Burkhalter makes 2021 Phil Steele FCS All-America Team

Published 1:19 pm Friday, January 14, 2022

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Nicholls State University’s P.J. Burkhalter is a second-team player on the 2021 Phil Steele FCS All-America Teams.

Burkhalter is a 2015 Franklinton High School graduate.

Burkhalter, who is an offensive lineman, was part of a group that blocked for the Southland Conference’s leading rushing team with 2,714 yards in their 11 games for 246.7 yards rushing per game. Nicholls State was also tops in yards per carry at 5.93.

The 25 touchdowns on the ground was second most in the conference behind Southeastern Louisiana University, which had 30.

Nicholls State went 6-5 overall and 5-3 in conference play.