Former Richfield Wildcat Robert Torgerson Named Preseason All Big Sky

Published on July 17, 2017 at 01:13PM

The Big Sky Conference announced its annual Preseason All-Conference Football Team Monday, a team that is selected by a group of Big Sky media members and sports information directors.

Former Richfield High School athlete and current Southern Utah University Thunderbird Robert Torgerson was named to the Preseason All-Conference team as a defensive tackle.

Torgerson had 11 tackles for loss during the 2016 season to go along with a forced fumble.

He is joined on the team by SUU teammate Mike Needham, an outside linebacker that prepped at Desert Hills High School.

Gage Gubrud of Eastern Washington was named the preseason Offensive Player of the Year, while North Dakota’s Cole Reyes was named the preseason Defensive Player of the Year.

Weber State had four players named to the preseason All-Conference team: Andrew Vollert at Tight End, Landon Stice at Inside Linebacker, Taron Johnson at Cornerback, and Jacob DeMaio at Punter.

To see the full Big Sky Preseason All-Conference Team click here.