November 20, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Senior defensive end Dustin Hertel has been selected to play for the American Football Coaches Association's Division III all-star team that will represent the United State against Mexican National Team in the 2006 Aztec Bowl on December 16 in Aguascalientes, Mexico.
Hertel led the Tigers and the SCAC with an SCAC-record 27.5 tackles for losses totaling 155 yards, a school-record 16 sacks and five forced fumbles. He was second on the team with 85 total tackles, recovered three fumbles and intercepted a pass that he returned for a touchdown.
Hertel is the fourth DePauw player to earn an invitation to the Aztec Bowl as he joins Tyler Kelley (1999), Jamarcus Shephard (2004) and Chase Jonason (2005).