Desir adds 2nd Preseason All-American honor

Washburn SID

Washburn’s sophomore defensive back Pierre Desir has added his second preseason All-American honor as he was named to the Lindy’s Preseason Division II All-American team. Desir was named to the Consensus Draft Service All-American Team last week.

Desir is a returning starter a defensive back who was named All-American as a redshirt freshman for the Ichabods. As a redshirt freshman he was named first team all-MIAA after leading the conference with seven interceptions and 13 passes defended and seventh in forced fumbles in his first season on the field. He also received second team All-American honors from the Football Gazette and finishing the season with 33 total tackles and 25 solo stops adding a fumble recovery. He returned his first career interception 38 yards for a touchdown against Colorado Mines and he averaged 29.4 yards per kickoff return on 10 attempts including a 73 yard return against Pittsburg State. He was named the Ichabods’ defensive player of the game three times.