Here is the 1st Annual
"All-Ant Squad" . . . comprised of players from D1A, D1AA, D2 & D3
schools who excelled on the field. Thanks for the nominations and best
of luck to those players who are preparing for either the FCS semifinals
this weekend (Towson) as well as Bowl games the next few weeks...
QB Tom Savage (O’Hara-Pittsburgh)
RB Kyle Schuberth
RB Rob Hollomon (West Catholic-Central
TE Stephen Jones (La Salle-East
WR Eric Brundidge (Northeast-West
WR Corey Brown (O’Hara-Ohio State)
WR Rasheed Bailey (Roxborough-Delaware
WR Jaelen Strong (West
L Jack Lowney (Carroll-Old Dominion)
L Ryan Geiger (La Salle-Bloomsburg)
L Sean McGinn (SJ Prep-University of
L Jake Zuzek (West Catholic-Navy)
L Andrew Edouard
L Matt Williams (O’Hara-James
K Nick Visco (Wood-Temple)
L Eric Condron (Judge-Kutztown)
L Akeem Smith (Indiana (PA)-Frankford)
L Joe DiTrolio (Malvern-John Hopkins)
L Stephen Sinnott (La Salle-William &
LB Jim DiLisio (Judge-Delaware
LB Matt Galambos (Haverford
LB Keith Corliss (Germantown
LB Eric Medes (SJ Prep-Harvard)
LB Mike Labor (SJ Prep-West Chester)
DB Rodney Hall (Overbrook-Benedict)
DB John Arena (SJ Prep-John Hopkins)
DB Kyle Adkins (Wood-Ursinus)
DB Al-Hajj Shabazz (Bartram-West
DB Ibraheim Campbell (SCH
P Michael Bennett (La
QB Sean McCartney (Wood-West Chester)
QB Aaron Wilmer (Washington-Delaware
RB Shawn Wilson (Malvern-Dickinson)
RB Curtis Wortham (Judge-Kutztown)
RB Tim Wade (La Salle-Susquehanna)
RB Jason Golderer (McDevitt-Ursinus)
WR Bob D’Orazio (SJ Prep-John Hopkins)
WR Jerry Rahill (Wood-Ursinus)
WR Adam Dempsey (O'Hara-West Chester)
L Adam Citko (Wood-West Chester)
L Josh Wallace (Northeast-Delaware
L Seth Betancourt (SJ Prep-Boston
L Floyd Shaffer (LaSalle-Salve Regina)
L James Colivas (Bonner-West
P/K Bobby Flood (Germantown
L Pat O'Hara (Lansdale-Monmouth)
L Chris Kennedy
L Bill Mancini (SJ
L Anthony McCloskey (O'Hara-West
L Deion Barnes (Northeast-Penn
LB Zaire Anderson
LB Bernard Avery (Roxborough-Delaware
LB Kevin Burns (West
LB Drew Formica (LaSalle-West
DB Daryl Worley (Penn Charter-West
DB Matt Smalley (Judge-Lafayette)
DB Will Parks (Germantown-Arizona)
DB English Peay
DB Blaise Schieler (West
DB Gary Postell (McDevitt-Bloomsburg)
Division IA/AA Offensive Player of the Week: Ohio
State WR Corey Brown (O'Hara) grabbed 5 balls for 53 yards and a TD in a
34-24 loss to Michigan State in the Big 10 Championship game.
Division IAA Defensive Player of the Week: NONE
Division II/III Offensive Player of the Week: West Chester QB Sean
McCartney (Wood) threw 16/25 for 180 yards and 1 TD while adding 25 yards on
the ground leading a turnover free offense to victory and into the
Division II/III Defensive Players of the Week: West Chester CB Al-Hajj
Shabazz (Bartram) recorded 3 tackles and returned a interception 76 yards
for a score and DB Blaise Schieler (West Catholic) recorded 6 huge tackles
and broke up 2 passes helping the GoldenRams reach the NCAA D2 semi-finals.
**Congrats to all the players in FBS programs from the city leagues who are
going "Bowling" this year. This year we have 2 guys who even made it to a
BCS game with Ohio State WR Corey "Philly" Brown (O'Hara) leading the 7th
ranked 12-1 Buckeyes into the Orange Bowl against Clemson. Also Oklahoma DB
Kass Everett (Roman) leads his squad into a showdown in the Sugar Bowl
against #3 Alabama.
