ORONO, Maine -- University of Maine football senior Kendall James (Roselle, N.J.) was named to the Sports Network All-America First Team while senior tight end Justin Perillo (Wilmington, Del.) received second team All-America honors, as announced by the network on Wednesday, Dec. 18.
James, a first team All-Colonial Athletic Association selection, led a Maine secondary which allowed a league-low 165.4 passing yards per game. James totaled 36 tackles, including 2.5 for loss, to go along with two interceptions, nine pass breakups and blocked a field goal attempt. James, Maine's active leader in games started at 39, recorded his 100th career unassisted tackle earlier in the year.
Perillo, also named to the All-CAA first team, had 39 catches for 490-yards and four touchdowns. Perillo, who averaged 44.5 yards per game, went over the 100 catch mark and 1,000 yard receiving mark for his career in Maine's game at Northwestern. On Sept. 28, Perillo was named College Football Performance Awards FCS Tight End of the Week.