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Northern Illinois football players honored Monday

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 5:30 a.m. CST

Four members of the Northern Illinois football team were named to the Capital One Academic All-District V first team Monday.

Defensive end Alan Baxter, nose guard Nabal Jefferson, tight end Jason Schepler and fullback Rob Sterling were all voted for by the College Sports Information Directors of American and will advance to the Capital One Academic All-America ballot for 2012.

It is the first time since 2004 NIU has four selections on the Academic All-District V first team.

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