The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its 2007 all-league football teams Wednesday, Nov. 14. Michigan Tech seniors Pete Moyryla (Social Sciences) and DaVaughn Dixon (Civil and Environmental Engineering) were both named to the All-GLIAC First Team, while senior Cheyne Nelson (SBE) garnered all-league Second Team laurels.
In addition to Moyryla, Dixon and Nelson, six other Michigan Tech players gained All-GLIAC Honorable Mention. The six were senior center Pat Flannery (Civil and Environmental Engineering), senior tight end Ben James (SFRES), senior nose guard Lee Keys (SBE), senior linebacker Chris Nowak (SBE), junior wide receiver Keith White (MEEM) and senior wide receiver Kirk Williams (SBE).
Moyryla, a right tackle, anchored Tech’s offensive line by starting all 11 games. The now two-time All-GLIAC First Team pick helped the Huskies average 414.5 total yards and 200.5 rushing yards per game.
Dixon gained his first All-GLIAC honor by finishing 2007 with 26 tackles and a team-high 10 pass breakups. The cornerback started all 41 games of his collegiate career and registered 119 tackles during those four seasons.
Nelson gained his second straight All-GLIAC Second Team selection after leading the Huskies in tackles for the second straight season. The strong safety tallied 89 tackles including team highs of 12.5 tackles for loss and 7.5 sacks. Nelson finished his career with 244 tackles, 37.5 tackles for loss and 12 sacks.
Michigan Tech finished its 2007 campaign with a 6-5 overall record. The Huskies placed fifth in the GLIAC with a 6-4 record in league games.