Louisiana Tech Honors 2012 Football Team at Year-End Banquet


 

 

Jan. 14, 2013

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RUSTON, La. - Louisiana Tech honored its 2012 football team and recognized the 2012 senior class Saturday evening at the Ruston Civic Center as the University held its annual Year-End Football Banquet.

The program handed out team awards and recognized the team's All-America, All-Western Athletic Conference, All-Louisiana honorees and the team's two national award winners. Colby Cameron and Kenneth Dixon were recognized for being named the WAC and Louisiana Offensive Player and Freshman of the Year, respectively, while Ray Holley was recognized for being named the program's first Capital One Academic All-America First Team honoree.

New head football coach Skip Holtz gave the program's closing remarks and announced that the T-Day Spring Game will be held on Saturday, April 13 at Joe Aillet Stadium.

Team Awards
Terry Bradshaw Offensive Player of the Year - Colby Cameron
Fred Dean Defensive Player of the Year - IK Enemkpali
Matt Stover Special Teams Player of the Year - Ryan Allen
Willie Roaf Lineman of the Year - Stephen Warner
Tramon Williams Defensive Back of the Year - Chad Boyd
Co-Most Inspirational Award - Kendrick James and Rufus Porter
Karl Malone Strength and Conditioning Award - David Gru
Davison Family Community Service Award - D.J. Banks
Dr. Dan Reneau Academic Award - Ray Holley

All-America
Ryan Allen - Unanimous First Team All-America
Kenneth Dixon - Freshman All-America
Quinton Patton - Second Team All-America

National Awards
Ray Guy Award - Ryan Allen
Sammy Baugh Award - Colby Cameron

Post-Season All-Star Game Recognition
Ryan Allen - Senior Bowl
Colby Cameron - East-West Shrine Game
Ray Holley - Casino Del Sol All-Star Classic
Jordan Mills - Raycom College Football All-Star Classic
Quinton Patton - Senior Bowl

Kevin Saia - NFLPA Collegiate Bowl
Myles White - Casino Del Sol All-Star Classic, NFLPA Collegiate Bowl
Stephen Warner - NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

All-Western Athletic Conference
Ryan Allen - First Team
D.J. Banks - First Team
Chad Boyd - Second Team
Colby Cameron - First Team
Dave Clark - First Team
Kenneth Dixon - First Team
IK Enemkpali - First Team
Ray Holley - Second Team
Jordan Mills - First Team
Kevin Saia - Second Team
Quinton Patton - First Team
Stephen Warner - First Team
Myles White - Second Team

WAC Superlatives
Offensive Player of the Year - Colby Cameron
Freshman of the Year - Kenneth Dixon

WAC Players of the Week
Sept. 17 - Colby Cameron
Sept. 24 - Antonio Mitchum
Oct. 1 - Matt Nelson
Oct. 8 - Kenneth Dixon
Oct. 15 - Quinton Patton
Oct. 22 - Kenneth Dixon
Oct. 29 - Ryan Allen
Nov. 5 - Ryan Allen
Nov. 12 - Kenneth Dixon
Nov. 19 - D.J. Banks

All-Louisiana
Ryan Allen - First Team
D.J. Banks - First Team
Colby Cameron - First Team
Kenneth Dixon - First Team
IK Enemkpali - First Team
Oscar Johnson - First Team
Quinton Patton - First Team
Stephen Warner - First Team

All-Louisiana Superlatives
Offensive Player of the Year - Colby Cameron
Freshman of the Year - Kenneth Dixon

Capital One Academic All-America
Ray Holley - First Team

Capital One Academic All-District
Ray Holley - First Team
Stephen Warner - First Team

1A FAR Award - Chandler Spence

Academic All-WAC
Josh Cuthbert
Ray Holley
Matt Nelson
Solomon Randle
Chandler Spence
Andre Taylor
Stephen Warner

2012 Team Captains
Chad Boyd
Colby Cameron
IK Enemkpali
Quinton Patton
Solomon Randle
Stephen Warner

2012 Senior Class
Ryan Allen
Nesha Brown (Video Staff)
Chad Boyd
Colby Cameron
Dave Clark
Javontay Crowe
Ben Dickerson
Quinn Giles
David Gru
Andrew Guillot
Tarik Hakmi
Chip Hester
Ray Holley
Craig Johnson
Jamel Johnson
Oscar Johnson
Eric Lawrence (Video Staff)
Malon Lee
Raulstin McGlothlin (Equipment Staff)
Giles Menard
Jordan Mills
Antonio Mitchum
Matt Nelson
Josh Parrish
Quinton Patton
Solomon Randle
Kevin Saia
Hayden Slack
Chandler Spence
R.P. Stuart
Zachary Voss
Stephen Warner
Jon'al White
Myles White

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