, 1 field goal for 52 yards vs Southwestern)
2016 - Jalen Sykes (41 rushes for 330 yards and 5 touchdowns vs Sterling)