Ryan Brady Named All-New England

Holy Cross Athletics   11-26-2018

WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross senior linebacker Ryan Brady has been selected to the 2018 Division I All-New England football team, as announced by the New England Football Writers’ Association. He was among 30 players from around New England named to the squad, which will be honored at the New England Football Writers’ Banquet on Dec. 6 in Saugus, Mass.

A first team All-Patriot League and Academic All-Patriot League selection this year, Brady earns All-New England honors for the first time in his career. He started all 11 of the Crusaders’ games at linebacker this season and led the team with 121 total tackles, including 90 solo stops, two quarterback sacks and 15 tackles for loss. Brady also recorded three fumble recoveries, two pass breakups, a forced fumble and a safety. He finished the season ranked first in the Patriot League in both tackles and fumble recoveries, while standing seventh in tackles for loss. Over the course of his career with the Crusaders, Brady totaled 258 tackles, eight sacks and 29 tackles for loss.

Holy Cross concluded the 2018 season with an overall record of 5-6, and tied for second in the Patriot League with a 4-2 mark in conference games.

2018 New England Football Writers' All-New England Team
DL: Zach Allen, Sr., Boston College 
DL: Rocco DiLeo, Sr., Dartmouth 
DL: Chris Agyemang, Jr., Sacred Heart 
DL: Kayon Whitaker, Jr., Maine 
LB: Bryton Barr, Sr., Massachusetts 
LB: Ryan Brady, Sr., Holy Cross 
LB: Thomas Costigan, Sr., Bryant 
LB: Sterling Sheffield, Sr., Maine 
LB: Jack Traynor, Sr., Dartmouth
DB: Hamp Cheevers, Jr., Boston College 
DB: Wes Ogsbury, Sr., Harvard 
DB: Manny Patterson, Jr., Maine 
DB: Isiah Swann, Jr., Dartmouth 
QB: David Pindell, Sr., Connecticut 
RB: A.J. Dillon, So., Boston College 
RB: Aaron Shampklin, So., Harvard 
WR: Andy Isabella, Sr., Massachusetts 
WR: Neil O’Connor, Sr., New Hampshire
WR: Reed Klubnik, Jr., Yale 
WR: Aaron Parker, Jr., Rhode Island
TE: Tommy Sweeney, Sr., Boston College
OL: Larry Allen, Sr., Harvard 
OL: J’Von Brown, Jr., Central Connecticut 
OL: Matt Kaskey, Sr., Dartmouth 
OL: Chris Lindstrom, Sr., Boston College 
OL: Kyle Murphy, Jr., Rhode Island 
OL: Andrew Starr, Sr., Sacred Heart 
P: Ryan Kopec, Sr., Brown 
PK: Jake McIntyre, Jr., Harvard 
RS: Earnest Edwards, Jr., Maine 




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