|Albright quarterback Tanner Kelly capped his
stellar four-year career as the 2009 D3football.com East Region
Offensive Player of the Year.
Photo by Lou Rabito, D3sports.com
The fifth annual D3football.com All-Region Teams were announced on Dec. 10, 2009.
Players were nominated for these awards by the Sports Information Directors at the various schools, who were contacted multiple times as the season wound down to remind them to make their players eligible. There were 722 players nominated nationwide. All-Region teams were selected in balloting by sports information directors in each region and D3football.com staff.
All players nominated for All-Region are eligible to be considered for the D3football.com All-America Team.
2009 D3football.com All-East Region Team
Offensive Player of the Year: Tanner Kelly, Albright
Defensive Player of the Year: Kyle Gesswein, Delaware Valley
Coach of the Year: E.J. Mills, Amherst
2009 D3football.com All-South Region Team
Offensive Player of the Year: Spud Dick, DePauw
Defensive Player of the Year: Chris Mayes, Wesley
Coach of the Year: Jim Margraff, Johns Hopkins
2009 D3football.com All-North Region Team
Offensive Player of the Year: Cecil Shorts, Mount Union
Defensive Player of the Year: Eddie Vallery, Wittenberg
Coach of the Year: Joe Fincham, Wittenberg
2009 D3football.com All-West Region Team
Offensive Player of the Year: Levell Coppage, UW-Whitewater
Defensive Player of the Year: Marcus Ball, UW-Stout
Coach of the Year: Joe Smith, Linfield