2023 All-Mountain West College Football Team and Individual Honors

    The All-Mountain West Team is highlighted by a dominant performances on offense and stalwart defensive showings all across the 2023 season.

    What a terrific season it was in the Mountain West. With much changing around the country, it was the return of UNLV and some perennial powers that dominated the season.

    Now, our All-Mountain West team honors highlight the best of the best in the West.

    Mountain West Football Team Honors for 2023

    Follow along with all of the CFN All-Conference teams all the same for individual honors from each conference: All-Americans | ACC | B1G | Big 12 | Pac-12 | SEC | FBS Ind. | AAC | CUSA | MAC | Sun Belt

    • Player of the Year
      Mohamed Kamara, EDGE, Colorado State
    • Offensive Player of the Year
      Ricky White, WR, UNLV
    • Defensive Player of the Year
      Mohamed Kamara, EDGE, Colorado State
    • Specialist of the Year
      Jose Pizano, K, UNLV
    • Newcomer of the Year
      Dallin Holker, TE, Colorado State
    • Coach of the Year
      Barry Odom, UNLV

    All-Mountain West Offense

    • Quarterback of the Year
      Jayden Maiava, UNLV
    • Running Back of the Year
      Ashton Jeanty, Boise State
    • Wide Receiver of the Year
      Ricky White, UNLV
    • Tight End of the Year
      Dallin Holker, Colorado State
    • Offensive Tackle of the Year
      Frank Crum, Wyoming
    • Offensive Guard of the Year
      Amani Trigg-Wright, UNLV
    • Offensive Center of the Year
      Nofoafia Tulafono, Wyoming
    • Offensive Lineman of the Year
      Frank Crum, OT, Wyoming
    • Offensive Line of the Year
      Wyoming Cowboys
    • Offensive Newcomer of the Year
      Dallin Holker, TE, Colorado State

    2023 First-Team All-Mountain West Offense

    QB: Jayden Maiava, UNLV
    RB: Jacory Croskey-Merritt, New Mexico
    RB: Kairee Robinson, San Jose State
    WR: Ricky White, UNLV
    WR: Tory Horton, Colorado State
    WR: Jalen Royals, Utah State
    TE: Dallin Holker, Colorado State
    FLEX: Ashton Jeanty, Boise State
    OT: Frank Crum, Wyoming
    OG: Cade Bennett, San Diego State
    OC: Nofoafia Tulafono, Wyoming
    OG: Amani Trigg-Wright, UNLV
    OT: J.C. Davis, New Mexico

    2023 Second-Team All-Mountain West Offense

    QB: Chevan Cordeiro, San Jose State
    RB: Quali Conley, San Jose State
    RB: Malik Sherrod, Fresno State
    WR: Terrell Vaughn, Utah State
    WR: Nick Nash, San Jose State
    WR: Steven McBride, Hawaii
    TE: Tre Watson, Fresno State
    FLEX: Erik Brooks, Fresno State
    OT: Fernando Carmona Jr., San Jose State
    OG: Wesley Ndago, Air Force
    OC: CJ James, New Mexico
    OG: Jack Walsh, Wyoming
    OT: Tiger Shanks, UNLV

    2023 Third-Team All-Mountain West Offense

    QB: Mikey Keene, Fresno State
    RB: Emmanuel Michel, Air Force
    RB: Jai’Den Thomas, UNLV
    WR: Eric McAlister, Boise State
    WR: Justus Ross-Simmons, Colorado State
    WR: Pofele Ashlock, Hawaii
    TE: Mark Redman, San Diego State
    FLEX: Micah Davis, Utah State
    OT: Kaleb Holcomb, Air Force
    OG: Wes King, Wyoming
    OC: Thor Paglialong, Air Force
    OG: Mose Vavau, Fresno State
    OT: Adam Karas, Air Force

    2023 Honorable Mention All-Mountain West Offense

    QB: Andrew Peasley, Wyoming
    QB: Brayden Schager, Hawaii
    RB: Rahsul Faison, Utah State
    RB: George Holani, Boise State
    RB: Harrison Waylee, Wyoming
    RB: Davon Bush, Utah State
    WR: Caleb Medford, New Mexico
    WR: Dalevon Campbell, Nevada
    WR: Jaelen Gill, Fresno State
    WR: Mac Delena, Fresno State
    WR: Jacob De Jesus, UNLV
    WR: Wyatt Wieland, Wyoming
    TE: John Michael Gyllenborg, Wyoming
    TE: Dominick Mazotti, San Jose State
    FLEX: Jalen Moss, Fresno State
    FLEX: Treyton Welch, Wyoming
    OT: Caden Barnett, Wyoming
    OT: Drew Moss, Colorado State
    OG: Roger Carreon, Boise State
    OG: Ethan Jackman, Air Force
    OC: Garrett Curran, Boise State
    OC: Anthony Pardue, San Jose State
    OG: Osmar Velez, Fresno State
    OG: Isaiah Sillemon, New Mexico
    OT: Cade Beresford, Boise State
    OT: Kage Casey, Boise State

    All-Mountain West Defense

    • Defensive Lineman of the Year
      Mohamed Kamara, EDGE, Colorado State
    • EDGE Defender of the Year
      Mohamed Kamara, Colorado State
    • Defensive Interior of the Year
      Cole Godbout, Wyoming
    • Linebacker of the Year
      Andrew Simpson, Boise State
    • Cornerback of the Year
      Carlton Johnson, Fresno State
    • Safety of the Year
      Ike Larsen, Utah State
    • Defensive Line of the Year
      Wyoming Cowboys
    • Secondary of the Year
      San Diego State Aztecs
    • Defensive Newcomer of the Year
      Jackson Woodard, LB, UNLV

