Villanova senior offensive lineman Ben Ijalana has been named FCS first-team All-America. The 6-4, 320-pounder attended Rancocas Valley High in South Jersey.

Delaware senior quarterback Pat Devlin (Dowingtown East High) made the third team, along with Blue Hens defensive backs Anthony Bratton and Anthony Walters (Cardinal O'Hara).

Villanova will travel to Eastern Washington tomorrow night (8 o'clock, ESPN2) for a national semifinal game against the Eagles.

Two Eastern Washington players made the first team - running back Taiwan Jones and linebacker J.C. Sherritt.

Jones, second in the nation in rushing, and Sherritt give Eastern Washington two All-Americans. When the Eagles play the defending national champions, Jones will be sidelined by a foot injury.

Devlin's Blue Hens will face Georgia Southern on Saturday (noon, ESPNU) in the other semifinal.


* Oklahoma State offensive coordinator Dana Holgorsen has been hired for the same position at West Virginia next season, and the Mountaineers plan to make him head coach in 2012.

He will replace head coach Bill Stewart for the 2012 season. Stewart will take an administrative role after the 2011 season.

* Miami of Ohio coach Mike Haywood has been hired as the new coach at Pitt, replacing Dave Wannstedt, reported.