Mistretta Receives Preseason All-America Honors

Gerald Mistretta

WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross senior wide receiver Gerald Mistretta (Brooklyn, N.Y.) has been selected as a preseason third team All-American by the Beyond Sports Network. He was one of only seven players from the Patriot League to be honored.

Mistretta earned first team All-Patriot League honors in 2011, after playing in all 11 games with five starts. He caught 60 passes on the year for 723 yards and six touchdowns, to lead the team in all three categories. Mistretta also rushed the ball four times for 16 yards, returned two kickoffs for 35 yards and made 13 tackles on special teams. He finished the year ranked third in the Patriot League in both receptions and receiving yards, while standing seventh in all-purpose yards. Over the course of his collegiate career, Mistretta has now totaled 94 receptions for 1,228 yards and 10 scores in 34 games played.

The Crusaders will open the 2012 season when they play host to New Hampshire on Thursday, August 30, at 7:30 p.m.

The complete 2012 Beyond Sports Network preseason All-America team for the football championship subdivision follows.

 

 

 

Beyond Sports Network 2012 FCS Preseason All Americans




 




1st Team










Postion Name School YR HT WT
OL Kadeem Williams Albany JR 6'7 300
OL Dominique Allen Central Arkansas JR 6'3 300
OL Mike Sellers Citadel JR 6'0 275
OL OJ Enabosi Eastern Kentucky SR 6'3 284
OL Earl Watford James Madison SR 6'4 290
OL Mike Vuono Lehigh SR 6'3 295
OL Malcolm Boyd Liberty SR 6'4 280
OL Zach Brackus Southern Utah SR 6'5 325
TE Colin Anderson Furman SR 6'4 231
TE Anthony Calcagni Marist SR 6'5 218
FB Eric Breitenstein Wofford SR 5'11 230
RB Jordan Brown Bryant SR 5'9 185
RB Shakir Bell Indiana State JR 5'8 185
RB Tim Flanders Sam Houston State JR 5'9 210
QB Jeff Mathews Cornell JR 6'4 210
QB Casey Brockman Murray State SR 6'2 215
WR Shane Savage Cornell SR 5' 10 176
WR Nicholas Edwards Eastern Washington SR 6'3 200
WR Aaron Mellette Elon SR 6'4 212
WR Rodrick Rumble Idaho State SR 6'2 201
WR Ryan Spadola Lehigh SR 6' 3 205






           
DL Brent Russell Georgia southern SR 6'2 291
DL Joseph LeBeau Jackson State SR 6'1 245
DL JT Cleveland Sam Houston State SR 6'0 290
DL Blake Oliaro San Diego JR 6'5 250
DL Willie Jefferson Stephen F Austin SR 6'6 230
DL Marquis Jackson Texas southern SR 6'5 275
LB Jeremy Kimbrough App State SR 5'11 238
LB Keith Pough Howard SR 6'3 225
LB Evan Fierson Illinois State SR 6'2 240
LB Stephon Robertons James Madison JR 5'11 220
LB Matt Evans New Hampshire SR 6'0 227
LB Blake Peiffer Southeast Missouri SR 6'1 225
DB Kejuan Riley Alabama State SR 6'1 208
DB Charles James Charleston southern SR 5'10 175
DB Serge Kona Duquesne SR 5'10 215
DB Justin Bell Eastern Kentucky SR 5'11 184
DB Marcus Williams North Dakota State JR 5'11 190
DB Darnell Taylor Sam Houston State SR 6'0 195






           
KR Seitu Smith Harvard SO 5'11 195
KR Kevin Fogg Liberty SR 5'10 175
PR Terrence Lewis Alcorn State SR 5'11 175
PK Tyler Sieversten Northern Iowa JR 6'2 185
PK Zach Brown Portland State SR 6'1 200
P Patrick Murray Fordham SR 5' 7 160
Jonathan Plisco Old Dominion SR 6'0 210
LS Mike Chocholousek Charleston southern SR 5' 10 220






 
2nd Team










Postion Name School YR HT WT
OL Aaron Adams Eastern Kentucky SR 6'6 290
OL Patrick Ford Eastern Kentucky SR 6'6 306
OL Jamie Dunaway Gardner Webb SR 6'4 290
OL FN Luntz Indiana State SR 6'3 290
OL Chris Howley Maine SR 6'3 295
OL Ricky Archer New Hampshire JR 6'2 280
OL Dan Shirey Villanova SR 6'3 280
OL Tytan Timoteo Weber State SR 6'1 310
TE Jamel Haggins Lehigh SR 6'3 260
TE Justin Perillo Maine JR 6'4 250
FB Kyle Juszczyk Harvard SR 6'3 240
RB Zach Bauman Northern Arizona JR 5'10 200
RB Miguel Maysonet Stony Brook SR 5'10 205
RB Terrance West Towson SO 5'11 222
QB Brad sorensen Southern Utah SR 6'5 235
QB Kurt Hess Youngstown State JR 6'3 230
WR Jordan Harris Bryant JR 6'2 200
WR Lanny Funsten Davidson SR 6'2 185
WR Greg Herd Eastern Washington SR 6'3 200
WR Donte Sawyer Morehead State SR 6'0 190
WR Cordell Roberson Stephen F Austin SR 6'3 200