**This weekend here at the Linc a few city guys get to play in front of the
hometown crowd as Navy & Army tangle in what always seems to be a great
**In Division III playoff action Mt. Union stormed out to an early 31-0 lead
before Wesley (DE) College stormed back and took the #1 team in the nation
down to the final play of the game in a 62-59 setback.
**In Division II playoff action underdog West Chester University shocked
host Shepherd 28-7 to capture the Super Region 1 title and earn a berth in
the NCAA D2 semifinals where they will travel to Hickory, NC to play
Lenoire-Rhyne this Saturday for the right to advance to the NCAA D2
Championship game in Florence, Alabama. As mentioned earlier CB Haji Al-Shabazz
was huge in this game, including the game-turning, 76-yard interception
return for a TD.
**Congrats to Salve Regina C Floyd Shaffer on being named to the
East Region 2nd team. Also congrats to Delaware Valley College RB Kyle
Schuberth (Bonner) who was named to the All East 3rd team.
**Next week the All-Ant team will be posted so be on the lookout for your
favorite former Pub/Catholic/Inter-Ac stars who made my 1st or 2nd team
Division IA/AA Rookie/Newcomer of the Week: Pittsburgh LB
Matt Galambos (Haverford) recorded 5 tackles in a 41-31 loss to Miami.
Division IA/AA Offensive Player of the Week: Arizona
State WR Jaelen Strong (West Catholic) once again dominated on the
offensive end with a 4 reception 142 yard and 1 TD performance in a romp
Division IA/AA Defensive Player of the Week: Nebraska LB
Zaire "Bam" Anderson (Frankford) recorded 6 tackles in a loss at Iowa.
Division II/III Rookie/Newcomer of the Week: Bloomsburg
TE Aaron Allison (Frankford) recorded 3 receptions for 24 yards and his
2nd career TD in Bloom's narrow defeat to West Chester 41-38 in the
quarterfinals of NCAA D2 playoff action
Division II/III Offensive Player of the Week: West Chester QB Sean
McCartney (Wood) completed 24/39 passes for 339 yards and 3 TDs in a
41-38 victory over Bloomsburg
Division II/III Defensive Player of the Week: Bloomsburg
DB Donovan Morris (Washington) chipped in with 3 tackles and 1 pass
break up while recording an interception returned for 32 yards.
**In Division III playoff action Wesley knocked off #24
Ithaca to make an appearance in the D3 quarterfinals against perennial
power Mount Union.
**In Division II playoff action West Chester jumped out
early on Bloomsburg and held on for a 41-38 victory behind the monster
game of former Wood QB Sean McCartney as well as defensive stalwarts
LB Drew Formica (O'Hara), LB Mike Labor (SJ Prep), DB Blaise Schieler
**As of today there will be 13 teams represented by
former city league guys playing in bowl games this year with Rutgers
hoping to be the 14th team if they can secure a win this weekend against
Memphis. Ohio State (WR Corey Brown from O'Hara) can claim a BCS title
berth if they knock off Michigan State Saturday evening in the Big 10
championship game and can stay ahead of #3 Auburn & #4 Alabama in the
**This week's game of the week in FCS will pit Towson v
Fordham in 2nd round D1AA playoff action with both teams sporting a win
over an FBS program (Towson knocked off UCONN and Fordham knocked off
Temple) earlier this season.
**Congrats to Ohio State WR Corey Brown (O'Hara) being
named to the 2nd team All-Big Ten team by coaches & media and also to
Northwestern S Ibraheim Campbell (SCHA) who was named honorable mention
All-Big Ten. Also congrats to Arizona State WR Jaelen Strong (West
Catholic) who was named 2nd team All Pac-12 by the media/coaches.
