Foley Earns Sophomore All-America Honors

Holy Cross Athletics   12-20-2018

WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross sophomore Brian Foley has been selected to the 2018 Hero Sports Sophomore All-America team for the Football Championship Subdivision. Foley earned honorable mention distinction as an offensive lineman.

A first team All-Patriot League selection, Foley played in all 11 of Holy Cross’ games this year, starting every time at left tackle. He was one of the leaders on an offensive line which paved the way for the Crusaders to rank second in the Patriot League in total offense (327.3 yards per game), rushing (132.5 yards per game) and scoring (24.4 points per game) this season. Over the course of his collegiate career, Foley has played in 22 games with 12 starts.

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 HERO SPORTS FCS SOPHOMORE ALL-AMERICA TEAMS

FIRST TEAM OFFENSE
QB   Caylin Newton, Howard
RB   Wesley Dugger, Davidson
RB   Aaron Shampklin, Harvard
RB   Elijah Dotson, Sacramento State
FB   Clint Ratkovich, Western Illinois
WR   Bryce Nunnelly, Chattanooga
WR   Samuel Akem, Montana
TE   Owen Cosenke, Western Carolina
OL   Jack Badovinac, Colgate
OL   Drew Himmelman, Illinois State
OL   Liam Fornadel, James Madison
OL   Dillon Radunz, North Dakota State
OL   Ty Whitworth, Weber State
ATH  Troy Andersen, Montana State

FIRST TEAM DEFENSE
DL   Romeo McKnight, Illinois State
DL   Jacob Bergstrom, San Diego
DL   Anthony Knighton, Southern Illinois
DL   Bryce Carter, Towson
LB   Jabril Cox, North Dakota State
LB   Glenn Cunningham, Fordham
LB   Bryson Armstrong, Kennesaw State
LB   Deshawn Stevens, Maine
DB   Tyree Robinson, East Tennessee State
DB   Hayden Bourgeois, Northwestern State
DB   Zyon McCollum, Sam Houston State
AP   Cade Johnson, South Dakota State

FIRST TEAM SPECIAL TEAMS
PK   Trey Tuttle, Weber State
P    Chris Faddoul, Florida A&M
RS   D’Angelo Amos, James Madison
RS   Rashid Shaheed, Weber State
ST   Jace Lewis, Montana

HONORABLE MENTION
AP   Dejoun Lee, Delaware
QB   Grant Breneman, Colgate
QB   Eric Barriere, Eastern Washington
QB   Zerrick Cooper, Jacksonville State
RB   Aaron Dawson, Central Connecticut
RB   Tyray Devezin, Mercer
RB   Pete Guerriero, Monmouth
RB   Isaiah Totten, North Carolina Central
RB   Kyran Jackson, Sam Houston State
RB   Emilio Martinez, San Diego
WR   Jorge Portorreal, Lehigh
WR   Dai'Jean Dixon, Nicholls
WR   Tren'Davian Dickson, Texas Southern
WR   Jabari Allen, Towson
WR   Jared Harrell, California-Davis
WR   Kris Thornton, Virginia Military Institute
TE   Trae Barry, Jacksonville State
TE   Nick Muse, William & Mary
OL   Connor Mignone, Central Connecticut
OL   Zion Johnson, Davidson
OL   Brian Foley, Holy Cross
OL   Liam Dobson, Maine
OL   Lewis Kidd, Montana State
OL   Josh Burger, Wofford
OL   Blake Jeresaty, Wofford
DL   Simeon Page, Bucknell
DL   Nick Friedel, San Diego
DL   Malik Fisher, Villanova
LB   Andrew Lutgens, Dayton
LB   Wesley Bowers, Georgetown
LB   Charlie Patrick, Kennesaw State
LB   Ty Harris, Western Carolina
DB   Qwynnterrio Cole, Alcorn State
DB   D.J. Exilhomme, Central Connecticut
DB   Justin Terry, Monmouth
DB   Evan Horn, New Hampshire
DB   Mac McCain, North Carolina A&T
DB   Xavior Williams, Northern Iowa
DB   Korby Sander, Northern Iowa
DB   Bydarrius Knighten, Southeast Missouri
DB   D.J. Freeman, Southeast Missouri
PK   Grayson Atkins, Furman
P    Cade Coffey, Idaho
P    Garret Wegner, North Dakota State
P    D.J. Arnson, Northern Arizona

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