December 11, 2017

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Kock Selected to AFCA-NAIA First Team All-America


BALDWIN CITY, KANSAS – Baker University senior defensive lineman Josh Kock became a two-time AFCA-NAIA All-American on Monday, as he was selected to the 2017 American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) NAIA First Team All-America.


The Concordia, Missouri native was fourth on the team in tackles this season with 59 and led the team in tackles for loss with 15 and added seven more sacks to his illustrious career total.


He ends his impressive Baker career with 29 career sacks, just four behind the school record of 33 by former NAIA All-American Andre Jolly.


Kock also had a fumble recovery for a touchdown this season and ends his BU career with 55 tackles for loss, one interception and 243 total tackles.


He was named the Heart South Co-Defensive Player of the Year in three-straight seasons from 2015 to 2017. In 2016, he earned a spot on the AFCA-NAIA Second Team All-America as well.


To view the full list of 2017 AFCA-NAIA All-Americans, please click here.



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