**Bethune Cookman's Center Andrew Edourad (Overbrook) was
voted to 1st team All MEAC. Central Connecticut State RB Rob Hollomon
(West Catholic) garnished 2nd team All NEC honors as a RB and Return
**Former City guys in the NFL had huge impacts in their
teams fate this past weekend. Miami Dolphin CB Brent Grimes
(Shippensburg-Northeast) snagged his 4th interception helping the
Dolphins seal a road victory against the Jets to stay alive in the
playoff race. Meanwhile Baltimore Ravens LB Jameel
McClain (Syracuse-Washington) recorded 3 tackles helping Baltimore stay
alive in the AFC North with a 22-20 win over the Steelers. Minnesota
Viking DT Sharrif Floyd (Florida-Washington) collected 2 tackles
including a sack and a QB Hit in the Vikings 23-20 OT win over the
Division IA Rookie/Newcomer of the Week: Arizona State
WR Jaelen Strong (West Chester) recorded 6 snags for 91 yards and a TD in
ASU's 38-33 win over UCLA to claim the PAC 12 South title.
Division IA Offensive Player of the Week: NONE
Division IA Defensive Player of the Week: Northwestern S Ibraheim
Campbell (SCHA) recorded 10 tackles including 1 tackle for a loss in a 30-6
loss to #14 Michigan State
Division IAA Rookie/Newcomer of the Week: Harvard LB Eric Medes (SJ Prep)
recorded 5 tackles, 1 sack and forced a fumble in a 34-7 win over Yale to
finish as Ivy League champs with Princeton.
Division IAA Offensive Player of the Week: Central Connecticut State RB
Rob Holloman (West Catholic) rushed 24 times for 109 yards, caught 3 passes
for 23 yards and returned a KO for 23 yards in a season finale 29-16 loss to
Division IAA Defensive Player of the Week: NONE
Division II/Division III Rookie/Newcomer of the Week: West Chester DB
Blaise Schieler (West Catholic) recorded 4 tackles in WCU's 38-7 D2 playoff
win over AIC.
Division II/Division III Offensive Player of the Week: West Chester QB
Sean McCartney (Wood) threw for a school post season record 423 yards and 4
TDs in a 38-7 rump over American International College in an opening
Division II NCAA Playoff game.
Division II/Division III Defensive Player of the Week: John Hopkins LB
John Arena (SJ Prep) recorded 7 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, a half sack
and blocked a kick in a heartbreaking 1st round NCAA D3 playoff loss to
**Congrats to the 6 Division IAA teams with city league guys on their
rosters who were selected for the D1AA playoffs starting this weekend. Maine
(2), Towson (2), Bethune Cookman (1), Sacred Heart (2), Lafayette (3), &
Coastal Carolina (2). Best wishes to all involved in the playoffs on a
successful run and hopefully one of the city guys can hold up the
championship tropy in Texas.
**In Division II Playoff Action last week West Chester behind QB Sean
McCartney (Wood), WR's Eric Brundidge (Northeast), Adam Dempsey, LB's Mike
Labor (SJ Prep), Drew Formica (LaSalle), OL Adam Citko (Wood), OL James
Colivas (Bonner) and DB's Al-Hajj Shabazz (Bartram) & Blaise Schieler (West
Catholic) recorded their first NCAA playoff win in over 5 years and advance
to take on Bloomsburg this upcoming Saturday.
**In Division II Playoff Action last week John Hopkins was upset at home by
Wesley 29-24 ending what was a remarkable season which finished at 10-1.
Wesley has 3 city guys on their roster and will move on to host #24 Ithaca
in 2nd round action this Saturday.
**Open invitations to nominate Ant's All American 1st & 2nd teams are still
open thru December 15th. Email me any players deserving of AAA recognition.
Division IA Rookie/Newcomer of the Week: Pittsburgh LB Matt
Galambos (Haverford) starting 2nd career game notched 5 tackles @#24 V-Tech
in 29-9 loss.
Division IA Offensive Player of the Week: Arizona State
WR Jaelen Strong (West Catholic) recorded 3 receptions 109 yards & TD in
1 half as ASU routed Colorado 54-13
Division IA Defensive Player of the Week: Northwestern S
Ibraheim Campbell (SCHA) was a terror all over the field with 9 tackles,
1 sack & 1 tkfl as well as 1 interception & 1 PD in a 35-6 loss to
Division IAA Rookie/Newcomer of the Week: Lafayette CB
Matt Smalley (Judge) a first year starter he racked up 9 tackles and 2
PD's in 42-26 loss to Princeton
Division IAA Offensive Player of the Week: CCSU RB Rob
Hollomon (West Catholic) ran 24/130 yards and 2 TDs, caught 3 passes for
2 yards and 1 TD and returned a KR for 49 yards in a 59-36 loss to
Division IAA Defensive Player of the Week: Rhode Island
DE Shomari Watts (Haverford) notched 4 tackles, 1 sack and 1 PD in 59-19
loss to New Hampshire.
