Carstens, a junior majoring in agricultural business, is one of ISU's four team captains this fall. Carstens has 76 tackles this season, including nine for loss and five sacks.
Montgomery, a junior majoring in exercise and sport science, has been a stalwart on the Cyclone offensive line the past two seasons. He has started 23 consecutive games on the line, at a multitude of positions.
Whitver graduated with a degree in exercise and sport science in three years, and is in his first semester of graduate work towards an MBA. He has been a solid possession receiver this fall, catching 37 passes for 492 yards. Whitver is a favorite target of Seneca Wallace in third-down situations, converting over 80 percent of his third-down catches into first downs.