Rasmussen, a 6-3, 217-pound senior quarterback from Sacramento, Calif., currently leads the PFL in all of Division I in passing efficiency (174.5). He set new Torero single-season marks in passing yards (2,982 yards), pass completions (195) and touchdowns (35). He finished the season with just three interceptions in 318 pass attempts and threw for 200 or more yards in eight of his 10 games.
Martin, a 5-11, 180-pound senior defensive back from Springville, Ind., is the current Division I-AA leader in interceptions, recording eight in 11 games this season and finished as Butler's all-time leader with 17 career pass thefts. He also led the Bulldogs with 82 total tackles, including 71 solo stops.
Horne earns the PFL South's "Coach of the Year" honor after leading Valparaiso to a 7-4 mark and a share of the PFL North title with a 3-1 mark. The Crusaders will be competing in their first-ever conference championship game and enter that contest with a No. 7 ranking in the Sports Network I-AA Mid-Major poll.
PFL North co-champion San Diego landed eight first-team honorees including repeat first-team linebacker Andy Guzenski. Other repeat first-team selections were Drake running back Jonathan Taylor, Dayton offensive lineman Nate Moore and Dayton linebacker Brian Heizman. Valparaiso freshman place-kicker Andrew McCawley earned distinction as the only freshman on this year's PFL North team. He was joined by three sophomores, eight juniors and 13 seniors on the first team.
Toreros joining Rasmussen and Guzenski on the First Team include sophomore WR Adam Hannula, senior TE Jeff Incerty, sophomore RB Evan Harney, junior OL Keith Zapalac, senior DB Gavin Ng and senior DT Josh Noga. USD players named to the Second Team include sophomore WR Nick Garton, senior OL Ariel Bellofiore, junior OL Matt Collins, junior DT Joe Maietta, senior DE Chris Conroy, senior DE Josh Pierce, junior LB Jeff Langdon, senior invert Kyle Fitzgerald, senior DB Allen Russell, senior invert Adam Combs, and senior return specialist Gavin Ng.
The Pioneer Football League will hold its third annual championship game at 1:07 p.m. (EST), Saturday, in Valparaiso, Ky., as PFL South champion Morehead State will host PFL North co-champion Valparaiso. Valparaiso earned three PFL North first-team honors while PFL South champion Morehead State laid claim to 13 PFL South first-team honors.
Women's Basketball: WCC Hoops Tip-Off
Coach Fisher and Maya Hood attend media day in Las Vegas
Men's Basketball: New Heights
Men's basketball celebrates the third era of the program
Alumni and family gathered together for an eventful Homecoming weekend
Torero Timeout with Kristen Gengenbacher
Take a Timeout with the senior setter at her house in South Mission Beach
Football: Week Seven
Football preps for this Saturday's Homecoming game
Torero Timeout with Jonathan Petersen
USD Football's Petersen strolls through Belmont Park during his bye week
USD Basketball: Practice No. 1
Check out what practice looks like for the Torero ballers
Football: Week Five
Toreros prep for big game against Dayton
Football: FaceTime with Lion's Jamal Agnew
USD Head Coach Dale Lindsey congratulates Torero alum Agnew on his first NFL touchdown
Football: Brian Fogarty PFL Classic
From tailgates to touchdowns, we got it all
Football: Week Four
Hard work follows these Toreros on and off the field
Cross Country: USD Invite
Missed Saturday's race? Don't stress, we have it right here
Football: Week Three
Sights and sounds of USD Football at work
USD Invite: Take a Lap
Men's and women's cross country host the USD Invite: the only home race for the Toreros
Football: Week Two
Football hard at work for their first away game at UC Davis
Three Games - One Day
Ole Weekend was one to remember for USD Athletics
Football: Week One
Toreros preps for their home opener against Western New Mexico
2017 Football Season Preview
Head Coach Dale Lindsey and Senior Ray Clark discuss upcoming season
USD Athletics Highlight Video 2016-17
Don't miss the best highlights from this past year in USD Athletics