Nathan Fischer, a senior linebacker at Northwestern College, in Orange City, was named to the GPAC Football Second Team Defense 2012.
Fischer, of Le Mars, is a senior linebacker for the Red Raiders.
So far in this season he made 43 solo tackles and 30 tackle assists. He has also made 3.5 sacks for 26 yards.
The Red Raiders are advancing to the first round of the NAIA Championship Series.
Northwestern (9-2) will play at Marian (8-1) in Indiana at 1 p.m. this Saturday.
Fischer has started in games all four years at Northwestern.
He is the son of Steve Fischer and Gloria Fischer.