2001 All-Mountain West Conference Football Team Announced

Dec. 5, 2001

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

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The 2001 All-Mountain West Conference teamsand honorees as voted by the league's eight head coaches and media:

Offensive Player of the Year
Luke Staley, Jr., RB, BYU

Defensive Player of the Year
Kevin Thomas, Sr., DB, UNLV

Freshman of the Year
Dominique Dorsey, RB/KR, UNLV

Coach of the Year
Gary Crowton, BYU

All-Mountain West First-Team

Offense

Pos.   Player              Cl.  SchoolQB     Brandon Doman*      Sr.  BYUWR     Reno Mahe           Jr.  BYUWR     Ryan McGuffey       So.  WyomingRB     Luke Staley*        Jr.  BYURB     Larry Ned           Sr.  San Diego StateTE     Doug Jolley         Sr.  BYUOL     Doug Kaufusi**      Sr.  UtahOL     David Moreno        Sr.  San Diego StateOL     David Shohet        Sr.  Colorado StateOL     Adam Goldberg       Jr.  WyomingOL     Jason Scukanec      Sr.  BYUPK     Vladimir Borombozin Sr.  New MexicoPR/KR  Pete Rebstock**     Sr.  Colorado State

Defense

Pos.   Player              Cl.  SchoolDL     Ryan Denney         Sr.  BYUDL     Garrett Smith       Jr.  UtahDL     Jason Kaufusi       So.  UtahDL     Brian Johnson**     Sr.  New MexicoLB     Gary Davis          Sr.  New MexicoLB     Justin Ena          Sr.  BYULB     Sheldon Deckart     Jr.  UtahDB     Kevin Thomas**      Sr.  UNLVDB     Will Demps**        Sr.  San Diego StateDB     Sam Brandon         Sr.  UNLVDB     Jernaro Gilford     So.  BYUP      Joey Huber          Jr.  Colorado State

*--Unanimous Selection
**--Two Time First-Team Selection

All-Mountain West Second-Team

Offense

Pos.   Player              Cl.  SchoolQB     Casey Bramlet       So.  WyomingWR     J.R. Tolver         Jr.  San Diego StateWR     Cliff Russell       Sr.  UtahRB     Dameon Hunter       Sr.  UtahRB     Joe Haro            Jr.  UNLVTE     Jose Ochoa          Sr.  Colorado StateOL     Ben Miller          Sr.  Air ForceOL     Peter Tramontanas   Sr.  UNLVOL     Jeremy Sorenson     Sr.  New MexicoOL     Ben Archibald       Jr.  BYUOL     Broc Finlayson      Sr.  Colorado StatePK     Jarvis Wallum       So.  WyomingPR/KR  Dexter Wynn         So.  Colorado State

Defense

Pos.   Player              Cl.  SchoolDL     Jerome Haywood      Sr.  San Diego StateDL     Lauvale Sape        Sr.  UtahDL     Anton Palepoi       Sr.  UNLVDL     Zach Johnson        Sr.  Air ForceLB     Eric Pauley         So.  Colorado StateLB     Leo Caires          Sr.  WyomingLB     Drew Wood           So.  Colorado StateDB     Jason Gallimore     Sr.  Colorado StateDB     Antwoine Sanders    So.  UtahDB     Stephen Persley     Sr.  New MexicoDB     Justin Gallimore    Sr.  Colorado StateP      Brian Simnjanovski  Jr.  San Diego State

Honorable Mention

Air Force: Keith Boyea, QB, Wes Crowley, DB, Ryan Fleming, WR, Paul Mayo, DB, Justin Pendry, DL, Andy Rule, LB, Brian Strock, OL. BYU: Aaron Edmonds, P, Brett Keisel, DL, Isaac Kelley, LB, Levi Madarieta, DB, Aaron McCubbins, OL, Spencer Nead, TE, Mike Rigell, KR, Dustin Rykert, OL, Dustin Staley, DB, Paul Walkenhorst, LB, Teag Whiting, OL. Colorado State: Dallas Davis, WR/KR, Joel Dreessen, TE, Geoff Graue, DL, Peter Hogan, DL, Broderick Lancaster, OL, Kent Naughton, PK, Erik Pears, OL, Pete Rebstock, WR, Lucas Smith, DL, Aaron Sprague, DB, Bradlee Van Pelt, QB, Dexter Wynn, DB. New Mexico: Jarrod Baxter, RB, Dwight Counter, WR, Scott Gerhardt, DB, Mohammed Konte, LB, Jason Lenzmeier, OL, Charles Moss LB. San Diego State: Andrew Bringham, DL, Jomar Butler, LB, Donte Gamble, KR, Johnathan Ingram, OL, Gray McNeill, TE, Kirk Morrison, LB, Garret Pavelko, DB, Chester Pitts, OL, Dylan Robles, LB, Ricky Sharpe, DB. UNLV: Brandon Bair, OL, Ahmad Briggs, DL, Ryan Claridge, LB, Dominique Dorsey, KR, DeJhown Mandley, TE, Troy Mason, PR, Ahmad Miller, DL, Sanga Wilson, LB. Utah: Jordan Gross, OL, Ma'akKemoeatu, DL, Brian Lewis, P, Josh Lyman, WR, Dustin McQuivey, OL, Arnold Parker,DB, Michael Richardson, TE, Morgan Scalley, PR, Ed Ta'amu, OL, Adam Tate, RB. Wyoming:Malcom Floyd, WR, Eric Lee, DB, Guy Tuell, DB.