Elias Deeb of Chapman, and Victor Bunce of CMS were named D3football.com Preseason All-Americans as recently announced by the organization.
A punter, Deeb averaged 41.9 yards per punt last year while opponents averaged just 6.4 yards per return. He broke Chapman's record with a 72-yard punt at CMS. He was the only sophomore selected to the preseason All-America teams.
A defensive back, Bunce recorded a career-high 44 total tackles with 1.5 tackles for loss and a fumble recovery during the 2016-17 season. Bunce has been a reliable cover man in the secondary since his first season, compiling 15 career interceptions and 28 broken up passes.