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IWC players earn UMAC honors

Nov 21, 2013

The Iowa Wesleyan College football team had four members earn UMAC all-conference honors during the team’s first season in the conference.

Three players were first team selections, including the team’s all-sportsmanship team representative, while one player received second team honors.

Ridge Hobbs was named a first team all-conference wide receiver after finishing the year with 43 receptions for 784 yards and 11 touchdowns. Hobbs, a senior from New London, is the Tigers’ career leader in both receiving yards and receiving touchdowns.

Jamarco Clark was named a first team all-conference linebacker, finishing second in the league in tackles with 117. Clark, a senior from Pensacola, Fla., was also named the Tigers’ representative on the UMAC all-sportsmanship team.

Brandon Baker was voted first team kicker after a strong freshman season. Baker, of Moro, Ill., was 8-of-13 on field goal attempts, including a long of 48 yards. Baker was also 27-of-29 on extra-point attempts.

LiMichael Peeples was voted second team all-conference as a wide receiver after a breakout senior campaign. Peeples, from Conyers, Ga., led the Tigers with 46 receptions. He tallied 715 receiving yards on the year and caught four touchdown passes.

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