ORONO, Maine -- University of Maine football standouts Kendall James (Roselle, N.J.) and Justin Perillo (Wilmington, Del.) have each been honored to the Associated Press FCS All-America Teams. James earned All-America second team honors while Perillo was named to the All-America third team.
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.