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CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) -

UNI defensive back Deiondre' Hall was named Missouri Valley Defensive Player of the year on Wednesday, while quarterback Aaron Bailey earned the conference newcomer honor.

Hall led the conference with 6 interceptions on the season, returning 2 of those for touchdowns. He tallied 69 tackles, including 6 for loss while also forcing 2 fumbles.

Bailey rushed for 1,029 yards this season, which ranks 3rd all time for a Missouri Valley quarterback. His 17 touchdown runs set a new quarterback record at UNI. He's also passed for 1,362 yards and 9 touchdowns.

UNI hosts Eastern Illinois in the opening round of the FCS playoffs on Saturday.

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