Dominic Randolph Earns Preseason Second Team All-America Honors

WORCESTER, Mass. - Holy Cross senior quarterback Dominic Randolph (Amelia, Ohio) has been selected as a preseason second team All-American by the Sports Network. He was one of only five players from the Patriot League to be honored.

Randolph returns as the starting quarterback for Holy Cross, after placing ninth in the voting for the 2008 Walter Payton Award and earning Patriot League Offensive Player of the Year honors in each of the last two seasons. He completed 340 of 520 passes in 2008 for 3,838 yards and 34 touchdowns, while setting Holy Cross single-season records for passing yards, total offense (3,917 yards), completions and passing attempts, and tying the single-season mark for touchdown passes. Randolph led the Patriot League in total offense, passing yards and pass efficiency (142.4 rating), in addition to leading the nation in total offense, passing yards and completions.

Over the course of his career as a Crusader, he has completed 821 of 1,301 passes for 9,679 yards and 83 touchdowns. Randolph owns the Holy Cross career records for total offense (9,984 yards), touchdown passes, completions and attempts, while standing second in passing yards.

The Crusaders will open the 2008 season when they play host to Georgetown on Saturday, September 5, at 1:00 p.m.

2009 Sports Network Preseason FCS All-America Team

First Team Offense
Player                 School                  Pos.    Cl.   Ht.    Wt.
Armanti Edwards        Appalachian State       QB      Sr    6-0    185
William Ford           South Carolina State    RB      Sr    5-11   185
Trevyn Smith           Weber State             RB      Sr    5-9    210
Jared Turcotte         Maine                   FB      So    6-2    232
Terrell Hudgins        Elon                    WR      Sr    6-2    234
Marc Mariani           Montana                 WR      Sr    6-0    185
Andre Roberts          The Citadel             WR      Sr    5-11   175
Scott Sicko            New Hampshire           TE      Sr    6-3    230
Ben Ijalana            Villanova               T       Jr    6-4    325
James Williams         Harvard                 T       Sr    6-5    295
Jeff Hansen            Montana State           G       Sr    6-4    290
Matthew McCracken      Richmond                G       Sr    6-4    291
Austin Stiecken        Northern Iowa           C       Sr    6-3    305
Second Team Offense
Player                  School                  Pos.    Cl.   Ht.   Wt.
Dominic Randolph        Holy Cross              QB      Sr    6-3   223
Toddrick Pendland       McNeese State           RB      Jr    5-10  175
Chase Reynolds          Montana                 RB      Jr    6-0   190
Joe Casey               Rhode Island            FB      Sr    5-10  215
Pat Simmonds            Colgate                 WR      Sr    6-6   223
Juamorris Stewart       Southern                WR      Sr    6-3   195
Tim Toone               Weber State             WR      Sr    5-10  165
Clay Harbor             Missouri State          TE      Sr    6-4   243
Vladimir Ducasse        Massachusetts           T       Sr    6-4   305
Derek Hardman           Eastern Kentucky        T       Sr    6-6   282
Dorian Brooks           James Madison           G       Sr    6-3   300
Chaz Millard            Eastern Illinois        G       Sr    6-3   291
Kyle Mutcher            Weber State             C       Sr    6-3   295
Third Team Offense
Player                  School                  Pos.    Cl.   Ht.   Wt.
Cameron Higgins         Weber State             QB      Jr    6-2   195
David McCarty           Albany                  RB      Sr    6-0   190
David Sinisi            Monmouth                RB      Sr    5-10  200
Bobby McClintock        Portland State          FB      Sr    5-10  240
Buddy Farnham           Brown                   WR      Sr    6-0   200
Shaun Pasternak         Bucknell                WR      Jr    6-3   190
Tysson Poots            Southern Utah           WR      Jr    6-3   205
Cody Nakamura           Weber State             TE      Sr    6-1   215
Mario Acitelli          Appalachian State       T       Sr    6-2   275
Will Rackley            Lehigh                  T       Jr    6-4   310
David Arkin             Missouri State          G       Jr    6-5   298
