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Two Rans honored

January 18, 2006

Junior free safety Dan Peters and sophomore running back Dervon Wallace of the Shepherd University football team were named to the 2005 Don Hansen's Football Gazette NCAA Division II All-America team. Peters, a first team selection, was also named Defensive Back of the Year. Wallace was an honorable mention choice.

Peters set Shepherd and WVIAC single-season marks for interceptions with 12 in 2005. He also led the nation in interceptions. Peters recorded 57 tackles with 30 solo stops. He also had a pair of fumble recoveries.

Wallace rushed for 1,389 yards and set Shepherd single-season marks for most points (162, also a WVIAC record), most touchdowns (27) and most rushing touchdowns (26). Wallace did not become a starter until midway through the season.

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