Four Illinois College football players have been named to a pre season All American college football team.
The selections were made by USA Today.
Senior quarterback Michael Bates and senior offensive lineman Jerry Postlewaite of Illinois College were named to the 2nd team.
Senior wide receiver Josh Gentile, and senior defensive lineman Adam Hickson of IC were named to the third team.
IC had the third most players of any Midwest Conference team selected to the All American squad. Cornell College and newcomer Macalester College both placed five players on the teams.
IC opens its football season at home Saturday, September 6th against Aurora College.