Gauchos Succeeding at the Next Level
Multiple former Gauchos had great 2011 seasons, either making all-conference or helping their team make a playoff or bowl appearance. Below is a list of several of those players:
Mike Chocholousek - LB Charleston Southern- made 2nd team all conference as a LB and long snapper. Led the team in tackles.
Donovan Henley - CB Idaho State- made honorable mention all- Big Sky after leading the league with 4 INTs.
Deryk Raymond - DT Adams State- named 1st team all-RMAC.
Delton Prescott - WR Adams State- named 2nd team all-RMAC.
DeShaun Briggs - LB Western New Mexico- named 3rd team all-RMAC.
Josue Howerton and Anthony Sandoval helped Benedictine and Georgetown respectively to NAIA playoff appearances.
Mark Vukadinovic started at OG and helped Delta State to the D2 semi-finals.
Andrew Casteneda played a huge role in Pitt State winning the D2 national title.
Terrell Thompson redshirted at Utah State but still got a bowl game ring for the Aggies' appearance in the Famous Idaho Potatoe Bowl and as a coach former DT Danny Gurrola was on the sideline for the Aggies as well.
Former CB Brand Hill earned 2nd team all-league at Baker University.