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Friday, November 26, 2010

All Big Sky Football Team

First Team
Fullback Vai Tafuna (Weber State)
Last year as a junior he had just five rushing attempts for 42 yards and did not score a touchdown. In the first six games of the 2010 season, he had just 49 carries for 138 yards and one touchdown, but in the final five games he carried 86 times for 413 yards and score nine touchdowns. In WSU's 30-21 win over 7th ranked Montana, he ran for 124 yards and four touchdowns. The week before vs. Portland State, he rushed for a career high 153 yards on just 18 carries. He ended the season with 140 carries for 593 yards and 10 touchdowns. He ranked 10th in the Big Sky in Rushing Yards per game.

Second Team
Special Teams Bo Bolen (Weber State)
Bolen was on every WSU special teams. He had three tackles on cover teams and was third in the Big Sky in Kickoff Returns. He had 35 returns for an average of 24.20. yards per return. Those 35 returns are the third most in a single season at Weber State. His best game in 2010 was four returns for 152 yards (38.00 ypr) vs. Portland State which included a season-long 65 yard return. Bolen now has 74 career kickoff returns, third most in WSU school history, and has averaged 24.39 yards a return.

Honorable Mention:
Center Tyson Tiatia (Weber State)
Quarterback Cameron Higgins (Weber State)
Running Back: Bo Bolen (Weber State)
He led the Wildcats with 153 carries for 704 yards, scoring three touchdowns. He was WSU's third leading receiver as well with 32 catches for 256 yards and one touchdown. Bolen is leaving on December 8, 2010 for a two-year LDS Church mission to the Phillipine Islands.
Defensive Tackle: Jordan Monga (Idaho State)
Defensive Tackle: Kainoa Pe'a (Northern Arizona)
Defensive Tackle: Adam Sagapolutele-White (Weber State)
Punter Josh Kealamakia (Weber State)

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