    2023 First-Team All-Mountain West Defense

    EDGE: Mohamed Kamara, Colorado State
    DT: Soane Toia, San Jose State
    DT: Cole Godbout, Wyoming
    EDGE: Ahmed Hassanein, Boise State
    LB: Andrew Simpson, Boise State
    LB: MJ Tafisi Jr., Utah State
    LB: Easton Gibbs, Wyoming
    CB: Carlton Johnson, Fresno State
    CB: Cam Oliver, UNLV
    CB: Dezjhon Malone, San Diego State
    S: Ike Larsen, Utah State
    S: Trey Taylor, Air Force
    FLEX: Morice Norris Jr., Fresno State

    2023 Second-Team All-Mountain West Defense

    EDGE: Tre Smith, San Jose State
    DT: Braxton Fely, Boise State
    DT: Hale Motu’apuaka, Utah State
    EDGE: PJ Ramsey, Air Force
    LB: Chase Wilson, Colorado State
    LB: Jackson Woodard, UNLV
    LB: Johnathan Youngblood, Air Force
    CB: Zach Morris, New Mexico
    CB: Jay’Vion Cole, San Jose State
    CB: Wrook Brown, Wyoming
    S: Wyatt Ekeler, Wyoming
    S: Cedarious Barfield, San Diego State
    FLEX: Levelle Bailey, Fresno State

    2023 Third-Team All-Mountain West Defense

    EDGE: Bo Richter, Air Force
    DT: Alex Whitmore, UNLV
    DT: Grady Kelly, Colorado State
    EDGE: Noah Lavulo, San Jose State
    LB: Bryun Parham, San Jose State
    LB: Shae Suiaunoa, Wyoming
    LB: Alec Mock, Air Force
    CB: Elijah Palmer, Hawaii
    CB: Noah Tumblin, San Diego State
    CB: A’Marion McCoy, Boise State
    S: Jaxen Turner, UNLV
    S: Jer’Marius Lewis, New Mexico
    FLEX: Henry Blackburn, Colorado State

    2023 Honorable Mention All-Mountain West Defense

    EDGE: Devo Bridges, Fresno State
    EDGE: DeVonne Harris, Wyoming
    DT: Cam Bariteau, Colorado State
    DT: Jay Kakiva, San Jose State
    DT: Gavin Meyer, Wyoming
    DT: Jacob Holmes, Fresno State
    EDGE: Cooper McDonald, San Diego State
    EDGE: Paul Fitzgerald, Utah State
    LB: Isaiah Tufaga, Hawaii
    LB: Malachi Langley, Fresno State
    LB: Drue Watts, Nevada
    LB: Noah Kema, Hawaii
    LB: Anthony Switzer, Utah State
    LB: Justin Sanchez, Colorado State
    CB: Chigozie Anusiem, Colorado State
    CB: Dominic Morris, Colorado State
    CB: Kenyon Reed, San Jose State
    CB: Michael Anyanwu, Utah State
    CB: Caleb Brown, Hawaii
    CB: Donte Martin, New Mexico
    S: Ty Benefield, Boise State
    S: Jack Howell, Colorado State
    S: Peter Manuma, Hawaii
    S: Emany Johnson, Nevada
    FLEX: Dean Clark, Fresno State
    FLEX: Marcus Ratcliffe, San Diego State

    All-Mountain West Special Teams

    • Kicker of the Year
      Jose Pizano, UNLV
    • Punter of the Year
      James Ferguson-Reynolds, Boise State
    • Kick Returner of the Year
      Jacob De Jesus, UNLV
    • Punt Returner of the Year
      Tory Horton, Colorado State
    • Special Teamer of the Year
      Justin Sinclair, Hawaii
    • Kickoff Specialist of the Year
      Reagan Tubbs, Air Force
    • Special Teams Newcomer of the Year
      Micah Davis, Utah State

    2023 First-Team All-Mountain West Specialists

    PK: Jose Pizano, UNLV
    KOS: Reagan Tubbs, Air Force
    P: James Ferguson-Reynolds, Boise State
    KR: Jacob De Jesus, UNLV
    PR: Tory Horton, Colorado State
    ST: Justin Sinclair, Hawaii

    2023 Second-Team All-Mountain West Specialists

    PK: Jonah Dalmas, Boise State
    KOS: Andre Meono, UNLV
    P: Jack Browning, San Diego State
    KR: Malik Sherrod, Fresno State
    PR: Micah Davis, Utah State
    ST: Jaylen Gardner, Colorado State

    2023 Third-Team All-Mountain West Specialists

    PK: Matthew Shipley, Hawaii
    KOS: John Hoyland, Wyoming
    P: Paddy Turner, Colorado State
    KR: Jaelen Gill, Fresno State
    PR: Matthew Coleman, San Jose State
    ST: Kris Williams, UNLV

    2023 Honorable Mention All-Mountain West Specialists

    PK: Dylan Lynch, Fresno State
    PK: Jordan Noyes, Colorado State
    KOS: Jonah Dalmas, Boise State
    KOS: Bryan Hansen, Colorado State
    P: Carson King, Fresno State
    P: Matt Freem, Nevada
    KR: Kobe Johnson, Colorado State
    KR: Jamaal Bell, Nevada
    PR: Jacob De Jesus, UNLV
    PR: Erik Brooks, Fresno State
    ST: Andrew Jenkins, San Jose State
    ST: TyBenefield, Boise State

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