Steptoe was named All-Conference kick returner, while Folk was named the conference's best punter. Both are seniors. Steptoe averaged 25.6 yards per kickoff return and also led the team in receiving.
Folk averaged 44 yards a punt, downing 24 inside the 20. He was also the teams' leading scorer with 67 points.
Louis Holmes, Spencer Larsen and Michael Johnson were all named to the second team. Larsen led the Cats with 89 tackles, an impressive 10.5 for loss, including two sacks. Holmes led the Cats with four sacks and four quarterback hurries. Johnson missed the last two games of the season, but still had 47 tackles and a pick.
It is the most players selected to the first team since 2002 when Lance Briggs, Ray Wells and Bobby Wade all made the team. The six selections are the most since 1999 when seven players were picked to the two teams.