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Nathan Yelk
Nathan Yelk


MARQUETTE, Mich. – Linebacker Nathan Yelk from the Northern Michigan University football team has been selected to the Consensus Draft Services (CDS) Preseason 2009 DII All-American Team as a first team selection. The 5-10, 235 senior-to-be led the 2008 Wildcats with 98 total tackles (61 solo and 37 assisted). Yelk also registered six tackles-for-loss (-29 yards), two sacks (-14 yards) and an interception.
He was named to the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) All-Conference Football Team as a second team selection for the 2008 season. Yelk was the NMU football team’s MVP for the past season.
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