FARGO, N.D. - North Dakota State defensive lineman Eli Mostaert and offensive lineman Jalen Sundell were named to Phil Steele's Preseason FCS All-America Team compiled by Phil Steele and the DraftScout.com staff.
Mostaert, a senior from Lakeville, Minn., was named to the third team and Sundell, a senior from Maryville, Mo., was named to the fourth team.
Mostaert returns to the Bison lineup this year after missing 12 games during the 2022 season with a leg injury, and he has an additional year of eligibility available in 2024. He has 83 tackles, 17.5 tackles for loss, 13.0 sacks and three pass breakups in 30 career games.
Sundell was NDSU's starting center in the first five games of 2022 before a season-ending injury. A former offensive tackle, he started 25 consecutive games at center for the Bison over the past three years.
North Dakota State opens the season against Eastern Washington at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Saturday, Sept. 2.