Honors for UMaine Football Players and Time To Heal for the Post Season
The University of Maine football team has received 13 postseason All-CAA Honors. Leading the way was senior Trevor Coston, who was named First TeamAll-CAA as a punt returner and garnered Second Team honors at safety.Coston was joined on the First Team offense by wide Maurice McDonald and offensive Chris Howley. Honored as First Team All-CAA on defense was safety JerronMcMillian.Named to the Second Team All-CAA offense was quarterback Warren Smith, tight end Justin Perillo and offensive Josh Spearin. Coston led the Second Team defense along with defensive Michael Cole and linebacker Vinson Givans.Running back Pushaun Brown was named to the Third Team offense while defensive lineman Raibonne Charles and cornerback Kendall James were named to the defense.Coston, from Greenlawn, N.Y., led the CAA and was fifth in the country with six interceptions while also leading the conference in punt return average with 10.9 yards per return, placing him 12th in the country. He was also sixth among defensivebacks in the conference with 6.8 tackles per contest.McDonald, a junior from Paterson, N.J., was second in the league with 6.4 receptions while ranking seventh with 65.6 receiving yards per contest.McMillian, a senior from Hillside, N.J., was fifth among defensive backs and 18th overall with 7.6 tackles per game. He was a Second Team selection last season.Howley, a junior from Runnemede, N.J., who was a Third Team selection a year ago, anchored a line that gave up only 19 sacks on the year, the third-least in the conference .Smith, a senior from Forked River, N.J., ranked third in the conference with 240.3 passing yards per game while throwing for 17 touchdowns. He was also second with 262.9 total yards per game.Perillo, a sophomore from Wilmington, Del., was second on the team with 45 receptions for 446 yards. He also had three touchdown grabs on the year.Spearin, a sophomore from Limington, Maine, helped the offensive line produce 372 yards of total offense per game, ranking fourth in the CAA.Cole, a sophomore from North Brunswick, N.J., led the conference with 10.0 sacks and ranked third with 13.5 tackles-for-loss.Givans, a senior from Cambridge, Mass., ranked 13th among linebackers and 17th overall in the CAA with 7.7 tackles per contest. He also had a pair of interceptions on the year, including one for a score.Brown, a senior running back from North Brunswick, N.J., was sixth in the conference with 944 rushing yards and fifth with 10 rushing scores.Charles, a senior from Windham, Maine, was eighth in the CAA in defensive lineman tackles with 4.1 per game.James, a sophomore cornerback from Roselle, N.J., notched 40 tackles on the year while intercepting two passes and breaking up three passes.