Division II Rookie/Newcomer of the Week: West Chester WR
Jim Hurley (SJP) recorded 1 reception for 25 yards & 1 TD also his first
career TD in comeback win over ESU.
Division II Offensive Player of the Week: West Chester QB
Sean McCartney (Wood) also earned PSAC East Offensive Player of the Week
going 25-35, 275 yards and 3 TDs with 1 INT in a huge comeback 34-20 win
over rival East Stroudsburg to remain undefeated
Division II Defensive Player of the Week: Cheyney DB Jamil Williams
recorded 10 tackles and 1 PD in a 35-6 defeat to Kutztown
Division III: NO WEEKLY AWARDS DUE TO MOST TEAMS HAVING
BYE WEEK SO HERE'S MY MIDSEASON ALL-ANT TEAM FOR D3 LOCAL PLAYERS
QB Aaron Wilmer (Delaware Valley College/Washington)
RB Tim Wade (Susquehanna/LaSalle)
RB Kyle Schuberth (Delaware Valley College/Bonner-Prendie)
RB Shane Wilson (Dickinson/Malvern)
TE Colin Buckley (Susquehanna/LaSalle)
WR Rasheed Bailey (Delaware Valley College/Roxborough)
WR Bob D’Orazio (John Hopkins/SJ Prep)
WR Jerry Rahill (Ursinus/Wood)
WR A.J Jones (Trinity College/Haverford)
OL Matt DiGiacomo (Albright/LaSalle)
OL Frank Sietz (Franklin & Marshall/LaSalle)
OL Rodney Linder (Delaware Valley College/West Catholic)
OL Josh Wallace (Delaware Valley College/Northeast)
OL Floyd Shaffer (Salve Regina College/LaSalle)
OL Eric Hryncyszyn (Catholic University/Conwell-Egan)
K/P Michael Bennett (Widener/LaSalle)
DL Matt Hoch (Delaware Valley/Roman)
DL Bill Mancini (Susquehanna/SJ Prep)
DL Brian Taylor (Ursinus/Episcipal Academy)
DL Fran Corbett (Moravian/Ryan)
LB Keith Corliss (John Hopkins/Germantown Academy)
LB Ken-Kenner English (Delaware Valley/Roman)
LB Bernard Avery (Delaware Valley/Roxborough)
LB Connor Thompson (Dickinson/Judge)
DB Kyle Adkins (Ursinus/Wood)
DB Greg DiSanto (Ursinus/Carroll)
DB Brian Dones (Trinity/SCHA)
DB Matt Conroy (Salve Regina/McDevitt)
DB Stephen Singleton (Widener/North Catholic)
DB John Arena (John Hopkins/SJ Prep)
Best of luck to all the college players as they enter
the 2nd half of the season here's some interesting facts/tidbits for the
**Just noticed that the Stone-Davis twins, formerly of
Mastbaum and now at LA Pierce (junior) College, in California, have both
committed to Illinois. Tyrin will be a wideout. Tyree will line up at
**University of Penn freshman QB
Adam Strouss (Episcopal) has impressed coaches and earned PT in wildcat
formation with 4 carries for 21 yards
**Cheyney's RB Rolando Ranson (Communications Tech)
scored his first collegiate TD in a loss to Kutztown
**Penn State's true freshman run-on DB Dad Poquie made
his collegiate debut in the classic 4 OT win over Michigan on special
teams and even contributed 1.5 tackles
**Villanova WR Jamal Abdur-Rahman recorded 6 receptions
for 89 yards and rushed 8 times for 36 yards in Nova's 45-35 upset win
over #3 Towson.
Division IA Rookie/Newcomer of the Week: Penn
State DE Carl Nassib (Malvern) recorded 4 tackles in 44-24 loss @
Division IA Offensive Player of the Week: Ohio State WR Corey "Philly"
Brown (O'Hara) snagged 6 balls for 127 yards in a 40-30 win over #16
Division IA Defensive Player of the Week: West Virginia CB Daryl Worley
(Penn Charter) recorded 3 tackles & 1 interception in 73-42 loss to #17
Division IAA Rookie/Newcomer of the Week: Wagner RB/WR Brandon Peoples
(Wood) recorded 1 Kick-Off return for 51 yards, 3 receptions for 11
yards and notched a Special teams tackle as well in a 23-20 win over
Division IAA Offensive Player of the Week: CCSU RB Rob Hollomon (W.
