Villanova left tackle Ben Ijalana was named to the Associated Press Football Championship Subdivision all-American team Wednesday.
The 6-foot-4, 320-pound senior has paved the way for the Wildcats' 4,950 yards of total offense this season. Ijalana, a graduate of Rancocas Valley High School, started all 52 games of his career.
New Hampshire cornerback Dino Vasso, a Ridley High grad, was named second-team all-America. The fifth-year senior finished the season with 52 tackles and six interceptions.
Delaware quarterback Pat Devlin, from Dowingtown East High, and defensive backs Anthony Walters, from Cardinal O'Hara, and Anthony Bratton earned third-team honors.
Devlin, who transferred from Penn State in 2009, completed 225 of 320 passes for 2,675 yards for 20 touchdowns and just two interceptions. Walters recorded seven interceptions, 63 tackles, and seven pass breakups. Bratton has 78 tackles, three interceptions, and 11 pass breakups.
Talley a finalist. Villanova coach Andy Talley is a finalist for the FCS coach of the year.
The award incorporates fan voting and recognizes sportsmanship, integrity, responsibility, and excellence on and off the field.
Fans can vote online at www.coachoftheyear.com through Dec. 28 to help determine the winner.
The other FCS finalists are Montana State's Rob Ash, Eastern Washington's Beau Baldwin, Delaware's K.C. Keeler, and Liberty's Danny Rocco.