The Ozark Conference released their All-Conference teams this week and Rolla football players were spread across the two squads. Rolla had a total of seven players earn recognition, five of which were first team honors.
Trey Quick claimed a first team All-Conference spot at two different positions as a running back and a punter. The senior earned a first team spot at one of the toughest positions in the conference at running back, as he was joined on the first team by Parkview's Blake Delacruz, who was also named Offensive Player of the Year in the conference,West Plains' Brayden Lidgard and Lebanon's Jayden Ivey. Quick was a bullet train this season, rushing for 1,697 yard and 19 touchdowns, while catching 15 passes for 156 yards and a score. One of Quick's blockers was also a first teamer, as Darius Facen earned a spot.
The Rolla defense also had a pair of players on the first team. Linebacker Colton Franks claimed a first team spot after racking up 128 tackles on the season, seven of which went for a loss, two sacks, two forced fumbles, an interception and a blocked field goal. The first team defense in the Ozark Conference also included Ahmed Boubacar, who finished the season with three interceptions, two fumble recoveries, 50 tackles and three total touchdowns on defense and special teams.
The Bulldogs had second teamers on either side of the ball, as well. Blaize Klossner was named All-Conference second team on the offensive side of the ball after finishing the season with 32 catches for 303 yards, 115 rushing yards and three touchdowns despite missing a large portion of the season. On defense, Corbin Cox claimed an All-Conference spot after recording 39 tackles on the season, four of which were for a loss, while adding 3.5 sacks and two interceptions.