Lawton DeJong and Justin Wolert Named to Preseason All American Football Team

Date posted - August 21, 2015

Northwestern logoOrange City Iowa — Two Northwestern College football players were named to the Instant Scouting NAIA Preseason All-American Team announced earlier this week.

Lawton DeJong (Orange City, Iowa) and Justin Wohlert (Hartley, Iowa) earned the preseason honor. De Jong, a senior defensive end, led all defensive linemen with 36.5 tackles last season, earning first team all-conference honors. A second team all-conference pick in 2013, De Jong led the GPAC with eight sacks for a loss of 39 yards. He added six quarterback hurries and two forced fumbles.

Wohlert, a senior defensive back, received NAIA/AFCA All-American honors in 2014 after leading the NAIA with nine interceptions. He broke up an NAIA-best 22 passes and totaled 29 tackles. Wohlert, an honorable mention all-GPAC pick in 2012, received NAIA defensive player of the week accolades and was a two-time GPAC player of the week selection in 2014.

Instant Scouting is a Canadian based independent global scouting service that is committed to helping aspiring athletes at the collegiate and free agent level showcase their abilities to all professional football teams in North America and Europe. We offer coaches and professional scouts the opportunity to view some of the best football talent from around the world right from their computers.

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