Spartans Named as Football Pre-Season All-Americans

Jul 8, 2014


ROSELAND, N.J. – The University of Dubuque football team is honored to have five Spartans named to the 2014 USA College Football Pre-Season Division III All-American list for this fall. Tyler Rutenbeck (Sr., WR, Maquoketa, Iowa) 1st Team Offense, Dominique Ravenell, (Sr., OL, Forth Worth, Texas) 1st Team Offense, Blaine Snitker (Jr., LB, Waukon, Iowa) 2nd Team Defense, Vincent Whipple (Sr., DB, Eagle Grove, Iowa) 3rd Team Defense, and Reggie Cole Jr. (Jr., DB, Milwaukee, Wis.) Honorable Mention Defense.

The Spartans check-in on Augusta 14 in preparation for their opening contest against the UW-La Crosse Eagles on Sept. 6 at 6:00 p.m. on Chalmers Field. UD is expecting around 159 student-athletes to report for pre-season football for coach Stan Zweifel.The Iowa Conference had 20 student-athletes named to 2014 USA College Football Pre-Season Division III All-Americans:

Tyler Rutenbeck – 1st Team Offense (University of Dubuque)- WR

Dominique Ravenell – 1st Team Offense (University of Dubuque)-OL

Josh Osborn – 1st Team Offense (Central College)-RB

Adam Cave – 1st Team Offense (Buena Vista Univ.)-TE

Latham Bass – 1st Team Offense (Coe College)-OL

Chris Brinkmeyer – 1st Team Offense (Wartburg College)-OL

Kevin Shelon – 1st Team Offense (Central College)-RS

Eric Larson – 1st Team Defense (Central College)-DB

Spencer Capitani – 1st Team Defense (Wartburg College)-DB

Blaine Snitker – 2nd Team Defense (University of Dubuque)-LB

Vincent Whipple – 3rd Team Defense (University of Dubuque)-DB

Josh Voss – 3rd Team Offense (Luther College)-RB

Casey Krull – 3rd Team Offense (Wartburg College)-OL

Clay Finley – 3rd Team Defense (Simpson College)-DL

Reggie Cole Jr. – Honorable Mention Defense (University of Dubuque)-DB

Bobby Brown – Honorable Mention Offense (Buena Vista Univ.)-QB

Nate Conneally – Honorable Mention Offense (Simpson College)-WR

Donald Miller – Honorable Mention Offense (Wartburg College)-WR

Drew Kool – Honorable Mention Defense (Wartburg College)-LB

Johnnie Sims – Honorable Mention Defense (Simpson College)-DL