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 width=Illinois State senior longsnapper Chris Highland, running back Marshaun Coprich and offensive tackle Jermaine Barton each played large parts in helping the Redbirds advance to the 2015 NCAA Division I Football Championship Game, and each were honored Tuesday by The Sports Network as All-Americans.

Highland and Coprich were named to the first team, while Barton earned third-team honors in the annual list of the best players in FCS football. The Missouri Valley Football conference led all conferences with a total of 18 selections and secured the most first-team selections with six overall, two of which went to the Redbirds.

Information Courtesy of GoRedbirds.com

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