The Grinnell College football season ended Saturday, but the post season honors continue to roll in for linebacker Brett Maloney. The senior from Wheaton, Illinois was named to the team of the week after compiling 19 tackles in the Pioneers loss to Beloit.

Maloney racked up 161 tackles in 10 games, setting the school and conference record for tackles in a season> He says he couldn’t believe it when he saw the stats at the end of the game. Maloney credits his fellow defensive linemen for his success:

Maloney says the line holds people up and lets him flow to the ball. He says they didn’t have much trouble until late in the season. Maloney leads not only NCAA Division III but all division in tackles this season.