Former Boyd Yellowjacket lineman John Steel earned recognition on the 2012 Preseason All-Southland Conference team last week.
The Stephen F. Austin senior garnered honorable mention for league honors line last season. He led an offensive last year that allowed the fewest sacks in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision despite throwing the ball 550 times.
The 6-5, 295-pound center has started 35 games in his career. He played in all 13 games as a freshman for the Lumberjacks. He started 12 as a sophomore, earning second-team conference honors.