Keith Buckman           North Dakota State      G       Sr    6-5   312
Brian Branigan          Villanova               C       Sr    6-3   285
First Team Defense
Player                  School                  Pos.    Cl.   Ht.   Wt.
Larry Hart              Central Arkansas        DE      Sr    6-1   242
Austen Lane             Murray State            DE      Sr    6-7   270
Sam Daniels             James Madison           DT      Sr    6-1   280
Mychal Savage           Youngstown State        DT      Sr    6-2   305
Brandin Jordan          Southern Illinois       LB      Sr    5-11  230
Osayi Osunde            Villanova               LB      Sr    6-1   235
Jabara Williams         Stephen F. Austin       LB      Jr    6-3   215
Jeffery Williams        Gardner-Webb            LB      Jr    6-0   205
Josh Morris             Weber State             CB      Sr    6-0   180
Justin Rogers           Richmond                CB      Jr    5-10  170
Tommy Connors           Southeastern Louisiana  SS      Sr    6-1   205
Mark LeGree             Appalachian State       FS      Jr    6-0   200
Terrell Whitehead       Norfolk State           DB      Sr    6-2   200
Second Team Defense
Player                  School                  Pos.    Cl.   Ht.   Wt.
Danny Batten            South Dakota State      DE      Sr    6-4   250
James Ruffin            Northern Iowa           DE      Sr    6-4   265
Kendrick Ellis          Hampton                 DT      Jr    6-5   340
Taylor Scott            Central Arkansas        DT      Sr    6-4   274
Mario Brown             Gardner-Webb            LB      Sr    6-2   234
Eric McBride            Richmond                LB      Jr    6-2   214
Scott Lewis             St. Francis             LB      Jr    5-11  200
Jacque Roman            Appalachian State       LB      Sr    6-1   240
Cortez Gilbert          Appalachian State       CB      Sr    5-11  175
Chris Wynn              Penn                    CB      Sr    5-9   190
Jeromy Miles            Massachusetts           SS      Sr    6-2   207
Charles Graves          Delaware                FS      Sr    6-0   195
Nate Thellen            Northeastern            DB      Jr    6-2   208
Third Team Defense
Player                  School                  Pos.    Cl.   Ht.   Wt.
Tim Kukucka             Villanova               DE      Sr    6-3   250
Adrian Tracy            William & Mary          DE      Sr    6-4   243
David Howard            Brown                   DT      Sr    6-3   270
Ko Quaye                South Dakota            DT      Sr    6-1   302
Luke Bonus              Hofstra                 LB      Sr    5-10  205
Josh Mahoney            Northern Iowa           LB      Sr    6-1   228
Chauncey Mixon          Southern Illinois       LB      Sr    6-1   215
D.J. Smith              Appalachian State       LB      Jr    6-1   215
Anthony Beck            Prairie View            CB      Sr    6-1   205
Korey Lindsey           Southern Illinois       CB      Jr    6-0   190
David Fullerton         Cal Poly                SS      Sr    6-0   195
Beau Hadley             Weber State             FS      Sr    6-0   185
Carnell Clark           Jacksonville State      DB      Sr    6-2   183
First Team Special Teams
Player                  School                  Pos.    Cl.   Ht.   Wt.
Andrew Samson           Penn                    K       Jr    6-1   180
Doug Spada              SE Missouri State       P       Sr    6-1   190
Scotty McGee            James Madison           KR      Sr    5-9   180
Austin Knowlin          Columbia                PR      Sr    5-10  190
Second Team Special Teams
Player                  School                  Pos.    Cl.   Ht.   Wt.
Davis Rodriguez         Lafayette               K       Jr    5-10  210
Trevor Ward             Southern Utah           P       Sr    6-4   215
Leroy Vann              Florida A&M             KR      Sr    5-9   182
William Osborne         Texas Southern          PR      Sr    5-7   160
Third Team Special Teams
Player                  School                  Pos.    Cl.   Ht.   Wt.
Brian Pate              William & Mary          K       Sr    5-9   182
Scott Ravanesi          Southern Illinois       P       Sr    6-0   195
Henry Sailes            Tennessee Tech          KR      Jr    5-7   175
Elliott Finkley         Jacksonville            PR      Jr    5-6   155