Dell Rapids native Tanner Munk, a freshman defensive back for the Dakota Wesleyan University Tiger football team, received an All-GPAC Honorable Mention this season. Munk finished the season fourth in the NAIA with 1.5 passes defended per game. He was third on the team with 67 tackles, which included 2.5 tackles for loss. Munk also finished the year with 17 passes defended.
DWU had 13 more players earn All-GPAC selections. They included:
- Francois Barnaud and Anthony Muilenburg – First Team Offense
- Brady Bonte – First Team Defense
- Jake Verry and Kyle Hencke – Second Team Offense
- Eric Gruis and Matt McManus – Second Team Defense
- Jon Bane, Eric Witte, Anthony Cervantes, Tanner Munk, Matt Tuttle, Skyler Eriksen, and Jeff Maassen – Honorable Mention
- Ross Cimpl – GPAC Coach of the Year
The Tigers finished with an 8-3 record, 7-2 in the GPAC (3rd). They also finished ranked #20 in NAIA.