Catholic) rushed 24 times for 123 yards and 2 TD's as well as had 2 KO
Returns for 60 yards in a 38-29 win over rival St. Francis (Pa)
Division IAA Defensive Player of the Week: Harvard LB Eric Medes (SJ
Prep) recorded 11 tackles and had a fumble recovery for a 4 yard TD in
41-35 win over Holy Cross
Division II Rookie/Newcomer of the Week: Kutztown DL Eric Condon (Judge)
recorded 6 tackles & 0.5 tackles for loss in 58-10 loss to Slippery Rock
Division II Offensive Player of the Week: Shippensburg WR Quran Kent (W.
Catholic) notched 3 receptions for 59 yards and 1 TD in 73-27 win over
Division II Defensive Player of the Week: West Chester LB/DB Byron Cooper
(Imhotep) recorded 5 tackles, 1 sack, 1 tackle for loss and 1 QB
Hurry in 38-31 win over California (Pa)
Division III Rookie/Newcomer of the Week: Ursinus Freshman LB Tim Rafter
(SJ Prep) recovered a fumble for TD in 52-44 win over Moravian College
Division III Offensive Player of the Week: John Hopkins WR Bobby D'Orazio
(SJP) recorded 4 receptions for 108 yards and 3 TDs in 65-10 win over
Division III Defensive Player of the Week: Delaware Valley College LB Ken
Kenner-English (Roman) recorded 13 tackles and 1 pass defended in 19-13
loss to Lycoming
**John Hopkins Senior WR Bobby D'Orazio (SJP) became just the 21st
player to record over 1000 yards receiving in school history.
**Bloomsburg R-Freshman TE Aaron Allison (Frankford) caught his first
collegtiate TD (20 yard reception) this past Saturday in a 38-14 win
**Arizona State R-Sophomore WR Jaelen Strong (W. Catholic) had another
strong performance 8/136 1 TD in a nailbiting defeat 37-34 to Notre
Dame. For the season he leads ASU with 39 catches, 569 yards and 3 TDs.
**East Stroudsburg R-Junior TE Steven Jones is pushing hard for post
season honors after posting another impressive outing with 4 receptions
for 77 yards and a TD in a 48-28 win over Clarion.
**Penn defeated Dartmouth in the longest Ivy
League game in history (4 OTs and 3 hrs and 49 mins long) 37-31. City
guys who participated in this historical game were starting OG's Sean
McGinn (SJP) and Steve Szostak (LaSalle) & reserve DT Joseph Naji (La
Division IA Rookie/Newcomer of the Week: Arizona State
WR Jaelen Strong (West Catholic) put up a awesome 7 catches for 103 yards
in a shocking 62-21 blowout of USC.
Division IA Offensive Player of the Week: Ohio State WR Corey Brown
(O'Hara) caught 8 balls for 85 yards and 2 TDs in thrilling 31-24 win over
Division IA Defensive Player of the Week: NONE
Division IAA Rookie/Newcomer of the Week: Rhode Island RB Eerin Young (Imhotep)
rushed 6 times for 38 yards in a 42-6 rump over Central Conn. State
Division IAA Offensive Player of the Week: NONE
Division IAA Defensive Player of the Week: Monmouth DE Pat O'Hara
(Lansdale) notched 5 tackles, forced 3 fumbles while recovering 1 of them
and also recording 2 sacks.
Division II Rookie/Newcomer of the Week: Mercyhurst DE Benji Abercrombie
(Wood) notched 5 tackles in a 58-34 loss to Slippery Rock
Division II Offensive Player of the Week: East Stroudsburg TE Steven
Jones (LaSalle) out did last week's performance with a 4 reception 144 yard
and 3 TD day in 40-6 win over Cheyney
Division II Defensive Player of the Week: West Chester LB Mike Labor (SJ
Prep) posted 10 tackles, 1.5 sacks and 1 pass defended in 22-21 win over
Division III Newcomer/Rookie of the Week: Susquehanna WR/TE Colin Buckley
(LaSalle) posted 5 receptions for 84 yards and a TD in 42-28 loss to
Division III Offensive Player of the Week: Delaware Valley College RB
Kyle Schuberth (Bonner) with 37 carries, 214 yards and 4 touchdowns in a
come from behind win over previously unbeaten Stevenson 41-23.
