Central College issued the following announcement on Sept. 3.
Five players were named to serve as Central College football team co-captains in 2018.
Chosen were free safety Collin Erickson (senior, Gilbert, Ariz., Dobson HS), running back Pat Gray (senior, West Des Moines, Waukee HS), offensive guard Tylor Newhouse (senior, Marion, Linn-Mar HS), linebacker Drew Kithcart (senior, Atkins, Benton HS) and cornerback Trevor Smith (junior, Audubon).
A player vote was held to determine the selections and coach Jeff McMartin announced the results to his squad before Saturday's 49-3 opening-game triumph at Northwestern-St. Paul (Minn.).
Erickson is a two-time letterwinner. In 2016, he received honorable mention all-Iowa Conference distinction in 2016 and the Claussen Award as Central's most improved player.
Gray, a two-time letterwinner, was voted to the CoSIDA Academic All-District VIII first team last year and was an academic all-conference honoree. He received the O'Donnell Award as Central's top freshman in 2015.
Newhouse, Kithcart and Smith are each two-time letterwinners,and two-time academic all-conference honorees.
Central (1-0) travels to Greencastle, Indiana to take on DePauw University Saturday at 1 p.m. Eastern Time.
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