           
DL Josh Williams Chattanooga SR 6'3 235
DL Zach Minter Montana State SR 6'1  285
DL Caraun Reid Princeton SR 6'2 290
DL Nolan Nearhoof Robert Morris SR 6'2 280
DL Tyler Starr South Dakota JR 6'5 236
DL Marcus Edwards Tennessee Tech SR 6'1 245
LB Jordan Ridley Butler SR 6'0 220
LB Wes Dothard Chattanooga JR 6'1 235
LB Robert McCabe Georgetown SR 6'2 230
LB Aaron Archie Indiana State SR 6'0 235
LB Craig Wilkins Old Dominion SR 6'2 230
LB Jawara Dudley Stony Brook JR 6'1 220
DB Demetrius McCray App State SR 6'0 185
DB AJ Cruz Brown SR 5'9 190
DB Jeremy Moore Georgetown SR  5'11 175
DB Varmah sonie Northern Iowa SR 5'9  166
DB Jordan Dangerfield Towson SR 5'11 185
DB BW Webb William and Mary SR 5'11 180






           
KR Fabian Truss Samford JR 5'9 180
PR Darius Drummond South Carolian State JR 5' 11 175
PK John Shaughnessy Northwestern State SR 5'11 181
PK Chris Rogers Sacred Heart SO 5'10 160
P Paul Layton Albany JR 6'1 210
P Cass Couey Citadel SR 6'1 200
LS Richard Wright Liberty JR 6' 1 260






 




3rd Team










Postion Name School YR HT WT
OL Jamal Johnson Webb Alabama A&M SR 6'5 296
OL Jack Templeton Brown SR 6'3 285
OL Shelly Anthony Florida A&M SR 6'3 295
OL Sanford Banks Grambling SR 6'4 319
OL Aaron Lundy Liberty SR 6'5 302
OL Alec Savoie McNeese state SR 6'7 322
OL Danny Kistler Montana JR 6'8 315
OL Kaleb Hopson Sam Houston State SR 6'6 300
TE Quintin Davis Jacksonville SR 6'3 195
TE Greg hardy Montana SR 6'5 245
FB Brian Barlow James Madison SR 6'3 260
RB Larry McCoy Duquesne SR 5'10 220
RB Matt Denham Eastern Kentucky SR 5'11 181
RB Cody Kirk Montana State JR 5'10 214
QB Cary Gorssart Northern Arizona SR 6' 1 188
QB Brian Bell Sam Houston State JR 6'2 175
WR Kurt Ondash Cornell SR 6'0 188
WR Gerald Mistretta Holy Cross SR 6'1 203
WR Tyrone Walker Illinois State SR 5'11 200
WR Maurice McDonald Maine SR 6'0 180
WR Will Powell South Dakota SR 6'1 206






           
DL Brandon Coleman Drake SR 6'4 244
DL Ben Obaseki Indiana State SR 6'3 260
DL Michael Cole Maine JR 6'2 250
DL Brad Daly Montana State JR 6'1 232
DL Ross Brenneman North Dakota SR 6'4 264
DL Frank Beltre Towson SR 6'2 225
LB Jon Morgan Albany SR 6'2 225
LB Kennith Jackson Cal Poly SR 6'0 230
LB Ichiro Vance Eastern Kentucky JR 6'1 234
LB Jody Owens Montana State SR 6'0 221
LB Clarence Bumpas Northern Colorado JR 6'2 244
LB David Zocco Rhode Island JR 6'1 230
DB TJ Lee Eastern Washington JR 5'9 170
DB John Ojo Florida A&M SR 6'3 185
DB Chris Beranger New Hampshire JR 5' 11 195
DB Eriq Lewis Old Dominion SO 6'0 180
DB Dax Swanson Sam Houston State SR 5'11 185
DB Travis Hawkins Delaware JR 5'10 195






           
KR Colby Walden Jacksonville SR 5'11 185
KR Derrick Joseph Towson SO 5'8 145
PR Sam Hoekstra San Diego JR 5'10 180
PK Kevin Robb South Dakota JR 5'9 185
PK Cody Sandlin UT Martin SR 6'2 180
P Cory Kemps Nicholls State SR 6'2 245
P Cole Zwiefelhofer South Dakota SR 6'3 208