Division III Defensive Player of the Week. Salve Regina University OLB
Matt Conroy (McDevitt) posted 8 tackles, 1 sack, 1 Interception and 1 PD in
a 29-21 come from behind victory
*West Chester's Al-Haji Shabazz (Bartram) snagged 2 interceptions in the
close come from behind win over rival Kutztown. That's 3 career
interceptions for the junior. Meanwhile his team mate LB Drew Formica
(O'Hara) notched his first career interception in that same game against
*This week's marque matchup in FBS will be #4 Ohio State (WR Corey
Brown/O'Hara) v #16 Northwestern (SS Ibraheim Campbell/SCH) on ABC at 8pm.
*Dickinson College RB Shawn Wilson (Malvern) ran 24 times for 230 yards &
2 TDs in a 31-7 romp over Moravian College.
*In the Division IAA poll there are 7 teams with city guys on them that
are ranked in the top 25 (#24 Delaware, #23 Maine, #21 Bethune Cookman, #20
Villanova, #13 Lehigh, #9 Coastal Carolina, #3 Towson).
Division IA Newcomer/Rookie of the Week:
Pittsburgh True Freshman LB Matt Galambos (Haverford) recorded 5 tackles
in a 55-48 win over Duke.
Division IA Offensive Player of the Week:
Pittsburgh R-Senior QB Tom Savage (O'Hara). Also ACC Player of the week
after going 23/33 for 424 yards and 6 TDs in huge conference win over
Division IA Defensive Player of the Week: Nebraska
R-Junior LB Zaire "Bam" Anderson (Frankford) Notched 10 tackles and 1
sack in 59-20 win over Western Michigan.
Division IAA Newcomer/Rookie of the Week: Harvard
LB Eric Medes (SJ Prep) recorded 4 tackles in 47-20 win over San Diego
Division IAA Offensive Player of the Week: Old
Dominion OL Jack Lowney (Carroll) allowed 0 sacks while anchoring o-line
that helped ODU gain 540 yards of total offense.
Division IAA Defensive Player of the Week: Sacred
Heart Junior DB Dennis Regan (Roman) 4 tackles, 1 int returned 22 yards
for TD in 78-35 win over D2 Chowan.
Division II Newcomer/Rookie of the Week: WCU DE
Brian Butler (Wood) notched 2 tackles including 1st career sack in 48-3
win over Millersville
Division II Offensive Player of the Week: East
Stroudsburg TE Steven Jones (La Salle) posted 3 receptions for 29 yards
and a TD in thrilling 41-31 loss at Shippensburg
Division II Defensive Player of the Week:
The Lincoln University DB Lorenzo Adams (Washington) posted 8 tackles
and 2 Passes Defended in 38-7 loss to St. Francis University
Division III Newcomer/Rookie of the Week: NONE
Division III Offensive Player of the Week: Ursinus
College WR Jerry Rahill (Wood) with 5 receptions and 110 yards in 20-9
win over Franklin & Marshall College.
Division III Defensive Player of the Week: Widener
University LB Kevin Burns (West Catholic) posted 5 tackles helping
#24Widener seal a 24-21 conference win over Wilkes
**Former W-Catholic RB now at CCSU Rob Hollomon has
rushed for over 100 yards in each of the last 3 games this season.
Posted over 250 yards of total offense this past weekend.
**Former Northeast WR and now at Norfolk State University
Je'Ron Stokes recorded his 1st TD of the season at NSU, his second of
his career as he scored 1 last year at Bowling Green State University.
**Lafayette DB Matt Smalley (Judge: 9 tackles 1 Pass
Defended) and Shane Brady (La Salle 8 tackles, 1 Int) both played
outstanding in a close loss at Penn this past weekend.
