Brookfield, Ill.-- Nigel Gay and Caleb Harris notched another post season accolade on Monday morning as they were named to the Don Hansen All-American Team. Gay got a 2nd team nod while Harris was honored with a 3rd team selection. Gay and Harris are NGU's first Don Hansen All-American selections. They were both named First Team All-Region last week.
Nigel Gay, a senior from Newman, Georgia led the North Greenville secondary in 2016 with five interceptions, 12-deflections, and seven breakups. The defender also racked up on tackles this season with 76-total stops including 50-solo. 3.5 of those tackles came for a loss. Gay also forced two fumbles.
Caleb Harris, also a First Team All-Region selection, anchored North Greenville’s offensive line which produced a 1,000-yard rusher and a 3,000-yard passer. Harris finished the 2016 season with 23 knockdowns while grading out at 91-percent for the season.
Gay and Harris helped lead the Crusaders to their second playoff berth in program history this season, advancing to the quarterfinals for the second time. North Greenville finished with a 9-5 record and finished the season ranked 17th in Division II Football.