**Former Roman star WR Will Fuller (Notre Dame) recorded
his first career reception for 37 yards in a nailbiting win over
**Jaelen Strong once again cracked the 100 yard marker
with a 12 reception 168-yard day against #5 Stanford. These numbers will
almost certainly give him a strong case for AA status and All-Pac 12
**This Saturday in Norman, OK the Sooners of Oklahoma
take on Notre Dame. In an interesting matchup it will pit 2 former Roman
Catholic stars (ND: WR Will Fuller) v (OK: CB/S Kass Everett) on
**In a thrilling game of PSAC East Rivals Bloomsburg
outlasted Kutztown 31-12 with plenty of former city guys making heavy
contributions. Bloom's CB Gary Postell (McDevitt) posted 10 tackles, and
his fellow secondary mate Donovan Morris (Washington) chipped in 5
tackles & 1 pass defended. Kutztown's CB/S English Peay (Washington)
notched 10 tackles & 1 interception in defeat.
**There are 4 local D3 schools with local players ranked
in the top 25 D3football poll. Wesley (11), John Hopkins (16), Delaware
Valley College (22), and Widener (24).
Division IA Rookie/Newcomer of the Week: West
Virginia True Freshman CB Daryl Worley (Penn Charter) in his 1st career
start notched 4 tackles and a PBU in a 41-7 win over Georgia State
Division IA Offensive Player of the Week: Once
again Arizona State Sophomore WR Jaelen Strong (West Catholic) wins an
award this time as OPOW for his strong performance 6 receptions 104
yards in upset win over #18 Wisconsin 32-30
Division IA Defensive Player of the Week: Arizona
sophomore safety William Parks (Germantown) came up with 4 tackles in
2.5 as Arizona knocked off UTSA 38-13 to remain unbeaten at 3-0 heading
into PAC-12 play.
Division IAA Rookie/Newcomer of the Week: NONE
Division IAA Offensive Player of the Week: Second
week in a row that CCSU RB Rob Hollomon (West Catholic) has captured
this award. Against Holy Cross all he did was turn 23 carries into 145
yards for 2 TDs as well as 1 reception for 11 yards and 3 KO returns for
76 yards for a total of 232 all purpose yards in a 52-21 loss to Holy
Division IAA Defensive Player of the Week: Rhode
Island's DE Shomari Watts (Haverford) registered 2 tackles and recovered
a key fumble, preserving their first win of the season over Albany 19-16
in CAA play.
Division II Rookie/Newcomer of the Week:
Bloomsburg OL Ryan Geiger (La Salle) helped Bloom gain 526 yards of
total offense in his 2nd career start.
Division II Offensive Player of the Week: West
Chester WR Eric Brundidge (Northeast) recorded 7 receptions for 71 yds
and 3 TDs in a 56-41 win over Gannon
Division II Defensive Player of the Week: Kutztown
CB/S English Peay (Washington) came up with 10 tackles and 2 PBU's in a
45-10 set back to #24 Cal (Pa).
Division III Rookie/Newcomer of the Week: Ursinus
DB Greg Disanto (Judge) notched 2 tackles, including 1 tackle for a
loss, and his first career interception in a huge 41-23 win over
conference foe Gettysburg
Division III Offensive Player of the Week:
Delaware Valley College WR Rasheed Bailey (Roxborough) recorded 3
receptions for 69 yards and 1 TD in 42-17 win over Misercordia in MAC
Division III Defensive Player(s) of the Week: My first tie of the year
goes to LB's Keith Corliss (John Hopkins/Germantown Academy) & Jim
DiLiso (Delaware Valley/Judge). Corliss had 7 tackles including a 1/2
tackle for loss and 1 PBU in a 24-7 win over Centennial conference foe
Susquehanna. DiLiso recorded a whopping 15 tackles in Delaware Valleys
conference win over Misercordia.
Tidbits for the week:
*Ohio State's Senior WR Corey Brown (O'Hara) has
recorded 3 receiving TD's this year, which matches the number he had
last year during an outstanding and breakout Junior year.
*Rhode Island true freshman RB Eerin Young (Imhotep)
made his collegiate debut in their win over Albany via special
teams. May soon start getting carries out the backfield as Rhody gets
into the meat of their conference schedule.
*Shippensburg WR Quran Kent (West Catholic) has
made an immediate impact in his 1st year with the program as a JC
transfer. In 2 games he has 2 starts and 8 receptions for 80 yards
*Temple PK Nick Visco (Wood), who joined the
program as a preferred walk-on, is making an impact as a true freshman,
kicking 2 successful extra points against Fordham and recently being
named the starting PK for the near future.